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Yam

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The yam is a root vegetable that gets confused very often with a sweet potato. They're actualy not part of the same family and, when most people think of sweet potatoes, they're actually thinking of yams. Yams have a purplish skin and an orange inside and can weigh up to 150 pounds. They're starchy but have a sugary flavor and are really great for roasting.

  1. 1. What does the yam get confused with?
    1. a. Squash
    2. b. Turnip
    3. c. Sweet potato
  2. 2. What color is yam skin?
    1. a. Blue
    2. b. Purple
    3. c. Black
  3. 3. How much can a yam weigh?
    1. a. 150 pounds
    2. b. 200 pounds
    3. c. 100 pounds