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Taboo food and drink: Quiz


Question 1: Chinese Buddhist cuisine traditionally prohibits garlic, Allium chinense, asafoetida, shallot, and Allium victorialis (victory onion or mountain leek), while Kashmiri ________ forbid "strong flavored" foods.
BiharUttar PradeshBhumiharBrahmin

Question 2: Certain species of fish are also forbidden in ________ such as the freshwater eel (Anguillidae) and all species of catfish.

Question 3: As a general rule, all seafood is permissible in Sunni-________.
MosqueMuslim historyIslamIslamic schools and branches

Question 4: However, in some rural areas of ________, dog fat is by tradition believed to have medicinal properties - being good for the lungs for instance.

Question 5: Among Hindus many people discourage eating onion and garlic along with non-vegetarian food during festivals or ________ holy months of Shrawan and Kartik.

Question 6: Dar gato por liebre ("to pass off a cat as a hare") is an expression common to many ________, equivalent to "to pull the wool over someone's eyes" derived from this basic scam.
HispanophoneSpainHispanic and Latino AmericansSpanish American

Question 7: Cases of passing off cat meat as lamb shish kabab in less reputable shops, are also regularly reported in ________.

Question 8: ________ resumed commercial whaling of minke whales in 1993 and it is still a popular meat, especially on Norway's western coast.
GermanyUnited StatesNorwayPoland

Question 9: This is attributed to the local presence of the ________ and in areas beyond, which likely acted as a barrier to further southern migrations by wandering pastoralists, the principal fish-avoiders.
Chagas diseaseAfrican trypanosomiasisTsetse flyInsect

Question 10: USDA data reports ________ as the most widely eaten meat in the world.
PorkBaconTaboo food and drinkApple

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