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Proprietary Eponyms 2 - Quiz

Identify those brand names that have become British household terms 15 Questions.

 
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By what common name are soap-filled steel wool pads better known?

  • S.O.S.
  • Brillo
  • Alibaba
  • Chore-Boy

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Formica is commonly used as a decorative surface finish for what?

  • Chairs
  • Floors
  • Windows
  • Kitchen work tops and tables

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By what brand name are plastic flying discs known?

  • Frisbees
  • Spinners
  • Flyers
  • Gliders

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If you search for someone or something on the internet, what brand term describes your action?

  • Ask Jeeves
  • Yahoo
  • Google
  • Bing

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A hand-held radio receiver / transmitter is better known by what brand name?

  • Binatone
  • Icom
  • Motorola
  • Walkie-Talkie

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What is a "Jiffy Bag"?

  • A bag provided by the airline
  • Padded envelope
  • Bag for life
  • Paper bag

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By what brand name are ballpoint pens better known?

  • Parker
  • Sheaffer
  • Biro
  • Staedtler

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A personal organizer is commonly known by what brand name?

  • Filofax
  • Letts
  • Livescribe
  • Exacompta

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What brand name is commonly used for road surfacing material?

  • Asphalt
  • Tarmac
  • Cobbles
  • Concrete

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What is a "Jacuzzi"?

  • Swimming pool
  • Foot spa
  • Dance
  • Hot tub

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If you were wearing "Levis" to which of these would you be referring?

  • Gloves
  • Jeans
  • Shoes
  • Sun glasses

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By what name are 'front door' locks generally known?

  • Union
  • Legge
  • Abloy
  • Yale

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If you wanted to retain the temperature of a hot or cold drink for a picnic, in what might you keep it?

  • Thermos
  • Bottle
  • Bag-in-a-box
  • Hip flask

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What is the common brand name for sticky-back plastic?

  • Patifix
  • Filmoloux
  • Fablon
  • Contour

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By what name is the walking frame better known?

  • Sue Ryder
  • Uniscan
  • Ricability
  • Zimmer

 

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