Gardening Quiz - Vegetables - Vegetables 2 (Questions)

What does a kohlrabi look like? How do you grow celery? What do Americans call pumpkins? What is very partial to broad beans? The answers to all these questions and more will be revealed as you play this - our second quiz on vegetable gardening.

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1. This exotic looking flower is that of a vegetable but what is the vegetable's name?
[ ] Celeriac
[ ] Jerusalem Artichoke
[ ] Kohlrabi
[ ] Okra
2. The vegetable known in the UK as pumpkin is sometimes called what in America?
[ ] Squash
[ ] Crush
[ ] Pulp
[ ] Squeeze
3. According to folklore when should beans be planted in order to bring good luck?
[ ] Ash Wednesday
[ ] Maundy Thursday
[ ] Good Friday
[ ] Easter Sunday
4. Which family of plants do cabbage belong to?
[ ] Apiaceae
[ ] Asteraceae
[ ] Brassicaceae
[ ] Solanaceae
5. Which of the names beneath the picture is NOT a variety of pea?
[ ] Lincoln
[ ] London
[ ] Little Marvel
[ ] Kelvedon Wonder
6. An extract from beetroot is used as a food colourant in tomato paste and jams. What is the name of the extract?
[ ] Betamon
[ ] Betanin
[ ] Betabuy
[ ] Betablocker
7. What is the name of this vegetable?
[ ] Jerusalem Artichoke
[ ] Kohlrabi
[ ] Sea Samphire
[ ] Sweet Potato
8. What is the name of the small type of onion that is often used for pickling?
[ ] Charlotte
[ ] Culotte
[ ] Garrotte
[ ] Shallot
9. What is it that makes the stalks of old varieties of celery go white?
[ ] Exclusion of light
[ ] Reduction of water
[ ] Profusion of nitrogen
[ ] Elimination of potash
10. This is the flower of salsify but what is the common name for the vegetable?
[ ] Cockle plant
[ ] Mussel plant
[ ] Oyster plant
[ ] Winkle plant
Gardening Quiz - Vegetables - Vegetables 2 (Answers)
1. This exotic looking flower is that of a vegetable but what is the vegetable's name?
[ ] Celeriac
[x] Jerusalem Artichoke
[ ] Kohlrabi
[ ] Okra
2. The vegetable known in the UK as pumpkin is sometimes called what in America?
[x] Squash
[ ] Crush
[ ] Pulp
[ ] Squeeze
3. According to folklore when should beans be planted in order to bring good luck?
[ ] Ash Wednesday
[ ] Maundy Thursday
[x] Good Friday
[ ] Easter Sunday
4. Which family of plants do cabbage belong to?
[ ] Apiaceae
[ ] Asteraceae
[x] Brassicaceae
[ ] Solanaceae
5. Which of the names beneath the picture is NOT a variety of pea?
[ ] Lincoln
[x] London
[ ] Little Marvel
[ ] Kelvedon Wonder
6. An extract from beetroot is used as a food colourant in tomato paste and jams. What is the name of the extract?
[ ] Betamon
[x] Betanin
[ ] Betabuy
[ ] Betablocker
7. What is the name of this vegetable?
[ ] Jerusalem Artichoke
[x] Kohlrabi
[ ] Sea Samphire
[ ] Sweet Potato
8. What is the name of the small type of onion that is often used for pickling?
[ ] Charlotte
[ ] Culotte
[ ] Garrotte
[x] Shallot
9. What is it that makes the stalks of old varieties of celery go white?
[x] Exclusion of light
[ ] Reduction of water
[ ] Profusion of nitrogen
[ ] Elimination of potash
10. This is the flower of salsify but what is the common name for the vegetable?
[ ] Cockle plant
[ ] Mussel plant
[x] Oyster plant
[ ] Winkle plant