Have You Eaten Or Taste Lychee Before?

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Have You Eaten Or Taste Lychee Before? - Quiz

Lychee is a fruit cultivated in the Eastern hemisphere, it is grown in China, Malaysia Thailand, India and neighbouring countries in Asia. Take a quiz and learn about this fruit.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Lychee is a tropical native to the Guangdong and Fujian provinces of?

    • A.

      China

    • B.

      India

    • C.

      Russia

    • D.

      Australia

    Correct Answer
    A. China
    Explanation
    Lychee is a tropical fruit native to the Guangdong and Fujian provinces of China. These regions have a suitable climate and soil conditions for lychee cultivation, making China the primary producer of this fruit.

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  • 2. 

    Cultivation of Lychee is documented and dated from?

    • A.

      1059 AD

    • B.

      1058 AD

    • C.

      1077 AD

    • D.

      1067 AD

    Correct Answer
    A. 1059 AD
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 1059 AD because the cultivation of Lychee is documented and dated from this year. This suggests that there is historical evidence supporting the cultivation of Lychee starting in 1059 AD.

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  • 3. 

    A tall evergreen tree, the lychee bears small flesh fruits, lychee contains many?

    • A.

      Phytochemicals

    • B.

      Grease

    • C.

      Cream

    • D.

      Vanilla

    Correct Answer
    A. Phytochemicals
    Explanation
    Lychee is known to be a tall evergreen tree that produces small flesh fruits. These fruits are rich in phytochemicals, which are natural compounds found in plants that have been shown to have various health benefits. Therefore, the correct answer is "Phytochemicals."

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  • 4. 

    Litchi chinensis is the sole member of the genus Litchi in the soapberry family, it was named by French naturalist named?

    • A.

      Pierre Sonnerat

    • B.

      Omar Curl

    • C.

      Ana Karenina

    • D.

      Jean Jules

    Correct Answer
    A. Pierre Sonnerat
    Explanation
    Pierre Sonnerat is the correct answer because he was a French naturalist who named Litchi chinensis. He is known for his contributions to botany and zoology, and he extensively studied and documented the flora and fauna of Southeast Asia during his travels. His work on Litchi chinensis helped classify and identify this fruit as the sole member of the Litchi genus in the soapberry family.

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  • 5. 

    Litchi chinensis subsp, chinensis is the only commercialized lychee, it grows wild in? 

    • A.

      Southern China

    • B.

      Vietnam

    • C.

      Cambodia

    • D.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. All of the above
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "All of the above" because Litchi chinensis subsp, chinensis is commercially grown in all three regions mentioned - Southern China, Vietnam, and Cambodia.

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  • 6. 

    Litchi chinensis subsp, javensis only known in cultivation in Malaysia and?

    • A.

      Taiwan

    • B.

      Korea

    • C.

      Indonesia

    • D.

      India

    Correct Answer
    C. Indonesia
    Explanation
    Litchi chinensis subsp, javensis is only known to be cultivated in Malaysia and Indonesia. Taiwan, Korea, and India are not mentioned as locations where this subspecies is cultivated. Therefore, the correct answer is Indonesia.

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  • 7. 

    Litchee have a similar foliage to the Lauraceae family likely due to?

    • A.

      Convergent evolution

    • B.

      Climate

    • C.

      Weather condition

    • D.

      Global warming

    Correct Answer
    A. Convergent evolution
    Explanation
    Litchee having a similar foliage to the Lauraceae family is likely due to convergent evolution. Convergent evolution refers to the process where unrelated species develop similar traits or characteristics due to adapting to similar environmental conditions or ecological niches. In this case, it is likely that litchee and the Lauraceae family have independently evolved similar foliage in response to similar environmental factors, such as climate or habitat. This similarity in foliage may provide certain advantages for both species, such as protection from excessive sunlight or efficient nutrient uptake.

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  • 8. 

    The lychee bears fleshy fruits that mature in 80 to?

    • A.

      128 days

    • B.

      124 days

    • C.

      112 days

    • D.

      100 days

    Correct Answer
    C. 112 days
    Explanation
    The fleshy fruits of the lychee tree take approximately 112 days to mature.

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  • 9. 

    The thin, tough skin is green when immature, ripening to red or?

    • A.

      Pink blue

    • B.

      Pink green

    • C.

      Pin red

    • D.

      Pink white

    Correct Answer
    C. Pin red
    Explanation
    When the thin, tough skin of a fruit is immature, it is green in color. However, as it ripens, it changes color to red. Therefore, the correct answer is "Pin red".

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  • 10. 

    Lychee are extensively grown in China, India, Thailand and?

    • A.

      Vietnam

    • B.

      Taiwan

    • C.

      Fiji Island

    • D.

      Monaco

    Correct Answer
    A. Vietnam
    Explanation
    Lychee is extensively grown in China, India, Thailand, and Vietnam. These countries have ideal climatic conditions and suitable soil for lychee cultivation. Vietnam, in particular, is one of the largest producers and exporters of lychee in the world. Its tropical climate and fertile land make it an ideal location for lychee cultivation. Therefore, Vietnam is the correct answer as it is one of the major lychee-producing countries along with China, India, and Thailand.

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