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Dairy Queen (DQ) Trivia

What do you know about Dairy Queen (DQ) Trivia
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1) The soft serve formula was first developed in 1938 by John Fremont "Grandpa" McCullough and his son Alex McCullough.  Co-owned with Herb Noble, they went on to open the first Dairy Queen store in 1940.
Where was the first store located?

  1. St, Louis, Missouri

  2. Joliet, Illinois

  3. Tulsa, Oklahoma

  4. Winsor, Arizona

2) Dairy Queen was an early pioneer of food franchising, expanding its 10 stores in 1941 to 100 by 1947, 1,446 in 1950, and 2,600 in 1955. 
What is the number of locations as of 2008?

  1. 2,700

  2. 3,700

  3. 4,700

  4. 5,700

3) The red Dairy Queen symbol was introduced in 1959.

  • True or False?

4) "DQ" had been used interchangeably with the Dairy Queen name for many decades.
When did it become the company's official name?

  1. 1971

  2. 1981

  3. 1991

  4. 2001

5) The company's products expanded to include malts and milkshakes in 1949. 
When was Peanut Buster Parfait introduced?

  1. 1957

  2. 1967

  3. 1977

  4. 1987

6) The Blizzard Treat, which is soft-serve mechanically blended with add-in ingredients such as sundae toppings and/or pieces of cookies, brownies, or candy. 
What year was the Blizzard introduced?

  1. 1974

  2. 1984

  3. 1994

  4. 2004

7) Who appeared in Dairy Queen marketing from 1971 until 2001, when it was dropped because Dairy Queen felt children could no longer relate to him?

  1. Charlie Brown

  2. Dagwood Bumstead

  3. Dennis the Menace

  4. Iron Daddy

8) DQ is a wholly owned subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway.

  • True or False?

9) What state is the home to the largest number of Dairy Queens in the United States?

  1. Arizona

  2. California

  3. New York

  4. Texas

10) The company headquarters are located in Austin, Texas.

  • True or False?

Dairy Queen [Answers]

1) B.  2) D.  3) True  4) C.  5) B.  6) B.  7) C.  8) True  9) D.  10) False.  The company headquarters are located in Edina, Minnesota.

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