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Quiz: Are you a fast food junkie?
As the world's largest fast food chain overhauls its menus, test yourself on how much you know about burgers, fries and the people who sell these to us.

McDonalds' menus are changing amid growing alarm in the fast food industry about nutrition and sales. The company is junking its "super-sized" portions and pushing foods like salads or fruit.

Many of us eat fast food more often than we care to admit, but how much do we know about it and the people who sell it to us?

Question 1
On any given day, what proportion of Americans go to a fast food restaurant?
A: One in two
B: One in three
C: One in four
D: One in 10
Question 2
A sports cartoonist is credited with naming which takeaway?
A: Kebab
B: Hamburger
C: Hotdog
Question 3
Fast food chains have spread the world over. Put these companies in order, biggest global reach first.
A: McDonalds, KFC, Burger King
B: KFC, Burger King, McDonalds
C: Burger King, McDonalds, KFC
Question 4
To counter criticism of globalisation, chains such as McDonalds have introduced regional menus. Which of these local delicacies is NOT on sale?
A: Seaweed burgers in Japan
B: McFalafel in Egypt
C: Croque McDo in France
D: Paneer salsa wraps in India
E: All of the above are available
F: None of the above are available
Question 5
KFC's "secret recipe" of 11 herbs and spices is stored in a secure US vault. But where?
A: Louisville, Kentucky
B: Corbin, Kentucky
Question 6
The Vegetarian Society has given its seal of approval to a fast food burger. Which one, and with what caveat?
A: Burger King's veggie burger - but not with fries
B: McDonald's veggie happy meal - with juice, not a soft drink
C: Wimpy's spicy bean burger - hold the processed cheese
D: KFC's vegetable zinger burger - hold the mayo
Question 7
Nutritionists recommend that foods containing fat and sugar make up what proportion of a balanced diet?
A: 5%
B: 10%
C: 15%
Question 8
How long is the world's biggest kebab?
A: 15.54m
B: 155.4m
C: 1,554m
Question 9
How many people do McDonalds, Burger King and KFC combined serve worldwide each day?
A: 62.7m
B: 102.3m
C: 151.4m
Question 10
Which of these McDonald's meals has the highest fat content?
A: Bacon McDouble with cheese + large coke + large fries
B: Big Breakfast + large latte + regular orange juice
C: Quarter-pounder with cheese + large fries + chocolate milkshake

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