Do You Like Fruit?

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  • 1. 

    Which gray-green fruit is orange on the inside?

    • A.

      Cantaloupe

    • B.

      Honeydew

    • C.

      Orange

    • D.

      Watermelon

    Correct Answer
    A. Cantaloupe
    Explanation
    Cantaloupe is the correct answer because it is a gray-green fruit that is orange on the inside. Cantaloupes have a rough, netted skin that is gray-green in color, while the flesh inside is sweet and orange. Honeydew, on the other hand, has a pale green skin and greenish-white flesh. Orange is a citrus fruit with an orange skin and orange flesh. Watermelon has a green rind and pink or red flesh. Therefore, Cantaloupe is the only fruit mentioned that matches the description given in the question.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following is not a type of citrus fruit?

    • A.

      Rocky Ford Cantaloupe

    • B.

      Fairchild Tangerine

    • C.

      Cara Cara Navel

    • D.

      Rio Red Grapefruit

    Correct Answer
    A. Rocky Ford Cantaloupe
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Rocky Ford Cantaloupe. While Fairchild Tangerine, Cara Cara Navel, and Rio Red Grapefruit are all types of citrus fruits, Rocky Ford Cantaloupe is not. Cantaloupe belongs to the melon family, not the citrus family.

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  • 3. 

    What gives oranges their orange color?

    • A.

      Carotene

    • B.

      Fruitatene

    • C.

      Iron

    • D.

      Cucumberatene

    Correct Answer
    A. Carotene
    Explanation
    Carotene is a pigment found in oranges that gives them their distinct orange color. It is a type of plant pigment known as a carotenoid, which is responsible for the yellow, orange, and red hues in many fruits and vegetables. Carotene is also a precursor to vitamin A and has antioxidant properties. Therefore, it not only provides color to oranges but also contributes to their nutritional value.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following is not a fruit?

    • A.

      Cauliflower

    • B.

      Banana

    • C.

      Cranberry

    • D.

      Tangelo

    Correct Answer
    A. Cauliflower
    Explanation
    Cauliflower is not a fruit because it is a vegetable. While bananas, cranberries, and tangelos are all fruits, cauliflower is a type of cruciferous vegetable that is commonly eaten as a vegetable rather than a fruit. It is a member of the Brassica oleracea species, which also includes other vegetables like broccoli and cabbage. Cauliflower is known for its white, compact head and is often used in various culinary dishes.

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  • 5. 

    George Washington is said to have chopped down which kind of fruit tree?

    • A.

      Apple

    • B.

      Cherry

    • C.

      Peach

    • D.

      Orange

    Correct Answer
    B. Cherry
    Explanation
    George Washington is famously known for chopping down a cherry tree, according to the popular folk tale. The story goes that when confronted by his father about the incident, young George Washington admitted to his actions by saying, "I cannot tell a lie." This story has become a symbol of honesty and integrity associated with George Washington.

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  • 6. 

    Which berry is traditionally eaten at Thanksgiving and Christmas in the U.S.?

    • A.

      Cranberry

    • B.

      Blueberry

    • C.

      Strawberry

    • D.

      Raspberry

    Correct Answer
    A. Cranberry
    Explanation
    Cranberry is traditionally eaten at Thanksgiving and Christmas in the U.S. This is because cranberries are harvested in the fall, making them readily available during the holiday season. Cranberry sauce is a popular accompaniment to Thanksgiving turkey, and cranberry juice is often used in festive cocktails. Additionally, cranberries are known for their tart flavor, which pairs well with the rich and savory dishes typically enjoyed during these holidays.

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  • 7. 

    Which type of vegetable is used to make dill pickles?

    • A.

      Zucchini

    • B.

      Watermelon

    • C.

      Cucumber

    • D.

      Carrot

    Correct Answer
    C. Cucumber
    Explanation
    Dill pickles are made using cucumbers. Cucumbers are commonly used in pickling recipes because of their crisp texture and ability to absorb flavors. They are soaked in a brine solution with dill and other spices, resulting in the tangy and flavorful dill pickles that are enjoyed as a snack or condiment.

