PEZ Quiz

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PEZ Quiz
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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.
PEZ was invented in what country in 1927?
Austria
PEZ was invented in Austria in 1927.
Brazil
Great Britain

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What was the original intended purpose of PEZ candies?
curing indigestion
smoking cessation
PEZ originally was designed to help people stop smoking.
to taste good

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When was PEZ candy introduced in the United States?
1941
1967
1952
PEZ candy was introduced in the United States in 1952.

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Which of these was in the first series of PEZ dispensers introduced in the United States in the 1950s?
full-body Santa
full-body robot
both
Both full-body Santa and the full-body robot were among the first dispensers introduced in the 1950s.

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Who was the first licensed cartoon character to appear on a PEZ dispenser?
Indiana Jones
Popeye
Popeye was the first licensed cartoon character to appear on a PEZ dispenser in the 1960s.
Wonder Woman

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When did PEZ introduce interchangeable rubber-head dispensers?
late 1970s
PEZ introduced interchangeable rubber-head dispensers in the late 1970s.
early 1960s
mid-2000s

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When were feet added to the bottoms of PEZ dispensers?
1987
Feet were added to the bottoms of PEZ dispensers in 1987 to make them more stable.
1957
1972

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Where was the first PEZ collectors' convention held?
Los Angeles
Minneapolis
Mentor, Ohio
The first PEZ collectors' convention was held in Mentor, Ohio, in 1991.

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When was the first auction featuring PEZ dispensers held at Christie's in New York?
1997
1957
1993
The first auction featuring PEZ dispensers was held at Christie's in 1993.

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Which avian cartoon character appeared on a PEZ dispenser that figured into the plot of a 1993 "Seinfeld" episode?
Foghorn Leghorn
Tweety Bird
A Tweety Bird dispenser was featured in a 1993 "Seinfeld" episode.
Daffy Duck

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Which business magazine featured PEZ on the cover in 1993?
Fortune
Smart Money
Forbes
Forbes magazine featured PEZ on the cover in 1993.

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What is the most popular assortment of licensed characters in PEZ history?
Looney Tunes
Star Wars
The Star Wars characters are the most popular assortment of licensed characters in PEZ history.
Indiana Jones

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Which new genre of PEZ dispensers was introduced in 2000?
Talking PEZ
Baby PEZ
Furry Friends
PEZ Furry Friends were introduced in 2000.

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In what year were sour-flavored PEZ introduced?
1959
2002
Sour-flavored PEZ were introduced in 2002.
2010

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When was the first official Elvis PEZ dispenser released?
1978
1997
2007
The first official Elvis PEZ was released in 2007.

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Characters from what classic film were commemorated with PEZ dispensers in 2009?
"Citizen Kane"
"The Wizard of Oz"
The "Wizard of Oz" commemorative set was released in 2009.
"Gone with the Wind"

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Which of these is not a PEZ flavor?
strawberry-vanilla
chocolate
hazelnut
Hazelnut is not a PEZ flavor.

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Where is the Museum of PEZ Memorabilia located?
Los Angeles
Burlingame, Calif.
The Museum of PEZ Memorabilia is located in Burlingame, Calif.
Iowa City, Iowa

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What year was the Yappy Dog PEZ dispenser introduced?
1960
1992
1976
The Yappy Dog PEZ dispenser was introduced in 1976.

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Which of these British Royals was featured on a PEZ dispenser?
Queen Elizabeth
Prince William
Prince William recently was featured on a PEZ dispenser to commemorate his wedding to Kate Middleton.
King Edward V

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