Statistics for Brand Names that Became Common Everyday Words

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  • This quiz has been taken 60 times
  • The average score is 27 of 42

Answer Stats

YearHintBrand% Correct
1900Moving staircaseEscalator
95%
1998Search engineGoogle
95%
1957Flying disc toyFrisbee
93%
2009Rideshare taxiUber
89%
1890Table tennisPing Pong
85%
1866Spinning toy attached to a stringYo-yo
85%
2011VideoconferenceZoom
85%
1957Large toy ring twirled around the waistHula Hoop
84%
1980Sticky notePost-It
84%
1974Electrifying stun gunTaser
80%
1987Digitally alter imagesPhotoshop
78%
1897Fruit-flavored gelatinJell-O
76%
1959PhotocopyXerox
76%
1964Permanent markersSharpie
75%
1915Hot tub with underwater jets of waterJacuzzi
73%
1870Petroleum jellyVaseline
73%
1924Facial tissuesKleenex
71%
1923Cotton swabQ-tip
71%
1880sLip balmChapStick
69%
1946Reusable plastic food containersTupperware
69%
1968Resealable plastic bagsZiploc
69%
1920Sticking plaster with a gauze pad in the centerBand-Aid
65%
1905Frozen snack on a stickPopsicle
65%
1957Plastic with air pockets for packing fragile itemsBubble Wrap
62%
1930Clear adhesive tapeScotch Tape
58%
1864Floor covering of linseed oil and corkLinoleum
56%
1897Painkiller acetylsalicylic acidAspirin
55%
1971A slow cookerCrock-Pot
55%
1980In-line skateRollerblade
55%
1957Hook-and-loop fastenerVelcro
53%
1913Fastening device used by pulling a slideZipper
53%
1940Sports utility vehicleJeep
51%
1973Personal recreational watercraftJet ski
51%
1962Self-defense sprayMace
51%
1904Insulating vacuum flaskThermos
45%
1972Small, round bag of pellets, which is kickedHacky Sack
44%
1944Polystyrene foamStyrofoam
44%
1942Cyanoacrylate adhesiveSuper Glue
42%
1898Opioid drug diamorphineHeroin
25%
1854A light fuel oil, distilled from petroleumKerosene
25%
1908Crinkly, thin, transparent plastic wrapCellophane
20%
1952Felt-tip pen{Magic} {Marker}
18%

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