The Great Cereal Quiz

How much do you know about this breakfast staple?

from Reader's Digest (adapted from The Great American Cereal Book) | March 2012
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    Which slogan is considered the most memorable?

    a. Cap'n Crunch:"Stays crunchy ... even in milk."

    b. Wheaties: "The breakfast of champions."

    c. Frosted Flakes: "They're GR-R-REAT!"

    d. Kix: "Kid tested, mother approved."

    c. Frosted Flakes: "They're GR-R-REAT!" This slogan has been used for 60 years

    Who was the first athlete to appear on a Wheaties box?

    a. Bruce Jenner

    b. Mary Lou Retton

    c. Michael Jordan

    d. Lou Gehrig

    d. Lou Gehrig graced the box in 1934

    What was the first fruit-flavored cereal?

    a. Trix

    b. Fruity Pebbles 

    c. Fruit Loops 

    d. Strawberry Shortcake

    a. Trix was introduced in 1954

    Which doctor, who preached the wonders of a healthy diet, invented the first ready-to-eat cold breakfast cereal? (Hint: It was called Granula.)

    a. Robert Atkins

    b. James Caleb Jackson

    c. John Kellogg

    d. Mehmet Oz

    b. Jackson created the ready-to-eat stuff with just flour and water.

    What special equipment was created and patented by Dr. Alexander P. Anderson to make Puffed Rice (a precursor to puffed-corn cereals like Kix)?

    a. an air gun

    b. a tire pump

    c. a steam pump

    d. a conveyor belt

    a. Puffed Rice was made with the air gun.

    Which cereal below was created before 1900?

    a. Grape-Nuts

    b. Shredded Wheat

    c. Toasted Corn Flakes

    d. all of the above

    d. The birth of ready-to-eat cereals started in the mid- to late-1800s

    What was the first certified organic cereal on the market?

    a. Corn Flakes

    b. Sunrise

    c. Rice Crispies

    d. Shredded Wheat

    b. This sweetened corn cereal, Sunrise, was on the market from 1999 to 2001.

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