A short quiz on milk in Japan

How well do you know the history of milk in Japan?  Take this short quiz to test your Japanese milk knowledge.

 

1) Milk first appeared in Japan in .....

  • The Edo Era
  • The Meiji Era
  • The Asuka Era
  • The Showa Era

2) Milk became a part of school lunches in .....

  • 1845
  • 1945
  • 1950
  • 1955

3) Premium dairy products in ancient times were called .....

  • Chuunyuu
  • Daigo
  • Sannyuugyuu
  • Hakunyuu

4) More Japanese people started to drink milk because .....

  • Celebrities drank it
  • It was cheap
  • There was a tea shortage
  • Injured soldiers drank it

5) In the distant past, Japanese people didn't drink milk or eat meat because .....

  • It was difficult to raise cattle on an island
  • It was banned by Buddhist edict
  • They didn't like the taste
  • It was unaffordable

6) The oldest dairy company in Japan is....

  • Meiji
  • Yakult
  • Snow Brand
  • Morinaga

7) The most popular cheese in Japan is .....

  • Camembert
  • Cheddar
  • Cream cheese
  • Mozzarella

8) Milk and meat became popular in Japan because .....

  • Of a trend
  • The emperor drank/ate it
  • People wanted stronger bones and healthier teeth
  • Of ice cream

 

After you finish this quiz, you can check with me to see how well you did!

 

~ Samantha