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  • 8. 

    What fruit was mentioned often in the Bible and is also tasty in a "Newton" cookie?

    • A.

      Fig

    • B.

      Banana

    • C.

      Watermelon

    • D.

      Grapefruit

    Correct Answer
    A. Fig
    Explanation
    Fig is the correct answer because it is a fruit that is mentioned frequently in the Bible and is also a key ingredient in "Newton" cookies, which are named after Sir Isaac Newton who is said to have invented them. Figs have been cultivated for thousands of years and have significant cultural and religious importance in many ancient civilizations, including biblical times. Additionally, figs have a sweet and unique taste that adds flavor to cookies and other desserts.

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  • 9. 

    Which of these is not a citrus fruit?

    • A.

      Lemon

    • B.

      Grapefruit

    • C.

      Orange

    • D.

      Grape

    Correct Answer
    D. Grape
    Explanation
    Grape is not a citrus fruit because it does not belong to the citrus genus. Citrus fruits are typically characterized by their acidic and tangy taste, as well as their high vitamin C content. Lemon, grapefruit, and orange are all examples of citrus fruits, while grapes belong to a different botanical family. Grapes are considered berries and have a sweet taste rather than a citrusy flavor.

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  • 10. 

    Of these fruits, which is the smallest?

    • A.

      Grape

    • B.

      Kiwi

    • C.

      Banana

    • D.

      Plum

    Correct Answer
    A. Grape
    Explanation
    The grape is the smallest fruit among the given options.

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  • 11. 

    Which citrus fruit looks like a big orange?

    • A.

      Lemon

    • B.

      Lime

    • C.

      Banana

    • D.

      Grapefruit

    Correct Answer
    D. Grapefruit
    Explanation
    Grapefruit is the correct answer because it is a citrus fruit that is large and orange in color.

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  • 12. 

    Which of these fruits are not commonly sold in a dried form?

    • A.

      Apricots

    • B.

      Grapefruit

    • C.

      Grapes

    • D.

      Plums

    Correct Answer
    B. Grapefruit
    Explanation
    Grapefruit is not commonly sold in a dried form because its high water content makes it difficult to dehydrate. Unlike other fruits like apricots, grapes, and plums, grapefruit has a high moisture content which makes it challenging to remove the water and create a dried version. Therefore, grapefruit is not commonly found in dried form like the other fruits listed.

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  • 13. 

    Which of these fruits grows on a vine?

    • A.

      Apples

    • B.

      Oranges

    • C.

      Pears

    • D.

      Grapes

    Correct Answer
    D. Grapes
    Explanation
    Grapes grow on a vine, which is a climbing plant that supports the growth of grapes. Unlike apples, oranges, and pears, which grow on trees, grapes are typically found growing on vines that need support to grow and produce fruit. Grapes are known for their juicy texture and are commonly used to make wine, juice, and other food products.

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  • 14. 

    Which fruit is normally used to make wine?

    • A.

      Apples

    • B.

      Peaches

    • C.

      Plums

    • D.

      Grapes

    Correct Answer
    D. Grapes
    Explanation
    Grapes are the fruit that is normally used to make wine. Grapes have a high sugar content and the right balance of acids, which makes them ideal for fermentation and the production of alcohol. Additionally, grapes have a wide range of flavors and aromas that can be preserved and enhanced during the winemaking process. This is why grapes are the most commonly used fruit in winemaking, and why wine is often associated with grape varieties.

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  • 15. 

    Raisins are made by drying which fruit?

    • A.

      Apricots

    • B.

      Lemons

    • C.

      Gooseberries

    • D.

      Grapes

    Correct Answer
    D. Grapes
    Explanation
    Raisins are made by drying grapes. Grapes have a high sugar content which makes them ideal for drying. The process of drying removes the moisture from the grapes, resulting in raisins.

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