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Question 1: This high protein content makes them desirable crops in ________.
Organic farmingAgricultureIntensive farmingSustainable agriculture

Question 2: Legume seed and foliage have a comparatively higher ________ content than non-legume material, probably due to the additional nitrogen that legumes receive through nitrogen-fixation symbiosis.

Question 3: Industrially farmed legumes include Indigofera and ________ species, which are cultivated for dye and natural gum production, respectively.
AcaciaAlbiziaSouth AfricaFabaceae

Question 4: Legumes contain relatively low quantities of the ________ methionine.
Essential amino acidLysineTryptophanGlutamic acid

Question 5: A common name for this type of fruit is a pod, although "pod" is also applied to a few other fruit types, such as ________.

Question 6: Common examples of such combinations are dal with rice by Indians, and ________ with corn tortillas, tofu with rice, and peanut butter with wheat bread (as sandwiches) in several other cultures, including Americans.
BeanSoybeanMaizeCommon bean

Question 7: Grains, on the other hand, contain relatively low quantities of the essential amino acid ________, which legumes contain.

Question 8: Legume plants are notable for their ability to fix atmospheric nitrogen, thanks to a symbiotic relationship with certain ________ known as rhizobia found in root nodules of these plants.
Gram-negative bacteriaBacteriaGram-positive bacteriaCorynebacterium

Question 9: A 'legume' fruit is a simple dry fruit that develops from a simple ________ and usually dehisces (opens along a seam) on two sides.
StamenGynoeciumFlowering plantFlower

Question 10: Some, like alfalfa, clover, vetch (________), stylo (Stylosanthes), or Arachis, are sown in pasture and grazed by livestock.
Geometer mothViciaVicia fabaFabaceae

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