If We Give You the Mascot and a Product, Can You Name the Company?



By: Olivia C

6 Min Quiz

Image: Frito Lay/Travelocity/Green Giant

About This Quiz

This is for all brand-conscious people out there! Yes, we all are, at one point or another. So why not have fun with it, right? We will try to give you some helpful hints and clues about the products of these brands or companies, and then tell us what brand or company they are! To make things more fun, exciting and of course easier, we'll throw in the brand mascot to boot. How's that for a hoot?

It's an inescapable fact that, in our daily life, we will eventually run into a brand or company in our daily routines. Whether the brand is connected to something as basic as food, clothing or similar things, or whether the brand is something considered niche or high-end, advertising made sure that these brands become household names in our homes. But are they?

Some are! With the help of their flag bearers -- namely the mascots -- they become friendlier to us in the long run. These mascots are their first brand ambassadors, and their commercials help in making them familiar to us. And the rest, as the marketing people term it, is brand loyalty history.

So let's see just how far your knowledge goes. Open up the quiz and have fun with it!

Ernie J. sure likes his cookies! Which company brand is this?

The Keebler Company is responsible for the line of cookies bearing the image of Ernie J. Keebler. Yep, they're the elves who make them cookies...


This familiar gecko is identifiable with car insurance stuff. What company is this?

GEICO is a known car insurance company in America. But its gecko mascot is more popular sometimes ...


We love this dear relative's pancake mix stuff! What's her brand?

Aunt Jemima is very recognizable for those who like to whip up pancakes and other brekkie yummies. Would you believe that she has been around since the late 1880s?


This Jolly huge dude likes his peas! What product is this?

There's a huge Jolly Green Giant landmark in Minnesota. This is where the canned green peas got manufactured first.


Chilly drinks are in with this pitcher dude. What’s the company brand here?

This is the Kool-Aid Man. He hawks flavored drinks invented in Nebraska.


This is Horatio Magellan Crunch, who takes his cereals with milk. Which brand is this?

The Cap'n Crunch cereal line is actually very versatile. Yep, the Cap'n comes in many flavors, folks!


Meet Julius, as seen on the can of this potato snack. What brand is this?

Yes, the Pringles dude on the can has a name. It's Julius, and we love poppin' their multi-flavored products with him!


Chester Cheetah is the name of this cool dude, if you like cheese-flavored snacks. What’s his product?

Cheetos is a very cheesy cheese puff snack. Chester Cheetah likes it like that!


This recognizable baby promoting baby food is from which company?

Gerber is a manufacturer of baby food products. Did you know that the Gerber Baby mascot-logo is based on the likeness of Ann Turner Cook, now known as the author of the Brandy O'Bannon mystery novel series?


This funny guy is Alfred E. Neuman. What publication company did he come from?

MAD Magazine's unmistakable mascot is found inside its legendary funny pages. Yes, his name is Alfred E. Neuman.


This is Bibendum, who likes car tires. Which company is this?

Bibendum is the official name of Michelin's mascot. The French tire company's standard bearer is also known as Michelin Man.


This is Mario, if you like video games. What company is this?

Nintendo is a popular Japanese manufacturer of computer games and consoles. But their mascot is a plumber named Mario, who's actually Italian. Fancy that!


Quicky likes his chocolate drink. What brand is this?

Nestlé is the manufacturer of the Nesquik line of products. But they're more popular for their Nesquik powdered drinks.


This is Mr. Ettore Boiardi, who could instantly help you make pasta. Which company is this?

Chef Boyardee Canned Foods was established way back in the late 1920s. And an Italian immigrant named Mr. Ettore Boiardi started it, using his own image as his "mascot."


Rich Uncle Pennybags is familiar to board game lovers. Which product is this?

The Monopoly board game is a big hit for people. Who knew that a game about real estate would be this successful globally?


This freckled girl represents a global brand of burger joint. Which one is it?

Wendy's is the actual nickname of this fast food chain's mascot. Founder Dave Thomas named the chain and the mascot after his daughter.


Ronald is a global dude, like his fast food crew. Which company is this?

McDonald's is unmistakably familiar with its clown mascot. That's Mr. Ronald McDonald, mind you!


Snap, Crackle and Pop like their cereals small! What brand is this?

Snap, Crackle and Pop help the popularity of Rice Krispies. This brand is made by the Kellogg Company.


