Coffee General Knowledge Exam
Time: 60 Minutes
Passing Score: 75% (75 correct)
The Q Grader General Coffee Knowledge exam is the only written test in Q certification exam exercises. It is 100 multiple-choice questions about:
Information from this test comes from essential resources available at the SCA Resource Center. These texts include:
- the Coffee Cupper’s Handbook,
- Water Quality Handbook,
- Coffee Brewing Handbook,
- Coffee Processing Technology by Michael Sivetz and
- SCA Green Coffee Protocols and SCA Cupping Protocols
Many answers are discussed in the short presentations before this and other Q sections. When your instructor speaks, be sure to pay attention!
Important: Leave no answers blank when taking the General Coffee Knowledge exam. The test is multiple choice; wrong answers do not count against you. If unsure of an answer or when running out of time, complete every line before handing in your test form.