Soda, also known as soft drinks, are delicious, albeit unhealthy, carbonated drinks that contain sweeteners and most times, artificial flavoring. Regardless if the sweetener is a syrup, comes from fruits or has sugar substitutes, these drinks are some of the best sellers in the refreshment industry. And today, we want to quiz you on them.
Said to have been developed in medieval time in the Middle East, these drinks are nowhere near what they used to be back then. Today, we have a wide variety that many of us didn't even know was possible, ranging from the ones filled with sugars to the diet or zero-sugar alternatives. And we want to show you some of the most popular ones.
We're going to test your soda knowledge today by providing you with pictures of the most well-known sodas in the world. But we're going blur their names. It'll then be your job to correctly guess what soft drinks the pictures represent.
If you think you've got the soda knowledge to pass this identification quiz, then it's time to get started. Just promise us that you won't fizzle out.
Created by the Coca-Cola Company, Sprite is a caffeine-free, colorless lemon-lime flavored soft drink first introduced in 1961.
Coca-Cola, of which there are several variations, is a carbonated soft drink created by John Pemberton in the late 19th century.
Invented by Caleb Bradham in 1893, Pepsi is a carbonated soft drink originally sold as Brad's Drink, later renamed to Pepsi-Cola in 1898, and then to Pepsi in 1961.
7UP is a non-caffeinated lemon-lime soft drink which was created in 1929 by Charles Leiper Grigg.
Canada Dry Ginger Ale is a ginger-flavored carbonated soft drink. It is one of the many variants of Canada Dry which has been in production since 1904.
Mountain Dew, produced and owned by PepsiCo, is a brand of carbonated soft drink invented in 1940 by beverage bottlers Barney and Ally Hartman.
Dr. Pepper is a carbonated soft drink which was manufactured by pharmacist Charles Alderton in the 1880s.
As its name suggests, Fanta Orange is a carbonated orange-flavored drink which was first introduced in 1940.
Orange Crush is an orange-flavored, caffeine-free carbonated drink which was invented in 1911 by Neil C. Warden, a Canadian beverage and extract chemist.
Pepsi Zero Sugar is a ginseng-flavored variant of Pepsi which contains zero sugar, calories and carbohydrates.
Mist TWST, also known as Sierra Mist, is a line of lemon-lime flavored soft drinks introduced by PepsiCo in 1999.
Launched in 1979, Sunkist is a brand of soft drinks that includes flavors such as orange, strawberry, lemonade, grape, cherry limeade and pineapple.
Diet 7UP is a caffeine-free and calorie-free version of 7UP which was first introduced in 1963 under the name, Like.
Coca-Cola Cherry, also referred to as Cherry Coke, is the cherry-flavored variant of Coca-Cola which has been in production since 1985.
As the name implies, Schweppes Ginger Ale is the ginger ale-flavored version of Schweppes, which was was launched in 1870.
Mountain Dew Code Red is a cherry-flavored variation of this carbonated soft drink which was launched in 2001.
Released in 1984, Orange Slice is the orange-flavored version of PepsiCo's line of fruit-flavored carbonated soft drinks.
Pibb Xtra, formerly known as Mr. Pibb, is a pepper-style carbonated soft drink of which there are six variants.
A&W Cream Soda is a carbonated, caffeine-free cream soda soft drink which was launched 1986 by A&W Root Beer.
Fanta Grape is the grape variant of Fanta, a line of fruit-flavored carbonated drinks which has been in production since 1940.
As the name implies, Dr. Brown's Root Beer is the root beer variant of Dr. Brown's, a brand of soft drinks introduced in 1869.
Crush Grapefruit is the grapefruit-flavored version of the Crush carbonated soft drinks, which is owned and marketed by Keurig Dr. Pepper.
Coke Zero, currently marketed as Coca-Cola Zero Sugar, is a diet cola of which there are five variants.
Diet Dr. Pepper Cherry Vanilla is the caffeine and sugar-free variant of the Dr. Pepper soft drink. It is infused with cherry and vanilla flavors.
Seagram's Ginger Ale is a carbonated, caffeine-free soft drink which is currently manufactured and marketed by The Coca-Cola Company.
Sprite Zero is a colorless, sugar-free, lemon-lime-flavored carbonated soft drink created by The Coca-Cola Company.
Barq's Root Beer is a caffeinated brand of American soft drink which is currently bottled by The Coca-Cola Company but owned by the Barq family.
Introduced in 1963, Tab is a diet cola soft drink of which there are several variations, including ginger ale, root beer, and fruit flavors.
Surge is a light green citrus-flavored soft drink which was originally introduced in Norway in 1996 as Urge.
Zevia Ginger Root Beer is the ginger-flavored root beer version of Zevia which is sugar-free, calorie-free, gluten-free, clear in color and has no artificial sweeteners.
Hint Kick Raspberry is the caffeinated, black raspberry-flavored version of this carbonated, fruit-infused water.
Mug Cream Soda is the cream soda version of the Mug Root Beer which was originally created by the Belfast Beverage Company but is currently produced by PepsiCo.
Stewart's Wishniak Black Cherry is a caffeine-free, carbonated soda infused with black cherry flavors.
Squirt is a grapefruit-flavored, caffeine-free carbonated soft drink which is currently owned and manufactured by Keurig Dr. Pepper.
Mello Yello is a citrus-flavored, highly caffeinated soft drink which was introduced in 1979 as a rival to PepsiCo's Mountain Dew.
Welch's Grape Soda is the grape-flavored variant of Welch's brand of sodas infused with the flavor of fruits.
Fresca Original Citrus is a lime-grapefruit-flavored carbonated soft drink which has been in production since 1966.
RC Ten is a low-calorie variant of the RC Cola soft drink which was launched in 2012 as part of the Dr. Pepper/7Up "Ten" line.
Big Red is a line of citrus-flavored soft drinks which was introduced in 1937 under the name Sun Tang Red Cream Soda.