9/19/2016 – Breakfast Cereal


Welcome to Five Course Trivia! Five days a week, we’ll post five questions about something from the culinary world, from soup to nuts and all dishes in between.

We start out our nutritious week with a nice bowl of cereal. It’s mostly corporate history, since you know what cereal is made of. Enjoy!

1. Accessible sports question: In 1934, Wheaties started putting athletes on their box, starting with what famed baseball player, nicknamed “The Iron Horse”?

2. The mascot seen here was the advertising icon for what 60s and 70s cereal, made by Quaker Oats?

Question 2

3. Three-and-a-half-year-old John Gilchrist plays what kid, seen here, who according to a 1972 commercial, really liked Life cereal?

Question 3

4. What Kellogg’s cereal is shown in the bowl here?

Question 4

5. Give either the first or middle name of the famous captain of the high seas, Cap’n Crunch? Both names are references to a famous naval figure.

6. While today’s cereal consumers would only recognize Chip the Wolf, the mascot of Cookie Crisp, original fans of the cereal would recognize Cookie Jarvis, who appeared as what kind of human?

7. Ending on a healthy note, Cheerios was renamed in 1945, as in 1941, it contained two more letters, reflecting on how it’s made. What are those letters?

Tomorrow: More food trivia!


1. Lou Gehrig
2. Quisp
3. Mikey
4. Honey Smacks
5. Horatio Magellan
6. Wizard
7. at (as in CheeriOats)

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