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Can You Guess Which Words Are Trademarked?

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1. Kleenex

A) Trademarked
B) Not Trademarked

2. Ping-Pong

A) Not Trademarked
B) Trademarked

3. Zipper

A) Not Trademarked
B) Trademarked

4. Yo-Yo

A) Trademarked
B) Not Trademarked

5. TV Dinner

A) Not Trademarked
B) Trademarked

6. Laundromat

A) Not Trademarked
B) Trademarked

7. App Store

A) Not Trademarked
B) Trademarked

8. Rollerblade

A) Trademarked
B) Not Trademarked

9. Trampoline

A) Trademarked
B) Not Trademarked

10. Jet Ski

A) Trademarked
B) Not Trademarked

11. Kerosene

A) Trademarked
B) Not Trademarked

12. Aspirin

A) Not Trademarked
B) Trademarked

13. Escalator

A) Not Trademarked
B) Trademarked

14. Jacuzzi

A) Trademarked
B) Not Trademarked

15. Band-Aids

A) Trademarked
B) Not Trademarked

16. Chapstick

A) Trademarked
B) Not Trademarked

17. Crock-Pot

A) Not Trademarked
B) Trademarked

18. Sharpie

A) Not Trademarked
B) Trademarked

19. Thermos

A) Trademarked
B) Not Trademarked

20. Bubble Wrap

A) Not Trademarked
B) Trademarked

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Answers: 1:A; 2:B; 3:A; 4:B; 5:A; 6:A; 7:A; 8:A; 9:B; 10:A; 11:B; 12:A; 13:A; 14:A; 15:A; 16:A; 17:B; 18:B; 19:B; 20:B

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