Can You Name the Fast Food Restaurant from a Snapshot of a Commercial?

By: Kennita Leon

Can You Name the Fast Food Restaurant from a Snapshot of a Commercial?
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About This Quiz

Commercials are forms of audio, visual, or a combination of the two marketing methods that are used to advertise a company's product or products. They can be done through different forms of media such as television and radio.

The commercial form of advertising is often employed to increase sales and consumption of products from the company using the method. They do so by branding the products in such a way that it sticks (or is supposed to stick) in the customer's mind. 

Commercial advertising can be used by just about any company whether it be religious organizations, governmental agencies, political parties, or fast food restaurants. 

Last year alone, 40.4% of advertising was via television and it's no wonder because we've all been bombarded by fast food ads. 

The fast food world is notorious for the kinds of commercials they air. Sometimes they're hits, such as the Larry Bird vs. Michael Jordan McDonald's ad, and sometimes they're such big misses that we wonder what they were thinking; take for example Jessica Simpson in that Pizza Hut commercial. The question is, have you been paying enough attention to these fun, tasteful, and sometimes downright scary advertisements enough to name the fast food chain from just a snapshot? Let's find out with this quiz! 

Burger King- Hands-Free Burger Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
A&W Restaurants.
WingStreet.
Burger King.
To commemorate its 50th anniversary in 2008, Burger King released a new product; a-not-so-successful whopper holder which allowed consumers to eat burgers while engaging in other activities.
Swensons.

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Domino's- Zombified Pizza Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Domino's.
To promote their Pizza Box Office, a movie rental service offered by Domino's, the company has their staff dress up as zombies to deliver "the movie" and the pizza simultaneously.
Arby's.
Stir Crazy.
Auntie Anne's.

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Jack in the Box- Jack Visits Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Baja Fresh.
Tim Hortons.
Boston Market.
Jack in the Box.
Starring Jack Box, the official mascot, the Jack in the Box food chain released several hilarious and successful commercials, two of which featured Jack visiting his cousin Jim in prison in 2009 and his mother Patty in 2010.

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Pizza Hut- Hut (Super Bowl Ad) Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Pizza Hut.
Although not an official sponsor of the Super Bowl, Pizza Hut decided to celebrate the game's golden anniversary with the creation of a gold-flaked pizza. In 2017, another ad was created featuring George Takei repeating his favorite line "Oh My" while ordering and receiving a pizza from Pizza Hut.
Sbarro.
Panera Bread.
Swensons.

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Sonic- Which Came First Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen.
Dairy Queen.
Dunkin' Donuts.
Sonic.
Two guys are seated in a car feasting on Sonic's one-dollar popcorn chicken while debating the ever so popular mystery of which came first; in this case the popcorn or the chicken?

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Burger King- Whopper Virgins Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Five Guys Burgers and Fries.
Shake Shack.
Arby's.
Burger King.
This controversial ad, released in 2008, showcases Burger King traveling the world over to find individuals who have never tasted the whopper. They then carry out a taste test comparing the Whopper to the Big Mac of the McDonald's company.

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Red Rooster Devil Wings Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Chick-fil-A.
Baja Fresh.
Red Rooster.
This fifteen-second ad created in 1994 features two nuns who go on a wild roller skating adventure after trying the Devil Wings from Red Rooster.
A&W Restaurants.

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McDonald's- Smudged Lipstick Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Tim Hortons.
McDonald's.
Several interviewees show up to their interviews well-clad but with their lipsticks smudged all thanks to the picture of McDonald's sundae in the waiting room magazines.
Fatburger.
Hardee's.

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Dominos delivered by SWAT Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Domino's.
Again, to advertise their Pizza Box Office service, several men dressed as S.W.A.T officers deliver pizza to an ordering customer.
WingStreet.
Swensons.
Cinnabon.

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Taco Bell- Girlfriend Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
In-N-Out Burger.
Taco Bell.
It is a well-known fact that girlfriends like to steal not only the hoodies of their boyfriends but their food as well. To resolve the latter, Taco Bell offers an affordable one-dollar griller for both to enjoy.
Auntie Anne's.
Krispy Kreme.

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Taco Bell- The Texas Law Hawk Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Panera Bread.
Arby's.
Stir Crazy.
Taco Bell.
A lawyer yells about being hungry. But not for justice. Instead, he craves the new, bigger than talons of justice, Quesalupa from Taco Bell.

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Domino's- Avoid the Noid Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Domino's.
The Noid, a 1980s character created by Domino's, runs around trying to turn pizzas cold before they get delivered. But he is no match for the Domino's pizza delivery guy.
Baja Fresh.
Boston Market.
Hardee's.