This bunch of singing and dancing raisins grooved for which institution in the '80s?

These famous California Raisins animated singing and dancing mascots were supposed to help the Sun-Maid brand in the late '80s, but gained popularity on its own. The California Raisin Advisory Board continued to go-signal their existence until the late '90s.


This mermaid wants you to try this canned tuna product. What is it?

Is it fish or is it chicken? Jessica Simpson asked that once in her reality TV show, since Chicken of the Sea contains seafood. The mermaid might have answered that then.


This shining lady likes you to try raisins. What's the brand here?

This famous Sun-Maid Girl is actually based on a real-life girl. Her name was Lorraine Collett who dressed up as the raisin girl back in 1915.


This ancient-looking man wants you to eat their oatmeal. What company is he from?

The Quaker Oats Man is a familiar mascot for those who like their oatmeal. He has been the face of the Quaker Oats Company since the 1940s, but his origins go as far back as the late 1870s!


This tireless Bunny sure is battery-powered! Which company is this?

This is the Energizer Bunny. Yep, it speaks for the longer-lasting power of Energizer batteries.


Tony the Tiger loves his flakes a bit white. What’s his brand?

Kellogg's Frosted Flakes has one of the most identifiable mascots to date. His name is Tony the Tiger.


This ruggedly handsome cowboy quit smoking his cigarettes already. Which brand is this?

The famed Marlboro Man was a popular live-action advertising "mascot" for Marlboro cigarettes, until the early 2000s. Since it's not cool to smoke anymore, cigarette makers got the hint, and retired the man.


This emperor with an appetite could be satisfied with pizza. What company is this?

Little Caesars is a known pizza chain. It holds the distinction of being the third largest in the US, actually.


This rabbit likes his cereals colorful! Which brand is this?

The rabbit in Trix Cereal actually has a name. He's Tricks. Not such a stretch there...


Joe is the name of this cigarette's mascot. Which is it?

Joe Camel was the "smooth character" mascot of Camel cigarettes back in the '80s and '90s. Due to many controversies, he got retired.


Col. Sanders and his fried chicken are great! What company is this?

Col. Sanders' famed fast food was previously known as Kentucky Fried Chicken. But they upped their ante of coolness when they decided to shorten it to KFC and adopt the initials as the revised brand name.


Sailor Jack and Bingo the dog want you to rediscover this famous American snack. What is this brand?

Cracker Jack is as American as baseball. It's actually composed of popcorn and peanuts.


These colorful "spokescandies" vouch for which chocolate brand?

Officially, there are six M&M's chocolate candies that serve as mascots. Each color has a distinct personality.


This is Lucky the Leprechaun, who likes marshmallows with cereals. What’s his brand?

Lucky Charms is the cereal brand made by General Mills. They have a lot, not just this one with the Leprechaun.


Mr. Clean is so identifiable a brand, especially if you want to do laundry. What company made him?

Procter & Gamble is a famous household name, thanks largely to their line of domestic cleaning products. And of course, the hunky Mr. Clean mascot (and his product line) helped that popularity soar!


Mr. Peanut likes his legume snacks in a can. What company is this?

If you like your nuts processed and stored in a can, better get Planters. Mr. Peanut can attest to its good quality, since he's been vouching for it since 1917!


If you remember this vampire, then you remember his favorite cereal! Which is it?

Count Chocula is both the mascot and brand name of one of the monster cereal products created by General Mills in the '70s. They still make this one occasionally, so watch out for it!


Coco the Monkey likes his choco cereals! What brand is this?

Coco Pops is actually Cocoa Krispies, but that's the name brand known outside the US. Coco the Monkey is the original mascot for this line, but was replaced later on. However, countries where the Coco Pops brand still stand maintained the monkey mascot.


Spuds MacKenzie represented this beer, yo! Which one is it?

Beer drinkers got to know Spuds first in the late '80s ads of Bud Light. But the dog got more popular than the beer! Fancy that.


Punchy is the name! Which brand is his game?

Yep, that Hawaiian Punch mascot has a name. It's Punchy!


Gnome around the world with this mascot and this travel agency. What company is this?

This is the Roaming Gnome. It has been helping Travelocity with its travel agency booking brand for decades.


This Doughboy is as famous as its baking company. Which brand is this?

Did you know that the Pillsbury Doughboy actually has a name? He's called Poppin' Fresh, yo!


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