Could you stump Aunt Jemima? Take our pancake quiz.

Sure you can pack away a short stack with the best of them, but how much do you really know about that most indulgent of breakfast entrees, the pancake? In honor of National Pancake Day 2012, test your knowledge of one of the world's oldest foods. Which Biblical prophet performed a pancake miracle? What state produces the most maple syrup? What are pancakes called in Greece? Take our 20-question quiz to see how you stack up with the pancake experts of the world.

Which of the following is NOT a commonly used term for a pancake?

Flapjack

 

Griddlecake

 

Gritcake

 

Hotcake

 

How many pancakes are in IHOP’s short stack?

One

 

Two

 

Three

 

Four

 

Which is NOT an official pancake record listed by Guinness World Records?

Tallest stack of pancakes

 

Most pancakes eaten in 15 minutes

 

Highest pancake toss

 

Most pancakes made in 1 hour

 

The Guinness World Record holder for world’s largest pancake was created in Manchester, England in 1994. How much did it weigh?

500 pounds

 

1 ton

 

2 tons

 

3 tons

 

Pancakes are called “pfannkuchen” in which country?

Greece

 

Germany

 

Italy

 

Canada

 

In Greece, pancakes are called “tiganites” and commonly drizzled with what?

Honey and cinnamon

 

Powdered sugar

 

Blueberry syrup

 

Pomegranate jam

 

In the Bible, which Old Testament prophet is given a woman’s last pancake to eat – a kindness for which God grants the woman an endless supply of pancakes?

Joshua

 

Elijah

 

Jeremiah

 

Isaiah

 

On which continent are banana pancakes a common menu item in restaurants geared towards Western backpackers?

Australia

 

Africa

 

Asia

 

Antarctica

 

Ralph’s Rainbow Syrup sells over 40 different flavors of syrup meant for pancakes. Which is NOT among them?

Banana

 

Bubblegum

 

Cajun praline

 

These are all flavors available from Ralph’s

 

Aboriginal groups on which continent were the first known to produce maple syrup?

North America

 

South America

 

Europe

 

Asia

 

True or false: when mixing pancake batter, it’s better to leave small lumps instead of stirring until smooth

True

 

False

 

 

 

Which Newberry honor-winning young-adult novel tells the story of a group of middle schoolers trying to save an endangered owl habitat from being bulldozed to make way for a Mother Paula's All-American Pancake House location in Florida?

“Hoot” by Carl Hiassen

 

“Guardians of Ga’Hoole” by Kathryn Lasky

 

“The Giver” by Lois Lowry

 

“The Grounding of Group 6” by Julian F. Thompson

 

Maple syrup has a high concentration (157 percent recommended daily value per serving) of which nutrient?

Riboflavin

 

Vitamin B

 

Manganese

 

Calcium

 

Quebec, Canada produces about 75 percent of the world’s maple syrup. Which state is the largest producer in the United States?

Vermont

 

New Hampshire

 

Wisconsin

 

Michigan

 

In the 1997 Cohen brothers film “The Big Lebowski,” which characters eat pancakes?

The Dude and Walter

 

The nihilists

 

The Dude and Maude

 

Jesus Quintana and his bowling team

 

“Pancake races” are a common tradition in England, Ireland, Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. Pancake racers run with frying pans while flipping pancakes. According to legend, the original “pancake racer” was frying pancakes when she realized she was late to get somewhere, so she ran there, frying pan in hand, while still cooking the pancakes. What was she late for?

Her wedding

 

Church

 

A funeral

 

Her baby’s christening

 

Every Shrove Tuesday, which notable group of British citizens competes in a pancake relay race to benefit the “Rehab UK” charity?

The Royal Family

 

The British Royal Guard

 

Parliament

 

The Royal Shakespeare Company

 

Which US state was scientifically proven to be “flatter than a pancake” in 2011, using data from the US Geological Survey and a sample of pancakes from IHOP?

Kansas

 

Florida

 

Missouri

 

Louisiana

 

But which state is truly considered the flattest?

Kansas

 

Florida

 

Missouri

 

Louisiana

 

Which is bigger: a hotcake or a flapjack?

Hotcake

 

Flapjack