Sure, they taste great in burritos, but what else do they do?: The Ultimate Black Beans Quiz
You might enjoy a dish with black beans now and then, but do you know where they originated or how many calories are in a single serving? Find out these answers -- and many more -- by taking this black bean quiz.
Black beans share the same parent plant with which group of beans?
kidney, pinto and navy beans
cranberry, black-eyed peas and lima beans
pink, garbanzo and light red kidney beans
Black beans were thought to have originated in what country?
What group of people first introduced black beans to the rest of the world?
True or false: Black beans have a long shelf life.
It all depends on the brand.
Black beans are a good source of what nutrient?
Which health benefit is widely associated with the fiber found in black beans?
Regular consumption of black beans can help people suffering from which disease?
The high fiber found in black beans helps reduce what in the body?
True or false: Black beans are believed to help fight heart disease.
It's unknown whether black beans fight heart disease or not.
In 2007, what country produced the most beans, including black beans?
What other name are black beans known by?
black diamond beans
black turtle beans
black pebble beans
What nutrient is not naturally found in black beans?
There are approximately how many calories in 1 cup of black beans?
Black beans grow best when they’re planted during which part of the year?
end of spring
end of summer
end of winter
Before cooking dry black beans, how long should you soak them in water?
In which seasons are black beans readily available?
spring, summer and fall
fall, winter and spring
all of the above
Black beans are extremely popular in which region?
the southern United States
both of the above
Dried black beans should be stored in airtight containers at what temperature?
70 degrees Fahrenheit or below
75 degrees Fahrenheit or below
80 degrees Fahrenheit or below
In 2007 and 2008, what was the top destination for exported black beans from the United States?
What's a good way to lower canned black beans' sodium content?
Place them under running water.
Shake the can before opening.
It's not possible to lower canned black beans' sodium content.