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1) [b] Cream of Tartar is a white, acid powder that is precipitated onto the walls of casks used to age wine.
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2) [c] The highest concentration of vitamin C in tomatoes is in the jelly-like substance around the seeds.
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3) [b] The first American millionaire was Elias Haskett Derby, who made his money importing black pepper. Derby used his fortune to endow Yale University.
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4) [b] Historians say the julep originated in Persia, where it was a minted, nonalcoholic, fruit drink.
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5) [a] Plums are grown on every continent except Antarctica.
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6) [c] Until the 1500s, sugar was so expensive it was used in small amounts as medicine and to sweeten wine, but not in food.
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7) [a] Historians generally agree that almonds and dates, both mentioned in the Old Testament of the Bible, were among the earliest cultivated foods.
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8) [b] Those with thyroid problems should avoid eating large amounts of cabbage or cauliflower. They both interfere with the body's absorption of iodine, needed by the thyroid gland.
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9) [c] Cheshire cheese is the oldest cheddar type cheese, and the oldest named cheese in the British Isles. There are three varieties, a white, a 'red' (actually yellow in color) which is dyed with annatto, and a blue-veined variety originally considered undesirable when it occurred accidentally.
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10) [c] Cranberries are one of only three major fruits native to North America. Concord grapes and blueberries are the others.
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