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Can you find the five-letter words in the fruit and vegetable ladder?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these vegetables is green and looks like a little tree?

    • A.

      Corn

    • B.

      Broccoli

    • C.

      Avocado

    • D.

      Green Bean

    Correct Answer
    B. Broccoli
    Explanation
    Broccoli is the correct answer because it is a green vegetable that has a unique appearance resembling a little tree. It has a compact head with small, tightly clustered florets that resemble the branches and leaves of a tree. The green color and the distinct shape of broccoli make it easily recognizable and distinguishable from the other options provided.

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  • 2. 

    Which vegetable is not a common hamburger topping?

    • A.

      Broccoli

    • B.

      Tomato

    • C.

      Lettuce

    • D.

      Onion

    Correct Answer
    A. Broccoli
    Explanation
    Broccoli is not a common hamburger topping because it has a strong flavor and a crunchy texture that may not complement the other ingredients typically found in a hamburger. Hamburger toppings are usually chosen to add moisture, freshness, and a balance of flavors to the burger, and broccoli does not fit these criteria. Additionally, broccoli is more commonly associated with being a side dish or a component in salads, rather than a topping for burgers.

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  • 3. 

    Which vegetable is most often seen covered in cheese sauce?

    • A.

      Broccoli

    • B.

      Eggplant

    • C.

      Tomatoes

    • D.

      Cabbage

    Correct Answer
    A. Broccoli
    Explanation
    Broccoli is most often seen covered in cheese sauce because it pairs well with the creamy and rich flavor of cheese. The combination of the slightly bitter taste of broccoli and the savory taste of cheese creates a delicious and popular dish. Additionally, the florets of broccoli have a texture that can hold the cheese sauce well, making it a perfect vegetable to be served with cheese sauce.

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  • 4. 

    Stalks, crowns and florets are all parts of which vegetable?

    • A.

      Broccoli

    • B.

      Squash

    • C.

      Corn

    • D.

      Onions

    Correct Answer
    A. Broccoli
    Explanation
    Stalks, crowns, and florets are all parts of broccoli. Broccoli is a vegetable that consists of a thick stalk, a compact cluster of immature flower buds called the crown, and small edible flower clusters called florets. The stalks are long and firm, the crowns are the central part of the vegetable, and the florets are the small, green clusters that make up the head of broccoli. Therefore, broccoli is the correct answer.

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  • 5. 

    Which vegetable is best described as looking like a small green ball?

    • A.

      Cucumber

    • B.

      Carrot

    • C.

      Cauliflower

    • D.

      Brussels Sprout

    Correct Answer
    D. Brussels Sprout
    Explanation
    Brussels sprout is the best described as looking like a small green ball. It is a vegetable that resembles a miniature cabbage, with tightly packed leaves forming a round shape. It is typically green in color and has a compact size, making it similar in appearance to a small green ball.

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  • 6. 

    Which vegetables are named for the capital city of Belgium?

    • A.

      Swedes

    • B.

      Crimini Mushrooms

    • C.

      Brussels Sprouts

    • D.

      Bok Choy

    Correct Answer
    C. Brussels Sprouts
    Explanation
    Brussels Sprouts are named after the capital city of Belgium because they were first cultivated in this region during the 16th century. The vegetable gained popularity in Brussels and eventually became associated with the city. Today, Brussels Sprouts are known for their distinctive taste and are commonly used in various cuisines around the world.

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  • 7. 

    What vegetable looks like a tiny head of cabbage?

    • A.

      Asparagus

    • B.

      Carrot

    • C.

      Brussels Sprouts

    • D.

      Tomato

    Correct Answer
    C. Brussels Sprouts
    Explanation
    Brussels sprouts are a vegetable that closely resembles a tiny head of cabbage. They are small, round, and green in color, with tightly packed leaves that resemble miniature cabbage leaves. They are often cooked and served in a similar way to cabbage, making them a popular choice for dishes such as stir-fries, roasts, and salads.

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  • 8. 

    Which of these vegetables is a main ingredient in coleslaw?

    • A.

      Asparagus

    • B.

