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The Ultimate Pancake Quiz!

How much do you know about the greatest food ever invented? Test your pancake trivia now!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  July 1st 2021

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1/10 A Roman soldier against a pancake background

Romans made the first pancakes and called them Alita Dolcia. What does that Latin name mean?

2/10 Potato pancakes

Potato pancakes – or latkes – are traditionally served during which Jewish festival?

3/10 Maple syrup and pancakes

Which country produces 80% of the world's maple syrup?

4/10 An egg with a happy face

In the UK, how many eggs are used on Pancake Day?

5/10 William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare mentioned pancakes in some of his plays. True or false?

6/10 A pancake record with a hand holding a stopwatch

The Guiness World Record for the most pancakes served in eight hours is...

7/10 A huge pile of pancakes

Andrei Smirnov from Russia ate how many pancakes in one hour?

8/10 A builder standing next to a huge pancake

The largest pancake ever made was how many metres wide? 

9/10 A pancake being flipped

Dean Gould holds the record for flipping a pancake 349 times in 1995. How many minutes did it take him?

10/10 A folded crêpe with a cheerful face

Which country are famous for their crêpes?

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