Hotdog Trivia  Questions

What is a hot dog?
A: A hot dog (also spelled hotdog) is a cooked sausage, traditionally grilled or steamed and served in a sliced bun as a sandwich.

Hot dog variants include the corn dog and what?
A: Pigs in blankets.

This kind of sausage was culturally imported from where?
A: Germany.

The hot dog became a working-class street food sold where?
A: At hot dog stands and hot dog carts.

Hot dogs developed an association with what American sport?
A: Baseball.

The hot dog's cultural traditions include the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest and the Oscar Mayer what?
A: Wienermobile.

The word frankfurter comes from Frankfurt, Germany, where what originated?
A: Pork sausages similar to hot dogs.

These sausages, Frankfurter Würstchen, were known since when?
A: The 13th century.

The sausages were given to the people on the event of imperial coronations, starting with the coronation of whom?
A: Maximilian II, Holy Roman Emperor as King.

Wiener refers to Vienna, Austria, whose German name is "Wien", home to a sausage made of what?
A: A mixture of pork and beef.

Around 1870, on Coney Island, German immigrant Charles Feltman began selling what?
A: Sausages in rolls.

The association between hot dogs and baseball began as early as 1893 with Chris von der Ahe, a German immigrant who owned not only the St. Louis Browns, but also a what?
A: An amusement park.

The term dog has been used as a synonym for sausage since when?
A: 1800s.

One theory is that it came from accusations that sausage makers used what in their sausages?
A: Dog meat.

In the early 20th century, consumption of dog meat in Germany was what?
A: Common.

The suspicion that sausages contained dog meat was what?
A: "Occasionally justified".
What meats are traditionally used in hot dogs?
A: Pork and beef.

Less expensive hot dogs are often made from what?
A: Chicken or turkey.

Hot dogs often have high sodium, fat and nitrite content, ingredients linked to what?
A: Health problems.

As with most sausages, hot dogs must be in a “what" to be cooked?
A: Casing.

Traditional casing is made from what?
A: The small intestines of sheep.