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How Well Do You Know Your Tomatoes?

Dhvani Dedhia Nov 18, 2020
You say Tomato, we say Tomahto! Take this quiz about tomatoes to find out interesting facts about them.
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Since tomatoes grow from a flowering plant and have seeds, they are botanically classified as berry, a subset of a fruit.
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Tomato belongs to the nightshade or the Solanaceae family, which is why during the early days, it was suspicioned as poisonous.
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Bloody Mary is a brunch drink made of tomato juice, vodka, lemon juice, hot sauce, spices and a stalk of celery.
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Tomatoes are said to have originated in South America in the Andes during the Aztec era.
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China is world’s largest producer of tomatoes; it produced around 61 million tons of tomatoes in 2018.
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La Tomatina is a renowned festival in Bunol in Spain. The festival is celebrated by throwing tomatoes at each other and getting into tomato fights.
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Acc. to Guinness World Records, the heaviest tomato in the world was grown by Steve and Jeanne Marley (USA) in 2019 and weighed 4.377 kg.
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The French referred to tomatoes as love apples or pomme d’amour as they found it very exotic and resembling the shape of a heart.
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Ohio was the first US state to declare a beverage as a state beverage. The Ohio General Assembly made tomato juice its official beverage in 1965.
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The nutrition composition of a tomato is 95% water, 4% carbohydrates and the remaining 1% is fat and protein.
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It is time to find out your score!