Marketing Trivia: How Much Random Marketing Knowledge Do You Have?

Marketing_Trivia_Questions.jpgThink fast: Do you know what the Twitter logo is named after, or what animal species was featured in the first ever Instagram post?

Too easy? Okay, smarty pants, how about this one: In 2010, Google released an update to its algorithm called ____ that makes sure its search results are up to date with current events?

Here at HubSpot, we love marketing and we love trivia. This probably stems from the fact that we also love learning new things and challenging ourselves. Either way, we've decided to put together some fun questions designed to test your marketing trivia knowledge.

Check 'em out below.

Share your favorite marketing-themed trivia with us in the comments -- we can't wait to get stumped.

Play Inbound Speed Round, a marketing trivia game by HubSpot Academy.

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