How Well Do You Know The Mango Fruit?

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Mangoes are juicy stone fruit (drupe) from numerous species of tropical treesbelonging to the flowering plant genus Mangifera, cultivated mostly for their edible fruit. The majority of these species are found in nature as wild mangoes. The genus belongs to the cashew family Anacardiaceae. Mangoes are native to South Asia, from where the "common mango" or "Indian mango", Mangifera indica, has been distributed worldwide to become one of the most widely cultivated fruits in the tropics.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    HOW MANY VARIETIES OF MANGOES ARE KNOWN?

    • A.

      Over 500 varieties of mangoes are known.

    • B.

      Over 8000 varieties of mangoes are known.

    • C.

      Over 40 varieties of mangoes are known.

    • D.

      Over 10 varieties of mangoes are known.

    Correct Answer
    A. Over 500 varieties of mangoes are known.
    Explanation
    There are over 500 varieties of mangoes known. This indicates that there is a wide range of mango varieties available.

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  • 2. 

    MANGO TREES GROW TO _______ M.

    • A.

      50-70M

    • B.

      45-60M

    • C.

      35–40 m

    • D.

      30-45M

    Correct Answer
    C. 35–40 m
    Explanation
    Mango trees can grow to a height of 35-40 meters.

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  • 3. 

    IT TAKES HOW MANY MONTHS FOR MANGO FRUIT FLOWERING TO RIPEN?

    • A.

      2-3 months

    • B.

      4-5 months

    • C.

      1 -3 months

    • D.

      6-7 mpnths

    Correct Answer
    A. 2-3 months
    Explanation
    Mango fruit flowering takes 2-3 months to ripen.

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  • 4. 

    Mangoes are used to make the following except?

    • A.

      Juices

    • B.

      Smoothies

    • C.

      Cake

    • D.

      Ice cream

    Correct Answer
    A. Juices
    Explanation
    Mangoes are commonly used to make various food and beverage items, such as smoothies, cake, and ice cream. However, mangoes are not typically used to make juices. Instead, mangoes are usually blended or pureed to create smoothies or incorporated into desserts like cake and ice cream. Therefore, the correct answer is juices.

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  • 5. 

     Mango contains a unique xanthonoid called _____________

    • A.

      Mangiferin

    • B.

      Mangnesia

    • C.

      Neonlites

    • D.

      Kitonin

    Correct Answer
    A. Mangiferin
    Explanation
    Mango contains a unique xanthonoid called Mangiferin. Xanthonoids are a type of plant compound known for their antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Mangiferin specifically has been studied for its potential health benefits, including its ability to protect against oxidative stress, reduce inflammation, and potentially even have anti-cancer effects. It is also believed to have anti-diabetic properties and may help improve heart health. Therefore, the correct answer is Mangiferin.

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  • 6. 

    The flavor of mango fruits is constituted by several volatile organic chemicals mainly belonging to terpene, furanone, lactone, and ______classes

    • A.

      Ester

    • B.

      Polypetide

    • C.

      Turin

    • D.

      Diasachride

    Correct Answer
    A. Ester
    Explanation
    The flavor of mango fruits is constituted by several volatile organic chemicals mainly belonging to terpene, furanone, lactone, and ester classes. Ester compounds are known to contribute to the fruity and sweet aroma of fruits, including mangoes. These compounds are formed by the reaction between an alcohol and an acid, resulting in a pleasant scent and taste.

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  • 7. 

    Mangoes, because of their fiber and water content, help to prevent constipation and promote regularity and a healthy digestive tract.

    • A.

      Yes

    • B.

      No

    • C.

      Maybe

    • D.

      Disagree

    Correct Answer
    A. Yes
    Explanation
    Mangoes are rich in fiber and water, which are essential for maintaining regular bowel movements and a healthy digestive system. The fiber in mangoes adds bulk to the stool, making it easier to pass through the intestines and preventing constipation. Additionally, the high water content in mangoes helps to keep the digestive tract hydrated and aids in the smooth movement of waste through the intestines. Therefore, consuming mangoes can indeed help prevent constipation and promote regularity in bowel movements.

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  • 8. 

    Mango is rich in _________

    • A.

      Fiber

    • B.

      Fossil

    • C.

      Follicle

    • D.

      Fragrance jelly

    Correct Answer
    A. Fiber
    Explanation
    Mango is rich in fiber, which is a type of carbohydrate that cannot be digested by the human body. It helps to regulate digestion, prevent constipation, and promote a healthy gut. Fiber also helps to control blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol, and maintain a healthy weight. Therefore, consuming mangoes can contribute to a well-balanced diet and provide numerous health benefits.

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  • 9. 

    Mango prevent cancer

    • A.

      No

    • B.

      Disagree

    • C.

      Maybe

    • D.

      Yes

    Correct Answer
    A. No
    Explanation
    The statement "mango prevent cancer" is negated by the word "no" in the answer. This means that the answer disagrees with the statement and suggests that mango does not prevent cancer.

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  • 10. 

    Mango controls blood pressure

    • A.

      No

    • B.

      Yes

    • C.

      Maybe

    • D.

      I don't know

    Correct Answer
    A. No
    Explanation
    Mango does not control blood pressure. While mangoes are a nutritious fruit and can be part of a healthy diet, they do not have any specific properties that directly control blood pressure. Blood pressure is influenced by various factors such as genetics, lifestyle, and overall diet. Therefore, it is incorrect to say that mango controls blood pressure.

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