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Question 1: What does the following picture show?

  Horse meat from the Netherlands
  Smoked and salted horse meat on bread.
  Raw, sliced horse meat, known as "Basashi" as served in Japan
  A butcher shop specializing in horse meat in Pezenas, Languedoc, France.

Question 2: [16][17] The people of Iceland allegedly expressed reluctance to embrace ________ for some time, largely over the issue of giving up horse meat.
BaptistChristian denominationEcumenismChristianity

Question 3: The ________ is probable evidence of ancient horse worship.
Uffington, OxfordshireUffington White HorseFaringdonKingston Lisle

Question 4: [13] It is a taboo food in English-speaking countries such as the United Kingdom, Ireland, the US, English Canada and in ________; it is also taboo amongst the Romani people and in Brazil and India.

Question 5: ________, however, have sometimes marketed horsemeat under the euphemism "cheval meat" (cheval being the French for horse).
NauruList of countries where English is an official languageUnited KingdomAustralia

Question 6: Ex-racehorses, riding horses, and other horses sold at auction may also enter the ________; sometimes these animals have been stolen or purchased under false pretenses.
Food chainHerbivoreCarnivorePredation

Question 7: In the late Paleolithic (Magdalenian Era), ________ formed an important source of food.
OnagerDonkeyPrzewalski's HorseWild horse

Question 8: Londoners also suspected that horse meat was finding its way into sausages, and that ________ sold as that of oxen was in fact equine.
TurkeyPortugalOffalUnited Kingdom

Question 9: According to the anthropologist ________[5] some cultures class horsemeat as taboo because the horse converts grass into meat less efficiently than ruminants.
Marvin HarrisBrazilColumbia UniversityUnited States

Question 10: In ancient Scandinavia, the horse was very important, as a living, working creature, as a sign of the owner's status, and symbolically within the old ________.
Norse pagan worshipNorse mythologyNorse paganismGermanic paganism


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