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You Can Only Eat Fruit If You Get More Than 7/11 In This Quiz

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  1. Cucumbers
    Cucumbers
    Tomatoes
    Tomatoes
    Lettuce
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    Lettuce
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    Lettuce is a vegetable!

    Unlike cucumbers and tomatoes, lettuce is not a fruit. That's because "fruit" is categorised as the edible reproductive part of a seed plant, and a vegetable is any other part, like roots or leaves.

    Lettuce is a vegetable!
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  2. What is the name of this fruit?

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    It's a jackfruit!

    It's a fruit that's native to Southeast Asia, and each one can grow up to 35kg (80lbs) in size.

    It's a jackfruit!
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  3. What is the name of this fruit?

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    It's a rambutan fruit!

    This is a fruit that's native to Southeast Asia, and the name is closely related to the Malay word for "hair", because of the long spines covering the skin of the fruit. Its taste is mild and sweet, slightly like grapes.

    It's a rambutan fruit!
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  4. What is the name of this fruit?

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    It's a dragon fruit!

    The dragon fruit, or pitaya, is native to Mexico. It has a texture similar to kiwi fruit and a mild, sweet taste, akin to melon or pear.

    It's a dragon fruit!
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  5. Bananas
    Bananas
    Strawberries
    Strawberries
    Blueberries
    Blueberries
    Avocados
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    Avocados
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    Strawberries aren't technically berries!

    Despite literally having "berry" in their name, strawberries aren't berries in the botanical sense. To be considered a true berry, a fruit’s seeds must be on the inside, which is why avocados and bananas can be technically classified as berries.

    Strawberries aren't technically berries!
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  6. What fruit is this a zoomed-in picture of?

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    It's a papaya!

    Papaya, or pawpaw, is native to the Americas and grows in tropical climates. The seeds of a papaya fruit are edible, with a sharp taste, and are sometimes even ground to a powder and used as a black pepper substitute.

    It's a papaya!
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    Apples originate from Central Asia!

    Though the fruit has been cultivated for thousands of years all over the world, the apple tree actually originates from Central Asia. Alexander the Great is credited with discovering dwarfed apples in Kazakhstan and bringing them back to Macedonia.

  8. What is this fruit called?

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    It's a plantain!

    Plantains are super similar to bananas, but they're often green or black in colour, rather than yellow. They're also less sweet and more starchy in flavour.

    It's a plantain!
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  9. What is the name of this fruit?

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    They're mulberries!

    Though they look similar to blackberries, mulberries tend to be much longer. Some species of mulberries can even be especially long.

    They're mulberries!
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  10. What fruit is this a zoomed-in picture of?

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    It's a fig!

    It's a fruit that is native to the Middle East and Western Asia. It can be eaten dried or fresh. According to the Bible, Adam and Eve covered themselves with fig leaves after eating the forbidden fruit, and so the fig leaf has become symbolic of modesty.

    It's a fig!
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  11. What is the name of this fruit?

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    They're persimmons!

    Persimmons, also known as sharon fruit or kaki fruit, are native to many parts of the world, but are particularly popular in Eastern Asia. Persimmons have two main varieties: astringent and non-astringent. The former must be eaten only when the fruit is so ripe that it needs to be eaten with a spoon. The non-astringent variety (like the one in the picture) can be eaten like an apple.

    They're persimmons!
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You Can Only Eat Fruit If You Get More Than 7/11 In This Quiz

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