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An Arthur Turner plant produces which kind of fruit?
Apple - The Arthur Turner Apple originates from the United Kingdom.
Complete the title of a well-known variety of cucumber - King of the...?
Ridge - The King of the Ridge cucumber originates from Southern Asia.
The edible berry of a woody vine, how is a kiwifruit otherwise known?
a. Japanese Plum
b. Chinese Gooseberry
c. Indian Fig
d. Asian Pear
Chinese Gooseberry - Kiwifruit is native to Northern China.
On which continent did broccoli originate?
b. South America
Europe - Broccoli belongs to the cabbage family.
Ribes Grossularia is the Latin name for which berry?
Gooseberry - Gooseberries are often used as an ingredient in desserts, such as pies.
What combines with potatoes to make the dish "Bubble and Squeak"?
d. Brussel Sprouts
Brussel Sprouts - The earliest known recipe for Bubble and Squeak was by Maria Rendell in 1806.
What percentage of a cucumber is water?
90 - There are three main varieties of cucumber. Slicing, pickling and burpless.
What vitamin is most prevalent in a lime?
C - Limes contain less vitamin C than lemons.
Which family of plants does the strawberry belong to?
Rose - The first strawberries were grown in France.
In some countries, this fruit may be called a plantain.
Banana - Botanically, a banana is a berry.
Which of the following is NOT a type of grape?
a. Ugni Blanc
Avon - The cultivation of grapes began about 6,000 to 8,000 years ago.
Which of these is often confused for being a sweet potato?
b. Ugli Fruit
Yam - Yams are native to Africa and Asia.
Which of these is the correct name for a type of peach?
Elberta - The peach is native to Northwest China.
Which type of fruit grows in bunches known as hands?
Banana - Bananas are naturally slightly radioactive because of their high potassium content.
Which Spanish city is also the name of a well-known type of orange?
Seville - A Seville orange is also known as a Bitter or Sour Orange.
Which fruit has the varieties Kara, Dancy, Fremont, Iyo, Honey and Ponkan?
Mandarin - During the Chinese New Year, mandarin oranges are considered symbols of abundance and good fortune.
What name comes before Lear to give the name of a well-known variety of cranberry?
Ben - Cranberries are a source of vitamin C, E and K.
What fruit is often referred to as the "World's Smelliest Fruit"?
d. Ugli Fruit
Durian - Many people find the aroma of the durian revolting.
Washington, Victoria, Santa Rosa and Bokhara are varieties of which vegetable?
Potato - China leads the world in potato production.
Roughly, how many varieties of avocado are there?
500 - Avocados are also known as alligator pears.
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