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?
There is evidence of pig husbandry dating back to when?
A: 5000 BC.
Pork is eaten both freshly
cooked and what?
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
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?
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?
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?
Pork accounts for about what percentage of meat production
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?
Danish roast pork or flæskesteg, is a national favorite as
A: Traditional Christmas dinner.
Pork is particularly common as an ingredient in what meat
Many brands of American hot
dogs and most "what" are made
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
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.