Peach Trivia Quiz

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It's a deciduous tree known to be native to the region of Northwest China the North slopes of the Kunlun Mountains and Tarim Basin and is known to have first been domesticated and cultivated there. Its fruit is known to be juicy and is normally called peach or nectarine. So, what do you know about the peach tree or its fruit? Take our quiz and find out now.

• 1.

How many calories can you find in 1 peach?

• A.

45 calories

• B.

50 calories

• C.

59 calories

• D.

62 calories

C. 59 calories
Explanation
A peach typically contains around 59 calories. This is a common calorie count for a medium-sized peach, which is approximately 150 grams. The calorie content may vary slightly depending on the size and ripeness of the peach, but 59 calories is a reasonable estimate.

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• 2.

How much Protein can you find in 1 peach?

• A.

2.2 g

• B.

2 g

• C.

1.4 g

• D.

1 g

C. 1.4 g
Explanation
The correct answer is 1.4 g because peaches contain a small amount of protein. While the exact protein content may vary slightly depending on the size and variety of the peach, on average, a medium-sized peach contains about 1.4 grams of protein.

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• 3.

How much dietary fiber is in 1 peach?

• A.

2.3 g

• B.

3 g

• C.

3.2 g

• D.

4 g

A. 2.3 g
Explanation
A peach contains approximately 2.3 grams of dietary fiber. Dietary fiber is a type of carbohydrate that cannot be digested by the body. It helps to regulate digestion, maintain bowel regularity, and can contribute to feelings of fullness. Including fiber-rich foods like peaches in the diet can promote overall health and prevent constipation.

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• 4.

In what period did the peach appear in Japan?

• A.

In 1080

• B.

In 1242

• C.

In 1880

• D.

During the Jomon period

D. During the Jomon period
Explanation
During the Jomon period, which lasted from around 14,000 to 300 BCE, the peach appeared in Japan. This period was characterized by a hunter-gatherer lifestyle and the development of pottery. The peach is believed to have been introduced to Japan during this time, either through natural migration or human cultivation. The Jomon people may have utilized the peach as a food source or for its medicinal properties.

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• 5.

In what period did the peach appear in India?

• A.

During the Harappan Period

• B.

In 1900

• C.

In 1850

• D.

In 1239

A. During the Harappan Period
• 6.

When did peach cultivation reach Greece?

• A.

By 1200

• B.

By 150 BC

• C.

By 400 BC

• D.

By 300 BC

D. By 300 BC
Explanation
Peach cultivation reached Greece by 300 BC.

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• 7.

When did the peach arrive in the Americas?

• A.

By the 16th Century

• B.

By the 12th Century

• C.

By the 10th Century

• D.

By the 17th Century

A. By the 16th Century
Explanation
The peach arrived in the Americas by the 16th Century. This means that the peach was introduced to the Americas sometime during the 1500s.

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• 8.

In what type of climate do peaches grow?

• A.

In temperate climates

• B.

In hot humid climates

• C.

In dry, continental or temperate climates

• D.

In cold climates

C. In dry, continental or temperate climates
Explanation
Peaches grow best in dry, continental or temperate climates. These climates provide the ideal conditions for peach trees to thrive, as they require a certain amount of cold weather during the winter to properly develop and set fruit. Additionally, peaches prefer drier climates to prevent diseases and fungal growth. Therefore, the combination of dry, continental, or temperate climates is the most suitable for the successful cultivation of peaches.

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• 9.

Which cultivars are known to grow in England?

• A.

Duke of York, Peregrine, Rochester, Lord Napier

• B.

Pellegrene

• C.

Pomme surette

• D.

Chinese dates

A. Duke of York, Peregrine, Rochester, Lord Napier
Explanation
The cultivars known to grow in England are Duke of York, Peregrine, Rochester, and Lord Napier.

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• 10.

How is the cross between a peach and a nectarine called?

• A.

Tangerine

• B.

Prune

• C.

Mandarine

• D.

Peacherines

D. Peacherines
Explanation
A cross between a peach and a nectarine is called a Peacherine. This fruit is a hybrid that combines the characteristics of both peaches and nectarines, resulting in a fruit with a smooth skin like a peach but with the firmness and tangy flavor of a nectarine. Peacherines are often mistaken for either peaches or nectarines due to their similar appearance, but they have their own unique taste and texture.

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