How Much Did Those McDonald Items Cost in 1979?

Prices sure have changed since 1979, especially when it comes to fast food! Do you think you can guess what these popular McDonald's items cost in 1979? Take this quiz and find out!
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How much would a Big Mac have set you back in 1979?
.80 cents
$1.00
.95 cents
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If you were craving a quarter pounder in cheese in 1979, how much money would you have needed?
.70 cents
.95 cents
.99 cents
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How much did a Filet-O-Fish cost in 1979?
.50 cents
.85 cents
.35 cents
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How much would a small order of fries have set you back in 1979?
.60 cents
.35 cents
.30 cents
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How much did a milkshake cost in 1979?
.50 cents
.45 cents
.55 cents
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How much did a hot apple pie cost in 1979?
.30 cents
.40 cents
.50 cents
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How much could you procure a hot fudge sundae for at McDonalds in 1979?
.50 cents
.30 cents
.75 cents
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How much did a plain hamburger cost at McDonalds in 1979?
.55 centws
.60 cents
.40 cents
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Question 9/12

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How much was a McDonalds hot coffee in 1979?
.75 cents
.28 cents
.15 cents
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How much was a plain cheeseburger at McDonalds in 1979?
.60 cents
.50 cents
.48 cents
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How much did McDonaldland cookies cost in 1979?
.20 cents
.10 cents
.30 cents
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How much did a quarter pounder cost without cheese?
.75 cents
.85 cents
.95 cents
Result
Uh-oh, it appears we've got a bit of a McDonald's misfire on our hands. Unfortunately, time is not on your side as you couldn't easily guess what McDonald's was charging for it's fast and cheap food in the 1970s. Fret not, at least you learned a thing or two along the way!

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You've got the McDonald's magic! Despite the decades that have passed and rising fast food prices, you still remembered what McDonald's cost in 1979. While you didn't get every answer right, your aptitude for the past and inflation is truly impressive!

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You're price perfect! When it comes to what McDonald's was charging for it's famous food back in 1979, you know your stuff. Despite the years that have passed, you've kept your mind open to the past. Well done!

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1
How much would a Big Mac have set you back in 1979?
.80 cents
$1.00
.95 cents
2
If you were craving a quarter pounder in cheese in 1979, how much money would you have needed?
.70 cents
.95 cents
.99 cents
3
How much did a Filet-O-Fish cost in 1979?
.50 cents
.85 cents
.35 cents
4
How much would a small order of fries have set you back in 1979?
.60 cents
.35 cents
.30 cents
5
How much did a milkshake cost in 1979?
.50 cents
.45 cents
.55 cents
6
How much did a hot apple pie cost in 1979?
.30 cents
.40 cents
.50 cents
7
How much could you procure a hot fudge sundae for at McDonalds in 1979?
.50 cents
.30 cents
.75 cents
8
How much did a plain hamburger cost at McDonalds in 1979?
.55 centws
.60 cents
.40 cents
9
How much was a McDonalds hot coffee in 1979?
.75 cents
.28 cents
.15 cents
10
How much was a plain cheeseburger at McDonalds in 1979?
.60 cents
.50 cents
.48 cents
11
How much did McDonaldland cookies cost in 1979?
.20 cents
.10 cents
.30 cents
12
How much did a quarter pounder cost without cheese?
.75 cents
.85 cents
.95 cents