How Much Do You Know About Staple Food?

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How Much Do You Know About Staple Food? - Quiz

Staple food are foods that are made of nutrients especially carbs, fats and protein and are widely consumed over the world. What do you know about it?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Another name staple food is?

    • A.

      Staple

    • B.

      Diet food

    • C.

      Coupon Food

    • D.

      Cheap food

    Correct Answer
    A. Staple
    Explanation
    The term "staple food" refers to a type of food that is consumed routinely and in large quantities, providing the majority of a person's energy and nutritional needs. It is a basic dietary item that is considered essential and is commonly consumed by a particular population or culture. Therefore, the correct answer is "Staple" as it accurately represents this concept.

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  • 2. 

    What three essential nutrients do they produce?

    • A.

      Carbohydrates, proteins, and fats

    • B.

      Carbohydrates, proteins, and amino acids

    • C.

      Carbohydrates, proteins, and fatty acids

    • D.

      Carbohydrates, proteins, and vitamins

    Correct Answer
    A. Carbohydrates, proteins, and fats
    Explanation
    The question is asking about the essential nutrients produced by "they," which is not specified. Without further context, it is not possible to determine what "they" refers to. Therefore, an explanation cannot be provided.

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  • 3. 

    Which of this is a staple food?

    • A.

      Spelt

    • B.

      Lettuce

    • C.

      Orange

    • D.

      Tangerine

    Correct Answer
    A. Spelt
    Explanation
    Spelt is a staple food because it is a type of grain that has been cultivated for centuries and is commonly used in various cuisines around the world. It is a highly nutritious grain that is rich in fiber, protein, and essential minerals. Spelt can be ground into flour to make bread, pasta, and other baked goods, or it can be cooked and used as a side dish or added to salads and soups. Its versatility and widespread consumption make it a staple food in many cultures.

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  • 4. 

    How many metric tonnes of maize was produced in 2012?

    • A.

      873 million

    • B.

      871 million

    • C.

      869 million

    • D.

      700 million

    Correct Answer
    A. 873 million
    Explanation
    In 2012, the total production of maize was 873 million metric tonnes. This indicates that a significant amount of maize was grown and harvested during that year.

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  • 5. 

    Who are the worlds largest producers of maize?

    • A.

      USA

    • B.

      China

    • C.

      Ghana

    • D.

      Brazil

    Correct Answer
    A. USA
    Explanation
    The United States is the world's largest producer of maize. This is because the country has a favorable climate for maize cultivation and has invested heavily in agricultural technology and infrastructure. The US also has a large amount of arable land, which allows for extensive maize cultivation. Additionally, the US has a well-developed agricultural industry and efficient supply chains, which contribute to its high maize production.

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  • 6. 

    Who are the world's largest producers of Yams?

    • A.

      India

    • B.

      Nigeria

    • C.

      Uganda

    • D.

      Ghana

    Correct Answer
    B. Nigeria
    Explanation
    Nigeria is the correct answer because it is one of the largest producers of yams in the world. Yams are an important agricultural crop in Nigeria, with the country accounting for a significant portion of global yam production. Nigeria's favorable climate and fertile soil make it an ideal location for yam cultivation, leading to high yields and making it a major player in the global yam market.

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  • 7. 

    Who are the world's largest producers of Plantain?

    • A.

      Uganda

    • B.

      USA

    • C.

      China

    • D.

      Nigeria

    Correct Answer
    A. Uganda
    Explanation
    Uganda is the correct answer because it is one of the largest producers of plantain in the world. Plantain is a popular crop in Uganda, and the country has favorable climatic conditions and suitable soil for its cultivation. The plantain industry in Uganda contributes significantly to the country's economy and provides employment opportunities for many people. Additionally, Uganda has implemented various agricultural policies and programs to promote plantain production and increase yields, further solidifying its position as one of the world's largest producers of this crop.

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  • 8. 

    How many metric tonnes of Sorghum was produced in 2012?

    • A.

      52 million

    • B.

      54 million

    • C.

      57 million

    • D.

      61 million

    Correct Answer
    C. 57 million
    Explanation
    In 2012, the total production of Sorghum was 57 million metric tonnes.

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  • 9. 

    Who were the largest producers of rice in 2013?

    • A.

      USA

    • B.

      China

    • C.

      Angola

    • D.

      Thailand

    Correct Answer
    B. China
    Explanation
    China was the largest producer of rice in 2013. This can be attributed to several factors such as favorable climate conditions, large agricultural land, advanced farming techniques, and government support for rice production. China has a long history of rice cultivation and has invested heavily in research and development to improve productivity. Additionally, China has a large population, and rice is a staple food in their diet, leading to a high demand for rice production. These factors combined make China the largest producer of rice in 2013.

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  • 10. 

    How many metric tonnes of sweet potatoes was produced in 2012?

    • A.

      100 million

    • B.

      108 million

    • C.

      110 million

    • D.

      120 million

    Correct Answer
    B. 108 million
    Explanation
    In 2012, the total production of sweet potatoes was 108 million metric tonnes.

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