Quiz: Zymurgy: An Alcoholic Science

This is a quiz on a word very rarely seen. I hope you learn something about the word and the process it is involved in.

Question 1 / 10

Lets start out with the obvious, what is the definition of zymurgy?

Question 2 / 10

Fermentation converts sugar into what?

Question 3 / 10

Who first connected yeast to fermentation in 1857 and is considered the first zymologist? He also had something to do with milk.

Question 4 / 10

There is actually a magazine named ZYMURGY in the United States. Which organization publishes the magazine?

Question 5 / 10

Which of the following is not needed for the fermentation process to begin?

Question 6 / 10

Yeast goes through three stages in the process of brewing. Which one of these is not a stage of that cycle?

Question 7 / 10

There are two main subtypes of yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) used for brewing beer, can you name them?

Question 8 / 10

Which is not a strain of yeast (Saccharomyces cerevisiae) used for making wine?

Question 9 / 10

Which wine yeast strain is best used for soda making (root beer, ginger beer and other carbonated sodas - yes, you can use yeast in making these)?

Question 10 / 10

What sugar (fruit or grain) is used for brewing mead?

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