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Key Facts About Pumpkins - Halloween Special

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  • Q1
    Where did pumpkins originate from?
    North America
    Australia
    Central America
    Asia
    30s
  • Q2
    A pumpkin is a fruit. True or false?
    true
    false
    True or False
    30s
  • Q3
    How did native American Indians use pumpkins inventively?
    They dried the shells and cut strips to weave into a mat.
    They dried the shells and cut strips to use as roof tiles.
    They hollowed them out and stored cooking utensils inside.
    They hollowed them out and wore them as hats.
    30s
  • Q4
    What percentage of a pumpkin is water?
    90%
    20%
    70%
    50%
    30s
  • Q5
    Pumpkins are used as a remedy for -
    Cold/Flu
    Bee stings
    Measles
    Snake bites
    30s
  • Q6
    Which key vitamins and minerals do pumpkins contain?
    Vitamin B and Iron
    Vitamin A and Magnesium
    Vitamin A and Potassium
    Vitamin D and Calcium
    30s
  • Q7
    How heavy was the largest pumpkin ever grown?
    3,651 pounds
    5, 215 pounds
    2,323 pounds
    1,476 pounds
    30s
  • Q8
    Why are pumpkins orange?
    They contain natural Carotenoid pigments which give ripe pumpkins an orange coloring.
    Manufacturers dye pumpkins orange to increase appeal.
    Farmers dye pumpkin seeds orange before planting them.
    The sun changes their color from white to orange as they emerge from the ground.
    30s
  • Q9
    What are the three key ingredients for a traditional pumpkin pie?
    Sugar, Cream and Nutmeg
    Honey, Milk and Spices
    Butter, Sugar and Eggs
    Flour, Milk and Cinnamon
    30s
  • Q10
    Pumpkin carving is an Irish tradition. True or false?
    true
    false
    True or False
    30s
  • Q11
    What is a 'Jack O'Lantern'?
    Carved pumpkin
    Halloween decoration sold in all good department stores in October
    Special candle which burns throughout the day on October, 31
    Evil face mask worn on Halloween
    30s
  • Q12
    What were the original Jack O'Lanterns carved from?
    Apples
    Carrots
    Zucchinis
    Turnips
    30s

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