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LET’S GET STARTED !!!. Quiz potatoes – Week van de Smaak – 17.11.2010. POTATO QUIZ. Warmer (mini quiz) Introduction potatoes Multiple choice questions True or false? Potato records Potatoes in the kitchen Potato language PotatART Songs Reading quiz. Rules ?!. In groups of 4 - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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LET’S GET STARTED !!!

Quiz potatoes – Week van de Smaak – 17.11.2010

POTATO QUIZ

1. Warmer (mini quiz)2. Introduction potatoes3. Multiple choice questions4. True or false?5. Potato records6. Potatoes in the kitchen7. Potato language8. PotatART9. Songs10. Reading quiz

Rules ?!

In groups of 4 Name of your group? Write your answers on a white sheet of

paper After each question round correction

+ do it! For each correct answer: 1 point For each do-it question: 5 extra points

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Potatoes are believed to have originated in what country?

a. Irelandb. Spainc. USAd. Peru

Multiple Choice

2. A potato is aa. vegetableb. grainc. fruit

Multiple Choice

3. A potato farmer with good equipment can produce enough potatoes to feed how many people for a year?

a. 5,000b.10,000c. 50,000

Multiple Choice

4. How many pounds of potatoes does the average American eat each year?

a. 25b. 58c. 140d. 210

Multiple Choice

5. How much of a potato is water?a.10%b. 30%c. 75%

Multiple Choice

6. Which country grows the most potatoes?

a. Indiab. The USAc. China

Multiple Choice

7. How does the number of calories in a baked potato compare with the number of calories in the equivalent amount of French fries?

a. The same. Frying potatoes doesn’t change the calorie value.

b. French fries have double the calorie value.c. Frying potatoes triple the calorie value.d. Deep-fat frying lowers the calorie value

because you can only eat just so many French fries.

Multiple Choice

8. The first potatoes were grown near a lake in which country?

a. Brazilb. Irelandc. Peru

Multiple Choice

9. How many square kilometres of farmland are used to grow potatoes around the world?

a. 323,000b. 193,000c. 50,000

Multiple Choice

10. How many kilos of potatoes are eaten per person in Europe each year?

a. 5 kgb. 88 kgc. 350 kg

Multiple Choice

11. Which part of the potato is not safe to eat?

a. the skinb. the leavesc. the tuber

Multiple Choice

12. Potatoes are a rich source ofa. Vitamin Ab. Carbohydratesc. Fat

Multiple Choice

13. In the tropics, how many days does it take to grow a potato?

a. 90 daysb.150 daysc. 365 days

Multiple Choice

14. How many varieties of potatoes are grown in the Andes?

a. 800b. 4,300c. 1,500

Multiple Choice

15. How many potatoes does it take to make a 150 g bag of potato chips?

a. 2b. 3c. 4d. 5

Multiple Choice

16. When was the popular children’s toy Mr. Potato Head born?

a.1946b.1952c. 1968d. 1981

Multiple Choice

17. In what month are potatoes planted?a. Januaryb. Marchc. Mayd. August

Multiple Choice

18. Where is most of the protein content in potatoes found?

a. Just under the skinb. The meat of the potatoc. Potatoes don’t have any protein

Multiple Choice

19. Who of us eats chips most often?a. Sabrinab. Sarahc. Sofie

DO IT! – Hot potatoes

We’re going to play a popular children’s party game that involves players gathering in a circle and tossing a small object such as a tennis ball to each other while music plays. The player who is holding the ‘hot potato’ when the music stops, is out.

True or false ?

1. Potatoes are high in vitamin C.2. The best way to store potatoes is in the

fridge. 3. The potato was the first vegetable to be

grown in space.4. Humans can live just on a diet of milk and

potato.5. When we take a picture, we say ‘cheese’

and we smile. In Spain, they say ‘patata’.

True or false ?

6. In some countries, people make alcoholic drinks from potatoes.

7. We have autumn holidays (the first week of November) thanks to… the potato.

8. When you have had an operation, the best thing to eat first is… a packet of chips!

True or false ?

9. All these names are names of a variety of potatoes:

Amandine / Charlotte / Cherie / Cicero / Donald / Franceline / Lady Christel / Manon / Marabel / Maritiema / Nicola / Rode Pipo / Sabrina / Sara / Sofie / Victoria / Vitelotte

10. The three of us: Sabrina – Sara – Sofie, eat chips every week!

True or false ?

