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  • 1. 

    Which of the following is not a type of banana?

    • A.

      Manzano

    • B.

      Cavendish

    • C.

      Calmeria

    • D.

      Plantains

    Correct Answer
    C. Calmeria
    Explanation
    Calmeria is not a type of banana. Manzano, Cavendish, and Plantains are all well-known varieties of bananas. However, Calmeria is not commonly recognized as a type of banana.

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  • 2. 

    Which of the following is not a type of apple?

    • A.

      Criterion

    • B.

      Gravenstein

    • C.

      Akane

    • D.

      Black Beauty

    Correct Answer
    D. Black Beauty
    Explanation
    The given options are names of different types of apples. Gravenstein, Akane, and Criterion are all well-known types of apples. However, Black Beauty is not a type of apple.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following is not true about rice?

    • A.

      First Cultivated In Thailand

    • B.

      Staple Grain For Only 10% Of World

    • C.

      Over 90% Produced By Asia

    • D.

      Should Be Washed Before Cooking

    Correct Answer
    B. Staple Grain For Only 10% Of World
    Explanation
    Rice is not a staple grain for only 10% of the world. This statement is false because rice is actually a staple grain for a much larger percentage of the world's population. Rice is a major staple food for more than half of the global population, particularly in many Asian countries. It is a significant part of the diet in countries like China, India, Indonesia, and Bangladesh, among others. Rice is consumed in various forms and is a crucial source of calories and nutrition for a large portion of the world's population.

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  • 4. 

    Which of the following countries does not typically harvest cacao beans?

    • A.

      Brazil

    • B.

      Tahiti

    • C.

      Venezuela

    • D.

      Madagascar

    Correct Answer
    B. Tahiti
    Explanation
    Tahiti does not typically harvest cacao beans. Cacao beans are primarily grown in tropical regions, particularly in countries like Brazil, Venezuela, and Madagascar. Tahiti, on the other hand, is not known for its cacao bean production.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these is not a benefit of the dietary component folate?

    • A.

      May Prevent Some Cancers

    • B.

      Can Prevent Spina Bifida Before Birth

    • C.

      Helps People At High Risk For Stroke

    • D.

      Can Increase Fat Stores

    Correct Answer
    D. Can Increase Fat Stores
    Explanation
    Folate is a B-vitamin that plays a crucial role in various bodily functions. It is involved in DNA synthesis and repair, red blood cell production, and proper nerve function. While folate offers numerous health benefits, including the prevention of certain cancers, the prevention of spina bifida before birth, and helping individuals at high risk for stroke, it does not contribute to an increase in fat stores. In fact, folate is often associated with weight loss as it aids in the metabolism of fats and carbohydrates.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following do Americans consume the most of?

    • A.

      Chicken

    • B.

      Beef

    • C.

      Pork

    • D.

      Fish

    Correct Answer
    B. Beef
    Explanation
    Americans consume the most beef compared to chicken, pork, and fish. Beef is a popular choice in American cuisine and is commonly consumed in various forms such as burgers, steaks, and roasts. The high consumption of beef can be attributed to factors such as cultural preferences, availability, and affordability. Additionally, beef is often associated with traditional American dishes and is a staple in many households.

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  • 7. 

    Who was the original Aunt Jemima?

    • A.

      Nancy Green

    • B.

      Daisy Brown

    • C.

      Iris Thompson

    • D.

      Hattie McDaniel

    Correct Answer
    A. Nancy Green
    Explanation
    Nancy Green was the original Aunt Jemima. She was an African American woman who was hired to portray the character of Aunt Jemima for the brand's marketing campaigns in the late 1800s. Green's portrayal of Aunt Jemima helped to popularize the brand and she became the face of the product for many years. Her image was used on packaging and advertisements, and she traveled around the country promoting the brand. Green's portrayal of Aunt Jemima has since been criticized for perpetuating racial stereotypes, but she played a significant role in the brand's history.

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  • 8. 

    What is another term for the white of an egg?

    • A.

      Albumin

    • B.

