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Fruits & Nuts

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1

The fruit, physalis, is better-known as what?

  • The Black Russian Sweet Cherry
  • The Cape Gooseberry
  • The European Rescue Pear

2

What is the name for the condition in plants of excessive leaf production at the expense of fruit or flower production?

  • Fasciation
  • Moringa oleifera
  • Phyllomania

3

Groundnut oil, used in frying, comes from which nut?

  • The Peanut
  • The Pecan
  • The Pistachio

4

Marjorie's Seedling and Early Laxton are varieties of which fruit?

  • Apple
  • Peach
  • Plum

5

Prunus Persica is the Latin name for which fruits?

  • Peaches
  • Pears
  • Plums

6

Which native North American nut's appearance and flavour is similar to the walnut?

  • The Almond
  • The Hazel nut
  • The Pecan

7

The apple is thought to originally come from Asia, but which people introduced it to Britain?

  • The Romans
  • The Saxons
  • The Vikings

8

In which northern European country is tropical fruit grown in greenhouses heated from natural hot springs?

  • Finland
  • Greenland
  • Iceland

9

Which word is used to describe crushed grapes or juice which is unfermented or partially fermented?

  • Mush
  • Musk
  • Must

10

What is a cross between an orange and a tangerine?

  • Clementine
  • Mandarin
  • Satsuma

11

Of which fruit is the shaddock a variety?

  • Grapefruit
  • Kumquat
  • Pomegranate

12

Approximately what percentage of an apple is water?

  • About 70%
  • About 80%
  • About 90%

13

What is the fruit of the Pyrus tree?

  • Apple
  • Banana
  • Pear

14

What is the fruit of the Malus tree?

  • Apple
  • Cherry
  • Pear

15

What kind of fruit is a canteloupe?

  • Melon
  • Pineapple
  • Pomegranate

16

The guava is widely thought to have originated in which area of the Americas?

  • Central America
  • North America
  • South America

 

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