Brain Exercises – September 7

A Doctor Named Pepper

  1. Which of the following was removed from Dr Pepper back in the 1950s? caffeine, alcohol, the period after Dr, the pepper.

  2. The numbers 10,2, and 4 that used to appear in the Dr Pepper logo represented what?

  3. Which star of the 1981 film An American Werewolf in London was also a former Dr Pepper spokesman, inspiring the crew to sing to him, “I’m a werewolf, you’re a werewolf, ……wouldn’t you like to be a werewolf too?”

  4. Dr Pepper was first sold in 1885 in which Texas city?

  5. In 1986, Dr Pepper joined forces with what other independent brand of soft drink, forming a new corporation?

Hey, Baby

  1. What company was the first to sell prepared baby food in glass jars?

  2. What was the first name of the former president of Haiti, known as “Baby Doc” Duvalier?

  3. A baby guinea pig is called what?

  4. What 1980s coming-of-age film featured a character name Baby?

  5. What famous baby graced the very first issue of TV Guide magazine?

Change a Letter

Change the first letter of the three words in each list to create three new words that all start with the same letter.  For example, given the words  whine, plant and reason, what one letter can replace the first letter of each work to make three new words?  The answer is S – shine, slant, season.

  1. Freak, Clock, Folder

  2. Foul, Pimple, Handbag

  3. Warm, Lather, Racial

  4. Noodle, Swindle, Ventures

  5. Haunt, Couch, Brain

  6. Watch, Eighty, Yodel

  7. Nagged, Head, teach

  8. Cater, Leather, Height

  9. Fever, Waive, Serve

  10. Pace, Moose, Father

 

 

 

Answers

Doctor Pepper

  1. The period after DR

  2. The best times of day to drink the product (according to a medical study)

  3. David Naughton

  4. Waco

  5. 7-UP

Baby

  1. Beech-Nut

  2. Jean Claude (Francois was the name of his father who was named “Papa Doc”)

  3. A pup

  4. Dirty Dancing (her real name was Frances Houseman)

  5. Desi Arnaz, Jr.

Change a Letter

  1. B

  2. S

  3. F

  4. D

  5. T

  6. M

  7. R

  8. W

  9. N

  10. L