# Strawberry Trivia

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Many know it as just a sweet fruit that is red in color. Strawberries are used for a wide range of things, from making cocktails, flavors, juices just to mention but a few. Find out more in the quiz below.

• 1.

### On average a strawberry has how many seeds?

• A.

50

• B.

200

• C.

350

B. 200
Explanation
Strawberries typically have around 200 seeds on average. This is because strawberries are not true berries, but rather an aggregate fruit made up of many small individual fruits called achenes. Each achene contains a seed, so the number of seeds in a strawberry can vary. However, 200 is a reasonable approximation for the average number of seeds found in a strawberry.

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• 2.

### What percentage of U.S. households consume strawberries at least once a year?

• A.

40

• B.

75

• C.

94

C. 94
Explanation
The correct answer is 94 because it indicates that a large majority of U.S. households consume strawberries at least once a year. This suggests that strawberries are a popular fruit choice among Americans and are likely readily available and affordable for most households.

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• 3.

### California produces how many pounds of strawberries each year?

• A.

One Billion

• B.

Three Million

• C.

Five Hundred Thousand

A. One Billion
Explanation
California produces one billion pounds of strawberries each year. This indicates that California is a major producer of strawberries, with a significant output. The large quantity of strawberries produced demonstrates the state's favorable climate and agricultural capabilities, allowing for the cultivation of this popular fruit on a massive scale.

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• 4.

### Strawberries are a member of what family?

• A.

Magnolia

• B.

Rose

• C.

Cactus

B. Rose
Explanation
Strawberries are a member of the Rose family. This is because they belong to the genus Fragaria, which is part of the Rosaceae family. The Rose family includes various flowering plants, including roses, apples, pears, and almonds. Strawberries share certain characteristics with other members of the Rose family, such as having five-petaled flowers and fleshy fruits.

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• 5.

### How many states grow strawberries?

• A.

27

• B.

48

• C.

All

C. All
Explanation
All states grow strawberries because strawberries can be grown in a variety of climates and are cultivated in every state in the United States. They can be grown in both warm and cold climates, making it possible for them to be cultivated across the entire country. Therefore, the correct answer is All.

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• 6.

### The very first garden strawberry was bred in Brittany, France in what year?

• A.

1740

• B.

1820

• C.

1865

A. 1740
Explanation
The correct answer is 1740. This means that the very first garden strawberry was bred in Brittany, France in the year 1740.

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• 7.

### According to folk lore, if a person cuts a strawberry in half to share, the two people consuming it together will?

• A.

Be friends forever

• B.

Will marry soon

• C.

Fall in love

C. Fall in love
Explanation
According to folk lore, cutting a strawberry in half to share is believed to symbolize a romantic gesture. It is believed that when two people consume the strawberry together, they will fall in love. This belief highlights the idea of a shared experience leading to the development of romantic feelings between individuals.

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• 8.

### What is responsible for distributing strawberry seeds everywhere?

• A.

Birds

• B.

Insects

• C.

Wind

A. Birds
Explanation
Birds are responsible for distributing strawberry seeds everywhere because they eat the strawberries and the seeds pass through their digestive system. When birds fly to different locations and excrete the seeds, they help to spread them around, leading to the distribution of strawberry seeds.

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• 9.

### In Bavaria country folk practise a ritual of tying small baskets filled with strawberries to the __________as an offering for the elves. They believe that the elves in turn will express their gratitude by coaxing the cows to give more milk.

• A.

Horns of their cattle

• B.

Windows

• C.

Barn doors

A. Horns of their cattle
Explanation
In Bavaria, country folk believe in a ritual where they tie small baskets filled with strawberries to the horns of their cattle as an offering for the elves. They believe that the elves will show their gratitude by coaxing the cows to give more milk. This ritual is a way for the people to seek blessings and abundance from the supernatural beings. By offering strawberries to the elves through the horns of their cattle, they hope to receive increased milk production as a result.

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• 10.

### Fresh Strawberries were once used as?

• A.

Soap

• B.

Toothpaste

• C.

Face scrub

B. Toothpaste
Explanation
Fresh strawberries were once used as toothpaste because they contain malic acid, which acts as a natural teeth whitener. The texture of strawberries also helps in removing plaque and stains from the teeth. Additionally, strawberries have antibacterial properties that can help in fighting oral bacteria and maintaining oral hygiene.

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