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How Much Do You Know About NUTS??

There are many types of nuts sold in stores today, and they come in a variety of forms: with or without shells; whole, chopped, and slivered; raw, dry-roasted, and oil-roasted; salted, sugared, spiced, or plain; packaged or loose. Most nuts are also pressed to make oils and are made into butters and flours.

This is a QUIZ about NUTS and you should identify the name of TYPES OF NUTS. Can you guess them right? Try this quiz and let me know your score in the comments.Good luck !!!

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    This type of nuts belong to the rose family and are related to stone fruits such as peaches, apricots, and plums. In fact, This Peanut grow inside a fruit that is covered in a peach-like fuzz.

    • Almonds
    • Coquito nuts
    • Coconuts
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    This is a member of the acorn and chestnut family and produces reddish burrs that house two small triangular nuts. They are similar in taste to walnuts.

    • Hazelnuts
    • Gingko nuts:
    • Beechnuts
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    Also called “white walnuts,” this relative of the walnuts looks like the letter U, or a life-preserver vest.

    • Cashews
    • Butternuts
    • Chestnuts
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    These nuts are the seeds of a tree that is native to Africa and South America. Today, most are imported from India and Vietnam and always sold shelled because their shells contain a caustic oil related to poison ivy

    • Cashews
    • Pine nuts
    • Pecans
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    These round, glossy, mahogany-colored nuts that are formed inside prickly burrs that break open when the nuts are ripe. Rich and “meaty,” they are a starchy food and can be served as a vegetable, mashed like potatoes.

    • Pine nuts
    • Cashews
    • Chestnuts
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    These small, marble-shaped nuts, known as mini coconuts, grow on the Chilean palm Jubaea chilensis. Their nut meat is sweet, crunchy, and similar in taste and texture to coconut.

    • Pecans
    • Coquito nuts
    • Pine nuts
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    The Maiden Hair tree produces a round, reddish-orange fruit, resembling a wild plum. When ripe, the fruit opens to reveal a silvery shell containing a single nut, which is surrounded by inedible tissue

    • Gingko nuts
    • Hazelnuts
    • Hickory nuts
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    Though one of the most popular and recognizable “nuts” in the United States, peanuts are actually not true nuts. Rather, they are the shell-enclosed seeds of a plant that’s related to peas and beans.

    • Peanuts
    • Pine nuts
    • Pistachio nuts
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    Pignoli, pine nuts, piñon nuts, pinyon nuts, and Indian nuts are all names for the seeds of various types of nut pine trees, which grow in several areas of the world. The seeds come from pinecones and range in size from that of an orange seed to more than 2 inches in length.

    • Hickory nuts
    • Hazelnuts
    • Pine nuts
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    This is available shelled (in halves and pieces) and unshelled. They are also processed for their oil and are one of the few sources of alpha-linolenic acid, an omega-3 fatty acid found only in plant foods.

    • Pistachio nuts
    • Walnuts
    • Pistachio nuts
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    This native American nut is often used in pies and candies; it also combines well with cayenne and other spices in savory dishes. The thin shells break easily, which speeds decay, so if buying unshelled specimens, avoid any with cracked shells.

    • Peanuts
    • Pecans
    • Walnuts
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    Mostly grown in Turkey and pair well with chocolate and coffee and star in Nutella spread. Once the rather bitter mahogany skins are removed, the nuts are sweet and complement meats and sweets equally well.

    • Hazelnuts
    • Pecans
    • Pistachio nuts

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