Sexy Starchy Staples

Random Science Quiz

Can you name the Sexy Starchy Staples?

Quiz not verified by Sporcle

How to Play
What is tapioca made from?
What is another name for cassava?
Where is starch made and stored in roots?
How many petals are on a solanaceae flower?
What chemical is in taro that is for preventing herbivory?
What is the scientific name for cassava?
Sweet potato - genus species
What's the scientific name of breadfruit
Freeze drying potatoes make what?
What is the family of wild yams?
What toxin is in cassava?
What is the family of bananas
What is the best known example of a corm?
What is the name for severe protein deficiency associated with eating a diet exclusively of starchy staples?
A what is an underground stem with starch stored in its stem?
What is used to propagate taro?
What is one of the 3 top producers of cassava?
Where is the sweet potato native to?
Who was responsible for the potato going to Europe?
What vitamins is the sweet potato rich in?
How do we reproduce cassavas?
Where are eyes formed?
Poi is made from what starchy staple?
A sweet potato is an example of what?
What does the arrowroot lack that makes their baked goods so useful to certain people?
What is the scientific name the white potato?
Where are bananas native to?
What nutrient is lower in sweet potato than white potato?
Cross pollination of the bana with wild types results in what special property?
A cassava is an example of what?
Because yams contained disogenin, what were they once used for?
Tubers are enlarged tips of?
What chemical necessitates peeling of wild yams?
What is a non-food use of cattails?
Name an example of the deadly nightshade family
Where did the potato originate?
What plant was used by the Arawak to draw poison from wounds?
What vitamin is the white potato rich in?
Where is most sweet potato production from?

You're not logged in!

Compare scores with friends on all Sporcle quizzes.
Sign Up with Email
Log In

You Might Also Like...

Show Comments