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Question: Which of these is not related to the potato?
Answer: The potato belongs to the nightshade family of plants, which also includes eggplant, tomatoes, and garden peppers.
Question: To which continent is the potato native?
Answer: Indians of South America might have grown potatoes as early as 1,800 years ago. Spanish explorers of the Americas brought potatoes back to Europe in the 1500s.
Question: What is the name for a potato-stuffed pastry?
Answer: A samosa is a potato-stuffed pastry. It is a favorite item in Indian cuisine.
Question: Which of these pastas is made with potato flour?
Answer: Gnocchi are little dumplings made of potato flour. They are very popular in Italy and elsewhere.
Question: Which of these is a relative of the sweet potato?
Answer: The sweet potato plant is a creeping perennial vine related to the morning glory.
Question: To which continent is the yam native?
Answer: Yams, which resemble sweet potatoes, are native to Africa.
Potatoes (potato; tuber, root, vegetable)

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