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Can You Tell Which Fast Food Item Has More Calories?

There might be some surprises here.

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  1. McDonald's basic cheeseburger or Burger King basic cheeseburger?

    McDonald's Basic Cheeseburger
    McDonald's
    McDonald's Basic Cheeseburger
    McDonald's
    Burger King Basic Cheeseburger
    Burger King
    Burger King Basic Cheeseburger
    Burger King
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Burger King cheeseburger is 270 calories and the McDonald's cheeseburger has 290 calories.

  2. Chick-Fil-A chicken sandwich or Arby's Beef 'N Cheddar?

    Chick-Fil-A Chicken Sandwich
    Chick-Fil-A
    Chick-Fil-A Chicken Sandwich
    Chick-Fil-A
    Arby's Beef 'N Cheddar
    Arby's
    Arby's Beef 'N Cheddar
    Arby's
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    This is a close one – the Beef 'N Cheddar is 450 calories and the Chick-Fil-A sandwich is 440 calories.

  3. Quizno's regular classic Italian sub or Taco Bell 5-Layer Burrito?

    Quiznos Regular Classic Italian Sub
    Quiznos
    Quiznos Regular Classic Italian Sub
    Quiznos
    Taco Bell Beefy 5-Layer Burrito
    Taco Bell
    Taco Bell Beefy 5-Layer Burrito
    Taco Bell
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    These two aren't even close – the Quiznos sub is 870 calories and the Taco Bell burrito is 510 calories.

  4. Burger King's Double Whopper with Cheese or Wendy's Baconator?

    Burger King Double Whopper
    Burger King
    Burger King Double Whopper
    Burger King
    Wendy's Baconator
    Wendy's
    Wendy's Baconator
    Wendy's
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Baconator is 940 calories and the Double Whopper is 900 calories. If you add cheese, the Double Whopper will be 990 calories.

  5. McDonald's six-piece Chicken McNuggets or KFC Popcorn Nuggets?

    McDonald's Six-Piece Chicken McNuggets
    McDonald's
    McDonald's Six-Piece Chicken McNuggets
    McDonald's
    KFC Popcorn Nuggets
    KFC
    KFC Popcorn Nuggets
    KFC
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Huge gulf here, though the KFC portion is larger: Popcorn Nuggets are 570 calories and the McNuggets are 280 calories. This doesn't include dipping sauces.

  6. Subway 6" meatball marinara sub or Potbelly meatball sub?

    Subway 6
    Subway
    Subway 6" Meatball Marinara
    Subway
    Potbelly Meatball Sub
    Potbelly
    Potbelly Meatball Sub
    Potbelly
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Potbelly's meatball sub is 673 calories and the Subway meatball sub is 480 calories. In fairness, the Potbelly sandwich includes cheese.

  7. Starbucks' tall hazelnut Frappuccino with whole milk and whipped cream or a small Wendy's chocolate Frosty?

    Starbucks Tall Hazelnut Frappuccino
    Starbucks
    Starbucks Tall Hazelnut Frappuccino
    Starbucks
    Wendy's Small Chocolate Frosty
    Wendy's
    Wendy's Small Chocolate Frosty
    Wendy's
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Even with the whole milk and whipped cream, the Frappuccino is less. The Frosty is 340 calories and the Frappuccino is 290 calories.

  8. McDonald's medium fries or Wendy's medium fries?

    McDonald's Medium Fries
    McDonald's
    McDonald's Medium Fries
    McDonald's
    Wendy's Medium Fries
    Wendy's
    Wendy's Medium Fries
    Wendy's
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Wendy's fries are 410 calories and the McDonald's fries are 340 calories.

  9. Taco Bell's Cool Ranch Doritos Locos taco or an individual order of KFC's coleslaw?

    Taco Bell's Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Taco
    Taco Bell
    Taco Bell's Cool Ranch Doritos Locos Taco
    Taco Bell
    KFC Coleslaw
    KFC
    KFC Coleslaw
    KFC
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Thanks to the magic of mayonnaise, an individual order of KFC coleslaw is 170 calories. A single non-deluxe Cool Ranch Doritos Locos taco is 160 calories.

  10. Steak N' Shake's Frisco Burger or Wendy's spicy chicken Caesar salad?

    Steak N' Shake Frisco Burger
    Steak N' Shake
    Steak N' Shake Frisco Burger
    Steak N' Shake
    Wendy's Spicy Chicken Caesar Salad
    Wendy's
    Wendy's Spicy Chicken Caesar Salad
    Wendy's
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Wendy's salad is 780 calories and the Frisco Burger is 750 calories. In fairness, the Frisco Burger comes with an order of fries that are not counted in this calorie tally.

  11. Jack in the Box's grilled chicken salad or Subway's 6" sweet onion teriyaki sub?

    Jack In The Box's Grilled Chicken Salad
    Jack in the Box
    Jack In The Box's Grilled Chicken Salad
    Jack in the Box
    Subway 6
    Subway
    Subway 6" Sweet Onion Chicken Teriyaki
    Subway
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Bread will get ya. The Subway sandwich is 370 calories and the Jack in the Box salad is 321 calories.

  12. Burger King medium fries or Chick-Fil-A medium waffle fries?

    Burger King Medium Fries
    Burger King
    Burger King Medium Fries
    Burger King
    Chick-Fil-A Medium Waffle Fries
    Chick-Fil-A
    Chick-Fil-A Medium Waffle Fries
    Chick-Fil-A
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Burger King fries are 410 calories and the Chick-Fil-A fries are 400 calories.

  13. In-N-Out's cheeseburger or Shake Shack's Shack Burger?

    In-N-Out Cheeseburger
    In-N-Out
    In-N-Out Cheeseburger
    In-N-Out
    Shake Shack's Shack Burger
    Shake Shack
    Shake Shack's Shack Burger
    Shake Shack
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The In-N-Out cheeseburger is 480 calories and the Shack Burger is 440 calories.

  14. Arby's medium curly fries or McDonald's Big Mac?

    Arby's Medium Curly Fries
    Arby's
    Arby's Medium Curly Fries
    Arby's
    McDonald's Big Mac
    McDonald's Big Mac
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Watch out for those curly fries – they're 540 calories before including a dipping sauce, and the Big Mac is 530 calories.

  15. Quiznos' regular tuna sandwich or Subway's 6" tuna sub?

    Quiznos Tuna
    Quiznos
    Quiznos Tuna
    Quiznos
    Subway Tuna
    Subway
    Subway Tuna
    Subway
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Quiznos tuna is 790 calories and the Subway tuna is 480 calories.

Can You Tell Which Fast Food Item Has More Calories?

All of the caloric information used in this quiz comes from the respective fast food restaurant's official websites.

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