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Trivia Quiz - Cereal Mascots: The 1950s and 1960s

For many of us baby boomers, the cereals we ate for breakfast while we were growing up had mascots who were associated with the product. How many of these do you remember? Great trivia quiz on cereal mascots of the 1950s and 1960s!

Quiz Number: 2866
Date Submitted: October 13, 2008
Quiz Categories: Business, American Culture, Food & Drink
Quiz Type: General Quiz
Author: Samurai Sam
Average Score: 40.1 percent
Times Taken: 426 times
Taken by Registered Users: 29

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1. Which of the following mascots was NOT associated at one time or another with Kellogg's Sugar Smacks?
  A.   Dig 'Em
  B.   Quick Draw McGraw
  C.   The Smackin' Brothers
  D.   Sugar Bear

2. Yogi Bear was briefly the mascot for what Kellogg's cereal?
  A.   OK's
  B.   Pep
  C.   Stars
  D.   Frosted Rice Krispies

3. For which of the following Post cereals was Rory Raccoon the mascot?
  A.   Post Raisin Bran
  B.   Post Toasties
  C.   Alpha Bits
  D.   Honeycomb

4. What Hanna-Barbera cartoon character's tagline for Kellogg's Cocoa Krispies was "tastes like a chocolate milkshake, only crunchy"?
  A.   Scooby Doo
  B.   Peter Potamus
  C.   Snagglepuss
  D.   Mister Jinks

5. What Kellogg's cereal mascot in early commercials for his product spoke like British actor Ronald Colman and referred to the name of the product in pig latin?
  A.   Sugar Pops Pete
  B.   Toucan Sam
  C.   Tony the Tiger
  D.   Big Otis

6. What two Quaker Oats cereals had as their mascots an alien creature and a miner?
  A.   Cap'n Crunch & King Vitamin
  B.   Cap'n Crunch & Quake
  C.   Quisp & Quake
  D.   The Cookie Crook & Quisp

7. For what cereal did the characters from the comic strip Peanuts serve briefly as mascots?
  A.   Wheat, Corn, & Rice Chex
  B.   Cinnamon Toast Crunch
  C.   Post Raisin Bran
  D.   Sun Valley Granola

8. For a number of years Bullwinkle the Moose served as the mascot for what cereal?
  A.   Lucky Charms
  B.   Twinkles
  C.   Cheerios
  D.   Country Corn Flakes

9. Which of the following cereal mascots first appeared in 1939?
  A.   The Trix Rabbit
  B.   Snap, Crackle, & Pop
  C.   Cap'n Crunch
  D.   Lucky the Leprechaun

10. What was the name of the Chinese boy who served as the mascot for Post Rice Krinkles?
  A.   So Hi
  B.   Chow Down
  C.   Ding Dong
  D.   Ike Wong®   

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