Tupperware Quiz
by Staff
Tupperware plastic containers -- and their famous "burping" lids -- revolutionized the post-World War II kitchen, keeping leftover food fresher longer and providing housewives with a new potential source of income: Tupperware parties. Take the lid off your Tupperware smarts and test your knowledge on the kitchenware company's history.

Earl Tupper filed his patent for the original Tupperware bowl in what year?

  • 1947
  • 1951
  • 1954

As soon as Tupperware hit store shelves in the late 1940s, it became an instant best seller.

  • True
  • False

Brownie Wise, who popularized Tupperware parties, was the first woman on the cover of what magazine?

  • Newsweek
  • TIME
  • Businessweek

The key to selling Tupperware involved teaching women how to do what to the containers?

  • Burp them.
  • Wash them.
  • Unsnap the lids.

What did Earl Tupper call the original line of Tupperware products?

  • The Wonder Line
  • The Millionaire Line
  • The Plastimagic Line

In the 1950s, where was Tupperware displayed as part of a kitchenware design exhibit?

  • Museum of Modern Art
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Metropolitan Museum of Art

Earl Tupper sold his company in 1958 for how much?

  • $8 million
  • $16 million
  • $32 million

Customers could start ordering Tupperware from catalogues, instead of exclusively at Tupperware parties, starting when?

  • 1972
  • 1980
  • 1988

Tupperware hosts an annual sales celebration, created by Brownie Wise, called what?

  • Tupperware Jubilee
  • Tupperware Jamboree
  • Tupperware Hoedown

Before Tupperware, women commonly covered their leftovers with what?

  • Aluminum foil
  • Shower caps
  • Nylon stockings

Before he came up with "Tupperware" for his containers, Earl Tupper originally called polyethylene plastic what?

  • Polytastic Plastic
  • Poly-T
  • Poly-Perfect

Which of the following was NOT an original Tupperware container color?

  • Pink
  • Yellow
  • Red

After being fired from Tupperware, Brownie Wise went on to sell what product?

  • Cookware
  • Cosmetics
  • Cars

A complete set of vintage Tupperware can fetch how much on the antique market?

  • 45
  • 90
  • 180

Before Earl Tupper started his own plastics company, the enterprising entrepreneur owned what business?

  • Tupper Tree Doctors
  • Tupper Automotive
  • Tupper Plumbing & Maintenance

How frequently do Tupperware parties take place around the world?

  • Every 3 seconds
  • Every 3 minutes
  • Every 3 hours