Where Does It Grow? Click Quiz #2

Where do these fruits, vegetables and spices grow?
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Quiz by overtired
Last updated: August 5, 2023
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First submittedAugust 4, 2023
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Bay leaf
Passion fruit
Honeydew melon
Black pepper
Mangetout (snap peas)
Level 65
Aug 4, 2023
The sequel everyone wanted :)
Level 78
Aug 4, 2023
I was hungry for more. Very surprised by black pepper. And now I know what turmeric is… even if I’ve used it in cooking I can never remember what’s a root and what’s a spice!
Level 75
Sep 10, 2023
Root and spice are not mutually exclusive categories. Root, though it has a more precise botanical definition, is generally used to refer to plant parts that grow underground. Spice is a culinary term only loosely associated with botanical origins. Ginger and turmeric are just two examples that belong to both groups.
Level 78
Aug 5, 2023
One of the best series I've played in some time. Keep this coming, please.
Level 75
Aug 9, 2023
Always a pleasure to fail at these quizzes!
Level 20
Aug 31, 2023
good quiz
Level 73
Aug 31, 2023
Awesome quiz! But the answer to scallions made go look up the difference between chives and scallions, because the chives part is above the ground, but the scallion part is below the ground. But now I just have more questions. Why don't we eat chive bulbs? What part of the scallion am I supposed to use? And what the hell is the difference between a green onion and a scallion? Argh!
Level 85
Aug 31, 2023
Thanks. I'm not sure what you're talking about though. Scallions aren't even in the quiz.
Level 73
Sep 1, 2023
Sorry, my mind was working faster than my fingers. I realize that only chives are in the puzzle, but I closely associate chives with scallions (and green onions) and suppose I mistakenly thought they were all the same plant, just in different stages of maturity. Looking back, I also assumed that some of the scallion or green onion that we use in the kitchen was from below ground, but now I'm not so sure.
Level 75
Sep 10, 2023
Green onion = scallion in my world. They are onions that don't really form a bulb. However, some people use green onion to refer to very young bulbing onions (before the bulbs have developed very much).

You *can* eat virtually all of a scallion, but the leaves get a bit tough and fibrous at the top so that part is often discarded. The white part is from below soil level. The green part grew in the light above the soil.

Chives are related, but different (smaller).

Level 85
Sep 10, 2023
And scallions are called "spring onions" to me, in the UK. I avoided them as, like you say, the commonly eaten parts grow both above and below ground.
Level 69
Mar 27, 2024
I wonder if people thought squash came from a tree? You wouldn't want to walk under one and get squashed haha. or underground?

Same for passionfruit, much lower than I expected, then again, my sister and mom have the plants and I have the very similar clematis, so I knew they were clingy winding viny.

Pepper I actually had no idea on, the others were pretty easy imo, I think I had more doubts by the first quiz.