Date Palm Trivia Quiz

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Date Palm Trivia Quiz

It is commonly known as date or date palm and is considered as a flowering species in the palm family, Arecaceae, and is cultivated for its edible sweet fruit. Do you like this fruit, or are you familiar with it in anyways? Or, again, are you familiar with the facts revolving around it? If yes, take our quiz and find out how much you know about it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What's the scientific name of this fruit?
    • A. 

      Fructus dactylifera

    • B. 

      Dactylyfera fruius

    • C. 

      Phoenix dactylifera

    • D. 

      Phenix datiliflora

  • 2. 
    For how long has this fruit existed?
    • A. 

      50 million years

    • B. 

      20 million years

    • C. 

      10 million years

    • D. 

      5 million years

  • 3. 
    What's their known country of origin?
    • A. 

      Iraq

    • B. 

      Sudan

    • C. 

      Ethiopia

    • D. 

      Iran

  • 4. 
    Who introduced dates to the Americas?
    • A. 

      Italians

    • B. 

      Europeans

    • C. 

      Spaniards

    • D. 

      Africans

  • 5. 
    When were dates introduced to the Americas?
    • A. 

      In 1650

    • B. 

      In 1670

    • C. 

      In 1760

    • D. 

      In 1765

  • 6. 
    What height do date trees normally reach?
    • A. 

      8 m to 10 m

    • B. 

      10 to 12 m

    • C. 

      21 to 23 m 

    • D. 

      18 to 20 m

  • 7. 
    How are date trees known to proliferate?
    • A. 

      By burning the soil

    • B. 

      By letting the trunk rot

    • C. 

      By natural pollination

    • D. 

      By planting them

  • 8. 
    In how many countries around the world are dates cultivated?
    • A. 

      4

    • B. 

      6

    • C. 

      7

    • D. 

      8

  • 9. 
    To what kingdom of plants do they belong to?
    • A. 

      Flower plants

    • B. 

      Grain plants

    • C. 

      Plantae

    • D. 

      Plantains

  • 10. 
    How many species of date fruits exist?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      14

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      19