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Quiz: The History of the Drive-Thru

Can You Speed By Our Drive-Thru Quiz?

Learning that North Korea got its first-ever fast food restaurant left me pondering our country's fast food culture. While American fast food isn't without its caveats, there is one thing that I can certainly appreciate: the convenience of the drive-thru window! From Starbucks lattes to Kentucky Fried Chicken, commuters on the go can order just about any kind of food imaginable.

Since today is National Drive-Thru Day, I thought I'd grill you on the history of the nation's most convenient food service. Can you speed past my tough questions? There's only one way to find out!

Can You Speed By Our Drive-Thru Quiz?

The drive-thru was invented in which country?

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Sherellj Sherellj 8 years
3/6 thats funny....
PinkNC PinkNC 8 years
I just read elsewhere.... "The only thing that won't be served? Burgers. At the Samtaeseong restaurant in Pyongyang, customers can get a "minced beef with bread sandwich," an order that bears an unmistakable resemblance to the American favorite. The item, which is priced at $1.70"
PinkNC PinkNC 8 years
North Korea got its first-ever fast food restaurant....are you kidding me. It's 2009 all over the world.
Soniabonya Soniabonya 8 years
Seriously? Outsourcing for a drive thru???? Sweet Goddess, can't the people even do their jobs at a fast food chain?? At least with In N Out we get to see the people and the person at the window matches the voice from the box.
Food Food 8 years
Ahem, I meant 1975. ;-)
Pampire Pampire 8 years
1795?? I think there was an error there!
Food Food 8 years
samantha999: Most of the companies are reluctant to specify where they're outsourcing to. Some of them are using call centers in the United States, and others may be outsourcing from somewhere overseas. Crazy, right? They always sound far away over the speaker — but not that far away!
KMattes KMattes 8 years
Surely the McDonalds drive-thru wasn't opened in 1795. ;)
Zivanod Zivanod 8 years
Outsourcing? That doens't sound more efficient but a big headache.
samantha999 samantha999 8 years
Outsourcing to where? Talk to India for a burger in Peoria?
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