11. Potatoes can be used to make these products:

glue a dog’s bone tablets (medicines) ‘window’ envelopes

True or false ?

12. In England, there’s a sport: wrestling in mashed potatoes

DO IT ! – Peel potatoes

How many potatoes can one person in your group peel in 2 minutes?

Potato records

According to the Guiness Book of Records, where was it?

In America, England, France, Holland,or Belgium ?

Potato records

1. The biggest potato salad weighed 4431,97 kg

2. There were 589 kinds of potatoes in the biggest potato exhibition

3. The biggest packet of crisps had 51,35 kg of salted chips. It was 1,79 m high and 1.21 m broad

Potato records

4. Someone made 15000 packets of chips in 72 hours

5. The longest chip (made of mashed potatoes) was 9,79 m

6. The biggest crisp was 10 cm on 17 cm

Potato records

7. Someone launched 18 potatoes in 3 minutes with a ‘potato canon’

8. The biggest croquette weighed 225,8 kg

9. The most expensive potato costs about 25€ (That’s for one potato!). These potatoes are from…

10. The heaviest potato was 3,5 kg

DO IT !

How much do these potatoes weigh?

Pototoes in the kitchen

1. What are the most popular ways potatoes are bought and then prepared?

a. Fresh – baked, roasted, boiled, mashed, or fried

b. Frozen – French fries, hash brownsc. Snacks – chips, shoestrings

Potatoes in the kitchen

2. What do we call this baked potato that, when well cooked, has a fluffy interior and a crispy skin. It may be served with fillings and condiments such as butter, cheese, ham, or chicken?

Potatoes in the kitchen

3. What is the average time a potato has to be boiled (depending on size and type)?

a. Between 5 and 10 minutesb. Between 10 and 25 minutesc. Between 25 and 35 minutes

Potatoes in the kitchen

4. What are the 3 main ingredients of mashed potatoes?

Potatoes in the kitchen

5. What is the name of this traditional British dish?

Potatoes in the kitchen

6. Maybe you know these typical English cookies ‘scones’? Can you make them using potatoes ?

DO IT ! – Juggle

Can you juggle with potatoes? How many seconds can you keep potatoes in the air?

Potato language

1. How do you spell the plural form of ‘potato’ ?

Potato language

2. Potatoes in different countries.Match the word for ‘potato’ and the country:

1. Africa a. kartoffel2. Germany b. burgonya3. Hungary c. brambor4. Japan d. potatis5. Croatia e. patata6. Norway f. jagaimo7. Poland g. krumpir8. Spain h. potet9. Czech Republic i. aartappel10. Sweden j. ziemnak

Potato language

3. What is the meaning of a couch potato? a. Somebody who likes staying in, eating

and watching television.b. Somebody who likes going out, dancing

and meeting friends.c. Somebody who likes reading and going

to museums and art galleries.

Potato language

4. In Dutch, we have the expression ‘Ik zit in de patatten’, meaning: ‘I’m in trouble’. Do you think the origin of that expression is the following?

A long time ago, there were races with horses and chariots. When the driver went too fast, he couldn’t turn on time and he ended up…in the potato fields!

Yes or no?!

DO IT ! – Potato prints

Make potato prints: cut some potatoes in half and cut different patterns and shapes onto each.

Paper & paint: create your own potato print pictures.

PotatART

1. Who painted this painting? a) The Van Eyck brother b) Salvador Dali c) Van Gogh

PotatART

2. Van Gogh painted other pictures concerning potatoes. Which one did he NOT paint?

a) Planting potatoes b) Potatoes for breakfast

c) A basket full of potatoes

PotatART

3. At the end of the books of ‘Nero’, all characters are round the table, eating together.They’re eating

a) Belgian waffles b) Belgian chocolates c) French fries

PotatART

4. In the ‘Wallace and Grommit’ films, Wallace is crazy about…

a) Meat b) Cheese c) French fries

PotatART

5. Important artists such as Louis Armstrong, B B King… gave their songs a title inspired by potatoes: Which of these titles is NOT a real title:

a) ‘Potato blues’ b) ‘Mashed potato twist’ c) ‘Fish and chips’

PotatART

6. Which of these things is a piece of art in the museum ‘SMAK’ in Gent?

a) Belgian chips b) Belgian mussels c) Belgian chocolate

LET’S SING!

Listen to the song and fill in the gaps!(see copy!)

1. Let’s call the whole thing off L. Armstrong & E. Fitzgerald

2. The potato song John Porter Mc Means

Reading quiz

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