Doughnut Quiz: Test Your Knowledge About This Luscious Delicacy

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Doughnut Quiz: Test Your Knowledge About This Luscious Delicacy

Do you love Doughnuts? Can you eat them any time of the day? National Doughnut Day is the first Friday in June. Ever wondered how much do you know about this delectable food. Take our quiz and see if your doughnut knowledge is full of holes and learn interesting trivia.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The correct spelling for the sweet, fried-dough circles is: 
    • A. 

      Doughnut

    • B. 

      Donut

    • C. 

      Either is correct

  • 2. 
    Police and doughnuts are associated because:
    • A. 

      Until fairly recently, restaurants and fast-food stops were not open 24/7. Often the only place to take a break and have a cup of coffee in the wee hours of the morning was at the open-all-night doughnut shop.

    • B. 

      Doughnuts are inexpensive. If a law enforcement officer was called to an emergency, he or she didn’t have to ditch an expensive meal.

    • C. 

      Doughnuts are convenient. That hole-in the middle makes them easy to handle and can be eaten on the run.

  • 3. 
    Which comic strip, which ended after 34 years in 2010, featured an everyday woman who, when faced with insecurity, angst and weight struggles, often sought solace in a doughnut.
    • A. 

      "Blondie"

    • B. 

      "Cathy"

    • C. 

      "Brenda Starr'

  • 4. 
    Doughnuts are among Homer Simpson’s favorite foods. He prefers:
    • A. 

      Long johns

    • B. 

      Jelly-filled

    • C. 

      Frosted

  • 5. 
    “The Donut Theory” is: 
    • A. 

      A 2013 book of meditations, parables and inspirations by Linda Gillis, a retired church secretary.

    • B. 

      The theory that if you eat one doughnut, you will want another.

    • C. 

      A handy description of a theory that the shape of the universe is a three-dimensional torus (a surface or solid formed by rotating a closed curve.)

  • 6. 
    Doughnuts have holes because:
    • A. 

      The round shape ensures consistent cooking, without gooey, undone centers.

    • B. 

      A sea captain needed both hands to steer and ordered his fried pastry with a hole in the center as a convenience.

    • C. 

      So they could be served on a skewer.

    • D. 

      A and B

  • 7. 
    Doughnuts have been nicknamed “energy rings” because of their sugar and calorie content that results in a burst of energy. A medium doughnut measuring almost 4 inches across contains:
    • A. 

      100 calories

    • B. 

      255 calories

    • C. 

      500 calories

  • 8. 
    How many Doughnuts are made every year in the US?
    • A. 

      10 billion

    • B. 

      5 million

    • C. 

      2 million

    • D. 

      7.5 billion

  • 9. 
    What are the major ingredients of a Doughnut?
    • A. 

      Fruits and nuts

    • B. 

      Vegetables and corn flour

    • C. 

      Flour, eggs, and sugar

    • D. 

      Rice and flour

  • 10. 
    The trans fat in doughnuts is more than that in chocolates. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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