Peanuts have taken quite the blow in recent years, with everything from peanut allergies to salmonella scares making headlines. But with the passing of National Peanut Day (yesterday!), I think it's time to reconsider the little treat that plays a starring role in everything from brittle to cookies to spicy chicken dishes. What do you know about this natural and satisfying protein source? Find out when you take our quiz!
Are You Nuts For Peanuts?
The peanut is native to which continent?
T/F: The peanut is not a nut.
What color are the flowers produced by the peanut plant?
Peanuts comprise what percentage of snack nuts consumed in America?
Peanuts go by all of the following names except:
T/F: Peanut butter is the leading use of peanuts in America.
Which type of peanut butter is a better seller?
How many types of peanuts grow in the States?
How many peanuts does it take to make a 12-ounce jar of peanut butter?
What percentage of the American population is allergic to peanuts?