Quiz: How Well Do You Know Your Fruits and Vegetables?
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How Well Do You Know Your Fruits and Vegetables?
By: Monica Lee
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About This Quiz

We all know the importance of eating your fruits and vegetables. The vitamins and minerals you ingest can help fight diseases like cancer, diabetes, and obesity. Interestingly enough, many of us call fruits (like cucumbers) vegetables and vice-versa. A definition or two can help.  Fruit is the sweet and fleshy product of a tree or plant, it contains seeds and is edible. Vegetables are usually grouped according to the portion of the plant that is eaten, such as leaves, stem, roots,  tubers, bulbs, and flowers. In other words, a vegetable doesn't have to include the seeds. 

And don't worry, we will call berries a "fruit," Even though they are not botanically defined as a fruit. Berries are known as “aggregate fruits,” since they are made up of lots of little fruits. But for purposes of this quiz, if you're deciding on a berry, consider it a fruit, not vegetable. 

Lastly, we do want to warn you that the answers may be a bit surprising. So don't feel bad if you need to go through a few wrong answers to start catching on and getting the answers correct. It a fun-filled salad of a quiz. Dig in now!

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Whether you call it a tomato or tomatoe, is it a fruit or vegetable?
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What about a delicious blueberry?
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Raspberries have seeds, so are they a fruit or vegetable?
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What about the strawberries with all those seeds on the outside?
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How about a chili pepper. What is it?
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An avocado, what do you think it is?
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What about the carrot? What is it?
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A potato -- is it a fruit or vegetable?
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Sweet, juicy watermelon is a what?
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A cucumber should be easy, right? What is it?
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Everyone knows an eggplant is a ______.
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There are little soft seeds in the middle of a banana, so that makes it a what?
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OK, so if bananas and an eggplants are fruits, what is a squash?
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If a chili pepper is a fruit, what is a bell pepper?
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How about the onion? Fruit or vegetable?
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Broccoli -- it's green, but so was the cucumber. Fruit or vegetable?
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What is lettuce, a fruit or vegetable?
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What are your thoughts on celery, a fruit or vegetable?
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Would you call a parsnip a fruit or a vegetable?
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What do you know about cabbage? A fruit or vegetable?
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What's your take on cauliflower? Fruit or vegetable?
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Is cantaloupe a fruit or vegetable?
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Honeydew is delicious, but is it a fruit or vegetable?
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What about plums? Are they fruits or vegetables?
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Crunch on this. Is an apple a fruit or a vegetable?
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If you bake a cherry pie, what kind of pie are you baking?
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Whether you like apricots dried or fresh, are they fruits or vegetables?
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The fuzz is the polarizing factor in a peach. But is it a fruit or vegetable?
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Are pears a fruit or vegetable?
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Mango lovers: Are you eating a fruit or vegetable?
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If you're a nut for coconuts, are you eating a fruit or vegetable?
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It's sweet and juicy, but is a papaya a fruit or vegetable?
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Is bok choy a fruit or vegetable?
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Green beans -- are they a fruit or vegetable?
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It looks weird but tastes great. Is a kiwi a fruit or vegetable?
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