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  • 1. 

    What vegetable is thought to keep vampires away?

    • A.

      Garlic

    • B.

      Carrots

    • C.

      Cauliflower

    • D.

      Tomatoes

    Correct Answer
    A. Garlic
    Explanation
    Garlic is believed to keep vampires away due to its strong smell and pungent taste. In folklore and popular culture, garlic has been associated with warding off evil spirits and creatures, including vampires. The strong odor of garlic is thought to repel vampires and protect against their attacks. This belief has been depicted in various vampire stories and movies, where characters use garlic as a protective measure.

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  • 2. 

    Purple jelly, jam and popsicles are all made from which fruit?

    • A.

      Figs

    • B.

      Watermelons

    • C.

      Bananas

    • D.

      Grapes

    Correct Answer
    D. Grapes
    Explanation
    Purple jelly, jam, and popsicles are all made from grapes. Grapes come in various colors, including purple, and are commonly used to make these fruity treats. The juice from grapes is extracted and processed to create the base for jelly, jam, and popsicles, which are then flavored and sweetened to enhance the taste. Grapes are a versatile fruit that can be used in many different culinary applications, including the production of these purple treats.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following plants does not grow underground?

    • A.

      Carrot

    • B.

      Green Bean

    • C.

      Potato

    • D.

      Onion

    Correct Answer
    B. Green Bean
    Explanation
    Green Bean is the correct answer because it is a type of legume that grows above ground, specifically on a vine. Unlike carrots, potatoes, and onions, which are root vegetables and grow underground, green beans grow on the surface and are harvested when the pods are still young and tender.

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  • 4. 

    What very-hot-tasting edible root is often served as a spicy sauce with roast beef?

    • A.

      Beet

    • B.

      Turnip

    • C.

      Horseradish

    • D.

      Parsnip

    Correct Answer
    C. Horseradish
    Explanation
    Horseradish is a very-hot-tasting edible root that is often served as a spicy sauce with roast beef. It is known for its strong and pungent flavor, which adds a kick to dishes. Horseradish sauce is a popular condiment that complements the rich and savory flavors of roast beef, making it a common pairing. Beet, turnip, and parsnip are all root vegetables, but they do not have the same level of spiciness as horseradish. Therefore, horseradish is the correct answer in this context.

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  • 5. 

    Which of these foods is not made from beans?

    • A.

      Indian Dal

    • B.

      Ice Cream

    • C.

      Hummus

    • D.

      Tofu

    Correct Answer
    B. Ice Cream
    Explanation
    Ice cream is not made from beans. It is a frozen dessert typically made from dairy products such as milk and cream, along with sweeteners and flavorings. On the other hand, Indian Dal, Hummus, and Tofu are all made from beans. Dal is a lentil-based dish commonly consumed in India, Hummus is a Middle Eastern dip made from chickpeas, and Tofu is a soy-based product.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these varieties of beans is not actually a vegetable?

    • A.

      Garbanzo Beans

    • B.

      Green Beans

    • C.

      Jelly Beans

    • D.

      Lima Beans

    Correct Answer
    C. Jelly Beans
    Explanation
    Jelly Beans are not actually a vegetable because they are a type of candy made from sugar, corn syrup, and other ingredients. They do not come from plants like the other options listed, such as Garbanzo Beans, Green Beans, and Lima Beans, which are all legumes or vegetables. Jelly Beans are a popular sweet treat enjoyed by many, but they cannot be classified as a vegetable.

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  • 7. 

    What fruit has a fuzzy brown skin?

    • A.

      Mango

    • B.

      Apple

    • C.

      Nectarine

    • D.

      Kiwi

    Correct Answer
    D. Kiwi
    Explanation
    The fruit with a fuzzy brown skin is the kiwi. Kiwis are small, oval-shaped fruits with a brown, fuzzy exterior. The inside of a kiwi is bright green and has a tangy, sweet flavor. This distinct appearance and taste make it easy to identify among other fruits.

