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Singing Slogans: The Famous Ad Jingles Quiz
by Staff
Ad jingles are some of the catchiest tunes of all time, burrowing into your brain and lingering long after to influence shopping habits and pop culture. Take our quiz to see how much you remember about some of the best jingles ever composed.

What year did Folgers debut its famous "best part of wakin' up" campaign?

  • 1974
  • 1984
  • 1994

How long did it take composer Richard Trentlage to compose the "Oscar Mayer wiener" song?

  • one day
  • one month
  • one year

Which of the following was NOT part of the Big Mac when McDonald's released its famous jingle in 1974?

  • ketchup
  • lettuce
  • pickles

Which gum encouraged buyers to cozy up and "kiss a little longer"?

  • Juicy Fruit
  • Doublemint
  • Big Red

Which artist remixed the famous Meow Mix jingle for charity in 2012?

  • CeeLo Green
  • Adam Levine
  • Jennifer Lopez

True or false: The 2008 Chris Brown hit "Forever" was really a commercial for Doublemint gum.

  • true
  • false

Which gum has taste that's "gonna move ya"?

  • Fruit Stripe
  • Juicy Fruit
  • Bubble Yum

Who wrote the "like a good neighbor" jingle for State Farm?

  • Barry Manilow
  • Tom Jones
  • George Harrison

What product might say "Libby's" on the label?

  • canned coffee
  • canned chicken
  • canned vegetables

When did Subway roll out its "$5 footlong" campaign?

  • 2008
  • 2010
  • 2012

What company's famous jingle was recorded by Captain Stubby and the Buccaneers back in 1954?

  • Oscar Mayer
  • Roto-Rooter
  • Campbell's

What burger chain assured buyers that it didn't mind special orders with a '70s jingle?

  • McDonald's
  • Wendy's
  • Burger King

What type of product told buyers to "be a pepper" back in 1977?

  • canned veggies
  • pizza
  • soda

Which of these product jingles was featured in a 1994 episodes of "The Simpsons"?

  • Oscar Mayer wiener song
  • Armour hot dogs song
  • Oscar Mayer bologna song

What year was "I'd like to buy the world a Coke" introduced?

  • 1961
  • 1971
  • 1981

True or false: The 1971 Coke jingle was inspired by the song "I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing."

  • true
  • false

Which of these toy categories is NOT featured in the Toys R Us jingle?

  • blocks
  • bikes
  • trains

What year did Kit Kat debut its "gimme a break" commercials?

  • 1966
  • 1976
  • 1986

What city calls Rice-a-Roni its hometown treat?

  • San Francisco
  • San Diego
  • San Bernardino, California

What burger chain assured diners that "you deserve a break today"?

  • Burger King
  • McDonald's
  • Wendy's

What year did bologna get its first and last names?

  • 1954
  • 1964
  • 1974

True or false: Alka-Seltzer's "plop plop, fizz fizz" campaign made users believe they should always take two tablets at once.

  • true
  • false

True or false: The guy who wrote the "baby back ribs" jingle for Chili's composed the tune in five minutes.

  • true
  • false

What pop group recorded its own version of the Chili's jingle in 2001?

  • Backstreet Boys
  • 98 Degrees
  • NSYNC

Which of these products featured a commercial with people flapping their arms like chickens?

  • Chicken Tonight
  • Kentucky Fried Chicken
  • Chicken for Dinner

What was the official name of the creepy creatures in the 2003 Quiznos commercials?

  • spider monkeys
  • spongemonkeys
  • gerbils

What company's products are "m'm! m'm! good!"?

  • Ragu
  • Campbell's
  • Lipton

What future famous actor starred in a 1975 commercial, where he sang that he was "stuck on Band-Aid"?

  • George Clooney
  • Tom Hanks
  • John Travolta

Which cereal featured the first singing jingle in a commercial?

  • Cheerios
  • Wheaties
  • Corn Flakes

What tagline went with a series of Mentos commercials in the '90s?

  • the freshmaker
  • freshtastic
  • minty fresh