How Well Do You Know Kiwi Fruits?

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How Well Do You Know Kiwi Fruits? - Quiz

Kiwifruit usually shortened as Kiwi. It has a fibrous, dull greenish-brown skin and bright green or golden flesh with rows of tiny, black, edible seeds. The fruit has a soft texture, with a sweet and unique flavor. It used to be called Chinese Gooseberry. Isn't this amazing to find out? Take the quiz to know more about it.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    The first recorded description of the kiwifruit dates back to the ...

    • A.

      12th century

    • B.

      13th century

    • C.

      13th century

    • D.

      14th century

    Correct Answer
    A. 12th century
    Explanation
    The correct answer is 12th century. The kiwifruit was first described in a recorded document in the 12th century. This suggests that the fruit was known and recognized during this time period.

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  • 2. 

    Cultivation of the fuzzy kiwifruit spread from China in the early 20th century to ...

    • A.

      England

    • B.

      Spain

    • C.

      New Zealand

    • D.

      Brazil

    Correct Answer
    C. New Zealand
    Explanation
    The cultivation of the fuzzy kiwifruit spread from China to New Zealand in the early 20th century. New Zealand has a suitable climate and soil conditions for growing kiwifruit, which led to its successful cultivation and commercialization in the country. The fruit thrived in New Zealand's temperate climate and became a significant agricultural export for the country, making it the correct answer.

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  • 3. 

    The genus Actinidia contains around how many species?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      20

    • C.

      30

    • D.

      60

    Correct Answer
    D. 60
    Explanation
    The genus Actinidia contains 60 species.

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  • 4. 

    Kiwi fruit is loaded with the following vitamins and minerals expect ...

    • A.

      Vitamin D

    • B.

      Vitamin A

    • C.

      Vitamin B6

    • D.

      Vitamin B12

    Correct Answer
    A. Vitamin D
    Explanation
    Kiwi fruit is indeed loaded with various vitamins and minerals, including vitamin A, vitamin B6, and vitamin B12. However, it does not contain vitamin D. Vitamin D is primarily obtained through exposure to sunlight and is found in only a few food sources, such as fatty fish and fortified dairy products. Therefore, it is expected that kiwi fruit does not contain vitamin D.

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  • 5. 

    How many mg of high levels of potassium per 100 grams helps in maintaining blood pressure and magnesium helps in the nerve and muscle functions?

    • A.

      312 mg

    • B.

      50 mg

    • C.

      35 mg

    • D.

      40 mg

    Correct Answer
    A. 312 mg
    Explanation
    High levels of potassium help in maintaining blood pressure, while magnesium helps in nerve and muscle functions. The correct answer, 312 mg, indicates the amount of high levels of potassium per 100 grams that helps in maintaining blood pressure.

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  • 6. 

    Kiwi was initially grown in domestic gardens, but commercial planting began in the ...

    • A.

      1900s

    • B.

      1970s

    • C.

      1980s

    • D.

      1940s

    Correct Answer
    D. 1940s
    Explanation
    Kiwi was initially grown in domestic gardens, but commercial planting began in the 1940s. This suggests that there was a shift from kiwi being grown primarily for personal use to being grown for commercial purposes during the 1940s.

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  • 7. 

    Kiwifruit has been growing in New Zealand for over how many year?

    • A.

      100 years

    • B.

      200 years

    • C.

      500 years

    • D.

      1000 years

    Correct Answer
    A. 100 years
    Explanation
    Kiwifruit has been growing in New Zealand for over 100 years. This suggests that the cultivation of kiwifruit in New Zealand began a century ago.

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  • 8. 

    Placing kiwifruits in a brown paper bag for how many days will help them ripen?

    • A.

      5 days

    • B.

      2 days

    • C.

      3 days

    • D.

      1 day

    Correct Answer
    A. 5 days
    Explanation
    Placing kiwifruits in a brown paper bag for 5 days will help them ripen. This method is commonly used to accelerate the ripening process of fruits. When placed in a paper bag, the fruits release ethylene gas, a natural plant hormone that promotes ripening. The bag traps the gas, creating a controlled environment that speeds up the ripening process. After 5 days, the kiwifruits should be ripe and ready to eat.

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  • 9. 

    Kiwifruit contains almost .... vital nutrients

    • A.

      50

    • B.

      30

    • C.

      20

    • D.

      60

    Correct Answer
    C. 20
    Explanation
    Kiwifruit contains almost 20 vital nutrients. This means that kiwifruit is a rich source of essential nutrients that are important for maintaining good health. These nutrients can include vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, and fiber, among others. Consuming kiwifruit can help provide the body with a variety of these essential nutrients, supporting overall well-being and a balanced diet.

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  • 10. 

    Kiwifruit actually originated in ....

    • A.

      Brazil

    • B.

      Japan

    • C.

      China

    • D.

      USA

    Correct Answer
    C. China
    Explanation
    Kiwifruit actually originated in China.

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