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  • 8. 

    What green vegetable do rabbits often eat?

    • A.

      Peppers

    • B.

      Spinach

    • C.

      Lettuce

    • D.

      Celery

    Correct Answer
    C. Lettuce
    Explanation
    Rabbits often eat lettuce because it is a green vegetable that is easily accessible and commonly found in their natural habitats. Lettuce is also rich in fiber and water, which are essential for a rabbit's digestive system. Additionally, lettuce provides rabbits with important nutrients such as vitamin A and potassium. However, it is important to note that lettuce should be given to rabbits in moderation, as excessive consumption can lead to digestive issues.

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  • 9. 

    What kind of vegetable can you buy a "head" of?

    • A.

      Carrots

    • B.

      Lettuce

    • C.

      Peas

    • D.

      Peppers

    Correct Answer
    B. Lettuce
    Explanation
    Lettuce is the correct answer because it is commonly sold as a "head" of lettuce. This refers to a whole lettuce plant that is harvested and sold with the leaves still attached to the core. The leaves are tightly packed together, resembling a head, which is why it is called a "head" of lettuce.

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  • 10. 

    What vegetable is a fungus?

    • A.

      Carrot

    • B.

      Broccoli

    • C.

      Onion

    • D.

      Mushroom

    Correct Answer
    D. Mushroom
    Explanation
    Mushroom is the correct answer because it is a type of fungus. While carrots, broccoli, and onions are all vegetables, mushrooms belong to the fungi kingdom. They are not plants and have different characteristics and nutritional properties compared to traditional vegetables.

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  • 11. 

    Which fruit is usually considered a vegetable and has been cultivated for over 5,000 years?

    • A.

      Watermelon

    • B.

      Banana

    • C.

      Lime

    • D.

      Olive

    Correct Answer
    D. Olive
    Explanation
    The olive is usually considered a vegetable even though it is technically a fruit. It has been cultivated for over 5,000 years, making it one of the oldest known cultivated trees in the world. Olives are commonly used in cooking, particularly in Mediterranean cuisine, and are also pressed to extract olive oil.

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  • 12. 

    Cutting into which of these vegetables will often make the eyes water?

    • A.

      Asparagus

    • B.

      Lettuce

    • C.

      Rhubarb

    • D.

      Onion

    Correct Answer
    D. Onion
    Explanation
    Onions contain a chemical called syn-propanethial-S-oxide, which is released when the onion is cut. This chemical irritates the eyes and stimulates tear production, causing the eyes to water. This is a natural defense mechanism of the onion to deter animals from eating it.

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  • 13. 

    Which of the following vegetables can be red, yellow, or white?

    • A.

      Cauliflower

    • B.

      Green Beans

    • C.

      Broccoli

    • D.

      Onions

    Correct Answer
    D. Onions
    Explanation
    Onions can be red, yellow, or white in color. This is because onions come in different varieties, each with its own unique color. Red onions have a deep purple-red hue, yellow onions are golden in color, and white onions are pale white. The color of an onion is determined by the pigments present in its outer layers. Therefore, onions can be found in various colors, making them the correct answer to the question.

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  • 14. 

    Grapes come in all but which color?

    • A.

      Purple

    • B.

      Black

    • C.

      Orange

    • D.

      Green

    Correct Answer
    C. Orange
    Explanation
    Grapes come in various colors such as purple, black, and green. However, orange is not a color that grapes come in. Therefore, orange is the correct answer as it is the only color listed that grapes do not come in.

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  • 15. 

    Which vegetable grows in a pod?

    • A.

      Corn

    • B.

      Potato

    • C.

      Pea

    • D.

      Carrot

    Correct Answer
    C. Pea
    Explanation
    Peas are a vegetable that grows in a pod. The pods are long, slender, and green in color. Inside the pod, there are multiple small, round peas. This makes peas a perfect fit for the description of a vegetable that grows in a pod. Corn, potato, and carrot do not grow in pods, so they are not the correct answers.

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