Glossary of Apple Unit

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26Q. What state produces the most apples?
26A. Washington state
15Q. Apple blossoms turn into ---.
25Q. Name four uses of apples.
25A. pies, cakes, apple butter, aplesauce, juice and cider, caramel apples, vinegar, and many more
17Q. The --- have special sticky surfaces where pollen collects.
17A. stigmas
24Q. When are apples harvested?
24A. Apples are havested in the fall.
1Q. What was Johnny Appleseeds real name?
1A. John Chapman
13Q. What food group do apples belong?
13A. Apples belong to the fruit food group.
12Q. How many seeds do most apples have?
12A. Most apples have ten seeds.
18Q. The --- includes the stimas, styles, and the ovary.
18A. pistil
4Q. John Chapman was alive during the ----- War and the War of ----.
4A. a. Revoluationary
b. 1812
11Q. In the winter, the apple tree is ----.
11A. dormant (resting)
7Q. When John Chapman died, Massachusetts was a --- belonging to the United States of America.
7A. state
10Q. In the fall, --- are on an apple tree.
9Q. In the summer, the apple tree is full of green
9A. leaves
6Q. When John Chapman was born, Massachusetts was a ---of England.
6A. colony
3Q. How was John Chapman helpful to the pioneers?
3A. He provided them with young apple trees that they could plant when they got to where they were going.
5Q. What states did John Chapman live in or travel to?
5A. Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Indiana, and Ohio.
16Q. --- is the yellow powder that is on each style.
16A. pollen
8Q. During the spring, --- and --- begin to grow on an apple tree.
8A. buds, blossoms
14Q. Why do apples that have fewer than ten seeds fall off the branch before it can become ripe?
14A. Apple seeds let out a chemical that makes the stem stronger. Ten apple seeds let out enough chemicals to keep the apple on the tree. Any less than that, and the stem is not strong enough.
19Q. --- surrounds the pistil.
19A. stamens
21Q. What is nectar?
21A. Nectar is the sweet liquid that attracts bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. It is found in the center of the flower.
20Q. When pollen is moved from one apple blossom to another apple blossom, it is called ---.
20A. cross-pollination
22Q. Why are bees an important to the production (making) of apples?
22A. Bees travel from flower to flower collecting nectar. As they collect the nectar, pollen brushes up against them. When they get to another flower, some of the nectar will brush off. This causes the pollen of flower to cross over which causes pollination.
2Q. How did tall tales start to be told about Johnny Appleseed?
2A. One person would tell another person and each person would make the story a little more interesting by stretching the truth.
23Q. What happens after a flower has been pollinated?
After the apple flower has been pollinated, the petals fall off. Then a green bulge will form and continue to grow until the apple matures.

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