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Fruit Quiz I

  1. Which fruit has the most fat content?
  2. The name of William Cavendish, 6th Duke of Devonshire, is associated with which fruit?
  3. Which fruit is infamous for causing dangerous reactions with some prescription medications?

  4. Pomme is the French word for which fruit?
  5. Which fruit is also known as a love apple?
  6. By what name is a Chinese gooseberry better known?
  7. Which cherries are usualy found on the end of cocktail sticks giving them the nickname 'cocktail cherries'?
  8. Which fruit is the cross between a blackberry and red raspberry? Too easy? Then also name the berry that is a cross between the European raspberry, European blackberry, American dewberry and the loganberry?
  9. Anjou, Bartlett and Comice are varieties of which fruit?
  10. Which apple, a favourite ingredient in many puddings, is the most widely sold cooking apple in the UK?
  11. The orange is a hybrid between the mandarin and which other citrus fruit?
  12. Which fruit is originally believed to have been a hybrid formed from the grapefruit, Seville orange, and the tangerine?
  13. A 'pluot' is the combination of the plum and which fruit?
  14. The Flower of Kent is associated with which famous historical chap?
  15. The main supermarket varieties of which fruit are Sonata and Elsanta?
  16. Kumquats resemble small versions of which fruit?


  1. Avocado
  2. The banana (Cavendish banana)
  3. Grapefruit
  4. Apple
  5. Tomato
  6. Kiwi fruit
  7. Maraschino cherry
  8. Loganberry. And the boysenberry.
  9. Pear
  10. Bramley
  11. Pomelo
  12. Ugli fruit
  13. Apricot
  14. Isaac Newton (believed to be the variety of falling apple that inspired Newton)
  15. Strawberries
  16. Oranges

Fruit Quiz II

  1. Which fruit is produced by large herbaceous flowering plants of the genus Musa?
  2. The scientific name for which fruit is Ananas comosus, meaning 'excellent fruit'? And what about Ribes nigrum?
  3. A is a greengage a type of what fruit?
  4. What type of melon is also known as a rock melon?
  5. Which hybrid of a sweet orange and mandarin orange got its name in 1902?
  6. 'Pink...' what, is a common type of supermarket apple?
  7. In botany, starting with the letter 'd' what is the name given to a stone fruit?
  8. Which nickname was originally given to British sailors because of the use of a certain scurvey preventing fruit?
  9. Which hybrid citrus fruit is the cross between a grapefruit and an orange?
  10. The peach tree bears two types of edible juicy fruit, the peach is one, name the other?
  11. Which fruit comes in a common supermarket variety known as 'Eureka' or 'Four Seasons'?
  12. Which fruit is also known as the alligator pear?
  13. Which edible fruit is also the name of a British housebuilding company?
  14. The carambola has distinctive ridges running down its sides, by what other name is this fruit known?
  15. Which cross between a blackberry and a red raspberry originated in Scotland in 1979 and was named after a river?


  1. Banana
  2. Pineapple. Blackcurrant (the name of the drink Ribena is derived from the scientific name for blackcurrant).
  3. Plum
  4. Cantaloupe
  5. Clementine
  6. Pink Lady
  7. Drupe
  8. Limey
  9. Orangelo
  10. Nectarine
  11. Lemon
  12. Avocado

  13. Persimmon
  14. Starfruit
  15. Tayberry

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