Can You Match These Foods To Their Scientific Names?

You may know these 12 foods by their common names, but can you match them to their scientific name? It's time to put your food knowledge to the ultimate test!
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Which food has the scientific name "ananas comosus?"
Bananas
Apples
Pineapples
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Which food is known scientifically as "allium satvium?"
Potatoes
Onions
Garlic
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Which food goes by the scientific name "malus domestica?"
Oranges
Apples
Strawberries
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Which food goes by the scientific name "ipomoea batatas?"
Carrots
Sweet potatoes
Rhubarb
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Question 5/12

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Which food goes by the scientific name "citrus paradis?"
Lemons
Grapefruit
Cantaloupe
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Question 6/12

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Which food goes by the scientific name "brassica oleracea var. botrytis?"
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Cucumber
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Question 7/12

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Which food is known scientifically as "morus alba?"
Raspberry
Blueberry
Strawberry
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Question 8/12

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Which food bears the scientific name "curcubita pepa?"
Pumpkin
Watermelon
Peppers
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Question 9/12

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Which food bears the scientific name "vaccinium corymbosum?"
Blueberry
Mulberry
Passion fruit
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Question 10/12

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Which food goes by the scientific name "zea mayz?"
Corn
Fennel
Potatoes
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Question 11/12

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Which food goes by the scientific name "prunus salicina?"
Grapes
Plums
Peas
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Question 12/12

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Which food goes by the scientific name "glycine max?"
Soybeans
Artichokes
Chives
Result
While you may know these foods by their common name, their scientific names proved a bit difficult for you. While we're sure you have a strong aptitude for science, this quiz simply escaped you!

C+, Food Science Slow

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are truly food science savvy! You knew the scientific names of these 12 foods way better than most. Even though you missed a few questions, we know you're a food savvy individual!

B+, Food Science Savvy

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Based on the results of this quiz you are food science spectacular! While anyone can memorize common names, knowing scientific names is quite a bit more difficult. You proved that you're as food savvy as they come!

A+, Food Science Spectacular

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1
Which food has the scientific name "ananas comosus?"
Bananas
Apples
Pineapples
2
Which food is known scientifically as "allium satvium?"
Potatoes
Onions
Garlic
3
Which food goes by the scientific name "malus domestica?"
Oranges
Apples
Strawberries
4
Which food goes by the scientific name "ipomoea batatas?"
Carrots
Sweet potatoes
Rhubarb
5
Which food goes by the scientific name "citrus paradis?"
Lemons
Grapefruit
Cantaloupe
6
Which food goes by the scientific name "brassica oleracea var. botrytis?"
Broccoli
Cauliflower
Cucumber
7
Which food is known scientifically as "morus alba?"
Raspberry
Blueberry
Strawberry
8
Which food bears the scientific name "curcubita pepa?"
Pumpkin
Watermelon
Peppers
9
Which food bears the scientific name "vaccinium corymbosum?"
Blueberry
Mulberry
Passion fruit
10
Which food goes by the scientific name "zea mayz?"
Corn
Fennel
Potatoes
11
Which food goes by the scientific name "prunus salicina?"
Grapes
Plums
Peas
12
Which food goes by the scientific name "glycine max?"
Soybeans
Artichokes
Chives