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Candy Trivia for National Candy Month!

It’s no secret that confections are enjoyed by Americans all year round. But as you embark on summer adventures such as beach vacations and road trips, make the most out of the National Candy Month. Wouldn’t you want to be among the 71 percent of Americans who will include these fun treats in their summer adventures? And how about some candy trivia to go along with your sweet snacks? Here are some trivia questions about both classic and popular types of candy!

General Candy Trivia

Let’s start out with a sampling of trivia about favorite candy over the past century. We’ll give you the questions first, then provide the answers after a fun candy photo so you can see how well you did!

  1. At what temperature does chocolate melt?
  2. What color did blue replace in M&M candies back in 1995?
  3. Back in the ‘40s, which candy had Little Orphan Annie as the spokesperson?
  4. What was the occupation of the inventor of cotton candy?
  5. The Symphony Bar was first introduced in 1998 by which candy company?
  6. What’s the chocolate bar that was advertised for its power to give wartime volunteers an endurance capacity of two hours during World War II?
  7. True or false: white chocolate is not actually chocolate.
  8. Which candy bar shares a name with our galaxy?
  9. Which traditional sweet is often linked with Doctor Who (a TV series)?
  10. What do the “Ms” in M&Ms stand for?

large swirled lollipop against dark pink background

General Candy Trivia Answers:

  1. 93 degrees Fahrenheit
  2. Tan
  3. Kraft Caramel
  4. Dentist
  5. Hershey’s
  6. Chocolate Crisp
  7. True – it contains no cocoa solids
  8. Milky Way
  9. Jelly Babies
  10. The names of the candy’s creators – Mars and Murrie

Candy Slogans Trivia

How well do you know your sweets slogans? Test your knowledge and see if you can match these slogans with their candies:

  1. “Sometimes you feel like a nut; sometimes you don’t”
  2. “There is no wrong way to eat a …”
  3. “The Freshmaker”
  4. “You’re not you when you’re hungry”
  5. “Get the sensation”
  6. “How many licks does it take to get to the center of..”
  7. “Melts in your mouth, not in your hand”
  8. “Makes Mouths Happy”
  9. “Taste the Rainbow”
  10. “Curiously strong mints”

hard candy shaped like fruit (bananas, limes, etc.)

  1. Almond Joy and Mounds
  2. Reese’s
  3. Mentos
  4. Snickers
  5. York’s Peppermint Patties
  6. Tootsie Pop
  7. M&Ms
  8. Twizzlers
  9. Skittles
  10. Altoids

Just for Kids Candy Trivia

Don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten the target demographic of this celebration – what kid doesn’t love candy?? Here are a few trivia questions to share with your children:

  1. On which holiday do people give chocolate hearts to each other?
  2. What movie (based on a children’s book) led to the  creation of real candy like Nerds and Everlasting Gobstoppers?
  3. True or false: saltwater taffy contains actual saltwater
  4. Where were gummy bears invented? (Hint: country in Europe)
  5. True or false: Hershey’s chocolate is over 100 years old
  6. What Halloween candy was originally called “chicken feed”?
  7. What board game features characters like Lord Licorice and Queen Frostine?
  8. What marshmallow candy comes in unusual flavors like Pumpkin Spice, Caramel Apple, and Sugar Plum?
  9. When Life Savers debuted in 1921, what four original flavors did it have
  10. Is “professional chocolate taster” a real job?

assorted pastel-colored jelly beans

  1. Valentine’s Day
  2. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (the book has a slightly different name: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory)
  3. False
  4. Germany
  5. True! Milton Hershey’s company sold its first chocolate bar in 1900.
  6. Candy corn
  7. Candy Land
  8. Peeps
  9. Lime, lemon, orange and grape
  10. Yes! (If you had this job, do you think you’d get tired of chocolate or like it even more?)

Shop Your Favorite Candy Today

We hope you’ve enjoyed our trivia questions – how many did you know? Did any surprise you?

Turn to Stutz Candy if you’re looking for delicious treats such as gummy candy, fudge, salt water, taffy, brittles, and nuts. Visit one of our store locations or shop online today!