22 Mar

Olives and Olive Oil Trivia

Test your knowledge with this little Trivia.

A. What is the average life span of an olive tree?

  1. 300 years
  2. 450 years
  3. 600 years
  4. All of the above

B. Which country produces the most olive oil today?

  1. Spain
  2. Italy
  3. France
  4. Greece

C. How many varieties of olives are there in the world?

  1. 10
  2. 25
  3. 70
  4. More than 100

D. How much of the world’s supply of olive oil is made in Mediterranean countries?

  1. 50 %
  2. 20 %
  3. 98 %
  4. 100 %

E. Olive trees start to produce olive oil after five to eight years, but full production isn’t expected until tree are between …

  1. 35-100 years old.
  2. 20-30 years old.
  3. 200-300 years old.
  4. 9-15 years old.

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Answers:

A. 4) All of the above.
B. 1) Spain.
C. 3) Italy.
D. 4) More than 100 (close to 1,000 actually).
E. 1) 35-100 years old.

One Response to “Olives and Olive Oil Trivia”

  1. Sue Catering Says:

    Hey 3 out of 5 now thats not to bad as I don’t really know much about these trees. Great site.

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