Gardening Quiz - Fruit - Fruits 2 (Questions)

Our second quiz on fruits and fruit growing in British gardens. Do you know a watermelon when you see one? What exactly is a tayberry?

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1. A watermelon contains about 6% sugar by weight. What percentage of water do you think it contains?
[ ] 62%
[ ] 72%
[ ] 82%
[ ] 92%
2. A tayberry is a cross between a raspberry and what other plant?
[ ] Cranberry
[ ] Loganberry
[ ] Elderberry
[ ] Gooseberry
3. What is the name of the popular cooking variety of gooseberry that is resistant to mildew?
[ ] Bullfinch
[ ] Chaffinch
[ ] Goldfinch
[ ] Greenfinch
4. The study of grapes (usually for winemaking) is called what?
[ ] Vermeology
[ ] Vexillology
[ ] Virology
[ ] Viticulture
5. Peaches frequently suffer with a leaf disease called what?
[ ] Leaf curl
[ ] Leaf drop
[ ] Leaf fall
[ ] Leaf roll
6. As of October 2011 the record weight for a single tomato was how much?
[ ] Approx. 1.5 kilo
[ ] Approx. 2.5 kilo
[ ] Approx. 3.5 kilo
[ ] Approx. 4.5 kilo
7. Strawberries that produce several crops of fruit in the same season are called what?
[ ] Constant-bearing
[ ] Ceaseless-bearing
[ ] Ever-bearing
[ ] Frequent-bearing
8. What type of fruit is this?
[ ] Blackberry
[ ] Blackcurrant
[ ] Blueberry
[ ] Bluecurrant
9. What is the name of the pest that makes the buds of blackcurrants become distorted with the result that the new leaves do not grow properly?
[ ] Big bud mite
[ ] Blackcurrant aphid
[ ] Blackcurrant earwig
[ ] Blackcurrant parasite
10. What type of fruit blossom is this?
[ ] Peach
[ ] Pear
[ ] Plum
[ ] Pomegranate

 

Gardening Quiz - Fruit - Fruits 2 (Answers)
1. A watermelon contains about 6% sugar by weight. What percentage of water do you think it contains?
[ ] 62%
[ ] 72%
[ ] 82%
[x] 92%
2. A tayberry is a cross between a raspberry and what other plant?
[ ] Cranberry
[x] Loganberry
[ ] Elderberry
[ ] Gooseberry
3. What is the name of the popular cooking variety of gooseberry that is resistant to mildew?
[ ] Bullfinch
[ ] Chaffinch
[ ] Goldfinch
[x] Greenfinch
4. The study of grapes (usually for winemaking) is called what?
[ ] Vermeology
[ ] Vexillology
[ ] Virology
[x] Viticulture
Vermeology = study of worms, Vexillology = study of flags, Virology = study of viruses
5. Peaches frequently suffer with a leaf disease called what?
[x] Leaf curl
[ ] Leaf drop
[ ] Leaf fall
[ ] Leaf roll
6. As of October 2011 the record weight for a single tomato was how much?
[ ] Approx. 1.5 kilo
[ ] Approx. 2.5 kilo
[x] Approx. 3.5 kilo
[ ] Approx. 4.5 kilo
The record was set by Gordon Graham of Edmond, Oklahoma using the cultivar known as 'Delicious'
7. Strawberries that produce several crops of fruit in the same season are called what?
[ ] Constant-bearing
[ ] Ceaseless-bearing
[x] Ever-bearing
[ ] Frequent-bearing
8. What type of fruit is this?
[ ] Blackberry
[ ] Blackcurrant
[x] Blueberry
[ ] Bluecurrant
9. What is the name of the pest that makes the buds of blackcurrants become distorted with the result that the new leaves do not grow properly?
[x] Big bud mite
[ ] Blackcurrant aphid
[ ] Blackcurrant earwig
[ ] Blackcurrant parasite
10. What type of fruit blossom is this?
[ ] Peach
[ ] Pear
[x] Plum
[ ] Pomegranate