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Types of Food Quiz

Tests comprehension and vocabulary from EnglishClub's page on Types of Food. You can do this quiz online or print it on paper.

1. Which is produced by insects?

fruit
honey
poultry
a) fruit b) honey c) poultry

2. If something is "edible", it can be

very delicious
easily cooked
safely eaten
a) very delicious b) easily cooked c) safely eaten

3. Before the development of agriculture, what did people hunt?

fruits and seeds
dairy foods
animals and birds
a) fruits and seeds b) dairy foods c) animals and birds

4. Before the development of agriculture, what did people gather?

fruits and seeds
dairy foods
animals and birds
a) fruits and seeds b) dairy foods c) animals and birds

5. Agriculture developed when people began cultivating

edible plants
wild animals
meat and eggs
a) edible plants b) wild animals c) meat and eggs

6. Which word could be defined as "an edible seed that grows in a long seed pod"?

nut
bean
grain
a) a nut b) bean c) grain

7. What are seeds from grasses such as wheat, rice and millet called?

food seeds
grains
beans
a) food seeds b) grains c) beans

8. What do poultry farmers usually raise?

eggs
chickens
feathers
a) eggs b) chickens c) feathers

9. Which are raised for their milk?

dairy cows
dairy foods
beef cattle
a) dairy cows b) dairy foods c) beef cattle

10. Which type of food does not always have a hard outer shell?

nuts
seafood
shellfish
a) nuts b) seafood c) shellfish

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