Stuff You Should Know's Spam Quiz
by Staff
If you've ever eaten food, then there's a chance you might have tried Spam. We're not talking about the e-mail version. We're talking canned meat. Take our Spam quiz to see where you rate on canned pork knowledge.

What is the distinctive shape of a can of Spam?

  • square
  • round
  • rectangular

What kind of meat makes up Spam?

  • uncertain pork parts
  • ham and pork loin
  • pork shoulder and ham

True or false: Salt, sugar and water are the only non-meat ingredients in a can of Spam.

  • True
  • False

In the United States, Spam is produced at facilities in Minnesota and what other state?

  • Texas
  • Nebraska
  • Alabama

How many workers does it take to run a Spam factory?

  • 13
  • 50
  • 75

Spam is cooked in the can, so you can enjoy it straight from its container. How many cans of Spam are cooked at a time?

  • 7,300
  • 50,000
  • 66,000

True or false: The Spam museum is located in Minneapolis, Minn.

  • True
  • False

How many grams of fat are in a single can of Spam?

  • 44
  • 96
  • 67

What percentage of your daily recommended intake of sodium is contained in a single can of Spam?

  • 198 percent
  • 75 percent
  • 100 percent

A University of Hawaii study found that eating large amounts of processed meat could lead to what?

  • pancreatic cancer
  • colon cancer
  • kidney disease

What business was Hormel in before it invented Spam?

  • fresh meat
  • hair tonics
  • pig farming

What was Spam originally made of?

  • solely pork butt
  • solely pork shoulder
  • solely ham

Who coined the name Spam?

  • a Hormel janitor
  • an actor
  • a Hormel delivery man

What was the prize for the Spam-naming contest that was won by actor Kenneth Daigneau?

  • $1,000
  • $50
  • $100

What cemented Spam as a popular product in the United States?

  • its shelf life
  • the salty, pork taste
  • World War II

What popular sketch comedy group has a famous skit about Spam?

  • Saturday Night Live
  • Monty Python
  • The Groundlings

What big change did the Spam packaging undergo in 1997?

  • The label was no longer lithographed.
  • The pull-tab was introduced.
  • The can was shortened by 1 inch (2.54 centimeters).

In which state do people consume the most Spam?

  • Alabama
  • Hawaii
  • Mississippi

What Muppet movie was at the basis of a lawsuit from Hormel in 1995?

  • "The Muppet Christmas Carol"
  • "The Muppets Take Manhattan"
  • "Muppet Treasure Island"

True or false: Spam is delicious.

  • True
  • False