Quiz: How much do you know about Spam?

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What was the design brief of Spam?

  • Easy to transport meat for troops
  • Easy to chew meat for the elderly
  • Increase the sales of pork shoulder
  • To provide James May with a food to take to the north pole

What does Spam stand for?

  • Spiced Pork and Ham
  • Special Army Meat
  • Shoulder of Pork and Ham
  • Sausage Pork and Ham

When was Spam first sold?

  • 1936
  • 1937
  • 1938
  • 1939

Who named Spam?

  • Kenny Dalglish
  • Kenny Roberts
  • Kenny Rogers
  • Ken Daigneau

WW2 saw a boom in Spam's popularity as a means of getting meat to the front line, but what was it called?

  • Special Army Meat
  • Meatloaf without Basic Training
  • Tuck in a Tin
  • Pink Propellant

Fun Fact: The Hormel Girls were basically the Captain America of tinned food. They travelled the states selling Spam.

  • Thank you for that fun fact
  • I feel better knowing that

What year was the billionth can of Spam produced?

  • 1957
  • 1958
  • 1959
  • 1960

1970 saw an important Spam-iversaries, what were they?

  • Production of the 2 billionth can
  • Production of the 3 billionth can
  • James May had his first can of Spam aged 7
  • Monty Python's Spam sketch is first televised

Have you got anything without Spam?

  • Spam, bacon, sausage and Spam
  • Spam, egg, Spam, Spam, bacon and Spam
  • Lobster Thermidor au Crevette with a Mornay sauce served with shallots and aubergines garnished with a truffle pate
  • Spam, egg, sausage and Spam, that's not got much Spam in it?

What year was the Spam Museum opened?

  • 1986
  • 1988
  • 1991
  • 1993

When opening in 1991 what did it celebrate?

  • James May's 28th birthday
  • 100 years of Hormel
  • 6 years until my arrival on the planet
  • 5 years of Spam - Less Sodium

How many countries around the world is Spam sold in?

  • 34
  • 44
  • 48
  • 52

Which of these isn't a real Spam variety?

  • Hickory Smoked
  • Bacon
  • Turkey
  • Hot and Spicy
  • Jalapeño
  • Teriyaki
  • Black Pepper
  • Chorizo
  • Portuguese Sausage
  • Tocino
  • Garlic
  • Cheese
  • Roast Beef

How many cans of Spam are eaten every second around the world?

  • 10.2 cans per second
  • 11.3 cans per second
  • 12.8 cans per second
  • 15.7 cans per second
  • 18.4 cans per second

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