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Sweet corn: Quiz


Question 1: "When you cook it, you release it, and what you are losing in vitamin C, you are gaining in ferulic acid and total ________ activity."[5]
NutritionHuman nutritionAntioxidantMetabolism

Question 2: Unlike ________ varieties, which are harvested when the kernels are dry and mature (dent stage), sweet corn is picked when immature (milk stage) and eaten as a vegetable, rather than a grain.

Question 3: Cooked sweet corn also releases increased levels of ferulic acid, which provides health benefits, such as battling ________.

Question 4: Silk is the name for the styles of the ________ flowers, which emerge from the husk.
GynoeciumPollenFlowering plantStamen

Question 5: [citation needed] Similarly, sweet corn in Indonesia is traditionally ground or soaked with ________, which makes available a B vitamin in the corn, the absence of which would otherwise lead to pellagra.

Question 6: The ________ of the sweet corn plant is the corn kernel, a type of fruit called a caryopsis.
Flowering plantFruitSeedVegetable

Question 7: Because corn is a ________, there is always an even number of rows of kernels.
MonocotyledonAPG systemFlowering plantDicotyledon

Question 8: The ________ gave the first recorded sweet corn (called Papoon) to European settlers in 1779.
Seneca nationFrench and Indian WarIroquoisMohawk nation

Question 9: Well known forms of pole corn pudding include the Italian ________, the Romanian mamaliga, and the Balkan pura.
PolentaCornmealMaizeBosnia and Herzegovina

Question 10: Sweet corn is the result of a naturally-occurring recessive ________ in the genes which control conversion of sugar to starch inside the endosperm of the corn kernel.
Population geneticsMutationEvolutionSpeciation


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