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Wheat Quiz

Montana grows three kinds of wheat, dark northern spring, hard red winter, and hard amber. Hard wheat makes the best flour for bread.

Use the information below to answer the questions:

  • 1 bushel of wheat = 60 pounds
  • 60 pounds of wheat = 42 pounds of flour
  • 42 pounds of flour = 73 loaves of bread

Wheat

1. How many bushels of wheat are needed to make 330 loaves of bread?__________

2. Two bushels of wheat would equal how many pounds of flour?__________

3. How many loaves of bread would you get from two bushels of wheat?__________

4. One ton equals 2,000 pounds. Approximately how many bushels equal one ton?__________

5. If 1 bushel makes 73 loaves of bread and the average loaf of bread has 16 slices, how many sandwiches would that make?__________

6. How many days would it take to eat all of those sandwiches if you had a sandwich for breakfast, lunch and dinner?__________



Answers:

1. 4.52 bushels
2. 84 pounds
3. 146 loaves

4. 33.3 bushels
5. 584 sandwiches
6. 584 sandwiches


*Thank you to Agriculture in Montana Schools for providing this information.

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