75 Fun Candy Trivia Questions and Answers

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Think you know everything under the sun about candy? If you’ve got a sweet tooth or are a plain ol’ candy fanatic, this trivia post is going to knock your socks off!

Candy is one of the most beloved treats for people of all ages. Did you know that candy dates back as far as 5,000 years ago? Boy, has it come a long way since then!

Candy trivia questions are a great way to test your knowledge on this age-old sugary treat. This article will provide some interesting candy trivia questions and answers that will have you questioning everything you thought you knew about candy.

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Fun Candy Trivia Questions and Answers

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What does M&M stand for? 

Answer: Mars and Murrie.

Can you name the five classic flavors of Jujubes?

Answer: Each box of Jujubes contains a rainbow of colors and five classic flavors: cherry, lemon, lime, orange and grape.

In 2022, M&M introduced a new “spokescandy” character to represent the company, what color is the M&M? 

Answer: Purple.

Which candy bar has the slogan, “You’re not you when you’re hungry.”

Answer: Snickers.

______ is a British-Swedish puzzle game, much like Bejeweled, created by the British Facebook game developing team King.com.

Answer: Candy Crush Saga.

Which candy company had the famous Berries and Cream commercial featuring The Little Lad?

Answer: Starbursts.

Sour Punch is a brand of sour candy manufactured by what company?

Answer: American Licorice Company.

Mexican candy is known to be sweet and spicy. What ingredients are added to their Dulces Enchilados for the spice factor?

Answer: Chamoy and Tajin

Which country enjoys a winter treat of pouring maple syrup onto snow to create a maple syrup snow candy?

Answer: Canada.

Which candy sold in the UK is equivalent to the US branded Whoppers?

Answer: Maltesers.

Which famous candy from the UK is banned in the US for “containing a non-nutritive product”?

Answer: Kinder Surprise Eggs.

Which candy introduced a left-side or right-side campaign in 2012 that is still present to this day?

Answer: Twix.

Dylan’s Candy Bar is a chain of boutique candy shops and candy suppliers that originated in what US city?

Answer: New York City.

Finish the jingle: Give me a break, give me a break, break me off a piece of that ______.

Answer: Kit Kat bar.

According to Mr. Owl, how many licks does it take to get to the Tootsie roll center of a Tootsie Pop?

Answer: 3.

What is the slogan for Butterfinger?

Answer: Nobody better lay a finger on my Butterfinger.

Milk chocolate was invented in which country?

Answer: Switzerland.

Conversation Hearts are an iconic part of Valentine’s Day. Which company produced these candies?

Answer: Necco.

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    What country is Hi-Chew from?

    Answer: Japan.

    What candy from Korea was made famous by the hit show, Squid Games?

    Answer: Dalgona Candy or honeycomb toffee.

    Which candy, invented in Austria, features a dispensing canister that comes in a wide variety of famous cartoon characters?

    Answer: Pez.

    Which nut is contained within a Ferrero Rocher?

    Answer: A hazelnut.

    Which Swiss chocolate is speckled with almond nougat and shaped in triangular prisms?

    Answer: Toblerone.

    Which candy bar features chewy, honey-sweetened nougat bar with whole roasted peanuts?

    Answer: Big Hunk.

    What are the two differences between an Almond Joy and a Mounds bar?

    Answer: Mounds do not contain almonds and are covered in dark chocolate while Almond Joy is covered in milk chocolate.

     What was the Lollipop named after?

    Answer: The candymaker, George Smith’s, favorite race horse, Lolly Pop.

    Which candy is “Sour Then Sweet”?

    Answer: Sour Patch Kids.

    What ingredient is commonly used to make sour candies sour?

    Answer: Citric acid.

    What profession did the inventor of cotton candy have?

    Answer: He was a dentist.

    What is the slogan for Skittles?

    Answer: Taste the Rainbow.

    What were the 3 original flavors of Lifesavers?

    Answer: Orange, lemon, and lime.

    What makes Pop Rocks pop?

    Answer: Pressurized carbon dioxide bubbles embedded in the candies.

    Which candy featured in the movie, 13 Going on 30, is first a candy, then a gum?

    Answer: Razzles.

    Which candy did Ronald Reagan start eating to help kick his smoking habit?

    Answer: Jellybeans.

    What candy was provided to soldiers in World War II in their rations?

    Answer: Tootsie Rolls.

    Every Hershey’s kiss contains a white paper strip, what is the official name for the strips?

    Answer: A plume.

    What was the original name for candy corn?

    Answer: Chicken feed.

    Which company created the world’s largest lollipop in 2012?

    Answer: See’s Candy. It was 7,003 pounds.

    What is the name of the Fruit Stripes zebra?

    Answer: Yipes.

    What flavor are circus peanuts?

    Answer: Banana.

    Which holiday has the highest sales of candy?

    Answer: Halloween.

