Do you have a real sweet tooth? Do you consider yourself a candy lover or even a candy sucker? This candy trivia game covers all our favorite candies and sweet treats. You’ll find that answering these fun candy trivia questions may be just as awesome an experience as munching on your favorite candy.
Regardless of if you like hard candies or chew candies, there’s something in this quiz to challenge you. Put all your knowledge of candies to good use by tackling these candy quiz questions. Correct answers have also been provided so you can have fun with your friends on your trivia nights.
Classic Candy trivia
The average American is familiar with most of the candies in this trivia quiz. They dominate commercially, getting the highest candy sales year after year. If these are some of your favorite candies, you’ll have an easy time with this quiz. Otherwise, it’s a learning opportunity.
- Where and when was the first candy bar made? In England in 1847.
- In the 4th Century BC, what development led people closer to making candy? The extraction of sugar from sugarcane.
- What candy was issued to United States soldiers during World War II? Hershey’s Commercial Formula Sweet Chocolate.
- What name did the snickers chocolate bar use to be called in the United Kingdom before they changed it in 1990? Marathon.
- What is popular American marshmallow candy shaped like one of the most popular nuts? Circus Peanut.
- In Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, what is the name of the eccentric man who runs the Chocolate Factory? Willy Wonka.
- What is the elongated modification of Gummy Bears called? Gummy Worms.
- What is the main ingredient in hard candies and broken glass candies? Corn Syrup.
- What exactly do you need to find in a chocolate bar to be invited to Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory? A golden ticket.
- Why do certain hypoglycemics consider candy to be a lifesaver? Because they provide a short injection of sugar that helps their condition.
- What color do licorice candies typically come in? Black.
- Who blew the biggest bubble using bubble gum? Chad Fell on April 24, 2004, at Double Springs High School.
- What is the holiday that most heart-shaped candies are sold? Valentines Day.
Guess the candy trivia.
Can you name the candy based on only a few clues? The answer is more obvious than you would be inclined to believe. Well, then, this candy trivia quiz is for you. Even if you only eat candy on special occasions, you should be able to do well on this quiz. Remember not to think too hard.
- What American candy is also named after the Earth’s native galaxy? Milky Way.
- What red and white sticklike candies are a popular Christmas favorite? Candy Canes.
- What triangle-shaped candy is a staple candy of the Fall and Halloween seasons in North America? Candy Corn.
- What hugely-popular candy is in the shape of bears? Gummy Bears.
- What popular American candy can be described as teardrop-shaped chocolates? Hershey’s Kisses.
- What peanut butter candy comes in yellow, brown, and red pellets? Reese’s Pieces.
- What is the most popular candy on Halloween? Reese’s Cups.
- Which cinnamon-flavored candy, introduced in the 1950s, has its name inspired by a spicy Mexican dish? Hot Tamales.
- What type of candy starts with extreme sourness before switching to sweetness? Sour Patch.
- According to its advert, which candy bar is “fluffy, not stuffy”? 3 Musketeers.
Candy slogans trivia
Just as the word candy has certain positive connotations, candy slogans can be just as powerful in conjuring moods and flavors. Even if you don’t eat much candy, you’re sure to have heard these slogans on TV all the time. How many of them do you think you will get right? See if you can fill the game sheet with all your correct answers!
- Have a break, have a…? Kit-Kat Bar.
- Taste The Rainbow! Skittles.
- Sometimes you feel like a nut. Sometimes you don’t. ……have nuts. Mounds don’t. Almond Joys.
- There’s no wrong way to eat a…? Reese’s.
- Hungry? Why Wait? Snickers.
- Melts in Your Mouth, Not Your Hands. M&Ms.
- Two for me, none for you. Twix.
- Nobody better lay a finger on my…? Butterfinger.
- You get three great tastes at work, rest, and play in a…? Milky Way.
- Double your pleasure, double your fun. Doublemint Gum.
Chocolate candy trivia
Chocolate is one of the most popular flavors of candy. Many mass-produced candy bars contain chocolate. Chocolate candies are of great variety too, occurring in so many different flavors. How many of these brands and flavors are you familiar with? Challenge yourself with this chocolate candy trivia to find out.
- What are the three main ingredients of milk chocolate? Cocoa, Sugar, and Milk.
- What distinguishes dark chocolate from milk chocolate? Dark chocolate contains no milk or butter.
- What distinguishes white chocolate from dark chocolate? It does not have the cocoa solids that give dark chocolate its taste or flavor.
- At what temperature does chocolate melt? 85 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Which candy company produces the largest amount of chocolate candies in the United States each year? Hershey Foods Corporation.
- Where did the name “Snickers” come from? It was the name of the family horse.
- Which candy bar was the first to combine chocolate with crisped rice? Nestle Crunch.
- Which candy combines marshmallows and chocolate? Mallo Cups.
- Which country invented milk chocolate? Switzerland.
- What type of chocolate is the healthiest? Dark Chocolate.
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Hard Candy trivia
If you are a real expert on candy trivia, then this hard candy trivia quiz was made just for you. This one contains questions that cut deep and require individuals with specialized knowledge to answer them. Does this sound like you? Then don’t hesitate to dive right in. Separate yourself from the candy casuals by conquering this quiz.
- What are the two main ingredients of the Almond Joy candy brand? Almond and coconut.
- What year were Conversation Hearts discontinued by Norco? 2018.
- Which of our most beloved treats was the first “penny candy” to be individually wrapped in America? Tootsie Rolls.
- What popular bar candy, invented in 1932 by the Curtiss Candy Company, had its name chosen in a popularity contest? The Butterfinger Bar.
- What project helps kids that go trick-or-treating avoid allergies in candies? The Teal Pumpkin Project.
- In the 1940s, the Little Orphan Annie comic strip made the titular character a spokesperson for this candy. Tootsie Rolls.
- During Ronald Reagan’s 8-year presidency, what candy did a certain manufacturer supply him with? Jelly Beans, by the Jelly Belly Candy Company.
- What are the main health benefits of candy to the average American? They give us energy and improve our mood.
- What was the name and profession of the inventor of Candy Floss? William Morrison, he was a dentist.
- Who claims to be the first person to have invented the lollipop? George Smith, of New Haven, Connecticut.
- What did the Jelly Belly Candy Company use to be called before they changed their name? The Herman Goelitz Candy Company.
- What candy is named after the daughter of President Glover? Baby Ruth Candy Bar.
- Which cartoon character challenged kids in the 1970s by asking them how many licks it takes to get to the core of a tootsie roll in a TV commercial? Mr. Owl.
- Why were red m&m’s discontinued and replaced with the teal color? Due to a health scare concerning Red Dye Number 2.