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I would bet that most of the people that said coca-cola can't draw the coca-cola logo properly without looking at at. The red cross is the obvious one.

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I would bet that most of the people that said coca-cola can't draw the coca-cola logo properly without looking at at. The red cross is the obvious one.

Its not an art test.

Its about what people recognize.

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Coca Cola.

That's because it actually says "Coca Cola" in the logo.

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Quo Primum

And a red cross is a red cross!

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Could be the Stars and Stripes.

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VISA

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It's of course the svastika, being present and used in public for centuries in history, also due to WW2 for decades and still now everywhere used or shown globally 24/7 in school books, newspapers, TV documentaries etc. If you like it or not doesn't play a role, but that's by far the world's most recognizable logo. Not even the Latin letter A or a daily used number like '1' has such a globally wide recognition level.

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The McDonald's arches.

Although they don't know them in Russia, Russia got themselves cut off from Micky D's.

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None of the above.

Anyone that knows one of these logos, I'm willing to bet, will recognize all of them.

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 The red cross is the obvious one.

Nope. In very large parts of the world, the Red Cross logo simply does not exist. In the Muslim nations, it is a Red Crescent.

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mdonalds because i like theyre fries

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I cheated and used Google.... 94% of the world recognize Coca-Cola. Which I suppose makes sense.

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The dollar $ign is the winner. My favorite logo.

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Surprised Nike is not on the list

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Yharnam Resident

mdonalds because i like theyre fries

Probably the most honest comment I have seen in a long while ;)

Mr Kipling

I cheated and used Google.... 94% of the world recognize Coca-Cola

Research isn’t cheating! (Well that’s my excuse).

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@robert maes I agree, can't believe Nike didn't make the list

Surprised Nike is not on the list

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Most recognizable in the world?

Yin-yang.

I don't think that any others really comes close, with the possible exception of Islam's Star and Crescent, Christianity's Cross, and the Hindu symbol Om.

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My money is on the Coca-Cola logo. I can speak for someone in a less-developed country where if you go 10 kilometers from a major city, the landscape turns to jungle and not so developed and remote communities. You will always find a store that sells coke, even if you're in the middle of nowhere. My second one would be the golden arches of McDonald's but those fastfood chains tend to only frequent major cities. That famous cola brand is just everywhere.

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Sadly, I think it’s that teeth and gut-rotting drink.

My money is on the Coca-Cola logo. I can speak for someone in a less-developed country where if you go 10 kilometers from a major city, the landscape turns to jungle and not so developed and remote communities. You will always find a store that sells coke, even if you're in the middle of nowhere. 

And it’s for this reason I think so. It is the equivalent of finding someone wearing a Manchester United shirt somewhere in the Amazon jungle.

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Maccas because:

 A survey of 7000 people across six countries 20 years ago by Sponsorship Research International found that more people recognized the golden arches symbol (88%) than the Christian cross (54%)

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There are Ritz Crackers and Dairy Queen, too. Those are logos, I tell ya. Between the two, I'd choose Ritz. You know it's Ritz before you even hit the crackers section in the store.

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A cross any cross.

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Red Cross is so ubiquitous it is displayed in wartime to identify it to enemy forces...thru wars over the last one hundred years at least. There is probably no one on earth save the some native tribes that do not recognize the red cross immediately.

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The Caduceus, its the symbol of a staff and two serpants which is used as a symoble of medicine.

Other two logos I can think that are more famously know are the cross used in Catholic or Christian religions, the star of David, and other religious symbols.

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Even in some dingy convenience store in some grubby neighbourhood of Guangzhou back when it was less developed, you could find the Coca Cola logo. Of course, it might not have been Coca Cola in the bottles (even though they're still using the original caps). It might have been tap water being sold as mineral water which, upon consumption, ruins your holiday for the next three weeks.

any cross

Any? How about the Leviathan Cross? Though I suppose someone might just think I wrote ま wrong.

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japantoday lol

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