Language Quiz / Generic Brand Names (A-Z)

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Can you name the current or former trademarked brandnames that have entered everyday language as generic terms?

 Plays Quiz Updated Nov 16, 2018

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Painkiller, believed to prevent heart attacksA
Adhesive bandage, used colloquially in parts of North AmericaB
Plastic wrap, used to keep food freshC
Sound recorder, primarily for later transcriptionD
A transport device for carrying people between floors of a buildingE
Toy, usually thrown back and forthF
Internet search-engineG
Vacuum cleaner brandname, used as if generic in UK and IrelandH
Digital music playerI
Hot tub or whirlpool bathJ
Tissue paper, used as if generic in part of North AmericaK
Floor covering, perhaps the first brand to become a generic termL
Small toy carM
Chocolate/hazelnut-flavored spreadN
All-in-one infant bodysuitO
Table tennisP
Cotton swabs or budsQ
Inline skatesR
Tightly fitting swimming briefsS
Asphalt road surface, used colloquially in UK and IrelandT
Vehicle, used when moving house, common term in North AmericaU
Magnetic medium used to record images and/or soundV
Portable cassette player, now more or less superseded by digital music playersW
Photocopier or a photocopyX
Manual spinning toyY
Fastener, found on clothing, luggage and other itemsZ
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