Fizz and Flavor: Soft Drink Quiz
by Staff
Whether you call it soda, pop or coke, soft drinks hold a special place in many of our hearts. Sit back, pop open a can, and take this quiz to see how much you know about your favorite fizzy beverages.

In 1985, this brand became the first soft drink in space.

  • Coca-Cola
  • Pepsi
  • Tab

Which soda claimed it could "dispel hangovers" and "take the ouch out of grouch?"

  • Coca-Cola
  • 7UP
  • Mountain Dew

“Brad’s Drink” was the original name for what popular soft drink?

  • Barq's Root Beer
  • Pepsi
  • Dr. Brown's

What was Coca-Cola's first no-calorie drink?

  • Diet Barq's
  • Diet Coke
  • Tab

Frosty Dog was the mascot for what soft drink from 1956 to the early 1960s?

  • Barq's
  • Dr. Pepper
  • Mug Root Beer

Which of the following was a slogan used in Coca-Cola advertising?

  • "Thirst knows no Coca-Cola."
  • "The great national temperance beverage"
  • "It's refreshing."

This is the official soft drink of the state of Nebraska.

  • Kool-Aid
  • Mello Yello
  • Shasta

How many soft drinks from Coca-Cola are consumed every second?

  • 5,402
  • 10,450
  • 942

This soda was created in 1869 and sold in Jewish delis in New York City.

  • Dr. Brown's
  • Boylan's
  • Old Dominion Root Beer

What soda company offers its popular drink in Hot, Not as Hot and Diet?

  • Delaware Punch
  • Blenheim Ginger Ale
  • Sprecher Root Beer

Which soft drink is available in a kosher version during March and April for Passover?

  • Coca-Cola
  • Fanta
  • Red Bull

Which Coca-Cola product debuted in 1985?

  • Cherry Coke
  • Diet Coke
  • Vanilla Coke

How much tuition money has the Dr. Pepper Tuition Giveaway campaign awarded since 2008?

  • $2.5 million
  • $5 million
  • $7 million

Which soft drink helped shape the iconic image of Santa Claus?

  • Coca-Cola
  • Cheerwine
  • RC Cola

Which of the following is a real soft drink?

  • Squirt
  • Squish
  • Square

This soft drink was created in 1917 in Salisbury, North Carolina by a general store owner named L.D. Peeler.

  • Mountain Dew
  • Cheerwine
  • RC Cola

Which discontinued Coca-Cola soft drink catered to the hip-hop and DJ subcultures?

  • Sprite Remix
  • Vault
  • Beverly

If you drank one different Coca-Cola product every day, how long would it take you to try all of them?

  • six and a half months
  • two weeks
  • nine years

What is the oldest surviving soft drink brand in the United States?

  • Dr. Pepper
  • Coca-Cola
  • Pepsi

Singer/songwriter Donovan had a 1966 hit with a song of the same name as this groovy soft drink.

  • Mello Yello
  • Mountain Dew
  • Dad's Root Beer

The logo for Mug Root Beer features what breed of dog?

  • bulldog
  • Labrador
  • beagle

This drink, made of ginger ale and a splash of grenadine, is named for a famous child actress.

  • Jerry Mathers
  • Shirley Temple
  • Ashley Olsen

What soft drink was the first product ever to appear on the cover of Time magazine?

  • Coca-Cola
  • Dr. Pepper
  • Sprite

What do the "A" and "W" in A&W Root Beer stand for?

  • Allen and Wright
  • Alice and Waters
  • Anderson and Wilson

What soda did the press snap photos of Vice President Richard M. Nixon and Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev drinking during the 1959 American Expo in Moscow?

  • Pepsi
  • Coca-Cola
  • Orange Crush

This soda has more milligrams of caffeine than any other (excluding energy drinks).

  • Mountain Dew Game Fuel
  • Bawls Root Beer
  • Cult Cola

What was the top selling energy drink of 2014?

  • Red Bull
  • Monster
  • Rock Star

What famed 20th-century folk artist commonly included the Coca-Cola bottle in his works of art?

  • Andy Warhol
  • Howard Finster
  • Grandma Moses

Big-name celebrities like David Bowie, Michael J. Fox, Joe Montana, Britney Spears, Beyoncé and Halle Berry have all lent their faces to what drink's advertising campaigns?

  • Pepsi
  • Coca-Cola
  • 7UP

Which soda brand's advertising spawned widespread American usage of a word that means "courage, determination, or energy"?

  • Tango
  • Moxie
  • Jolt Cola