[3-16-2022] Microsoft Rewards Bing Homepage Lightspeed Quiz Question: Which fact about breakfast cereal is true?
The given options are:
- National Cereal Day is in May
- Cheerios’ orig. name was Oatos
- Some have more than 50% sugar
- Americans eat 300 bowls a year
Correct Answer: Some have more than 50% sugar
Other correct answers are:
- Wheaties are magnetic
- Corn flakes went to the moon
- Name after Roman god Ceres
- UK eats the most per person
Some interesting facts about breakfast cereal:
- 50% of Americans eat cereals for breakfast every day.
- Advertisement of cereals started targeting children after the Second World War.
- Americans eat 50 kg of cereal per person every year or 160 bowls.
- Cereals are a rich source of fiber.
- Cheerios were first called “Cheerioats”.
- Ireland, England and Australia, and United States top 4 cereal consumers.
- Kellogg’s was the first company to advertise on the Times Square billboard in New York.
- Michigan is considered the “Cereal Capital of the World”.
- Over 2.7 billion packages of cereal are sold every year.
- Puffed cereal is made in pressure cookers.
- Some cereals have more than 50% sugar.
- Term “cereals” comes from Ceres, ancient Roman goddess of agriculture.
- The cereal industry in the US uses over 400 million kilograms of sugar per year.
- The first cereal was so-called “Granula”.
- The full name of “Cap’n Crunch” mascot is Horatio Magellan Crunch.
“Crackle and pop on over for our snap quiz on breakfast cereal.“
You can find the answers to all four questions of today’s Lightspeed quiz by visiting the following links:
- Which of these is (or was) a breakfast cereal?
- Which fact about breakfast cereal is true?
- Which character is the mascot for a breakfast cereal?
- Which breakfast cereal was created in the 1800s?
Please comment if you find a different answer.