PEZ Quiz

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PEZ was invented in what country in 1927?

PEZ was invented in Austria in 1927.

What was the original intended purpose of PEZ candies?

PEZ originally was designed to help people stop smoking.

When was PEZ candy introduced in the United States?

PEZ candy was introduced in the United States in 1952.

Which of these was in the first series of PEZ dispensers introduced in the United States in the 1950s?

Both full-body Santa and the full-body robot were among the first dispensers introduced in the 1950s.

Who was the first licensed cartoon character to appear on a PEZ dispenser?

Popeye was the first licensed cartoon character to appear on a PEZ dispenser in the 1960s.

When did PEZ introduce interchangeable rubber-head dispensers?

PEZ introduced interchangeable rubber-head dispensers in the late 1970s.

When were feet added to the bottoms of PEZ dispensers?

Feet were added to the bottoms of PEZ dispensers in 1987 to make them more stable.

Where was the first PEZ collectors' convention held?

The first PEZ collectors' convention was held in Mentor, Ohio, in 1991.

When was the first auction featuring PEZ dispensers held at Christie's in New York?

The first auction featuring PEZ dispensers was held at Christie's in 1993.

Which avian cartoon character appeared on a PEZ dispenser that figured into the plot of a 1993 "Seinfeld" episode?

A Tweety Bird dispenser was featured in a 1993 "Seinfeld" episode.

Which business magazine featured PEZ on the cover in 1993?

Forbes magazine featured PEZ on the cover in 1993.

What is the most popular assortment of licensed characters in PEZ history?

The Star Wars characters are the most popular assortment of licensed characters in PEZ history.

Which new genre of PEZ dispensers was introduced in 2000?

PEZ Furry Friends were introduced in 2000.

In what year were sour-flavored PEZ introduced?

Sour-flavored PEZ were introduced in 2002.

When was the first official Elvis PEZ dispenser released?

The first official Elvis PEZ was released in 2007.

Characters from what classic film were commemorated with PEZ dispensers in 2009?

The "Wizard of Oz" commemorative set was released in 2009.

Which of these is not a PEZ flavor?

Hazelnut is not a PEZ flavor.

Where is the Museum of PEZ Memorabilia located?

The Museum of PEZ Memorabilia is located in Burlingame, Calif.

What year was the Yappy Dog PEZ dispenser introduced?

The Yappy Dog PEZ dispenser was introduced in 1976.

Which of these British Royals was featured on a PEZ dispenser?

Prince William recently was featured on a PEZ dispenser to commemorate his wedding to Kate Middleton.

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About This Quiz

Everybody has his or her favorite PEZ dispenser, whether it's Chewbacca or Batman. But how much do you know about the plastic figurines and the candy in them? Test your knowledge with this quiz.

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