Let’s start easy and if you can answer the last question (without google) we’ll give you an honorary doctorate in glassology*

1 Q: What is the Main ingredient in Glass?

  • A – Lime
  • B – Soda Ash
  • C – Sand
  • D – Cullet

2 Q: What is the 2nd Main ingredient in Glass?

  • A – Lime
  • B – Soda Ash
  • C – Sand
  • D – Cullet

3 Q: How much stronger is a tempered glass than a normal glass?

  1. A – There is no difference
  2. B – 2-4
  3. C – 4-6
  4. D – What is tempered glass?

4 Q: What is the difference between borosilicate glass and tempered glass?

  • A – There is no difference
  • B – Borosilicate glass can withstand greater temperature changes
  • C – Tempered glass has chemicals added
  • D – None of the above

5 Q:What is the main reason metal oxides are added to basic glass?

  • A – Metal is added to glass??
  • B – It makes the glass fragile and dainty
  • C – It makes the colour more transparent
  • D – It makes it thinner

6 Q:what are the main benefits of tempered glass?

  • A – They are less likely to break
  • B – They can be used for hot drinks
  • C – They can withstand temperature changes
  • D – All of the above

7 Q: what is nucleation?

  • A – A thermal pressure process in glassmaking
  • B – A system of glass printing
  • C – Laser engraved marks on the inside of a glass
  • D – All of the above

8 Q:Why is nucleation so good?

  • A: It makes the glass thick and strong
  • B: It makes the glass smooth
  • C: It creates more and longer lasting bubbles in beer and champagne glasses
  • D: None of the above

9 Q: why do some glasses not have a brand logo on them?

  • A – Suppliers produce glass for private label so leave it off
  • B – It’s a mistake
  • C – They are low grade quality
  • D – All of the above

10 Q: What is perlage?

  • A – Jewelry
  • B – An optic pattern in a glass
  • C – A marking on the glass
  • D – A stream of bubbles in sparking wine

Answers

1=C 2=B 3=C 4=D 5=C 6=D 7=C 8=C 9=A 10=**

out of ten action points – 1-3(ring Alex), 4-6(read up), 7-9(re-sit), 10(relax-genius)

Happy Friday, The Fackelmann Foodies Team

* This is not a thing.

**No cheating it’s D