WONDER #36: How Did the Teddy Bear Get Its Name?

Question 1 of 3

From whom did the teddy bear get it's name?

  1. Teddy Ruxpin
  2. No one--it was a nickname for a wild bear in the wilds of Montana.
  3. U.S. President Theodore "Teddy" Roosevelt
  4. Morris Michtom

Question 2 of 3

What launched the idea of bears being connected with the stuffed animal's namesake?

  1. High-selling toys
  2. It was his mascot for election
  3. Political cartoons
  4. None of the above

Question 3 of 3

Who created the first teddy bears?

  1. President Theodore Roosevelt.
  2. The Volpps family
  3. Toy makers in the North Pole
  4. Morris Michtom

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