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Food Quiz

12 May 2016

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Food quiz

Q1  The word 'coconut' comes from a 16th century Portuguese
 word 'cocos' meaning .....?
(a) angry face     (b) weeping face     (c) grinning face
Q2    A dried plum is properly known as a .....?
(a) prune     (b) raisin     (c) date

Q3 Strawberries, raspberries, peaches and cherries are all related to which type of flower?
(a) The rose     (b) The daffodil     (c) The lily

Q4 The first breakfast cereal (invented in 1863) was not popular
because ....?
(a) it was green    (b) it was very expensive    (c) it had to be soaked overnight

Q5 From which country do potatoes originate?
(a) Ireland     (b) South America     (c) Greenland

A1 (c) grinning face (from the three holes on the
shell that look a bit like a human face).

A2 (a) prune

A3 (a) The rose. A surprising number of your favourite
edible fruits are in the 'rose family' (Rosaceae)
including apples, apricots, plums and pears.

A4 (c) it had to be soaked overnight. It was made of bran
nuggets that were so tough they had to be soaked overnight
to make them soft enough to eat.

A5 (b) South America. The potato was first cultivated there
around 3000-7000 years ago, and it had probably grown
wild there for many thousands of years more.