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Trivia Questions

  1. Which colourless, lemon and lime-flavored soft drink was first developed in West Germany in 1959 as "Clear Lemon Fanta"?
  2. Which drink was renamed in 1898 because it was advertised to relieve indigestion or an upset stomach?
  3. Which soft drink was created by Coca-Cola Deutschland as a Coca-Cola substitute in 1940 due to the American trade embargo of Germany?
  4. Orange Man is a British television advertisement for which soft drink?
  5. In 1767, which English chemist first discovered a method of infusing water with carbon dioxide to make carbonated water?
  6. Which fruit drink brand is a long-running sponsor of Wimbledon?
  7. Dr Vernon Charley first produced blackcurrant syrup in 1933, this ultimately led to the creation of which brand in 1938?

  8. R. White is a British brand associated with which sort of carbonated drink?
  9. Which Scottish carbonated soft drink is often described as "Scotland's other national drink"?
  10. In which decade did Pepsi Max first become available in UK shops?
  11. Which company introduced the products ginger ale in 1870, tonic water in 1871, and bitter lemon in 1957?
  12. Which drink invented by pharmacist Charles Alderton in 1885 in Waco, Texas, is America oldest soft drink brand?
  13. Which soft drink was originally made from a vine known as Smilax ornata which is native to Mexico?
  14. What pop was promoted with the advertising slogan, "the totally tropical taste"?
  15. The brand 'Old Jamaica' is associated with which sort of soft drink?
  16. Which American brand of soft drink was originally named "Bib-Label Lithiated Lemon-Lime Soda"?
  17. Which brand marketed to children in the UK from the 1960s to the 1980s offered a low alcohol shandy drink available in a variety of flavours including limeade and lager?
  18. Which company was founded in the mid-twentieth century in Chelmsford as the British Vitamin Products Company and started producing fruit juices in 1938?
  19. What drink "gives you wings"?
  20. What was sold in a glass bottle with a yellow cellophane wrap until 1983, but after re-branding, UK sales tripled between 1984 and 1989?
  21. What is the well known vegetable juice trademark name for the drink made from vegetables, or a mixture of vegetables and fruits: (A)V6, (b)V7, or (c)V8?
  22. Which red-coloured, citrus-flavoured UK soft drink was launched in 1924 and originally known as "Pickup's Appetizer"?
  23. Originally marketed as a temperance drink and medicine, what was invented in the late 19th century by John Stith Pemberton?
  24. Which sweet North American soft drink is traditionally made using the root bark of the sassafras tree?
  25. Which soft drink launched in 1998 has a name which is a pun on the chemical formula for water?
  26. Which drink made up of blackcurrants, raspberries and grapes, originated in Manchester and is also made as a hot beverage by adding boiling water to the concentrate?


  1. Sprite
  2. Pepsi-Cola or Pepsi in 1898, "Pepsi" because it was advertised to relieve dyspepsia[2][1][3] (today more commonly known as indigestion or an upset stomach
  3. Fanta
  4. Tango or tango orange
  5. Joseph Priestley (famous for being one of the first scientists who discovered oxygen)
  6. Robinsons
  7. Ribena
  8. Lemonade
  9. Irn-Bru
  10. 1990s (1993)
  11. Schweppes
  12. Dr Pepper
  13. Sarsaparilla
  14. Lilt
  15. Ginger beer
  16. 7 Up
  17. Top Deck
  18. Britvic
  19. Red Bull
  20. Lucozade
  21. (c)V8

  22. Tizer
  23. Coca-Cola, or Coke
  24. Root beer
  25. J2O
  26. Vimto