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1. The term "offal" is used in the United Kingdom for the internal organs of an animal, as well as parts such as the head, feet and tail that are not usually eaten whole. Which of the following is a term more commonly used in the United States for such items?
2. At one time a common dish on working-class tables in the north of England, what part of an animal is tripe?
3. The indigenous tribes of the Arctic consider the liver of polar bears to be a particular delicacy. True or false?
4. In local restaurants in certain American states, you might find yourself being offered some Turkey Fries. What part of the turkey are they?
5. In Norway around Christmas time, you may be offered the chance to try a traditional dish known as smalahove. What is its principal ingredient?
6. Portuguese cuisine features a number of offal-based dishes. A popular breakfast dish used to be "omolete de mioleira". How might this be translated into English?
7. Which of the following traditional English dishes is made from minced heart and liver of a pig, usually with additional belly pork? This is then mixed with onion, breadcrumbs and various herbs, before being shaped into large balls and wrapped in pork caul fat, and finally baked.
8. What name is given to the Jewish dish made from cow's spleen stuffed with breadcrumbs, oats or couscous?
9. The intestines of a pig when cooked are known as chitterlings or chitlins. True or false?
10. If you are given a meat dish that is made with the "lights" of an animal, what part of it would you be eating?
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