Much more than a simple toy, Barbie is the inspirational career woman who teaches girls they can do anything — while showing off a figure that's pure fantasy. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of Barbie's history, triumphs and controversies.
What year did Barbie first hit store shelves?
How many Barbie dolls did Mattel sell during the first year of the doll's release?
What did the first Barbie dolls wear?
True or false: The earliest Barbie dolls all had blond hair.
What is Barbie's last name?
What was unique about Barbie's eyes when she was first introduced?
They could open and close.
They gazed to the side.
They were free of makeup.
What was the name of Barbie's 1986 band?
Barbie and the Dolls
Barbie and the Rockers
Barbie and the Misfits
Which of the following is NOT one of Barbie's sisters?
What year did Barbie and Ken break up?
True or false: Barbie was inspired by a risque gentlemen's doll from Europe.
What was the name of Barbie's friend who used a wheelchair?
True or false: Barbie went to the moon before Neil Armstrong.
How many careers has Barbie had since her release?
more than 180
How many Barbie dolls would you need to make it into the "Guinness Book of World Records"?
What is the best-selling Barbie doll of all time?
the original teen fashion model Barbie
Totally Hair Barbie
What was the name of Barbie's dog, which came with its very own magnetic pooper-scooper for easy cleanup?
Where can you find a Barbie-themed cafe?
New York City
True or false: A mint-condition 1959 Barbie sold at auction for more than $27,000 in 2006.
What type of animal was Barbie's first pet?
True or false: Barbie graced the cover of the "Sports Illustrated" swimsuit issue in 2014.
When did Mattel introduce the Ken doll?
Who did Barbie date after splitting with Ken in 2004?
Why was the Midge doll pulled from stores in 2002?
She was pregnant.
People considered her appearance racially offensive.
She was inspired by a mass murderer.
When did Barbie first get bendable legs?
True or false: If Barbie were a real person, her measurements would be around the same as those of the average American woman.
How old is the average Barbie collector?
4 years old
8 years old
40 years old
When did Barbie get her belly button?
True or false: There has never been a Barbie with tattoos.