Have You Eaten Or Taste Longan Before?

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Have You Eaten Or Taste Longan Before? - Quiz

Different fruit comes with different taste and flavor, depending on the climes it’s grown and how it’s managed during growth stage to Maturity. So ever try tropical fruit before? Take a quiz and Longan


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Dimocarpus longan is a tropical tree that produces edible fruit called?  

    • A.

      Longan

    • B.

      Logan

    • C.

      Avocado

    • D.

      Cherry

    Correct Answer
    A. Longan
    Explanation
    Dimocarpus longan is a tropical tree that produces edible fruit called longan. Longan is a small, round fruit with a translucent flesh and a sweet, juicy taste. It is commonly found in Southeast Asia and is often used in desserts, drinks, and as a snack. The other options listed (Logan, Avocado, Cherry) are different fruits and not produced by the Dimocarpus longan tree.

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  • 2. 

    It’s a well-known tropical tree and a member of the?  

    • A.

      Papaya family

    • B.

      Citrus family

    • C.

      Soapberry family

    • D.

      Berry family

    Correct Answer
    C. Soapberry family
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Soapberry family. This is because the question states that the tree is a member of a well-known tropical tree and a member of the Soapberry family.

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  • 3. 

    Longan family included other soapberries which include?  

    • A.

      Lychee, Ackee and Rambutan

    • B.

      Guarana and Korland

    • C.

      Pitomba and Spanish lime

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above." The longan family includes other soapberries such as Lychee, Ackee, Rambutan, Guarana, Korland, Pitomba, and Spanish lime.

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  • 4. 

    Longan is similar to lychee with similar structure but more aromatic in?  

    • A.

      Soup

    • B.

      Fermented

    • C.

      Taste

    • D.

      Raw

    Correct Answer
    C. Taste
    Explanation
    Longan is similar to lychee in terms of its structure, but it is more aromatic in taste. This means that when compared to lychee, longan has a stronger and more distinct flavor. The taste of longan is often described as sweet and floral, with hints of tropical fruit. So, while both longan and lychee have a similar structure, longan has a more pronounced and aromatic taste.

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  • 5. 

    Lychee and longan are commonly associated, it is native to Southern?  

    • A.

      America

    • B.

      Africa

    • C.

      Oceania

    • D.

      Asia

    Correct Answer
    D. Asia
    Explanation
    Lychee and longan are commonly associated fruits, and they are both native to Asia. These fruits are widely grown and consumed in countries like China, Thailand, and Vietnam. They thrive in tropical and subtropical climates, which are abundant in Asia. Therefore, it is correct to say that lychee and longan are native to Asia.

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  • 6. 

    Longan literally means ‘dragon eye’ in Cantonese, it’s named so because it resembles?  

    • A.

      Ballfire

    • B.

      Dragon

    • C.

      Eyeball

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Eyeball
    Explanation
    Longan is named "dragon eye" in Cantonese because it resembles an eyeball. The texture and appearance of the fruit, with its translucent flesh and dark seed, are reminiscent of an eyeball. This name is derived from the Cantonese term "long ngan," which translates to "dragon eye" in English.

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  • 7. 

    S The seed is small, round and hard, and of an enamel-like?

    • A.

      Lacquered black

    • B.

      Turquoise brown

    • C.

      Ginger bread

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Lacquered black
    Explanation
    The given correct answer is "Lacquered black". This suggests that the seed being described is small, round, hard, and has a color similar to that of lacquered black. The other options do not match the description provided.

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  • 8. 

    The tenderness of the shell varies due to either premature harvest, variety, weather condition or?  

    • A.

      Fermentation

    • B.

      Processing

    • C.

      Transport/Storage

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Transport/Storage
    Explanation
    The tenderness of the shell varies due to transport and storage. During transportation and storage, the shells can be subjected to various conditions such as rough handling, extreme temperatures, and prolonged storage, which can affect their tenderness. These factors can lead to a decrease in the tenderness of the shell, making it less desirable for consumption.

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  • 9. 

    Depending upon climate and soil type, the tree may grow to over?  

    • A.

      100 feet

    • B.

      90 feet

    • C.

      80 feet

    • D.

      95 feet

    Correct Answer
    A. 100 feet
    Explanation
    The question asks about the potential height a tree may grow to, depending on climate and soil type. Out of the given options, the tallest height mentioned is 100 feet. This suggests that under favorable conditions, the tree has the potential to grow taller than 100 feet. Therefore, the correct answer is 100 feet.

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  • 10. 

    The Longan tree is somewhat sensitive to frost, longan trees prefer?  

    • A.

      Loamy soil

    • B.

      Clay soil

    • C.

      Sandy soil

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Sandy soil
    Explanation
    Longan trees are somewhat sensitive to frost, and sandy soil has better drainage compared to loamy or clay soil. This allows the water to drain quickly, preventing the roots from becoming waterlogged, which can be detrimental to the tree's health. Sandy soil also warms up faster in the spring, providing a more favorable environment for longan trees to thrive. Therefore, longan trees prefer sandy soil over other types of soil.

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