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Navel Orange

Read the story and answer the questions to test your comprehension.

The thick section at the bottom of a navel orange is actually a twin, a second orange that starts growing underneath the fruit. This is a genetic mutation of a regular tree. As an added benefit, these oranges cannot grow seeds, so they are a perfect seedless treat. Navel oranges have exactly eleven sections.

  1. 1. What can't navel oranges grow?
    1. a. Seeds
    2. b. Flowers
    3. c. Leaves
  2. 2. What is this twin?
    1. a. A bonus
    2. b. A genetic mutation
    3. c. A nuisance
  3. 3. What is the thick section at the bottom of an orange?
    1. a. A twin
    2. b. A belly button
    3. c. A tumor