What Do You Know About Pineapple?

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What Do You Know About Pineapple? - Quiz

Pineapples is a tropical plant which has very sweet white or yellow flesh, a tough, spiky shell and a tough, fibrous core. The flesh of a pineapple fruit can be used as a food item. Do you think you know much about pineapples? Take this quiz to find out how much you know.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The fruit is said to have been first introduced in Hawaii when a Spanish ship brought it there in the ...
    • A. 

      1500s

    • B. 

      1600s

    • C. 

      1300s

    • D. 

      1400s

  • 2. 
    Columbus encountered the pineapple in ...
    • A. 

      2017

    • B. 

      1986

    • C. 

      1700

    • D. 

      1493

  • 3. 
    Portuguese took the fruit from which country?
    • A. 

      Cuba

    • B. 

      England

    • C. 

      Brazil

    • D. 

      China

  • 4. 
    Portuguese took the fruit from Brazil and introduced it into ...
    • A. 

      India

    • B. 

      Germany

    • C. 

      Russia

    • D. 

      Japan

  • 5. 
    Portuguese took the fruit from Brazil and introduced it into India by what year?
    • A. 

      1960

    • B. 

      1800

    • C. 

      1550

    • D. 

      1456

  • 6. 
    Who was presented with the first pineapple grown in England?
    • A. 

      Queen Elizabeth

    • B. 

      Charles II

    • C. 

      Henry IV

    • D. 

      James I

  • 7. 
    The fruit itself is quite perishable and if it is stored at room temperature, it should be used within how many days?
    • A. 

      A day

    • B. 

      Two days

    • C. 

      Three days

    • D. 

      Four days

  • 8. 
    The fruit itself is quite perishable and if it is stored at room temperature, it should be used within two days; however, if it is refrigerated, the time span extends to ...
    • A. 

      5-7 days

    • B. 

      2-3 days

    • C. 

      3-5 days

    • D. 

      7-8 days

  • 9. 
    Three-quarters of the pineapples sold in Europe are grown where?
    • A. 

      Brazil

    • B. 

      Costa Rica

    • C. 

      Colombia

    • D. 

      Cuba

  • 10. 
    Pineapples may be cultivated from the offset produced at the top of the fruit, possibly flowering in how many months?
    • A. 

      5-10 months

    • B. 

      2-5 months

    • C. 

      7-8 months

    • D. 

      4-5 months

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