Jelly Shoes Quiz
by Staff
Jelly shoes jumped into the fashion world in a big way a few decades ago; ever since, they've tumbled back and forth between trendy and tacky. Are you a fan of the iconic footwear fondly known as jellies? Prove it by acing this quiz.

At what World's Fair did jelly shoes get their first big boost in the United States?

  • The 1974 World's Fair in Spokane, Wash.
  • The 1982 World's Fair in Knoxville, Tenn.
  • The 1984 World's Fair in New Orleans, La.

What prominent department store was one of the first places U.S. customers could buy jelly shoes from?

  • Bloomingdale's
  • Macy's
  • Dillard's

What are jelly shoes often made out of?

  • Polystyrene
  • Polyvinyl chloride
  • Polycarbonate

About how much PVC is consumed in the United States and Canada each year?

  • 2 billion pounds
  • 8 billion pounds
  • 14 billion pounds

Why is PVC so popular?

  • It's cheap
  • It's versatile
  • Both

How are many jelly shoes usually made?

  • Through the process of extrusion
  • Through the process of calendering
  • Through the process of injection molding

How many types of jelly shoes are available?

  • A handful
  • Dozens
  • Hundreds

What's one criticism some people have about jelly shoes?

  • They're uncomfortable
  • They're expensive
  • They're inflexible

Are Crocs considered jelly shoes?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Yes and no

Are jelly shoes just for kids?

  • Definitely
  • No way
  • Depends