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Are You Enough of a Junk Food Junkie to Ace This Quiz?
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By: Talin Vartanian
6 Min Quiz
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About This Quiz
Junk food is a broad category of snacks and treats that are consumed by millions of people every day. This category includes sweet and savory items like pizza, french fries, cupcakes and ice cream.
You're probably familiar with some types of junk food, such as hamburgers, hot dogs, corn dogs and waffle fries. Some junk food brands are also popular throughout households across the world, such as Hostess, Pop Tarts and Lay's. Hostess, for instance, is known for their Twinkies and Fruit Pies.
Some types of junk food are also small and bite-sized, which are the perfect snack for those on the go. These include Skittles, M&M's, Jelly Beans and Goldfish. Other types of junk food are traditionally served at carnivals, while others make a great birthday treat, such as cakes. Junk food can also be sour in flavor, with Sour Patch Kids and Neon Sour Gummy Worms as popular (and sour) snacks. This quiz is a list of 40 images, as well as a brief description of the junk food in question. It will be your job to match the name of the junk food to the image, using your own knowledge or the provided hint. Without further ado, take this junk food identification quiz now to see how much you really love junk food!
Krispy Kreme and Dunkin' are known for their ...?
Dunkin' and Krispy Kreme are known for their donuts, which come in a wide variety of flavors. Donuts can be filled with cream, topped with icing and even sprinkled with nuts and candy.
Tortilla chips that are piled with toppings like cheese, meat, sour cream and pico de gallo are called ...?
Nachos consist of tortilla chips that are topped with Mexican-style ingredients, such as pico de gallo and guacamole. Nachos are often made in servings large enough to feed several people.
This type of dessert involves a crust. Can you name it?
A pie is a type of dessert that is baked on a pie crust, and features various types of fillings. Some examples include an apple pie and a blueberry pie.
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This type of ice cream is "sandwiched" between two soft cookies. What is it called?
Ice cream sandwiches are two soft cookies that "sandwich" an ice cream layer in the center. Cookie flavors can include chocolate chip and dark chocolate, among others.
This type of junk food consists of cheese, sauce and a pizza crust. Can you name it?
Pizza is made with a pizza crust, cheese, sauce and a whole lot of toppings. Some examples of pizza includes sausage, pepperoni and supreme.
What is the name of these chewy, bear-shaped gummies?
Gummy Bears are known for their chewy texture and fun bear shapes. They also come in colors like white, green and red.
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These cheesy puffs are also known as ...?
Cheetos are a snack favorite that is beloved by many people. Each strip of Cheetos is covered in a cheese powder, and has a crunchy bite.
You'll find this type of buttery junk food at movie theaters. Can you identify it?
Popcorn is a buttery treat that is often consumed at movie theaters. It can also be made in a microwave at home.
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These sour gummies are shaped like worms. Are you familiar with them?
Neon Sour Gummy Worms are shaped like worms and come in a rainbow of colors. They are also covered in a coating of sweet and sour granules.
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These types of chips have a nacho cheese taste. What are they called?
Doritos makes a wide variety of potato chips, with the nacho cheese flavored-chips as a fan favorite by many. These are also packaged in a bright red bag.
These types of fries are thin and crispy, and are sold at places like McDonald's. What's their name?
French fries are typically long, thin and crispy on the outside. They are also sold at fast food joints like Burger King and McDonald's.
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These mini-pies are filled with fruit. What are they called?
Hostess Fruit Pies are small, hand-held pies that are filled with various types of fruit. Examples include cherry and apple pies.
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"Taste the rainbow" is a familiar slogan of which of these candies?
Skittles's slogan "taste the rainbow" is due to its rainbow-colored and rainbow-flavored candies. Flavors include strawberry, apple and lime, among many others.
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What is the name of these bite-sized candies with a color-coated exterior?
You might recognize M&M's as a fun, bite-sized treat that comes in a variety of colors. They come in variety of flavors.
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What is the name of these fried "porky" chips?
Pork rinds are small, curly and have a distinct pork flavor to them. They are also perfect for a quick, salty snack.
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These iconic sweet snacks have chocolate chips in them. Do you know what they are called?
Chocolate chip cookies are best served with milk, and can even be enhanced with nuts and candy! They are also easy to make, and bake in a jiffy.
You'll find this type of junk food at baseball games. It's also best topped with ketchup and mustard. Can you name it?
Hot dogs are a staple at baseball games, and are best topped with ketchup, mustard and even relish! There are also gourmet-style hot dogs which are topped with ingredients like crushed potato chips and aioli.
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This soft, frozen treat can be served as a sandwich, in a dish or in a cone. Can you name it?
Ice cream is a beloved treat that can be served in a dish, in a cone or pressed between two cookies. It comes in a dizzying array of flavors.
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This junk food consists of a patty in between two buns. What is it called?
A burger can be either a hamburger or a cheeseburger, depending on if you like cheese or not. These are also best served with fries and a milkshake.
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These types of pastries are best warmed up in a toaster. Can you name them?
Pop tarts are a brand of toaster pastries that are best warmed up in a toaster. This allows for a crispy exterior with a soft, warm interior.
This fizzy drink can be light or dark in color, and also comes in regular or diet choices. Can you guess what it's called?
You're probably familiar with brands like Sprite and Pepsi, which manufacture a variety of soda flavors. Other popular brands include Coca Cola, A&W and Mountain Dew.
This crispy meat is sold by places like KFC and Popeye's. Do you know the name for it?
Fried chicken is a beloved item at fast food joints like Popeye's and KFC. Fried chicken can be prepared with white or dark meat, as well as with spicy flavors.
These fried potatoes are curly-shaped. Do you know what they are called?
You can find curly fries at several fast food joints, such as Arby's. Curly fries are frequently doused in a seasoning blend of some sort.
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_______ _______ have a zebra-like exterior with a cream-filled center.
Zebra cakes are white with zebra-like stripes on the exterior. These also have a cream-filled center and a yellow cake filling.
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