Trivia Tuesday – Pumpkin Points


Hey There, Pumpkin!

Call it Autumn, call it Fall…we call it Pumpkin Spice Season. Either way, at this time of year (and other times for those of us who hoard away boxes of Green Mountain Coffee® Pumpkin Spice Coffee), we can’t get enough of the nutmeg and cinnamon flavor combination that creates warm and creamy goodness in our cup!

So here is a trivia-focused ode to that darling of the squash family, the one who makes our hearts smile when the wind kicks up and the changed leaves start to tumble.

Which ailment is said to be cured by pumpkins?

  1. Snakebites
  2. Hiccups
  3. Rickets
  4. Dry skin

How much of a pumpkin is actually water?

  1. 25%
  2. 5%
  3. 60%
  4. 90%

Which of these is not a color of a pumpkin?

  1. Blue
  2. White
  3. Purple
  4. Green

Before pumpkins, what was commonly carved into Jack-O-Lanterns?

  1. Watermelons
  2. Turnips
  3. Beets
  4. Rutabagas

Pumpkins originally came from

  1. Canada
  2. China
  3. Scotland
  4. Mexico

Bonus Question:

Monsters vs. Aliens: Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space starred which famous actress?

Answers: a, d, c, b, d, Reese Witherspoon

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