Hot Diggity Dog!

Corn dog, chili dog, foot-long, kosher. How much do you know about the ultimate barbecue treat? Put your hot-dog knowledge to the test!

Quiz

Corn dog, chili dog, foot-long, kosher. How much do you know about the ultimate barbecue treat? Put your hot-dog knowledge to the test!

1. Which of the following is NOT a precursor of today's hot dog?

  • Dachshund sausage.
  • Haggis pup.
  • Frankfurter.

2. Which of the following is a brand name for non-meat hot dogs?

  • Smart Dogs.
  • Tofu Pups.
  • Not Dogs.
  • All of the above.

3. About how many hot dogs do Americans consume each year?

  • Fifty-two million.
  • Twenty billion.
  • Fourty-five billion.

4. How are kosher hot dogs different from other hot dogs?

  • They contain no pork.
  • They contain no beef.
  • They contain no chicken.

5. Who coined the name "hot dog"?

  • NY Yankee powerhouse, Babe Ruth.
  • Concessions giant, Harry Stevens.
  • Sports cartoonist, Tad Dorgan.

6. Why on earth would anyone wish to be an Oscar Mayer wiener?

  • Because you'd be invited to all the neighborhood barbecues.
  • Because you'd plump when they cooked you.
  • Because everyone would be in love with you.

Your Results:

1. Which of the following is NOT a precursor of today's hot dog?
Haggis pup.

2. Which of the following is a brand name for non-meat hot dogs?
All of the above.

3. About how many hot dogs do Americans consume each year?
Twenty billion.

4. How are kosher hot dogs different from other hot dogs?
They contain no pork.

5. Who coined the name "hot dog"?
Sports cartoonist, Tad Dorgan.

6. Why on earth would anyone wish to be an Oscar Mayer wiener?
Because everyone would be in love with you.

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