      Aluminum

    • C.

      Yolk

    • D.

      Eggwhite

    Correct Answer
    A. Albumin
    Explanation
    Albumin is another term for the white of an egg. It is a protein-rich substance that makes up the majority of the egg white. Albumin is clear and viscous when raw, but it becomes opaque and firm when cooked. It serves as a source of nutrition and protection for the developing embryo inside the egg.

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  • 9. 

    To release the most flavor from a concentrated tomato paste, what should you do?

    • A.

      Let It Stand For 1/2 Hour

    • B.

      Add Fresh Tomatoes

    • C.

      Cook The Paste First

    • D.

      Water It Down

    Correct Answer
    C. Cook The Paste First
    Explanation
    To release the most flavor from a concentrated tomato paste, it is recommended to cook the paste first. Cooking the paste helps to enhance the flavors and aromas by reducing moisture and concentrating the tomato flavors. This process allows the paste to develop a richer and more intense taste, making it a better option for recipes that require a strong tomato flavor. Letting the paste stand or adding fresh tomatoes may not have the same effect as cooking the paste, while watering it down would dilute the flavor instead of intensifying it.

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  • 10. 

    How many curries usually accompany rice at traditional South Indian festivities?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      7

    • C.

      6

    • D.

      9

    Correct Answer
    B. 7
    Explanation
    At traditional South Indian festivities, it is common to serve a variety of curries along with rice. The correct answer is 7, which suggests that typically 7 different curries are served alongside rice during these festivities. This showcases the rich culinary tradition and diversity of flavors in South Indian cuisine.

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  • 11. 

    Which of the following is not featured at a popular restaurant or fast food chain?

    • A.

      A Red Headed Clown

    • B.

      A Red Rocket

    • C.

      A Red Headed Girl

    • D.

      A Red Lobster

    Correct Answer
    B. A Red Rocket
    Explanation
    The correct answer is A Red Rocket. A Red Rocket is not featured at a popular restaurant or fast food chain. This is because a Red Rocket does not refer to any specific food item or mascot commonly associated with restaurants or fast food chains. The other options, such as a Red Headed Clown (referring to Ronald McDonald), a Red Headed Girl (referring to Wendy's mascot), and a Red Lobster (referring to the seafood restaurant chain), are all commonly seen or associated with popular restaurants or fast food chains.

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  • 12. 

    In what year was the Rice Krispies cartoon character Snap born?

    • A.

      1935

    • B.

      1937

    • C.

      1933

    • D.

      1940

    Correct Answer
    C. 1933
    Explanation
    Snap, the Rice Krispies cartoon character, was born in 1933. This information can be inferred from the given options, where 1933 is the only year mentioned as a choice. Therefore, it can be concluded that 1933 is the correct answer.

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  • 13. 

    What year was Tony the Tiger born?

    • A.

      1954

    • B.

      1955

    • C.

      1957

    • D.

      1951

    Correct Answer
    D. 1951
    Explanation
    Tony the Tiger was born in 1951.

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  • 14. 

    Besides Tony the Tiger, which animated character has appeared on boxes of Frosted Flakes?

    • A.

      Katy Kangaroo

    • B.

      Newt The Gnu

    • C.

      Oscar The Grouch

    • D.

      Elmo The Elephant

    Correct Answer
    A. Katy Kangaroo
    Explanation
    Katy Kangaroo is the correct answer because she has appeared on boxes of Frosted Flakes along with Tony the Tiger. This suggests that Katy Kangaroo is another animated character associated with the brand and has been featured in its marketing campaigns.

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  • 15. 

    Originally, who was on the Sugar Smacks box?

    • A.

      Quick Draw McGraw

    • B.

      A Seal

    • C.

      Smackin' Bandit

    • D.

      Clowns

    Correct Answer
    D. Clowns
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Clowns because the question is asking about who was originally featured on the Sugar Smacks box. The other options, Quick Draw McGraw, A Seal, and Smackin' Bandit, are not related to the Sugar Smacks box. Therefore, the original design of the box featured clowns.

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