Do You Know The Nutrient Value Of Pumpkin? Quiz

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Pumpkins are medieval plants which have been domesticated over years ago. The crops have been consumed in form of pumpkin pies and what not. It is also seen as a form of decoration during the world's Halloween day which is usually at the ending of October. The pumpkin is very popular and native to North America. Take this quiz to know how much you know about the pumpkin.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Where do pumpkins originate from?

    • A.

      South America

    • B.

      North America

    • C.

      Europe

    • D.

      Africa

    Correct Answer
    B. North America
    Explanation
    Pumpkins originate from North America. This is because archaeological evidence suggests that pumpkins were first cultivated in Central America around 7,500 to 5,000 BC. Native American tribes such as the Navajo and Hopi used pumpkins as a staple food source. When European explorers arrived in North America, they discovered pumpkins and brought them back to Europe. So, while pumpkins are now grown and enjoyed worldwide, their origins can be traced back to North America.

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  • 2. 

    What are they usually used for during Halloween?

    • A.

      Hats

    • B.

      Pies

    • C.

      Lantern

    • D.

      Shoes

    Correct Answer
    C. Lantern
    Explanation
    Lanterns are usually used during Halloween for decoration and creating a spooky atmosphere. They are often carved with scary faces and placed outside homes or hung from trees. The light inside the lanterns adds an eerie glow to the surroundings, enhancing the Halloween theme. Additionally, lanterns can also be used during Halloween night walks or parties to guide the way in dark areas.

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  • 3. 

    Where does the word "pumpkin" originate from?

    • A.

      Latin

    • B.

      Greek

    • C.

      Russian

    • D.

      Chinese

    Correct Answer
    B. Greek
    Explanation
    The word "pumpkin" originates from Greek.

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  • 4. 

    What's the word in Greek?

    • A.

      Pep

    • B.

      Pepon

    • C.

      Pumpkins

    • D.

      Pepkin

    Correct Answer
    B. Pepon
    Explanation
    Pepon is the correct answer because it is the Greek word for "pumpkin". The other options, Pep, Pepkin, and Pumpkins, are not Greek words and do not accurately translate to "pumpkin" in Greek. Therefore, Pepon is the correct choice.

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  • 5. 

    What does "pepon" mean?

    • A.

      Lantern

    • B.

      Melon

    • C.

      Large melon

    • D.

      Menon

    Correct Answer
    C. Large melon
    Explanation
    The word "pepon" is derived from the Greek word "pepōn" which means "large melon". Therefore, "pepon" means "large melon".

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  • 6. 

    What's the carbohydrates per 100g of pumpkin?

    • A.

      5g

    • B.

      6.5g

    • C.

      9g

    • D.

      6.7g

    Correct Answer
    B. 6.5g
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 6.5g. This means that there are 6.5 grams of carbohydrates per 100 grams of pumpkin.

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  • 7. 

    What's the sugar composition?

    • A.

      5g

    • B.

      2.76g

    • C.

      3.3g

    • D.

      0.1g

    Correct Answer
    B. 2.76g
    Explanation
    The sugar composition is 2.76g. This means that out of the total composition, 2.76g is made up of sugar.

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  • 8. 

    What's the fat composition?

    • A.

      0.1

    • B.

      6g

    • C.

      0.5g

    • D.

      2.3g

    Correct Answer
    A. 0.1
  • 9. 

    What is the size of the nutrient protein in 100g of pumpkin?

    • A.

      3.6g

    • B.

      1g

    • C.

      2.3g

    • D.

      11g

    Correct Answer
    B. 1g
    Explanation
    The size of the nutrient protein in 100g of pumpkin is 1g. This means that out of the total weight of 100g, 1g is made up of protein.

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  • 10. 

    What's the water percentage of the pumpkin?

    • A.

      50%

    • B.

      45%

    • C.

      92%

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. 92%
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 92% because pumpkins have a high water content. This is why they are often used in recipes that require moisture, such as pumpkin pie. The other options, 50%, 45%, and none of the above, are incorrect because they do not accurately represent the water percentage of a pumpkin.

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