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Pumpkin Quiz

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By Vicky Page
Growing pumpkins for Halloween

How Much Do You Know About Pumpkins?

Test Your Pumpkin Knowledge with our Fun Pumpkin Quiz

Every year we see hundreds on sale, carve faces into them and hollow them out into candle holders, but how much do you really know about pumpkins? 

  1. Pumpkins are a member of which plant family?
    1. Squash
    2. Tomato
    3. Apple

       

  2. How big is the diameter of the largest pumpkin pie?
    1. 2 feet
    2. 5 feet
    3. 8 feet

       

  3. Pumpkins are rich in which vitamin?
    1. D
    2. C
    3. A

       

  4. The largest pumpkin ever grown weighed....?
    1. 114 pounds
    2. 1,140 pounds
    3. 11,400 pounds

       

  5. What percentage of a pumpkin is water?
    1. 50%
    2. 70%
    3. 90%Halloween Carved Pumpkin
  6. The original 'Jack-o' lanterns' were carved from...?
    1. Turnips
    2. Marrows
    3. Radish

       

  7. How many seeds on average does a pumpkin have?
    1. 500
    2. 600
    3. 700

       

  8. All pumpkins are orange, true or false?
    1. True
    2. False

       

  9. How many varieties of pumpkins are there?
    1. Over 45
    2. Over 65
    3. Over 95

       

  10. Are pumpkins a fruit or vegetable?
    1. Fruit
    2. Vegetable

You can check your answers with our solutions below..... no cheating though!

Pumpkin soup served in a carved out pumpkin

Answers: 

  1. a
  2. b
  3. c
  4. b
  5. c
  6. a
  7. a
  8. b
  9. a
  10. a
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