Pigskins and Promos: The Super Bowl Commercials Quiz
Some of the most famous commercials of all time have appeared during the Super Bowl. How much do you know about these pricey marketing ploys? Take this quiz to find out.
A 1992 Nike ad showed Michael Jordan playing hoops with what cartoon character?
- Bugs Bunny
- Donald Duck
The Michael Jordan and Bugs Bunny commercial was so popular that it inspired what?
- a movie
- a TV show
- a Looney Tunes reunion cartoon
How much did an ad spot during the very first Super Bowl cost?
How much did companies pay for a 30-second ad during the Super Bowl in 2015?
- $8 million
- $4.5 million
- $3 million
What year did Apple's famous Macintosh ad appear?
How many frogs appear in the memorable Budweiser lily pad ads?
The Bud Bowl commercials showed beer bottles facing off on a gridiron. How many Bud Bowls were there?
What was the first year that a Super Bowl ad cost more than $1 million?
What's the most likely reason that SodaStream's commercials were rejected in 2013?
- They mentioned competitors by name.
- They had partial nudity.
- They had bloody violence.
The most-shared ad from the 2015 Super Bowl featured a puppy and what else?
- a Clydesdale horse
- a car
- a pickup truck
Apple's 1985 commercial compared average PC users to what?
What percentage of the U.S. population watches the Super Bowl?
- 30 percent
- 60 percent
- 80 percent
Which year was the Super Bowl first saturated with ads from online companies?
What was the first big-budget movie to start its marketing during the Super Bowl?
- "The Rock"
- "Independence Day"
The NFL does not allow companies to advertise which product during the game?
- electric vehicles
- products containing trans fats
A McDonald's ad from 1993 featured which two basketball players topping each other's incredible shots?
- Michael Jordan and Larry Bird
- Larry Bird and Magic Johnson
- Magic Johnson and Michael Jordan
About how much time is dedicated to commercials during the Super Bowl?
- 35 minutes
- 40 minutes
- 50 minutes
Which car company reimagined "The Matrix" in a 2014 commercial?
One of the first and most notable ads showed a bullet hitting what product?
- a padlock
- a car window
- a Coke glass
How long was the most expensive Super Bowl clip in history?
- 45 seconds
- 90 seconds
- two minutes
What is the first small business to have a commercial air during the Super Bowl?
- Barley Labs
- Locally Laid Egg Company
Which ultra-famous supermodel sexily drank from a Pepsi can in a 1992 spot?
- Helena Christensen
- Heidi Klum
- Cindy Crawford
What company created the most-shared Super Bowl ad of all time?
- Paramount Pictures
Which product invited consumers to shoot their own commercials in hopes of airing the ads during the game?
Burger King promised a cash prize to anyone who could spot a commercial character named what?
- Mick the Geek
- Herb the Nerd
- Mork the Dork
Which company used IndyCar driver Danica Patrick for many of its ads?
Which famous world leader appeared in a Pizza Hut commercial in 1997?
- Mikhail Gorbachev
- Bill Clinton
- George H.W. Bush
In 1992 a McDonald's clip about youth football inspired which director to produce a movie?
- Steven Spielberg
- George Lucas
- Martin Scorsese
In 2004 Bob Dylan (and his song) appeared in an ad for which company?
- Victoria's Secret
On average, the price of Super Bowl ads has increased by what percentage every year?
- 6 percent
- 8 percent
- 10 percent