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1. Farmers grow corn on every continent except Antarctica and Africa.
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2. The corn plant has both male and female parts.
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3. Corn is the largest grain crop produced in the United States.
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False

4. One bushel of corn will sweeten more than 400 cans of pop.
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5. Most of the corn grown in the United States is Iowa, Illinois, Minnesota, Indiana, Nebraska, Ohio, Missouri and South Dakota.
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6. The main ingredient in most dry pet food is soybeans.
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False

7. Sweet corn is the most important commercial type of corn grown in the United States.
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False

8. Dent corn and flint corn are commonly called "field corn" because they are fed to animals. Sweet corn and popcorn and are used for human food.
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False

9. Hybrid corn is made by crossing two or more corn plants to produce a reliable corn seed.
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10. Corn is planted in the early spring using a corn planter and harvested in the fall.
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11. Corn kernels are used to make fructose, a liquid sugar used to sweeten soda pop and bakery goods.
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12. Ethanol is made from corn and is used as fuel for cars, trucks and buses.
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False

13. The greatest export growth potential for corn grown in the United States is South America.
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14. Corn is used to make an ingredient used in laundry detergents, to make some "packing peanuts", ink, and baby diapers.
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15. Corn in an important ingredient in pop (soda).
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False

16. Corn is used to improve printability in paper.
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False

17. The primary use of corn in the United States to process corn into animal feed.
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False

18. The most abundant type of corn grown in the United States is sweet corn.
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False

19. Corn originated in Europe and was brought to the Americas by explorers and those that followed them.
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False

20. Corn was started in Mexico from a wild grass called teosinte.
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