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What's Been Around Longer?

This is a simple game in which you have to guess which thing came first.

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  1. Star Wars or Starbucks?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    <i>Star Wars</i>
    Star Wars
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Starbucks
    Starbucks
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The first Starbucks coffee shop opened in Seattle, Washington in 1971. The first Star Wars movie opened on May 25, 1977.

  2. Mickey Mouse or chocolate chip cookies?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mickey Mouse
    Disney
    Mickey Mouse
    Disney
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Chocolate Chip Cookies
    iStock
    Chocolate Chip Cookies
    iStock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Mickey Mouse debuted in the 1928 animated short "Steamboat Willie." The first chocolate chip cookies were created by Ruth Graves Wakefield in 1938, and her recipe for them was published later that year.

  3. Google or Chipotle?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Google
    Google
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Chipotle
    Chipotle
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The first Chipotle opened in Denver, Colorado in 1993. Google was founded in 1998.

  4. NBA or NFL?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    NBA
    NBA
    Correct
    Incorrect
    NFL
    NFL
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The NFL was founded in 1920, and the NBA was founded in 1949.

  5. Big Macs or Star Trek?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Big Mac
    McDonald's
    Big Mac
    McDonald's
    Correct
    Incorrect
    <i>Star Trek</i>
    Paramount
    Star Trek
    Paramount
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The first episode of Star Trek aired on September 9, 1966. McDonald's introduced the Big Mac in Pittsburgh in 1967, and it went nationwide in 1968.

  6. Twinkies or Batman?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Hostess
    Hostess
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Batman
    DC Comics
    Batman
    DC Comics
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Twinkies were invented in 1930. Batman debuted in Detective Comics #27, published in 1939.

  7. Mario and Luigi or Transformers?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Mario and Luigi
    Nintendo
    Mario and Luigi
    Nintendo
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Transformers
    Hasbro
    Transformers
    Hasbro
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Mario and Luigi first appeared in the game Mario Bros. in 1983. The Transformers first hit the market in 1984.

  8. M&M's or credit cards?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    M&amp;M's
    Via en.wikipedia.org
    M&M's
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Credit Cards
    iStock
    Credit Cards
    iStock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    M&M's hit the market in 1941, and the first credit card was introduced by Diners Club in 1950.

  9. Pokémon or Dragon Ball Z?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    <i>Pokémon</i>
    Pokémon
    Pokémon
    Pokémon
    Correct
    Incorrect
    <i>Dragon Ball Z</i>
    Toei
    Dragon Ball Z
    Toei
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Dragon Ball Z was first introduced as a manga in 1988. Pokémon debuted in 1995.

  10. iPods or emojis?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    iPod
    iPod
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Emojis
    Emojis
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The first emojis were created circa 1998. The first generation of iPods hit the market in October 2001.

  11. T-shirts or blue jeans?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    T-shirts
    iStock
    T-shirts
    iStock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Blue Jeans
    iStock
    Blue Jeans
    iStock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Jeans were invented by Jacob Davis in 1871 and patented by David and Levi Strauss in 1873. The earliest T-shirts were issued by the U.S. government to soldiers in the Spanish-American War of 1898.

  12. Prince's Purple Rain or Michael Jackson's Thriller?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    <i>Purple Rain</i>
    Purple Rain
    Correct
    Incorrect
    <i>Thriller</i>
    Thriller
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Thriller came out in 1982 and Purple Rain came out in 1984.

  13. The New York City subway system or the London Underground?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    NYC Subway
    NYC Subway
    Correct
    Incorrect
    London Underground
    London Underground
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The earliest version of the London Underground opened in 1863, and the New York City subway system opened in 1904.

  14. Goldfish crackers or Cadbury Creme Eggs?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Goldfish Crackers
    Via en.wikipedia.org
    Goldfish Crackers
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Cadbury Creme Eggs
    Via en.wikipedia.org
    Cadbury Creme Eggs
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Pepperidge Farms introduced Goldfish crackers in 1962 and Cadbury started selling the Creme Egg in 1963.

  15. The Beatles or The Rolling Stones?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Beatles
    Hulton Archive
    The Beatles
    Hulton Archive
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Rolling Stones
    Hulton Archive
    The Rolling Stones
    Hulton Archive
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The Beatles were formed in 1960 and The Rolling Stones were formed in 1962.

  16. Ugg boots or thong underwear?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Ugg Boots
    iStock
    Ugg Boots
    iStock
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Thong Underwear
    iStock
    Thong Underwear
    iStock
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Ugg boots were being manufactured in New South Wales as far back as the early 1930s. Thong underwear in its modern form was introduced in 1974.

  17. Vice or Pitchfork?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    <i>Vice</i>
    Vice
    Correct
    Incorrect
    <i>Pitchfork</i>
    Pitchfork
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    Vice launched as a print magazine in 1994, and Pitchfork was founded as a website in 1995.

  18. Spider-Man or The Church of Scientology?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Spider-Man
    Marvel
    Spider-Man
    Marvel
    Correct
    Incorrect
    The Church of Scientology
    Via en.wikipedia.org
    The Church of Scientology
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The first Church of Scientology was incorporated in 1953, and Spider-Man debuted in Amazing Fantasy #15, published in 1962.

  19. The New York Times or New York Yankees?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    <i>The New York Times</i>
    The New York Times
    Correct
    Incorrect
    New York Yankees
    New York Yankees
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The New York Times was first published in 1851, and the New York Yankees were founded in 1913.

  20. Bed, Bath, and Beyond or Target?

    Correct
    Incorrect
    Bed, Bath, and Beyond
    Bed, Bath, and Beyond
    Correct
    Incorrect
    Target
    Target
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    The first Target store opened in 1962, and the first Bed, Bath, and Beyond opened in 1971.

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