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Behold, the Pomegranate

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Fun Trivia : Quizzes : Fruit and Vegetables
Behold the Pomegranate game quiz
"Do you find yourself intrigued by the pomegranate? No? Well come along anyway and let's find out about this fascinating fruit."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. Befitting an ancient fruit, the pomegranate's name comes from the Latin 'pomum granatus'. What does 'pomum granatus' mean?
    seeded apple
    sticky delicacy
    tart fruit
    red pulp


2. 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.
    True
    False


3. Which novelty song by Ray Stevens included a mention of a woman eating a pomegranate?
    The Streak
    Harry the Hairy Ape
    Gitarzan
    Ahab the Arab


4. Because of the similarity in appearance, which of these weapons owes its name to the pomegranate?
    mace
    grenade
    petard
    catapult


5. If the pomegranate were to write a resumé, which of the following would it include as nutritional benefits?
    High in antioxidants
    All of these
    High in potassium
    High in vitamin C


6. The juice of pomegranates was originally used to make grenadine, a syrup used in various cocktails. Which well-known, non-alcoholic drink uses grenadine?
    Shirley Temple
    Mint Julep
    B-52
    Tom Collins


7. The multipurpose pomegranate is, among other things, a symbol of fertility.
    True
    False


8. You talking about me? Which famous couple had a conversation about whether a nightingale or a lark was singing in a pomegranate tree?
    Rhett and Scarlett
    Mark Antony and Cleopatra
    Romeo and Juliet
    Mickey and Minnie


9. Pomegranates have crowns.
    True
    False


10. 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?
    Athena
    Persephone
    Selene
    Nike


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Compiled Jun 28 12