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They might not be the best when it comes to nutrition; however, there is one thing that all of the junk foods in this quiz have in common... they're just super delicious! Whether you find them on the shelves in your local supermarket or you buy them at you favorite fast food place right down the road, as long as they taste good and are technically bad for you, then they qualify as junk food.
In this quiz, we're only going to take a look at junk food that can be found in the United States. However, don't worry, that's where the best of the best can be found! When it comes to fast food restaurants, America is home to the largest and some of the most iconic worldwide -- like McDonald's, KFC, and Wendy's. Likewise, companies that are based in the United States are the owners of some of the most iconic junk food snacks in the world -- like Oreos, Cheetos, Snickers, and Pringles. So, are you ready to think with both your stomach and your mind? Then let's jump right into this quiz and get started!
Toaster Strudel is a toaster pastry that is sold in the United States by General Mills. It was previously owned by the Pillsbury Company but General Mills acquired the brand after their purchase of Pillsbury.
KFC offers several food items on its menu but their Original Recipe Chicken is, by far, one of their most popular. The recipe is one of the most famous trade secrets in the culinary world.
Twinkies are a brand of snack cakes sold in the United States by Hostess Brands. It is notable for being one of the most iconic snack foods in the world, being referenced countless times in pop culture.
The Baconator is a popular fast food item that is sold by in the U.S. by Wendy's. Although it was introduced recently (2007), it has quickly become one of their most popular burgers.
Funyuns are a corn snack sold in the United States by Frito-Lay. While they are shaped like onion rings, they are actually onion-flavored rings of cornmeal.
The Big Mac is a popular fast food item sold by by McDonald's. It is not only one of the company’s signature products but also one of the most famous burgers in the world.
Cheez Doodles are cheese-flavored cheese puffs sold in the United States by Wise Foods. They are notable for being extremely popular on the East Coast.
Chick-fil-A offers several food items on its menu but their Waffle Fries are, by far, one of the most popular. They are waffle-shaped potatoes with the skin, and are cooked in canola oil.
Lay’s potato chips are one of the most recognizable potato chip snacks in the U.S. The chips are marketed by PepsiCo through Frito-Lay.
The McDouble is a popular fast food item that is sold by in the U.S. by McDonald's. It has consistently been one of their most popular value menu items.
Yodels are frosted, cream-filled cakes that are sold in the United States by Drake's Cakes. They are notable for being very similar to Ho Hos.
The Whopper is a popular fast food item that is sold by in the U.S. by Burger King. It is notable for being the company’s signature sandwich.
These are Doritos, a brand of flavored tortilla chips marketed by Frito-Lay in the U.S. The snack was invented in a restaurant at Disneyland.
Chicken nuggets are a common item at fast food places but McNuggets are without a doubt the most iconic iteration. In 2016, the formula was changed to improve the nutrition and remove artificial preservatives.
These are Cheez-Its, a brand of cheese crackers marketed by the Kellogg Company in the U.S. They are promoted as being the crunchiest cheese snack.
This is a Snickers bar, a brand of chocolate bar that is marketed by Mars, Incorporated in the U.S. They are made from nougat topped with caramel and peanuts and then encased in milk chocolate.
The McFlurry is a popular fast food item that is sold by in the U.S. by McDonald's. It is flavored ice cream and was first introduced in Canada.
These are Cheetos, a cheese-flavored puffed cornmeal snack that is marketed by Frito-Lay in the U.S. It has consistently been ranked as the top-selling brand of cheese puffs in the U.S.
The Burrito Supreme is a popular fast food item that is sold by in the U.S. by Taco Bell. It consists of seasoned beef, lettuce, cheddar cheese, refried beans, and other vegetables.
Ding Dongs are a brand of chocolate cake sold in the United States by Hostess Brands. They are strikingly similar to Ring Dings, which are made by Drake's Cakes.
KFC offers several food items on its menu but the Popcorn Chicken is by far one of the most popular. Over the years, the name of these bite-sized pieces of chicken has fluctuated between “Popcorn Chicken” and “Popcorn Nuggets.”
Pop-Tarts are a brand of toaster pastries sold in the United States by the Kellogg Company. They are a direct competitor to Toaster Strudel.
Hot Pockets are a brand of microwavable snacks that are sold in the United States by Nestle. While their pizza products are their most iconic snacks, the brand also includes ravioli and turnovers.
Krispy Kreme is a popular fast food chain best known for its doughnuts. There are more than 1,000 Krispy Kreme shops worldwide, with the 1,000th opened in in Kansas City in 2015.
This is the Moon Pie, a snack food that is marketed by the Chattanooga Bakery, Inc in the U.S. They are extremely popular in the South and are made from marshmallow filling and graham cracker cookies.
McDonald's offers several food items on its menu but the Egg McMuffin is, by far, one of the most popular. The McMuffin is marketed as a breakfast item and consists of an egg, Canadian bacon, American cheese, and a buttered English muffin.
Ho Hos are a brand of chocolate snack cakes sold in the United States by Hostess Brands. They are cylindrical and are filled with cream.
The Crispy Colonel Sandwich is a popular fast food item that is sold in the U.S. by KFC. Upon its introduction, the sandwich was seen as a product that was meant to rival similar offerings from Chick-fil-A.
These are Ruffles, a brand of potato chips marketed by Frito-Lay in the U.S. The name comes from the crinkle-cut slicing that gives the chips their notable “ruffled” appearance.
McDonald's offers several food items on its menu but the Happy Meal is one of the most popular. Happy Meals are perhaps most notable for the toys that are included with the food.
Pizza Rolls are a snack food sold in the United States by the Pillsbury Company. They come in a wide array of pizza-themed flavors, including Pepperoni, Triple Meat, and Triple Cheese.
Burger King offers several food items on its menu but the Chicken Fries are one of the most popular. The product was introduced as a means of appealing to a larger portion of the adult market.
These are Goldfish crackers, a brand of cheese crackers marketed by Pepperidge Farm. They are extremely popular with young children and have had a wide array of flavors over the years.
The McRib is a popular fast food item that is sold in the U.S. by McDonald’s. It is a barbecue-flavored pork sandwich that has never been consistently included on the restaurant’s menu due to poor sales.
Oreos are a brand of sandwich cookies sold in the United States by Nabisco. It has notably been the bestselling cookie brand worldwide for several years.
3 Musketeers is a brand of chocolate bar that is sold in the United States by Mars, Incorporated. The name was originally a reference to the novel, The Three Musketeers, and the fact that the first iteration of the candy bar had three different flavored pieces in one package: chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla.
The Son of Baconator is a popular fast food item that is sold in the U.S. by Wendy's. As the name suggests, this burger is simply a smaller version of the Baconator and is sold at a cheaper price.
This is Zebra Cake, a pre-packaged cake snack that is marketed by McKee Foods Corporation in the U.S. The name of the snack comes from its zebra-striped frosting.
Dairy Queen offers several food items on its menu but the Blizzard is one of the most popular. The Blizzard is soft-serve ice cream that comes in a wide variety of flavors.
Pringles are a brand of potato chips sold in the United States by Kellogg’s. They are sold in well over 100 countries and are notable for their iconic cylindrical can.