Can You Pass This Fast Food "True Or False" Quiz?

By: Stella Alexander
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About This Quiz

You can't always "have it your way," but when you go to a fast food restaurant, you usually can! While many people still prefer to dine at a fine restaurant with 3-5 courses, you'll find that millions and millions of people want the option of a quick meal. Sometimes this doesn't even require them to exit their car! From the thousands of fast food locations, one would find around the United States and even around the world, do you know enough to pass this "True or False" quiz?

Fast food was a concept that was created in the early 1920s. What started off as one restaurant would grow into a multibillion-dollar fast food industry. As the chains grew, you could see them focus on the hamburger, but as the time passed, other foods came to the spotlight. Fast food restaurants chose to have chicken, tacos or pizza at the center of their menus. They developed mascots, slogans and kid's options to appeal to the masses. After growing within the United States, many of them were able to grow internationally. From some of the biggest fast food restaurants like McDonald's and Burger King to Subway and even Starbucks, do you know what's true and what's false about the fast food industry? Let's find out if you can "have it your way" after this quiz!

McDonald's slogan is "I'm lovin' it."

McDonald's was founded in 1940 by Richard and Maurice McDonald. Their current slogan is "I'm lovin' it."

When it comes to fast food restaurants, Subway has the most locations.

Subway is the fast food retailer with the most locations around the world. There are over 44,000 locations.

Starbucks was founded before Wendy's.

Wendy's was founded in 1969 while Starbucks was founded in Seattle in 1971.

KFC's headquarters are located in Nashville, Tennessee.

Kentucky Fried Chicken, or KFC, was founded in 1930 in North Corbin, Kentucky. Its current headquarters are in Louisville, Kentucky.

Burger King is known for the Whopper.

Burger King was founded in 1954 in Miami, Florida. In 1959, the franchise introduced their Whopper burger, their most popular menu item since.

There are five spots on the Domino's Pizza logo.

Domino's Pizza was founded in Michigan in 1960. The logo is the picture of a blue and red domino with three spots, or pips, on it.

Pizza Hut was founded before Domino's Pizza.

Pizza Hut was actually founded two years prior to Domino's in 1958 in Wichita, Kansas.

Dunkin Donuts' slogan is "Gotta Have the Dunkin'."

Dunkin' Donuts was founded in 1950 in Massachusetts. The chain's current slogan is "America runs on Dunkin'."

Baskin-Robbins boasts 23 flavors of ice cream.

Baskin-Robbins was founded in 1945 in California. It is currently the largest ice cream chain in the world. Baskin-Robbins boasts 31 flavors of ice cream.

Taco Bell partnered with Forever 21 to release a clothing line.

In 2017, Taco Bell and the clothes retailer, Forever 21, teamed up together to release a clothing line.

Wendy's was named after the founder's wife.

Wendy's was founded in 1969 by Dave Thomas. He actually named the store after his fourth child, Melinda, who they called Wendy. The Wendy's logo was modeled after after.

Hardee's slogan is "Tastes Like America."

Hardee's was founded in June 1960 by Wilber Hardee. The chain has grown to over 5,800 locations.

Dairy Queen is known for their "Blizzard."

Dairy Queen was founded in 1940 by John Fremont McCullough. The franchise is known for the Blizzard, an item that has been on their menu since 1985.

Hot-N-Ready pizza is an option at Little Caesars.

Little Caesars was founded in 1959 in Michigan. With its slogan "Pizza Pizza," the franchise introduced the Hot-N-Ready pizza in 2004.

Papa John's is named after the founder's father.

Papa John's was founded in 1984 by John Schnatter, who named it after himself. The franchise has over 4,700 locations and its headquarters is in Kentucky.

Sonic is well-known for being one of the only fast-food chains without a drive-thru.

Sonic was founded in 1953. With its official name of Sonic Drive-In, it is actually well-known for being one of the only restaurants where you can't enter the facility to get your food, although some locations now have that option, along with tables inside.

The Arby's logo is a cowboy hat.

Arby's was founded in 1964 by Forrest and Leroy Raffel. It is known for being a sandwich chain, second in America behind Subway.

Jimmy John's specializes in BBQ items.

Jimmy John's was founded in 1983 by Jimmy John Liautaud. The franchise is known for "gourmet sandwiches" as is seen on its logo.

Jack in the Box is a predominantly east coast franchise.

Jack in the Box was founded in 1951. With a menu that includes burgers and tacos, you'll find the bulk of the restaurants on the west coast, finding only a few as you move eastbound.

All Chick-fil-A's are closed on Sunday.

Chick-fil-A was founded in 1946 by S. Truett Cathy. In an effort to keep with her Southern Baptist beliefs, all of the franchise's restaurants are closed on Sundays.

The official name of Applebee's is Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar.

Applebee's Neighborhood Grill + Bar was founded in 1980 by Bill and T. J. Palmer. There are over 2,000 locations internationally.

Panera Bread also operates as the Beverly Hills Bread Company in California.

Panera Bread was founded in 1987 in Missouri. With its headquarters located in the St. Louis region, it also operates as the Saint Louis Bread Company.

Chipotle has more locations in Asia and South America than North America.

Chipotle Mexican Grill was founded in 1993 by Steve Ells. Chipotle has over 2,000 locations which can be found in North American countries such as the United States and Canada as well as the European nations of the U.K., France, and Germany.

Popeyes was founded in Louisiana.

Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen was founded in Arabi, Louisiana in 1972. There are over 2,000 locations.

There are no Panda Express restaurants in China.

Panda Express is an American Chinese chain that was founded in 1983 by Andrew and Peggy Cherng. With over 2000 locations, you'll only find Panda Express in a few countries, including the United States, Canada, Japan and Mexico.

Denny's is known for always staying open.

Denny's was founded in 1953 as Danny's Donuts. It is now known for its diner style and most restaurants are open 24/7.

IHOP used to stand for International Hut of Pancakes.

IHOP (International House of Pancakes) was founded in 1958. While specializing in pancakes, the chain is also known for its diner-like food.

The first Chili's was opened in Chile.

Chili's was founded by Larry Levine in 1975. With over 1,500 locations, Chili's is a Tex-Mex restaurant that has a large emphasis on their baby back ribs.

Auntie Anne's started as Uncle Bill's Pretzel Company.

Auntie Anne's was founded in 1988 by Anne F. Beiler. They specialize in pretzel products.

Five Guys only offers vanilla milkshakes.

Five Guys was founded in 1986 by Jerry and Janie Murrell. The chain is known for their burgers and fries. Five Guys only offers vanilla milkshakes, but they have a variety of mix-ins which includes bacon, Oreo cookie pieces and salted caramel.

The name for Long John Silver's came from a TV show.

Long John Silver's was founded in 1969. The name actually comes from a character from Robert Louis Stevenson's "Treasure Island."

Quiznos specializes in pizza.

Quiznos was founded in 1981 by Jimmy Lambatos. The chain specializes in sub sandwiches and is second only to Subway.

Checkers is also combined with Rally's.

Checkers Drive-In Restaurants owns both Checkers and Rally's restaurants and have combined the two as joint drive-thrus.

You can buy donuts at Cinnabon.

Cinnabon was founded in 1985 and while they specialize in cinnamon rolls, they also sell coffee and milkshakes.

In-N-Out Burger is localized in the Pacific region.

In-N-Out Burger was founded in 1948 by Harry and Esther Snyder. The franchise is localized in the Pacific region with locations in six states including California, Arizona, and Texas.

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