WONDER #773: Do You Like Olives?

Question 1 of 3

The olive tree is also known as the _________________ tree.

  1. immortal
  2. bitter
  3. ancient
  4. sacred

Question 2 of 3

Which is NOT evidence that olive oil was considered sacred?

  1. Ancient Greeks anointed kings and athletes with olive oil.
  2. Olive oil burned in the lamps of ancient temples.
  3. The Olympic flame was fueled by olive oil.
  4. Ancient Greeks used olive oil for most meals.

Question 3 of 3

Why are most table olives picked by hand?

  1. To make them more scarce
  2. So they won't be damaged
  3. Pickers speed up the process by stuffing them when they're picked
  4. So they can immediately be made into olive oil

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