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Strange Gardening Facts

Enjoy these strange gardening facts.

Points available: 10

1:

What is not true about tomatoes?

  • A) People used to think they were poisonous
  • B) They are the official juice of Ohio
  • C) China is the biggest producer of tomatoes
  • D) There are 57 varieties of tomatoes
2:

Which of the following is a member of the daisy family?

  • A) lettuce
  • B) cabbage
  • C) brussel sprouts
  • D) leek
3:

What percent of the corn grown in the United States is used to feed livestock?

  • A) 10 percent
  • B) 30 percent
  • C) 50 percent
  • D) 70 percent
4:

Which of the following crops makes the top ten list of the most popular vegetables grown in American gardens?

  • A) corn
  • B) tomatoes
  • C) cucumbers
  • D) carrots
5:

What was 8 feet 8 inches tall?

  • A) The largest edible fungi
  • B) The tallest sunflower
  • C) The tallest tomato plant
  • D) The largest leaf
6:

How old is the longest living bristlecone pinetree?

  • A) about 700 years
  • B) about 1000 years
  • C) about 5000 years
  • D) about 7000 years
7:

The fastest growing tree grows at what rate per month?

  • A) 5 inches
  • B) 1 foot
  • C) 2 feet
  • D) 2.5 feet
8:

How much did the largest tomato ever grown weigh?

  • A) 4 lbs 6 ounces
  • B) 5 lbs 8 ounces
  • C) 7 lbs 12 ounces
  • D) 9 lbs
9:

Which is not a member of the lily family?

  • A) onion
  • B) okra
  • C) asparagus
  • D) chives
10:

What is not true about pumpkins?

  • A) They were used to treat snakebites
  • B) They were believed to remove freckles
  • C) Most of the world's supply of pumpkin comes from Europe
  • D) They are 90 percent water