beverages facts Selected as the most interesting among chemistry related questions in Chemistry quiz What is the main difference between Coca-Cola sold in the US, and the Coca-Cola sold in the EU?Sugar. In the United States, Coca-Cola uses high-fructose corn syrup instead of sugar (sacharose) as its main sweetener. There is a small production of sugar-based "Kosher for Passover" Coca-Cola, as Ashkenazi Jews do not consume high fructose corn syrup during Passover.Created by: Kasiafood facts » What was included in the original Pepsi-Cola recipe?Digestive enzyme. Pepsi Cola, first introduced in 1898, was named after pepsin (enzyme) and kola (nuts). In 1931, the company entered bankruptcy and changed hands. The new owners changed the recipe to resemble more Coca-Cola.Created by: Kasiabrands facts » Which beverage is is fluorescent in UV light?Tonic water is transparent in daylight. Under ultraviolet light, the quinine makes it fluorescent (pictured), even though it is present in a negligible concentration.Created by: Luca Biaggilight facts » Which alcoholic beverage is the most popular in the world?Beer is the third most popular drink overall in the world, after water and tea.Created by: globalquiz.orgalcohol facts » Which common beverage was widely used as a really helpful medicine?Tonic water. The bitter-tasting quinine was added to the drink as a prophylactic against malaria. Tonic water was originally intended for consumption in tropical areas of South Asia and Africa, where that disease is endemic. Originally, no sugar was added. Most tonic water today contains a less significant amount of quinine, so the taste is much milder.Created by: life-o-holicmedicine facts » What is gin flavored with?Juniper berries. From its earliest beginnings in the Middle Ages, gin has evolved over the course of a millennium from an herbal medicine to an object of commerce in the spirits industry. Created by: globalquiz.orgalcohol facts » What are these glasses for?Champagne. The narrow bowl of the champagne flute is designed to retain champagne's signature carbonation, by reducing the surface area at the opening of the bowl. Created by: globalquiz.orgglass facts » Play chemistry quiz and see all the questions.