Trivia and trivia games can provide incentive and help your child develop learning and memory skills. Children learn by default, hearing tidbits and answers to futures questions. Quick facts are easy and fun to learn. Trivia also helps children practice memory recall.
There are plenty of trivia games you can purchase or you can make your own quickly.
Copy the apple trivia and the questions below. Print out. Have your child help you cut out, then glue question on one side and answer on the other side of a large index card. Make sure your child has a chance to read the questions and answers.
Play: Each player picks a card, hiding the answer. The player reads the card to the player on his right. If the player on the right gets the answer correct they keep the card. The player with the most cards at the end of the game wins. Winner gets an apple.
· About how many apple varieties are there?
There are over 7,500 apple varieties grown worldwide.
· How tall can apple trees grow?
Some apple trees can tower at 40 feet.
· Name 5 popular apple varieties?
Popular apple varieties include Red Delicious, Granny Smith, Fuji, Gala and Golden Delicious.
· How much does a bushel of apples weigh?
A bushel of apples weighs 42 pounds.
· What is the fastest way apples ripen?
Room temperature apple will ripen almost 10 times faster than a refrigerated apple.
· Why do Apples float when dropped into water?
Because they consist of 25% air.
· When in history was the apple was referred to as the "melt in your mouth" fruit?
In the Colonial time period.
· Are apples harvested by machine or hand?
· What president is known for growing and pruned his own apple trees?
· How many calories is in a medium apple?
· How heavy was the largest apple ever picked?
The largest apple every picked weighed three pounds.
· How many apples are grown every year?
Millions of tons of apples are grown every year.
· How did the Granny Smith apple get its name?
Granny Smith apples originated in Australia in 1868 accidentally after a chance seedling by a woman named Maria Ann Smith.
· Are all apples eaten fresh?
No, they have other uses including juice making and cooking.
· Where did the apple tree originate?
The apple tree originated in Central Asia.
· Who produces the most apples?
China is the leading producer of apples.
· Who brought apples to North America?
Apples were taken to North America by European settlers.
· What pollinates apple trees?
Honey bees are commonly used to pollinate apple trees.
· When do apple trees blossom?
· Apple trees typically blossom in spring.
· When are apples ready to pick?
· Where did the saying "An apple a day keeps the doctor away" originate?
"An apple a day keeps the doctor away" originated in Wales in the 19th century.
· How did poor families in 1700s Denmark and Sweden pay for their children’s education?
In 1700 poor farming families in Denmark and Sweden, gave teachers baskets of apples.
· In the Southern US 1920s what abundant crop help pay teachers?
In the Southern US 1920s Farmers’ kids gave apples, to struggling teachers.
· How long did the longest continuous apple peel take to do?
11 hours and 30 minutes to remove and was 52.51 meters long.
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