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A Potato Quiz

A quiz about the humble, yet versatile potato! 12 Questions.

 
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1

What year was designated as National Year of the Potato by the United Nations?

  • 2008
  • 1988
  • 1968
  • 1948

2

Which was the first nation to grow potatoes?

  • China
  • Greece
  • Peru
  • New Zealand

3

What was the weight of the largest potato according to the Guinness Book of Records?

  • 3 pounds
  • 6 pounds
  • 9 pounds
  • 18 pounds

4

In which region do people consume an average of 88kg of potato per person, per year (the highest overall)?

  • North America
  • Europe
  • Asia
  • South America

5

How much potato is produced in the world each year?

  • 150 million tons
  • 325 million tons
  • 475 million tons
  • 525 million tons

6

Which country grows the most potatoes?

  • China
  • U.S.A.
  • India
  • Ukraine

7

How many calories does a medium oven-baked potato have (without topping)?

  • 60
  • 100
  • 160
  • 260

8

Which alcoholic beverage can be made from potatoes?

  • Vodka
  • Gin
  • Tequila
  • Whisky

9

What is the potato dish called if it is prepared as follows: crushed boiled potatoes, milk, butter?

  • Beaten
  • Mashed
  • Pulvarized
  • Creamed

10

What is the potato dish called if prepared as follows: thinly sliced, with a creamy sauce and cheese, and oven-baked?

  • Scalloped
  • Roasted
  • Baked
  • Fried

11

French Canadians enjoy their french fries (chips) topped with cheese curds and hot gravy. What is this dish called?

  • Guillotine
  • Poutine
  • Barbotte
  • Aspirine

12

In what year was Mr. Potato Head first introduced in the toy market?

  • 1912
  • 1952
  • 1982
  • 2002

 

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