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The first toy ever to be advertised on TV, which plaything did not have a body until 1963?
b. Mr. Potato Head
d. Robert the Robot
Mr. Potato Head - Children used a real potato from 1952 until 1963.
Easy Bake Oven let children make what in 1966?
a. Candy canes
b. Gummy bears
c. Bubble gum
Bubble gum - Easy Bake Oven was designed by Hasbro.
What child's toy was originally made to clean wallpaper?
c. Silly Putty
Play-Doh - Play-Doh hit the market as a child's toy in the 1930s.
When was the modern toy "Hula Hoop" invented?
1958 - The hula-hoop was invented by Arthur K. Merlin and Richard Knerr.
First seen in 1943, "For fun it's a wonderful toy" and "It's fun for a girl or a boy" are lines from what toy's advertising jingle?
Slinky - The Slinky was a bestseller designed by Richard James.
One of the best-known toys of the sixties, which company released "Etch a Sketch" in 1960?
a. Art Asylum
c. Ohio Art Company
Ohio Art Company - Etch a Sketch was invented by Andre Cassagnes sometime in the late 1950s.
Which of these was not one of the prototypes for G.I. Joe?
Hudson - G.I. Joe is manufactured by the toy company Hasbro.
What company sued the makers of Bratz Dolls alleging that the creator Carter Bryant was working for Mattel when he developed the design for Bratz?
c. Parker Brothers
Mattel - Mattel won their $100 million dollar lawsuit in 2008.
Which company's toys include "Little People" and the "View-Master"?
a. Baby Einstein
b. Leap Frog
Fisher-Price - Fisher-Price was founded in 1930.
Which toy company has "Learning Friends" named Lily and Tad?
LeapFrog - LeapFrog also has Learning Friends named Leap, Mr. Websley and Professor Quigley.
Originally, called the Little People, which line of dolls was created by an American art student named Xavier Roberts in 1978?
a. Strawberry Shortcake Dolls
b. Cabbage Patch Kids
c. Barbie Dolls
d. Newberry Dolls
Cabbage Patch Kids - Cabbage Patch Kids was one of the most popular toy fads of the 1980s.
Known for its plush teddy bears and other stuffed animals, which toy company was founded in 1898?
d. Tinker Toys
Gund - In July of 2008, Gund was sold to Enesco.
Which toy company used the slogans “Tough Tough Toys for Tough, Tough Boys" and " The toughest toy in the sandpit"?
a. GI Joe
c. Hot Wheels
d. Bruder Toys
Tonka - The word Tonka means big.
First released in 1998 by Tiger Electronics, which toy has a Gizo, Yoda and E.T. model?
b. Giga Pets
Furby - A Furby is an American electronic robotic gadget that looks like an owl-like creature.
Which toy company introduced a red and yellow toy car called the "Cozy Coupe" in 1979?
a. Little Tikes
c. Hot Wheels
d. Match Box
Little Tikes - The Cozy Coupe was one of the first molded-plastic toy cars sold in the United States.
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