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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What was the name of the character played by Dennis Hopper starring in Nike's early 1990's series of commercials featuring NFL players?  Including this commercial with Sterling Sharpe:
    • A. 

      Stanley

    • B. 

      Dennis

    • C. 

      Lou

    • D. 

      Jerry

  • 2. 
    What was the most watched television commercial during last seasons Super Bowl as well as the most watched of all time, viewed by an estimated 116.2 million viewers?
    • A. 

      Doritos/Gym

    • B. 

      Taco Bell/It Rocks

    • C. 

      Budweiser/Horse Fence

    • D. 

      E*Trade/5 Babies

  • 3. 
    The longest running advertising campaign of all time features more than 1,500 ads from this brand of alcoholic spirits:
    • A. 

      Bacardi

    • B. 

      Jack Daniels

    • C. 

      Absolut

    • D. 

      Smirnoff

  • 4. 
    Who was the first celebrity to show off their "milk mustache" in a Got Milk print ad?
    • A. 

      Billy Ray Cyrus

    • B. 

      Steven Tyler

    • C. 

      LeAnn Rimes

    • D. 

      Naomi Campbell

  • 5. 
    This German word means "driving enjoyment" and was used by Volkswagen in a 1990 ad campaign.  What is the correct spelling of the word?
    • A. 

      Farhvergnugen

    • B. 

      Fahrvergnugen

    • C. 

      Fahrvargnugen

    • D. 

      Farhvargnugen

  • 6. 
    In 2001, Chevrolet, Dodge, Toyota, Ford, Nissan, Chrysler, and Honda spent a combined $4 billion on advertising.  These 7 brands sold 11,108,832 cars that year.  How much advertising was spent on each car sold?
    • A. 

      $3.59

    • B. 

      $35.91

    • C. 

      $359.12

    • D. 

      $3,591.20

  • 7. 
    Who starred as Mars Blackmon as the pitchman in Nike commercials for Air Jordans in the late 1980's and early 1990's?
    • A. 

      Spike Lee

    • B. 

      Arsenio Hall

    • C. 

      Wesley Snipes

    • D. 

      Jamie Foxx

  • 8. 
    What breed of dog portrayed party animal Spuds Mckenzie in the 1980's Bud Light commercials?
    • A. 

      English Bulldog

    • B. 

      Dalmatian

    • C. 

      Chihuahua

    • D. 

      Bull Terrier

  • 9. 
    No matter how meaningful and creative an advertisement may be, according to Rule #1 in the 10 Rules of Advertising, it still lacks a critical element.  What is that element?
    • A. 

      Trustworthiness

    • B. 

      Credibility

    • C. 

      Believability

    • D. 

      Respectability

  • 10. 
    According to the 10 Rules of Advertising, how should Green Industry companies use advertising?
    • A. 

      To maintain their brand in the marketplace

    • B. 

      To build their brand in the marketplace

    • C. 

      To become known for something in the marketplace

    • D. 

      To create as many impressions as possible in the marketplace

  • 11. 
    Rule #10 from the 10 Rules of Advertising suggests that Green Industry companies follow the lead of companies like Best Buy by doing what?
    • A. 

      Use advertising as a way to promote special offers

    • B. 

      Use "image" advertising to create more brand awareness in your community

    • C. 

      Interject humor into advertising to connect more with prospects

    • D. 

      Use advertising as a stepping stone to building deeper relationships with prospects

  • 12. 
    According to Rule #7 from the 10 Rules of Advertising, advertising no longer does what like it once did?
    • A. 

      Builds brands

    • B. 

      Maintains brands

    • C. 

      Impacts buying decisions

    • D. 

      Changes minds

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