Goober Pea Quiz Answers
Just for fun!
This quiz was developed after 70,000 pounds of peanut shells were collected from Miller Park stands in the 2001 baseball season.
Goober Pea Quiz: Questions
01: How many pounds of peanuts or peanut butter per capita are consumed by Americans each year?
B. 3-ounce steak
02: Which country is the largest producer of peanuts for eating?
C. United States
03: Which of the following U.S. grown peanut varieties is a larger peanut peanut often called cocktail nuts?
04: Name three of the nine major peanut-producer states.
05: You can find peanuts, or some part of the peanut, in the following household products:
A. Hand soap
B. Mosquito repellent
C. Kitty litter
D. Dish soap
06: How many uses for the peanut did George Washington Carver develop?
A. Exactly 100
B. More than 500
C. More than 300
D. Nearly 2,000
07: How many peanuts does it take to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter?
08: Arachibutyrophobia is the fear of:
A. Getting peanut butter stuck to the roof of your mouth
B. Being forced to eat a diet of only peanut butter and jelly sandwiches
C. Choking on a peanut shell
True or False
09: Four in ten of the most popular candies in the U.S. contain peanuts or peanut butter.
10: Men prefer creamy peanut butter, while wome and children generally opt for crunchy.
11: The peanut is not a nut, but a legum related to beans and lentils.
12: The peanut growth cycle from planting to harvest is about three months.
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