Do You Know Anything About Staple Food?

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Do You Know Anything About Staple Food?

A staple food is a food that is eaten routinely and in such quantities that it constitutes a dominant portion of a standard diet for a given people. Do you know anything about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mashed root veggies like cassava can be used to make food like?
    • A. 

      Fufu

    • B. 

      Flakes

    • C. 

      Porridge

    • D. 

      Pasta

  • 2. 
    The consumation of diets consisting primarily of white rice many lead to a deficiency called?
    • A. 

      Rickets

    • B. 

      Beriberi

    • C. 

      Heart diseases

    • D. 

      Kwashiokor

  • 3. 
    Pellagra is the deficiency disease associated with a diet primarily consisting of ?
    • A. 

      Maize

    • B. 

      Cassava

    • C. 

      Sorghum

    • D. 

      Plantain

  • 4. 
    Which is the most produced staple food in the world?
    • A. 

      Maize

    • B. 

      Plantain

    • C. 

      Wheat

    • D. 

      Rice

  • 5. 
    Which of these is not a staple food?
    • A. 

      Taro

    • B. 

      Baro

    • C. 

      Kidney Beans

    • D. 

      Sorghum

  • 6. 
    How many crop plants provide 90 percent of the world's food energy intake?
    • A. 

      12

    • B. 

      13

    • C. 

      14

    • D. 

      15

  • 7. 
    Which staple food is known to feed almost half of humanity?
    • A. 

      Rice

    • B. 

      Maize

    • C. 

      Sorghum

    • D. 

      Millet

  • 8. 
    Which food is eaten by over 40 percent of the people in sub-saharan Africa?
    • A. 

      Roots

    • B. 

      Tubers

    • C. 

      Roots and Tubers

    • D. 

      Root Veggies

  • 9. 
    How many species of cereals are there?
    • A. 

      10,000

    • B. 

      15,000

    • C. 

      20,000

    • D. 

      25,000

  • 10. 
    How many edible plant species exist?
    • A. 

      45,000

    • B. 

      50,000

    • C. 

      55,000

    • D. 

      60,000

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