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Carl's Jr.- The Border Wall Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Popeyes Louisana Kitchen.
Dairy Queen.
Carl's Jr.
In this jab at Donald Trump's border wall, two volleyball teams representing Mexico and Texas play over a wall. This was to introduce the franchise's new Tex Mex burger.
Sbarro.

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McDonalds- McNuggets Rap Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Shake Shack.
Chick-fil-A.
McDonald's.
In this plot twist, McDonald's turns a parody video making fun of their McNuggets into a real advertisement.
A&W Restaurants.

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KFC- Zinger Crunch Salad Mouthful Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
KFC.
Considered distasteful to some, the ad featured call center workers speaking with their mouths full of KFC's new zinger crunch salad.
Tim Hortons.
Five Guys Burgers and Fries.
In-N-Out Burger.

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Jack in the Box- Jack Visits Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Swensons.
WingStreet.
Arby's.
Jack in the Box.
In this commercial, Jack visits his mom Patty and talk about giving his thrifty mom two croissant sandwiches for just $3. His dad barges in and asks the mom to call the doctor because it's been more than four hours since he's laid an egg.

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Pepsi - Michael Jackson Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Stir Crazy.
Pepsi.
A tragic experience for the late king of pop, Michael Jackson, when he catches on fire when sparks from the scene land in his gelled hair.
Cinnabon.
Dunkin' Donuts.

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McDonald's- MacTonight! Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Baja Fresh.
Long John Silver's.
Auntie Anne's.
McDonald's.
In this 1987 ad, the moon sits atop a Big Mac playing the piano and singing about having McDonald's for dinner.

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Wendy's- Give a Little Nibble Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Krispy Kreme.
Umami Burger.
Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes
Wendy's.
A giant Wendy's burger floats in the air as various individuals walk, fly, and drive by while each takes a nibble of the burger.

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Burger King- Wake Up with the King Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Hardee's.
Tim Hortons.
Burger King.
Considered a creepy ad, individuals wake up to see the King of Burgers lying on their beds offering them breakfast from Burger King.
Sbarro.

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Coca Cola- I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Shake Shack.
Coca-Cola.
In the most famous ad the world-over, a group of individuals of various ethnicities sing the lyrics to the catchy 1971 tune "I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke."
A&W Restaurants.
Dairy Queen..

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Pizza Hut- Donald and Ivana Trump Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Pizza Hut.
Featuring now-President Donald Trump and his ex-wife Ivana Trump squabbling over the right and wrong way to eat pizza, this 1995 ad became known as "Sexual S*ut" because of its sexual connotations.
Arby's.
Chick-fil-A.
Popeyes Louisana Kitchen.

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McDonald's - Bereaved Boy Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
McDonald's.
In this controversial ad, a boy who has just lost his dad goes to McDonald's and orders a sandwich that his mom says was also his dad's favorite: he ends up feeling better. The British ad got so many complaints that it was pulled from TV.
Cinnabon.
Boston Market.
WingStreet.

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Wendys Pigtails Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Stir Crazy.
Wendy's.
Run for eight months, Wendy's popular commercials involved a man wearing a red wig with braids. The wig-wearing individual advises others that eating at Wendy's is a better choice than following the crowd.
Swensons.
Panera Bread.

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McDonald's- Apple Tree Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Auntie Anne's.
Tim Hortons.
McDonald's.
This ad shows the growth of a tree from a seedling to a fruit-bearing plant to promote McDonalds's new and fresh apple slices snack.
Baja Fresh.

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KFC- Bucket in My Hand Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Five Guys Burgers and Fries.
Fatburger.
A&W Restaurants.
KFC.
A play on the life of KFC founder, Colonel Sanders, an old man dressed in white walks for miles sharing fried chicken from his bucket.

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Budweiser- We'll Never Forget 911 Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Krispy Kreme.
Long John Silver's.
Budweiser.
In memory of the tragic 9/11 attack, the Budweiser horses travel cross country to pay their respects at the 9/11 scene.
In-N-Out Burger.

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Chipotle- Willie Nelson 'Back to the Start' Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Chipotle.
This interesting cartoon shows the transition from traditional farming to modern, advanced farming where many chemicals are used. After some reflection, the farmer decides to return to the traditional way.
Arby's.
Sbarro.
Dunkin' Donuts.

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McDonald's- Larry Bird vs Michael Jordan Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Popeyes Louisana Kitchen.
Hardee's.
Mooyah.
McDonald's.
Michael Jordan and Larry Bird shoot baskets from various distances to win Michael Jordan's Big Mac from McDonald's.

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KFC- Kitchen Fresh Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
WingStreet.
KFC.
In this 2004 ad, a group of partygoers goes around talking about getting "Kitchen Fresh Chicken" from KFC.
Boston Market.
Chick-fil-A.

