Carrot: Quiz

  
  
  
  

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Question 1: The orange colour results from abundant ________ in these cultivars.
CaroteneCarotenoidLycopeneXanthophyll

Question 2: Danvers cultivars are often puréed as ________.
Infant formulaBaby foodThailandBreastfeeding

Question 3: The western carrot emerged in the Netherlands in the 17th century,[15] its orange colour making it popular in those countries as an emblem of the House of Orange and the struggle for ________.
Dutch RevoltEighty Years' WarWilliam the SilentDutch Republic

Question 4: The purple colour common in these carrots comes from ________ pigments.
AnthocyaninAnthocyanidinCyanidinMalvin

Question 5: Ethnomedically, the roots are used to treat digestive problems, intestinal parasites, and tonsillitis or ________.
ConstipationIrritable bowel syndromeUlcerative colitisCrohn's disease

Question 6: It is a biennial plant which grows a rosette of ________ in the spring and summer, while building up the stout taproot, which stores large amounts of sugars for the plant to flower in the second year.
Flowering plantLeafSeedFruit

Question 7: The wild ancestors of the carrot are likely to have come from ________, which remains the centre of diversity of D. carota, the wild carrot.
AfghanistanNATOCentral Intelligence AgencyNon-Aligned Movement

Question 8: Carrots are also rich in dietary fibre, ________, and minerals.
Human nutritionNutritionAntioxidantMetabolism

Question 9: [7][8] It reinforced existing German ________ and helped to encourage Britons—looking to improve their night vision during the blackouts—to grow and eat the vegetable.
FairyElfFolkloreDwarf

Question 10: [6] Massive overconsumption of carrots can cause ________, a benign condition in which the skin turns orange.
PsoriasisCarotenosisDiaper rashEczema
















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