Goober Pea Quiz Answers

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Goober Pea Quiz

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?
A.  3.8
B.   3-ounce steak
C.  6
D.  9

02:  Which country is the largest producer of peanuts for eating?
A.  China
B.  India
C.  United States
D.  Mexico

03:  Which of the following U.S. grown peanut varieties is a larger peanut peanut often called cocktail nuts?
A.  Valencia
B.  Virginias
C.  Runners
D.  Spanish

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?
A.  320
B.  540
C.  175
D.  460

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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Love Peanuts? See also:  Eat Peanuts! and/or Peanut Power

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