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Burger King- I Am Man Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Tim Hortons.
Swensons.
Arby's.
Burger King.
A man fed-up of being fed "chick food" expresses his frustration in song while he joins a group of men who too are frustrated. They then head over to Burger King to get a Texas Double Whopper all while singing a tweaked version of the "I Am Woman" song.

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Wendy's- Where's the Beef (1984) Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Auntie Anne's.
Stir Crazy.
Baja Fresh.
Wendy's.
Three elderly folks sit at a table staring at a burger with buns and a tiny beef burger in between. During this time a narrator compares the Wendy's burger to the Big Mac and Whopper.

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Jack in the Box- Marry Bacon Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Five Guys Burgers and Fries.
Shake Shack.
Jack in the Box.
A guy totally in love with bacon decides to marry the meaty strips. On the wedding day, Jack in the Box presents the bride as a new bacon burger. This ad received some negative reviews given its taboo marriage.
In-N-Out Burger.

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Quiznos- Spongmonkeys Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Dairy Queen
Quiznos.
The Spong Monkeys are furry, rodent-like puppets who appeared in many of Quiznos's commercial ads where they sang; the ad was considered hilarious to some and creepy to others.
A&W Restaurants.
Krispy Kreme.

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Burger King- The Olympic Whopper Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Fatburger.
Burger King.
As part of the 2012 London Olympics, the King of Burgers grills the first ever Olympic Burger using fire from the Olympic flame.
Arby's.
Hardee's.

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Wendy's Fresh Beef Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Tim Hortons.
WingStreet.
Stir Crazy.
Wendy's.
A curious young lady asks google "Where's the beef from?" only to learn that Wendy's uses American ground beef to make their burgers.

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KFC- Georgia Gold Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
KFC.
A few months after its Nashville Hot Chicken, KFC introduced its new regional flavored chicken, Georgia Gold, using a new Colonel Sanders dressed in gold.
Boston Market.
Chick-fil-A.
Sbarro.

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McDonald's- The Original Ronald McDonald Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Five Guys Burgers and Fries.
McDonald's.
In this 1963 ad, the happy hamburger clown, Ronald McDonald, makes his first-ever appearance adorned in his striped suit and wearing a cup for his nose and tray with McDonald's products as his hat.
Swensons.
Shake Shack.

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Burger King- Eat Like Snake Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Popeyes Louisana Kitchen.
Burger King.
Produced in Korea, this ad shows a man who slithers across the floor to an unattended burger swallowing it whole like a snake.
A&W Restaurants.
Auntie Anne's.

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Carl's Jr.- Potholes (ft. Superman) Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Baja Fresh.
Arby's.
Carl's Jr.
A group of construction workers responsible for patching the holes made by Superman takes a lunch break to consume a triple bacon burger from Carl's Jr.
Cinnabon.

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Subway- Everyone Loves Avocado Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Subway.
Two ladies obsessed with avocados go beyond just having it in their subs. They make jewelry, clothing, and even their cars out of the fruit.
Tim Hortons.
Krispy Kreme.
Long John Silver's.

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McDonald's- Fry Bait Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Panera Bread.
Hardee's.
McDonald's.
While fishing with his grandfather, a young boy uses a fry as bait and instead of catching fish, humans follow the fry bait into the water.
Swensons.

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Pizza Hut- The Pizza Head Show Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Fatburger.
Pizza Hut.
Used in a series of Pizza Hut commercials from 1993 to 1997, the Pizza Head Show featured Pizza Head (a slice of pizza with the latest available toppings) and his nemesis Steve (a pizza cutter) who would constantly try to throw him in harm's way.
Sbarro.
Dairy Queen.

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KFC- Chicken Corsage Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen.
Auntie Anne's.
KFC.
Just in time for prom, KFC releases its new chicken corsage with Baby Breath flowers and of course a KFC drumstick for just twenty dollars.
Shake Shack.

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Taco Bell- Shrimp Blogger Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Taco Bell.
A shrimp blogger travels the world blogging different types of shrimp until he finds the perfect shrimp at Taco Bell and decides to keep it to himself.
Chick-fil-A.
A&W Restaurants.
Cinnabon.

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McDonald's- Manly Man Beef Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Baja Fresh.
Stir Crazy.
WingStreet.
McDonald's.
To present its ammonia-free beef, McDonald's launched its Manly Man Beef campaign in China with this ad promoting all the qualities of a man.

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Wendy's Say No to Microwaves Which fast food restaurant made this commercial?
Swensons.
Arby's.
Wendy's.
In a high school of bacon students and microwave bullies, a coach advises the bacon teens that microwaving is wrong and that the best way to get nuked is in an oven at Wendy's.
Tim Hortons.

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