How many jingles do you know? Take the memorable jingles quiz!

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Are you a jingle fan? Do you ever find yourself -- perhaps to your horror or to the annoyance of friends -- singing them unconsciously? If your answer is yes (and even if it's not), take our Memorable Jingles quiz and see how many you recognize.

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Question 1 of 20

"Ice-cold milk" and this "creamy, crunchy chocolate" cookie make a classic combination.

Vanilla Wafers
Oreo
Chips Ahoy
Vienna Fingers

... The lyrics of the beloved Oreo jingle often change, but the song remains the same.

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Question 2 of 20

A jingle for this type of mystery meat advertises both a first name and a last name.

tuna fish
bologna
Spam
hot dog

... Go on and admit that you rarely think of bologna without singing the Oscar Mayer song in your head.

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Question 3 of 20

This tuna is marketed under the name of an insect. Nevertheless, it has a catchy little jingle.

Wasp
Firefly
Butterfly
Bumblebee

... Who knows why this company chose a bumblebee to advertise their tuna fish, but their bumblebee song with its accompanying giant bumblebee balloon was certainly memorable.

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Question 4 of 20

Singer and actor David Naughton is famous for singing a song about this soda.

Dr. Pepper
Tab
Birch beer
Pepsi

... In the 1970s, David Naughton scored a hit singing about the Dr. Pepper crowd.

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Question 5 of 20

This majestic breed of horse appears in many a Budweiser commercial.

Irish Draught
Clydesdale
stallion
Quarter

... What breed is noble enough, not to mention large enough, to pull a wagon of beer? Why, the Clydesdale of course.

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Question 6 of 20

In which decade did advertising jingles become popular on the airwaves?

1940s
1920s
1930s
1910s

... Radio became a popular source of entertainment in the 1920s, the decade advertising jingles debuted on the charts.

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Question 7 of 20

In 1971, this song first appeared in one of Coke's most successful advertising campaigns. It was re-recorded without the Coke references, reaching #5 on the Billboard chart.

"I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing In Perfect Harmony"
"We Are the World"
"Hands Across America"
"This Land is Your Land"

... One of the most famous advertising jingles I'd Like to Buy the World a Coke spawned the hit record I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing.

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Question 8 of 20

While the subtitles tell a more complete story, the 1970s jingle for this cat food contained only one spoken word.

Whiskas
Fancy Feast
Friskies
Meow Mix

... Meow, meow meow meow, meow meow meow meow...Meow Mix.

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Question 9 of 20

While he went on to great commercial (no pun intended) success as a recording artist, this singer started out writing advertising jingles.

Barry Manilow
Julio Iglesias
Elton John
Billy Joel

... Barry Manilow, famed for hits like "Copacabana," started out writing ad jingles.

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Question 10 of 20

McDonald's has a famous clown and a famous song that goes by this title.

"Mack the Knife"
"You Deserve a Break Today"
"This Clown Knows Best"
"Mac's the One"

... "You Deserve a Break Today" was a popular McDonald's jingle written in 1971. Strangely enough, the song is about how clean McDonald's restaurants are and not the quality of the food served therein.

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Question 11 of 20

Which of the following was marketed as the "Great American Chocolate Bar"?

Twix
Hershey's
Nestle Crunch
Milky Way

... Hershey's, which actually has its own amusement park and town in Pennsylvania, claimed the title of "Great American Chocolate Bar."

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Question 12 of 20

Do you remember which one had nuts in it?

Almond Joy
Mounds
Crackle
Kit Kat

... If you chose Almond Joy, you're spot on -- because sometimes you feel like a nut, sometimes you don't.

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Question 13 of 20

This larger-than-life commercial icon always saved the day in TV land.

Mr. Clean
Lifesaver Man
Dr. Pepper
Kool-Aid Man

... The Kool-Aid Man busted through walls, stopped bank robbers and still found time to quench kids' thirst.

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Question 14 of 20

In 1984, this pop icon's hair caught on fire during the filming of a Pepsi commercial.

Michael Jackson
Madonna
Prince
David Bowie

... Michael Jackson contracted with Pepsi to do several commercials. Unfortunately, one ended somewhat badly.

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Question 15 of 20

Pepsi used the music from this Michael Jackson song in its Pepsi Generation ad campaign.

"Smooth Criminal"
"Billie Jean"
"Thriller"
"Beat It"

... In the 1980s, Michael Jackson created and sang in ads for the Pepsi Generation campaign using his classic song "Billie Jean."

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Question 16 of 20

According to this 1998 jingle, this was the fabric of our lives.

satin
cotton
polyester
wool

... According to the 1998 commercial, cotton was the fabric of us all.

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Question 17 of 20

What is the percentage of people in the United States who own at least one TV?

99 percent
80 percent
95 percent
100 percent

... According to the Nielsen Company, 99 percent of Americans own at least one TV.

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Question 18 of 20

On average, how many TV commercials does a child in the United States watch each year?

1,500
100,000
50,000
20,000

... According to Nielsen Company, the average American child sees an average of 20,000 TV commercials each year.

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Question 19 of 20

In the 1960s, marketing for this detergent used a character that look suspiciously like a vulcan from "Star Trek."

Cheer
Ivory Soap
Lifebuoy
Palmolive

... Cheer didn't identify the visitor from space, so copyright infringement was most likely a non-issue.

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Question 20 of 20

Commercials advertising these were banned on American TV by Congress in the early 1970s.

alcoholic drinks
cigarettes
condoms
tanning salons

... The Public Health Cigarette Smoking Act included a ban on TV commercials for cigarettes.

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