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Who founded of Pizza Hut?

Last updated on: August 10, 2004 07:24 IST
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Who are the founders of Pizza Hut?
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1. Who are the founders of Pizza Hut?
a) Trevor and John Stout
b) Mike and Peter Rawlings
c) Dan and Frank Carney

2. When was the first Domino's Pizza store set up?
a) 1957
b) 1960
c) 1967

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The correct answer is 1960.
Thomas S Monaghan founded Domino's Pizza in 1960. Domino's Pizza is the world leader in pizza delivery operating a network of company-owned and franchise-owned stores in the United States and international markets. Like most corporate success stories, Domino's started out small - with just one store in 1960. Today, there are more than 7,000 stores across the globe.
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Thomas S Monaghan founded Domino's Pizza in 1960. Domino's Pizza is the world leader in pizza delivery operating a network of company-owned and franchise-owned stores in the United States and international markets. Like most corporate success stories, Domino's started out small - with just one store in 1960. Today, there are more than 7,000 stores across the globe.

3. Who founded McDonald's Restaurant?
a) Ronald McDonald and Samuel T Price
b) Richard and Maurice McDonald
c) Ray and Joan Kroc

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The correct answer is Richard and Maurice McDonald.
Richard and Maurice McDonald founded McDonald's Restaurant in 1948 in San Bernadino, California. But it was Ray Kroc, of Des Plaines, Illinois, who expanded the chain. He opened the first McDonald's Restaurant in 1955 having signed a franchise agreement with Richard and Maurice McDonald. Before setting up the McDonald's fast-food restaurant chain, Ray Kroc was a high school dropout, ambulance driver, jazz pianist, Florida real-estate salesman, radio station manager, and a paper cup salesman. Montpelier, Vermont is the only US state capital without a McDonald's.
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Richard and Maurice McDonald founded McDonald's Restaurant in 1948 in San Bernadino, California. But it was Ray Kroc, of Des Plaines, Illinois, who expanded the chain. He opened the first McDonald's Restaurant in 1955 having signed a franchise agreement with Richard and Maurice McDonald. Before setting up the McDonald's fast-food restaurant chain, Ray Kroc was a high school dropout, ambulance driver, jazz pianist, Florida real-estate salesman, radio station manager, and a paper cup salesman. Montpelier, Vermont is the only US state capital without a McDonald's.

4. Name the founders of Burger King.
a) Brad Blum and Gordon F Teter
b) Dennis R Farrow and Neil G Lester
c) James McLamore and David Edgerton

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The correct answer is James McLamore and David Edgerton.
In 1954, James McLamore and David Edgerton opened their first Burger King restaurant in Miami, Florida. The early Burger King restaurants distinguished themselves from others by their self-serve ordering and outdoor patio seating. There are more than 11,220 Burger King restaurants in 60 countries worldwide.
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In 1954, James McLamore and David Edgerton opened their first Burger King restaurant in Miami, Florida. The early Burger King restaurants distinguished themselves from others by their self-serve ordering and outdoor patio seating. There are more than 11,220 Burger King restaurants in 60 countries worldwide.

5. Col. H Sanders founded which fast food chain?
a) Subway
b) Wendy's
c) KFC

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The correct answer is KFC.
Colonel Harland Sanders was the founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken. He actively began franchising his chicken business at the age of 65. KFC is now one of the largest quick service restaurant chains in the world. Colonel Sanders was always experimenting with food at his restaurant, Sanders Court & Cafe, in Corbin, Ky., in the 1930s. By 1964, Colonel Sanders had more than 600 franchised outlets for his chicken in the United States and Canada. Sanders kept the formula for his Kentucky Fried Chicken a secret. Today, the recipe is locked away in a safe in Louisville, Ky. Only a handful of people know that multi-million dollar recipe.
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Colonel Harland Sanders was the founder of Kentucky Fried Chicken. He actively began franchising his chicken business at the age of 65. KFC is now one of the largest quick service restaurant chains in the world. Colonel Sanders was always experimenting with food at his restaurant, Sanders Court & Cafe, in Corbin, Ky., in the 1930s. By 1964, Colonel Sanders had more than 600 franchised outlets for his chicken in the United States and Canada. Sanders kept the formula for his Kentucky Fried Chicken a secret. Today, the recipe is locked away in a safe in Louisville, Ky. Only a handful of people know that multi-million dollar recipe.

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