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Doritos Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Free doritos trivia quiz with answers about Doritos corn chips.

 

Doritos Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

What are Doritos?
A: Doritos is a brand of seasoned tortilla chips.

They have been produced since 1964 by what company?
A:  American food company Frito-Lay.

Where was the original product made?
A: At the Casa de Fritos at Disneyland in Anaheim, California.

"Doritos" were released nationwide in what year?
A: 1966, the first tortilla chip to be launched nationally in the United States.

Where did the name come from?
A: The Mexican Spanish doradito, meaning "turned golden or crisp.

In a television special on the National Geographic Channel it was said that Doritos is product worth how much?
A:  $4 billion a year.

This made it the number one seller in what?
A: Corn based chips.

 

It’s the second leading seller behind what product?
A: Lay's Potato Chip, another Frito Lay product.

According to Information Resources International, how much money did Doritos earn in retails sales in 1993?
A: $1.3 billion.

In 1994 the company spent $50 million to redesign Doritos to make the chips what?
A: 20% larger, 15% thinner, and round the edges of the chip.

According to Roger J. Berdusco, the vice president of tortilla chip marketing, a primary reason for the change was what?
A: Greater competition from restaurant-style tortilla chips, that are larger and more strongly seasoned.

The change was the result of a two-year what?
A: Market research study that involved 5,000 chip eaters.

The new design gave each chip rounded corners, making it what?
A: Easier to eat and reducing the scrape resulting from broken corners.

Each chip was also given more what?
A: Seasoning, resulting in a stronger flavor.

 

The redesigned chips were released in four flavors beginning when?
A: In January 1995.

When did Frito-Lay eliminate trans fat from all Doritos varieties?
A: In 2002.

The company was sued in 2003 by whom?
A:  Charles Grady, who claimed that his throat had been damaged because of eating Doritos.

According to Grady, the shape and rigidity of the chips made them inherently what?
A: Dangerous.

In 2005,  what happened to Doritos sales in the United States?
A: It fell by 1.7% to $595 million.

What are the plain chips made of?
A: Ground corn, vegetable oil, and salt.

Frito-Lay introduced what flavor Doritos in 1968 and they were a tremendous success?
A: Taco-flavored.

 

Four years later, national distribution began of what type of flavored Doritos, which were also a hit?
A: Nacho cheese-flavored.

In the 1990s, what two new flavors of Doritos were introduced?
A: , Taco Bell's Taco Supreme and Pizza Hut's Pizza Cravers.

Briefly in 2004, Doritos introduced a new shape called "Rollitos", which were corn chips shaped into what?
A: Small tubes, like a regular triangular Dorito was "rolled" up.

Rollitos flavors included what four flavors?
A:  Nacho Cheesier, Zesty Taco, Cooler Ranch and Queso Picante.

In 2010 Doritos introduced to New Zealand with what flavors?
A: Nacho Cheese, Cheese Supreme, Salted, and Salsa.

This year also saw the original Taco flavor of Doritos revived in the what?
A: The original packaging design.

What new flavor was released in the spring of 2011?
A: Tapatio hot sauce flavor.

 

To coincide with the 50th anniversary of Taco Bell, Doritos and Taco Bell partnered to form what?
A: The Doritos Locos Tacos, introduced on March 8, 2012.

The taco  comes either as a Doritos Locos Taco Supreme, or a Regular Doritos Locos Taco, but the taco shell is made out of what?
A:  Nacho Cheese Doritos.

In March 2012, a new line of Doritos were introduced called what?
A: Doritos Jacked.

How are the new chips different?
A: The chips are 40% larger than standard Doritos.