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Be a Pepper
"Dr Pepper, a soft drink originating in the 19th century, has a rather interesting history. See what you know of its creation, marketing, and advertising campaigns - and be a Pepper!"
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
The unique flavor of Dr Pepper, the world's oldest major soft drink, was invented by young pharmacist Charles Alderton. Where did this revolutionary invention take place?
The Medicine Shoppe
Morrison's Old Corner Drug Store
Wellesley's Downtown Soda Shoppe
Ye Olde Pharmacy
Dr Pepper is a native of what U.S. city, and in what year was the soft drink first created and sold?
Chicago, Illinois - 1861
Ann Arbor, Michigan - 1890
San Francisco, California - 1853
Waco, Texas - 1885
The Dr Pepper Company's Robert Lazenby and his son-in-law, J.B. O'Hara, introduced Dr Pepper to almost 20 million people at its debut on the world scene. Where did this major debut occur for Dr Pepper?
St. Louis World's Fair (1904)
Chicago World's Fair (1893)
Texas State Fair & Dallas Exposition (1890)
Tennessee Centennial Exposition (1898)
In the official spelling, there is no period in the "Dr" part of Dr Pepper. Is this simply the result of a grammatical mishap that was never corrected?
Dr Pepper, which could be purchased for a nickel, was really the cat's meow in the 1920s and 1930s! Who was Dr Pepper's trademark mascot in these decades?
The winner of an ad-creation contest, a really swell tagline for Dr Pepper in the 1920s and subsequent decades was, "Drink a Bite to Eat at 10, 2, and 4." What did these three numbers refer to?
The amount of certain ingredients in the Dr Pepper formula
The times of day a person experienced a drop in energy, and needed a sugar boost
The address of Dr Pepper's first home, on the corner of 10th, 2nd, and 4th Streets
The hours during which soda shoppes made fresh batches of Dr Pepper
Beginning in the 1950s, Dr Pepper was promoted, not only as a refreshingly cold drink, but also as a hot wintertime treat.
Even though the price of a Dr Pepper had increased to $0.21 by the 1960s, it was still a groovy drink, popular among rock-n-rollers. Which of these innovations relating to "America's Most Misunderstood Soft Drink" did NOT occur in the 1960s?
The pull-ring tab was placed on cans (1962)
Plastic bottles were used for soft drinks (1961)
Canned soft drinks were first sold in vending machines (1965)
Diet Dr Pepper was introduced (1963)
Until 2012, this was the world's oldest Dr Pepper bottling factory, producing Dr Pepper using the original formula, with Imperial Pure Cane sugar. What was this small-town plant?
Dublin Dr Pepper
Dr Pepper Classic
Jefferson's Dr Pepper
Over a century after its invention, Dr Pepper managed to survive the 1990s, decade of the World Wide Web, DVDs, and Beanie Babies, though its price increased to $1. The 21st century's first decade brought advertising revolved around what unique aspect of Dr Pepper?
Low caffeine content
Sweet, lemon-lime flavor
Authentic blend of 23 flavors
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Compiled Jan 08 13