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Pork Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

Pork trivia questions with answers.


Pork Trivia Quiz Questions and Answers

What is pork?
A: Pork is the culinary name for meat from the domestic pig.

It is the most commonly consumed what worldwide?
A: Meat.

There is evidence of pig husbandry dating back to when?
A: 5000 BC.

Pork is eaten both freshly cooked and what?
A: Preserved.

What does curing do for pork products?
A: It extends the shelf life.

What are some examples of preserved pork?
A: Ham, smoked pork, gammon, bacon and sausage


Charcuterie is the branch of cooking devoted to what?
A: Prepared meat products, including from pork.

Where is Pork the most popular meat?
A: In East and Southeast Asia.

In Asian cuisines, what is pork highly prized for?
A: Its fat content and pleasant texture.

Pork is forbidden by what religions?
A: Judaism and Islam, as well as several Christian denominations.

The sale of pork is illegal in many if not all what?
A: Muslim countries.

The pig is one of the oldest forms of what?
A: Livestock, having been domesticated as early as 5000 BC.

Where is it believed that pigs were domesticated from the wild boar?
A: Either in the Near East or in China.


Because of the adaptable nature and omnivorous diet of pigs, early humans were able to what?
A: Domesticate it much earlier than many other forms of livestock, such as cattle.

Pigs were mostly used for food, but people also used their hides for what?
A: Shields and shoes.

What did they do with the bones?
A: Used them for tools and weapons.

The pigs bristles were used for what?
A: For brushes.

Pigs feeding behavior in searching for roots churns up the ground and makes it easier to do what?
A: Plough the ground.

Pigs have sensitive noses which can lead them to what?
A: Truffles.

Pigs omnivorous nature enables them to eat what?
A: Garbage, keeping settlements cleaner.


Originally Charcuterie  was intended as a way to preserve meats before the advent of what?
A: Refrigeration.

In the 20th century, pork in Europe and North America was traditionally what type of dish?
A: An autumn dish.

Pigs and other livestock were taken to slaughter in the autumn after what?
A: Growing in the spring and fattening during the summer.

Apples too were seasonal in nature and have been a staple pairing to what?
A: Fresh pork.

Pork is the most widely eaten meat in the what?
A: World.

Pork accounts for about what percentage of meat production worldwide?
A: 38%.

Feijoada, the national dish of Brazil, is traditionally prepared with what pork trimmings?
A: Ears, tail and feet.


In 2013, how much pork was consumed worldwide?
A: About 109.075 million metric tons.

Whole roast pig is a popular item in what cuisine?
A: Pacific Island.

What country is the world's largest consumer of pork?
A: China.

Danish roast pork or flæskesteg, is a national favorite as for what?
A: Traditional Christmas dinner.

Pork is particularly common as an ingredient in what meat product?
A: Sausages.

Many brands of American hot dogs and most "what" are made from pork?
A: Breakfast sausages.

What is the definition of bacon?
A: Bacon is any of certain cuts of meat taken from the sides, belly or back that have been cured and/or smoked.

In the United States, back bacon may also be referred to as what?
A: Canadian Bacon.

"USDA Certified" bacon means what?
A: That it has been treated for Trichinella.

What is the canned meat "Spam" is made from?
A: Chopped pork shoulder meat and ham.