Tuesday, February 19, 2013

Answers to Friday Funday Trivia: Breakfast Cereal Advertising Characters


Before getting to the answers, here are the names of the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place finishers this week:

1st place-  Pjazzy: 49 pts (you're on a 2 week winning streak!)
2nd place- Teresa: 44 pts 
3rd place- Michelle: 42 pts

Congratulations to those who made it to the podium, thanks to everyone who played.


1. 2 pts- Rice Krispies
2. 2 pts- Kellogg's Frosted Flakes
3. 2 pts- Trix What 6-word phrase is uttered to this character by the children in commercials for the cereal? 3 bonus pts- Silly rabbit, Trix are for kids!
4. 2 pts- Froot Loops
5. 2 pts- Cocoa Puffs


6. 3 pts- Cookie Crisp- Cookie Jarvis (pictured) was the original mascot
7. 2 pts- Super Sugar Crisp (Sugar Crisp and Golden Crisp are also acceptable) In commercials made during the 1980s, a bite of the cereal would turn this character into what muscular alter ego? 3 bonus pts- Super Bear
8. 2 pts- Lucky Charms

9. 2 pts- Cap'n Crunch

10. 4 pts- Quisp

11. 3 pts- King Vitamin
12. 4 pts- Fruit Brute- This was part of the monster-themed breakfast cereals (along with Count Chocula, Frankenberry, and Boo Berry) put out by General Mills. Fruit Brute was on the market from 1974-1983.
13.  2 pts- Sugar Smacks (Honey Smacks is also acceptable). This character made his debut in what year? 4 bonus pts- Dig 'Em Frog made his debut in 1972
14.  2 pts- Honey Nut Cheerios
15. 6 pts- Alpha Bits- The character pictured (a postman named Lovable Truly) was the mascot during the 1960s- Pjazzy was the only player to get this one correct

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