Are These Famous Namesakes Real Or Fake?

Some of the most beloved brands come with a famous namesake. Can you tell if their is a real person behind the namesake of each brand? Take this quiz and find out!
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Is famous baking tycoon Betty Crocker a real person?
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Is Dr. Scholl a real person or a fake?
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Is Colonel Sanders a simple marketing tool or was the legendary spokesman a real person?
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Was coffee lover Juan Valdez real or the product of an advertising team?
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Duncan Hines is known for their moist cake mixes, but is the brand name based on a real person?
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Was Uncle Ben a real deal rice grower or just a work of fiction?
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Is Sara Lee a real person?
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Aunt Jemima's origins date back to the 1800s. Was she real?
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Was Chef Boyardee an actual chef or just another marketing ploy?
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Captain Morgan was a _______ person.
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Oscar Mayer is rumored to be a real German immigrant. What do you think?
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Was Lorna Doone ever a real person baking real cookies?
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Result
Based on the results of this quiz, you are fake out fun! While you might not have been able to correctly guess who is real and who is fake on this tricky quiz, it's still clear that you've got a strong aptitude for famous brands. Study up and try again soon!

C+, Fake Out Fun

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Based on the results of this quiz, you are fake out fantastic! Well done! You managed to correctly guess more than half of the real or fake namesakes on this tricky quiz. While it's not always easy to know who is a marketing fabrication and who was a real person, you still managed to pass this quiz with flying colors.

B+, Fake Out Fantastic

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You are fake out formidable! Based on the results of this quiz, it's clear that you know your stuff when it comes to famous namesakes. Unlike most Americans, you were quickly able to discern who was a real person and who was a marketing ploy. We commend you for a job well done!

A+, Fake Out Formidable

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1
Is famous baking tycoon Betty Crocker a real person?
Real
Fake
2
Is Dr. Scholl a real person or a fake?
Real
Fake
3
Is Colonel Sanders a simple marketing tool or was the legendary spokesman a real person?
Real
Fake
4
Was coffee lover Juan Valdez real or the product of an advertising team?
Real
Fake
5
Duncan Hines is known for their moist cake mixes, but is the brand name based on a real person?
Real
Fake
6
Was Uncle Ben a real deal rice grower or just a work of fiction?
Real
Fake
7
Is Sara Lee a real person?
Real
Fake
8
Aunt Jemima's origins date back to the 1800s. Was she real?
Real
Fake
9
Was Chef Boyardee an actual chef or just another marketing ploy?
Real
Fake
10
Captain Morgan was a _______ person.
Real
Fake
11
Oscar Mayer is rumored to be a real German immigrant. What do you think?
Real
Fake
12
Was Lorna Doone ever a real person baking real cookies?
Real
Fake