Carbonated drinks are extremely well-liked all over the world, and in various drinks, the carbonation is used to offer “bite” to the taste. Interestingly though the fizzy sensation of the drinks is rarely caused by the bubbles, in fact by the existence of dilute carbonic acid created during carbonation. This acid produces a slight tingling sensation on the tongue.

Test your knowledge……

  • The process of artificial carbonation was invented by J. Priestly in England in what year?

    • 1797
    • 1767
    • 1897
  • On any given day, this amount of people in the U.S. consume ____ sugary drinks?

    • 40%
    • 50%
    • 60%
  • Club soda contains sodium. Does seltzer?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Can you gain weight from carbonated water?

    • Yes, only because it increases a ‘hunger hormone’
    • No, it’s just fizzy water
  • The popular beverage “Mountain Dew” is one of the leading sugary drinks causing tooth decay. What is it now named?

    • “Mountain Dew Mouth”
    • “Mountain Dew Molars”
    • “Mountain Dew Dentures”
  • Does tonic water have added sweeteners?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Does carbonated water cause tooth decay? If it’s plain with no added citric acid or sugar?

    • Yes
    • No
  • People who consume sugary drinks regularly (1-2 cans a day or more) have a ________ greater risk of developing Type II diabetes.

    • 25%
    • 21%
    • 26%
  • The maximum amount of carbon dioxide that can be disolved in water is __ gallons per litre?

    • 8
    • 10
    • 12
  • Does carbonation increase calcium loss in bones?

    • Yes
    • No
  • Australians can enjoy a new Coca-Cola product:

    • Coca-cola Plus Coffee Zero Sugar
    • Coca-cola Plus Cherry Zero Sugar
    • Coca-cola Coffee Zero with 30% less sugar

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