Coffee isn't just for caffeine addicts any more. These days, folks seem to be drinking gourmet coffee anytime, anyplace. If you're considering buying your own espresso machine, take our quiz to see if you know how to make the perfect cup!
Question 1 of 20
The word "espresso" comes from what language?
Question 2 of 20
Espresso is usually served in what size cup?
Question 3 of 20
How much ground coffee should you use to make one serving of espresso?
Question 4 of 20
Which type of coffee drink is made with espresso?
Question 5 of 20
What is the ideal color and consistency of espresso?
Question 6 of 20
When you grind coffee beans for espresso, which texture is best?
Question 7 of 20
What is the ideal water temperature for making espresso?
Question 8 of 20
How long should it take for the steaming water to pass through the ground coffee when making espresso?
Question 9 of 20
How does a simple espresso machine work?
Question 10 of 20
How much do the simplest espresso machines cost?
Question 11 of 20
Which of the following components of a pump-style espresso machine is used to heat the milk?
Question 12 of 20
What holds the supply of cold water in a pump-style espresso machine?
Question 13 of 20
Where is the ground coffee stored in an espresso machine?
Question 14 of 20
Which component of the espresso machine transfers water to the heating chamber?
Question 15 of 20
Where is the heating element located in an espresso machine's heating chamber?
Question 16 of 20
What keeps water from slipping back into the pump from the heating chamber of an espresso machine?
Question 17 of 20
What material protects the heating element in an espresso machine?
Question 18 of 20
What important control valve should you locate on your espresso machine before you begin using it?
Question 19 of 20
How high is the pressure in the heating chamber of an espresso machine?
Question 20 of 20