    What candy, introduced in 1925,  is described as milk caramel pops?

    Answer: Sugar Daddy.

    What is the number one selling candy in the US?

    Answer: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.

    What is included on every Laffy Taffy wrapper?

    Answer: A joke.

    What candy bar was made to mimic the taste of a malted milkshake?

    Answer: Milky Way.

    Why is white chocolate not considered chocolate?

    Answer: It does not contain any cocoa.

    What is E.T’s favorite candy?

    Answer: Reese’s Pieces. 

    What is between the layers of the wafer in a Kit Kat bar?

    Answer: Recycled Kit Kats that are deemed imperfect and turned into a paste.

    3 Musketeers used to feature what other 2 flavors alongside chocolate?

    Answer: Strawberry and vanilla.

    Which licorice treat does not actually contain liquorice, Red Vines or Twizzlers?

    Answer: Twizzlers.

    Which candy bar contains milk chocolate mixed with crisp rice?

    Answer: Nestle Crunch.

    What is the only official brand of baseball chewing gum?

    Answer: Big League Chew.

    What is the difference between a Hershey’s Kiss and a Hershey’s Hug?

    Answer: A Hershey’s Hug is milk chocolate swirled with white chocolate.

    What kind of M&M is the yellow M&M mascot?

    Answer: He’s a peanut M&M.

    In what city did Dombringo Ghirardelli start making his famous chocolate?

    Answer: San Francisco.

    How were Chupa Chup lollipops advertised when they first came out?

    Answer: They were advertised as an anti-smoking aid.

    When Peeps were first introduced, they were handmade. How long did it take to make them?

    Answer: 27 hours. They took a long time to set. Peeps can now be made in just 6 minutes.

    Which real-life candies were inspired by Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory?

    Answer: Everlasting Gobstoppers, Laffy Taffys, and Runts. 

    Before 1990, Snickers bars had a different name in the UK, what was it?

    Answer: Marathon bars.

    In 2017, a chocolate company in Belgium introduced a new type of chocolate with natural pink color. What do you call this type of chocolate?

    Answer: Ruby chocolate.

    Before sugar was introduced to the west, what did they use to sweeten their candy?

    Answer: Honey.

    What country are Haribo gummy bears from?

    Answer: Germany.

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    What country is the candy Dragon’s Beard candy from?

    Answer: China.

    What is believed to be the story of how Nerds Rope was invented?

    Answer: The legend is that an employee in the Nerds factory poured some gummy mixture over a bowl of Nerds and then went to lunch. When they came back, they found that the gummy had hardened, and the Nerds had stuck to it.

    In the 1985 hit movie, The Goonies, there is an adorable scene between Chunk and Sloth sharing a candy bar, which ultimately leads to their friendship. What was this candy bar?

    Answer: Baby Ruth.

    Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory is a film about a boy from a poor family who finds a golden ticket hidden inside a chocolate bar wrapper. How many golden tickets were up for grabs?

    Answer: 5.

    The hard and fruity round candies with a hole in the middle are known as what?

    Answer: Lifesavers.

    Twizzlers is a brand of which candy manufacturer?

    Answer: Hershey.

    This is a type of cooked candy that’s created by heating white granulated sugar slowly to 340 degrees Fahrenheit until it turns golden brown. What type of candy is this?

    Answer: Caramel.

    If you were to heat sugar with some chocolate and some dairy and a few other things until enough water has evaporated to leave a concentration of sugar that it will crystallize as it cools, what type of candy would you get?

    Answer: Fudge.

    “Cotton candy” is a type of what fruit?

    Answer: Grape.

    What candy brand consists of sweet-and-sour candy powder poured into the mouth from a package that looks like a colorful drinking straw wrapper?

    Answer: Pixy Stix.

    Produced in the United Kingdom but popular in the United States, what brand that comes in a tin describes itself as “curiously strong mints?”

    Answer: Altoids.

    From what country does White Rabbit Candy originate?

    Answer: China.

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    What Hershey’s brand candy that pairs two favorite flavors unveiled its unwrapped mini version in 2011, billing it as “The Next Big, Little Thing”?

    Answer: Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups.

    Which was the first candy bar to combine chocolate with crisped rice?

    Answer: Nestle Crunch.

    Before candy hearts became a sign of sweetness on Valentine’s Day, they originally served what purpose?

    Answer: They were medical lozenges.

    In Elf, what are the four main food groups of elves?

    Answer: Candy, candy canes, candy corns, and syrup.

    While Aztec commoners could only afford to enjoy chocolate during special occasions, people of what other chocolate-obsessed civilization had it with every meal and often threw chili peppers or honey into the mix?

    Answer: Mayans.

    What two types of flavors/candies do blue gummy sharks consist of?

    Answer: These gummies pack two flavors — blue raspberry and sweet marshmallow — into one intimidating treat.

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