Gardening Quiz - Vegetables - Vegetables 3 (Questions)

Can you tell the difference between a turnip and a swede? Are potatoes and sweet potatoes related? How do you prevent club root? Extend your knowledge about vegetable gardening by playing this enjoyable quiz.

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1. Sweet corn is a variety of what?
[ ] Barley
[ ] Maize
[ ] Oats
[ ] Wheat
2. What type of vegetable is this?
[ ] Jerusalem Artichoke
[ ] Parsnip
[ ] Swede
[ ] Turnip
3. The picture below is of spinach. What is the name of a similar vegetable that it is often confused with it?
[ ] Cabbage
[ ] Celeriac
[ ] Chard
[ ] Chickpea
4. What is the name given to the premature formation of a cauliflower curd when conditions are unfavourable to growth?
[ ] Buttoning
[ ] Darning
[ ] Sewing
[ ] Stitching
5. How closely related are the sweet potato (seen here) and the more usual potato grown in the UK?
[ ] Different varieties of the same plant
[ ] Closely related
[ ] Distantly related
[ ] Not related
6. The leek is the national symbol of which country?
[ ] England
[ ] Ireland
[ ] Scotland
[ ] Wales
7. Clubroot in Brussels sprouts is best avoided by what means?
[ ] Adding lime to the soil
[ ] Adding extra fertilizer
[ ] Drying out the roots
[ ] Regular spraying
8. Which of the names below is NOT a variety of carrot?
[ ] Amsterdam Forcing
[ ] Autumn King
[ ] Chantenay Red-Cored
[ ] Lincolnshire
9. To get the best crop of celeriac how far apart should the plants be spaced?
[ ] 3 cm
[ ] 10 cm
[ ] 30 cm
[ ] 100 cm
10. What type of cabbage is this?
[ ] Dorchester
[ ] Ritz
[ ] Savoy
[ ] Waldorf
Gardening Quiz - Vegetables - Vegetables 3 (Answers)
1. Sweet corn is a variety of what?
[ ] Barley
[x] Maize
[ ] Oats
[ ] Wheat
2. What type of vegetable is this?
[ ] Jerusalem Artichoke
[ ] Parsnip
[ ] Swede
[x] Turnip
3. The picture below is of spinach. What is the name of a similar vegetable that it is often confused with it?
[ ] Cabbage
[ ] Celeriac
[x] Chard
[ ] Chickpea
4. What is the name given to the premature formation of a cauliflower curd when conditions are unfavourable to growth?
[x] Buttoning
[ ] Darning
[ ] Sewing
[ ] Stitching
5. How closely related are the sweet potato (seen here) and the more usual potato grown in the UK?
[ ] Different varieties of the same plant
[ ] Closely related
[ ] Distantly related
[x] Not related
6. The leek is the national symbol of which country?
[ ] England
[ ] Ireland
[ ] Scotland
[x] Wales
7. Clubroot in Brussels sprouts is best avoided by what means?
[x] Adding lime to the soil
[ ] Adding extra fertilizer
[ ] Drying out the roots
[ ] Regular spraying
8. Which of the names below is NOT a variety of carrot?
[ ] Amsterdam Forcing
[ ] Autumn King
[ ] Chantenay Red-Cored
[x] Lincolnshire
9. To get the best crop of celeriac how far apart should the plants be spaced?
[ ] 3 cm
[ ] 10 cm
[x] 30 cm
[ ] 100 cm
10. What type of cabbage is this?
[ ] Dorchester
[ ] Ritz
[x] Savoy
[ ] Waldorf