(Photo by Kathy Dixon, Virginia Farm Bureau)
Q: What percentage of a pumpkin is water?
- 90 percent
- 60 percent
- 30 percent
- 10 percent
Answer: A—90 percent.
Pumpkins were once recommended for removing freckles and curing snake bites. Their flowers are edible, as are their seeds. In early Colonial times, pumpkins were used as an ingredient for the crusts of pies, not the filling.