WONDER #5: Why Do Bananas Bruise?

Question 1 of 3

Bruised bananas are a natural result of which process?

  1. fermenting
  2. ripening
  3. decomposing
  4. evolving

Question 2 of 3

What hormone found in the peel of a banana controls the ripening process?

  1. ripene
  2. bananene
  3. ethylene
  4. goldenene

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following actions could help to slow down the ripening process in a bunch of bananas?

  1. put them in a closed bag
  2. put them in the refrigerator
  3. put them next to ripening fruits
  4. keep them warm

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