      Cabbage

    • C.

      Brussels Sprouts

    • D.

      String Beans

    Correct Answer
    B. Cabbage
    Explanation
    Cabbage is the main ingredient in coleslaw. Coleslaw is a salad made with shredded cabbage, usually mixed with mayonnaise or a vinegar-based dressing. It is a popular side dish and often served with barbecue, sandwiches, or fried foods. Asparagus, Brussels sprouts, and string beans are not typically used in coleslaw recipes, making cabbage the correct answer.

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  • 9. 

    Which vegetable had a popular doll named after it?

    • A.

      Cabbage

    • B.

      Green Bean

    • C.

      Carrot

    • D.

      Broccoli

    Correct Answer
    A. Cabbage
    Explanation
    Cabbage had a popular doll named after it. This suggests that the doll was named after the vegetable, possibly due to its resemblance or association with cabbage.

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  • 10. 

    Which vegetable is used to make sauerkraut?

    • A.

      Turnips

    • B.

      Carrots

    • C.

      Cabbage

    • D.

      Beets

    Correct Answer
    C. Cabbage
    Explanation
    Sauerkraut is a traditional fermented dish made by pickling shredded cabbage in brine. The fermentation process allows beneficial bacteria to thrive, resulting in a tangy and sour flavor. While turnips, carrots, and beets can all be pickled, sauerkraut specifically refers to pickled cabbage. Therefore, cabbage is the correct answer for this question.

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  • 11. 

    Which vegetable looks most like a head of lettuce?

    • A.

      Turnip

    • B.

      Cabbage

    • C.

      Pepper

    • D.

      Pea

    Correct Answer
    B. Cabbage
    Explanation
    A cabbage looks most like a head of lettuce because they both have a similar round shape and leafy appearance. They belong to the same family of plants, known as the Brassicaceae family, which includes various leafy vegetables. While turnips, peppers, and peas are all vegetables, they have different shapes and textures compared to lettuce. Cabbage is the closest match in terms of appearance and is often used as a substitute for lettuce in salads and sandwiches.

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  • 12. 

    Corned beef and what vegetable are a traditional St. Patrick's Day meal?

    • A.

      Cabbage

    • B.

      Tomatoes

    • C.

      Squash

    • D.

      Lima Beans

    Correct Answer
    A. Cabbage
    Explanation
    Corned beef and cabbage is a traditional St. Patrick's Day meal. It is a classic Irish-American dish that is often enjoyed on this holiday. Cabbage is commonly paired with corned beef as it provides a fresh and slightly bitter contrast to the rich and salty flavor of the meat. The combination of corned beef and cabbage has become synonymous with St. Patrick's Day celebrations and is enjoyed by many people around the world to honor Irish heritage on this special day.

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  • 13. 

    What vegetable can turn your skin orange if you eat too much of it?

    • A.

      Cabbage

    • B.

      Carrot

    • C.

      Cauliflower

    • D.

      Beets

    Correct Answer
    B. Carrot
    Explanation
    Carrots contain a pigment called beta-carotene, which is converted into vitamin A in the body. Consuming excessive amounts of beta-carotene can lead to a condition called carotenemia, where the excess pigment accumulates in the skin, giving it an orange tint. Therefore, if someone eats too many carrots, their skin can turn orange due to the high levels of beta-carotene present in the vegetable.

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  • 14. 

    What type of vegetable is traditionally used as a snowman's nose?

    • A.

      Celery

    • B.

      Cucumber

    • C.

      Radish

    • D.

      Carrot

    Correct Answer
    D. Carrot
    Explanation
    Carrot is traditionally used as a snowman's nose because of its orange color and conical shape, which resembles a carrot. It is a common practice to use a carrot to create the nose of a snowman, giving it a playful and recognizable appearance.

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  • 15. 

    Which of these vegetables is not green?

    • A.

      Asparagus

    • B.

      Carrot

    • C.

      Artichoke

    • D.

      String Bean

    Correct Answer
    B. Carrot
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Carrot because it is not green. While asparagus, artichoke, and string beans are all green vegetables, carrots are typically orange in color.

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