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Behold, the Pomegranate
Fruit and Vegetables
"Do you find yourself intrigued by the pomegranate? No? Well come along anyway and let's find out about this fascinating fruit."
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Befitting an ancient fruit, the pomegranate's name comes from the Latin 'pomum granatus'. What does 'pomum granatus' mean?
With your pomegranate waiting patiently on the cutting board, you lift your knife in anticipation. You cut into the fruit and find--a central pit surrounded by edible flesh.
Which novelty song by Ray Stevens included a mention of a woman eating a pomegranate?
Ahab the Arab
Harry the Hairy Ape
Because of the similarity in appearance, which of these weapons owes its name to the pomegranate?
If the pomegranate were to write a resumé, which of the following would it include as nutritional benefits?
All of these
High in potassium
High in antioxidants
High in vitamin C
The juice of pomegranates was originally used to make grenadine, a syrup used in various cocktails. Which well-known, non-alcoholic drink uses grenadine?
The multipurpose pomegranate is, among other things, a symbol of fertility.
You talking about me? Which famous couple had a conversation about whether a nightingale or a lark was singing in a pomegranate tree?
Mark Antony and Cleopatra
Rhett and Scarlett
Mickey and Minnie
Romeo and Juliet
Pomegranates have crowns.
In Greek mythology, the daughter of Demeter was abducted by Hades and taken to the Underworld to be his wife. Because she ate from a pomegranate while there, the daughter was destined to remain in the Underworld for several months of each year. What was the name of Demeter's daughter?
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Compiled Dec 04 13