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Can you name the correct answers to these ten trivia questions about crayons?

Updated Jul 18, 2011

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The title character in a children's book series written by Crocket Johnson, this four-year-old boy draws the world around him with a purple crayon.
Amid the civil rights movement, Crayola voluntarily renamed their no longer politically correct ''flesh'' crayon to this color, also the name of a fruit.
In February of 1996, this children's television host molded Crayola's 100 billionth crayon, a unique color named ''blue ribbon''.
In an Emmy Award-winning episode of ''The Simpsons'', this character's IQ rose from 55 to 105 after a crayon was surgically removed from his brain.
During a 20th Season episode of her popular talk show, this host received a box of Crayola crayons which contained an appropriately named one: ''The Color Purple''.
Crayola's brand name derives from this language's words, ''craie'' meaning ''chalk'' and ''ola'' meaning ''oily''.
Since 1903, when they were first sold for just five cents, Crayola's box of 8 crayons has included blue, orange, green, yellow, black, red, violet, and this color.
In 2000, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission found the fibers of this carcinogenic mineral, once used as a fire retardant, in three brands of crayons.
Originally named Binney & Smith after its founders, the crayon company Crayola also produces this silicone polymer toy, popularly contained within a plastic egg.
Crayola first advertised its box of 64 crayons during ''Captain Kangaroo'' in 1958; they built this tool right into the giant box, a feature that remains to this day.

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