Tea, coffee and cocoa are three major drinks all over the world. Tea is drunk by the largest number of people in the world. Tea, as well as silk and porcelain, began to be known by the world over a thousand years ago and has been an important Chinese export since then.
Tea has a history of over 4 , 000 years and China is the home of tea. In ancient China, tea was used as a kind of medicine, while nowadays people drink tea daily.
Longjing, Pu'er, Wulong and Tieguanyin are all famous tea. Thanks to the mild climate and rich soil in Fujian, Zhejiang and Yunnan, tea is produced mainly in these provinces.
The word for tea in different languages came from Chinese, like "cha'i" in Russian. And the Japanese character for tea is written exactly the same as it is in Chinese.
Over the past centuries, Chinese people have developed their unique tea culture, which includes tea planting, tea-leaf picking, tea making, tea drinking and so on. Tea is also popular in some sayings, like "A friendship between gentlemen is like a cup of tea.
" In dances, songs, poems and novels, tea is often mentioned. loo.
小题1: How many drinks are mentioned in this passage?
小题2:Tea is produced mainly in Fujian, Zhejiang and Yunnan because__________.
|A．they are all big provinces|
|B．they are all close to the sea|
|C．there are quite a lot of mountains there|
|D．the climate ia mild and the soil is rich there|
小题3:The underlined sentence “ A friendship between gentlemen is like a cup of tea. " in the last paragraph means_________.
小题4:Which of the following is TRUE according to the passage?
|A．Tea, cocoa and silk are important Chinese exports.|
|B．Tea has more than 1, 000 years of history.|
|C．Japan is the home of tea.|
|D．In ancient China, people used tea as a kind of medicine.|
小题5:Which is the best title for the passage?
|A．China's Tea Culture
||B．A Saying of Tea
|C．Drinks in the World
||D．Tea and Coffee