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?
What are jelly shoes often made out of?
- Polyvinyl chloride
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
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
What's one criticism some people have about jelly shoes?
- They're uncomfortable
- They're expensive
- They're inflexible
Are Crocs considered jelly shoes?
Are jelly shoes just for kids?
- No way