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Kale Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Kale food trivia questions with answers.


Kale Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

What is kale?
A: Kale is a vegetable with green or purple leaves, in which the central leaves do not form a head.

Kale is considered to be closer to wild cabbage than what?
A: Most domesticated forms of vegetables.

The species Brassica oleracea contains a wide variety of vegetables, including what?
A: Broccoli, cauliflower, collard greens, and brussels sprouts.

Until the end of the Middle Ages, kale was one of the most common what?
A: Green vegetables in all of Europe.

Curly leafed varieties of cabbage already existed along with "what" in Greece in the fourth century BC.?
A: Flat leafed varieties.

These forms, which were referred to by the Romans as Sabellian kale, are considered to be what?
A: The ancestors of modern kales.

Today one may differentiate between varieties according to the low, intermediate, or high length of the what?
A: Stem, with varying leaf types.


 The leaf colors range from light green to what?
A: Violet-brown.

Russian kale was introduced into Canada in the 19th century by whom?
A: Russian traders.

During World War II, the cultivation of kale in the U.K. was encouraged by what?
A: The Dig for Victory campaign.

Kale was easy to grow and provided important nutrients to supplement those missing from a normal diet because of what?
A: Rationing.

Because kale can grow well into winter, one variety of Rape Kale is called Hungry Gap, named after what?
A: The period in winter in traditional agriculture when little else could be harvested.

An extra-tall variety is known as what?
A: Jersey kale or cow cabbage.

Where is stewed kale part of a traditional New Year's dish?
A: Denmark.


Kale freezes well and tastes sweeter and more flavorful after being exposed to a what?
A: A frost.

Tender kale greens can provide an intense addition to what?
A: Salads.

When baked or dehydrated, kale takes on a consistency similar to that of a what?
A: Potato chip.

Which kale varieties are usually preferred for chips?
A: Curly.

A variety of kale, kai-lan, is a popular vegetable in what countries?
A: China, Taiwan, and Vietnam, where it is commonly combined with beef dishes.

Kale is eaten throughout southeastern Africa, where it is typically boiled with what?
A: Coconut milk and ground peanuts and is served with rice or boiled cornmeal.

In the Southern United States how is kale often served?
A: Braised, either alone or mixed with other greens, such as collard, mustard, or turnip.


Flavored kale chips have also been produced as a what?
A: Potato chip substitute.

Kale juice is a popular dietary supplement in what country?
A: Japan.

In Turkey especially in the Black Sea Region, what is a very common and popular dish?
A: Kale soup.

Kale is very high in what nutrients?
A: Beta carotene, vitamin K, vitamin C, and rich in calcium.

Kale is a source of what two carotenoids?
A: Lutein and zeaxanthin.

Kale, as with broccoli and other brassicas, contains sulforaphane , a chemical with potent what?
A: Anti-cancer properties.