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McDonald's Quiz

The McDonald brothers opened their first restaurant in 1940 in San Bernardino, California. However, it was the visit of milkshake machine salesman Ray Kroc in 1954 that turned McDonald’s into the biggest restaurant business in the world. Kroc convinced the brother to allow him to franchise the concept. Ray Kroc's first McDonald's franchise opened in 1955, in Des Plaines, Illinois.

Trivia Questions

  1. What was created by Jim Delligatti and debuted at at his McDonald's restaurant in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, on April 22, 1967?
  2. In which decade did the first McDonald's restaurant open in the UK?
  3. What's the name of the clown character used as the primary mascot of the fast-food restaurant chain?
  4. Why in 2013 was a woman who attempted to order a McDonald's at the drive-through lane of a branch in Whitefield, Greater Manchester, refused?

  5. Which sandwich was created in 1962 in Cincinnati in response to the Christian practice of abstaining from meat on Fridays?
  6. Which breakfast signature sandwich was invented in 1972 by Herb Peterson to resemble eggs benedict?
  7. Which branding campaign was first launched in Germany in 2003, under the German title ich liebe es?
  8. On January 31, 1990, a McDonald’s restaurant opened in which city serving more than 30,000 customers on its first day?
  9. Which desserts were invented by Ron McLellan and added to McDonald’s Canada menu in 1995?
  10. Regarded to be one of the most recognizable logos in the world what term is used to describe the symbol of McDonald's?
  11. The World's largest McDonald's by square footage, also known as Epic McD, is in which American city?
  12. In which city in 2012 was there a huge record breaking temporary branch created with seating for 1,500 customers?
  13. Which 2016 film starring Michael Keaton as businessman Ray Kroc tells the story of the creation of the McDonald's fast-food restaurant chain?
  14. In which country is the southernmost McDonald's in the world?i
  15. What name is given to the kids' meal which includes a small toy?
  16. As of October, 2023, how many McDonald's locations are there approximately in the UK: (a) 400, (b) 800, or (c) 1400?


  1. The Big Mac
  2. 1970s (1974 in Woolwich, south east London)
  3. Ronald McDonald
  4. She was on a horse
  5. The Filet-O-Fish (fish sandwich)
  6. The Egg McMuffin
  7. I'm Lovin' It
  8. Moscow
  9. McFlurry Desserts
  10. Golden Arches
  11. Orlando, Florida
  12. London (for the 2012 Olympics)
  13. The Founder
  14. New Zealand (located in Invercargill)
  15. Happy Meal
  16. (c) 1400