We’ll Give You One Sentence, You Tell Us Which Candy!

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J.P. Naomi

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If you like candy (who doesn't), then you'll love this quiz. See if you can get every question correct.

Candy is a pretty broad category, but everyone agrees that the point behind candy is sugar, and lots of it. In fact, sugar is the main ingredient in this tasty treat. Without getting into whether sweets are good for you, let's chat a bit about the glory that is candy.

Candy comes in about as many shapes, sizes, and forms as the imagination can think up. From hard candies to candied fruits and nuts, to caramels, taffy, and even gum, candy hits the spot for most people. Candy has been around for as long as sugar has been grown and processed. Before that, sweet treats used honey. So, since at least the 4th century BC, candy has been satisfying the sweet teeth of people all over the world. 

So, if you know the name of an Almond Joy without the almonds, a mint disc covered in dark chocolate, and small pieces of black licorice coated in pink and white, then you'll probably do well on this quiz. (Did you answer Mounds, York Peppermint Pattie, and Good and Plenty?).

Let's see if you can get a sweet score on this quiz.



These small, round sugar-coated chocolates "melt in your mouth, not in your hand."

M&Ms were first introduced on February 28, 1941 in the United States. They are known and enjoyed in more than 100 countries around the world.

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This candy bar is nougat topped with peanuts and caramel and covered with milk chocolate.

Snickers are owned by Mars, Incorporated. They were first introduced to the world in 1930.

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This is a peanut butter cup covered in milk chocolate.

Reese's were first introduced in the United States in 1928. They were created by H.B. Reese.

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These are tiny and tangy sugar rock candies that come in many different flavors.

Nerds are made in America and sold by Nestle under The Willy Wonka Candy Company!

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This is America's traditional milk chocolate bar.

Hershey's Milk Chocolate bars were introduced in the United States in 1900. Their tagline is "The Great American Chocolate Bar."

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This is a piece of chewy chocolate in the shape of a rectangular roll.

Tootsie Rolls have been produced in the United States since 1907. It was America's first penny candy to be individually wrapped.

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These are traditional hard candies with a hole in the middle.

Life Savers range from mint to fruit flavors. They were invented by Clarence Crane.

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What are the individually wrapped chewy caramels covered in milk chocolate?

Rolos come to the world from the United Kingdom. They were first introduced in 1937.

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This is a coconut candy bar covered in milk chocolate with an almond on top.

Almond Joys were created by Toni Castranova and Michael Darcy in 1946. Almond Joy replaced the Dreams Bar.

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An Almond Joy without the almond is a...

Mounds comes in a red package, while Almond Joys come in a blue package. They were first introduced in 1920.

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Sweet and sour, colored powdered sugar candy in a wrap that resembles a drinking straw.

Pixy Stix contain dextrose, citric acid and artificial and natural flavors. They were first introduced in 1942.

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These are small cinnamon and spicy flavored candies.

Red Hots were created and trademarked by the Ferrara Pan Candy Company in the 1930s.

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California raisins covered in milk chocolate and in a yellow box.

Raisinets were introduced in the United States in 1927 by the Blumenthal Chocolate Company. They were acquired by Nestle in 1984.

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This is a sugar candy that 'pops' in your mouth!

Pop Rocks are a carbonated candy. They were first introduced to the public in 1975 by General Foods.

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These soft gummy candies start out sour and end sweet.

The original Sour Patch Kids colors were orange, green, red and yellow. Blue was introduced many years later.

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This is a round mint center covered in dark chocolate.

York Peppermint Patties were first introduced in 1940 in the Northeastern U.S., Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Florida. They were launched nationally 35 years later in 1975.

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What are malted milk balls coated in chocolate?

"The Original Malted Milk Balls," Whoppers were introduced in 1949. They are owned by The Hershey Company.

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This is a candy bar of chewy caramel and crispy crunchies covered in milk chocolate.

100 Grand was known as the $100,000 Bar until the mid 1980s when its named changed. Its slogan is "That's Rich!"

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Brightly-colored gummy candies shaped like a truncated cone and coated in sugar.

Gum Drops are particularly popular around Christmas time. They are often used to decorate gingerbread houses and are also used in decorative baking.

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These are like Gum Drops, but not coated in sugar and often more chewy.

Dots are produced by Tootsie Roll Industries. They launched in 1945 and boast being America's #1 selling gumdrop brand.

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Small, round, creamy mint candies covered in dark chocolate.

Junior Mints, often found in movie theaters, were first introduced in 1949 by James O. Welch Company. They were based in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

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These are soft and chewy licorice candies of white and bright pink colors.

Good and Plenty generally come in a 6 oz. rectangular box. They were first introduced in 1893 by the Quaker City Confectionery Company.

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This is an after-dinner special of one mint layer sandwiched between two chocolate layers.

Andes Mints come in a green foil wrapper. They first launched in 1950 by Tootsie Roll Industries.

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In the shape of a small square, these are individually-wrapped chewy fruit candies.

The original Starburst colors were orange, red, yellow and pink. They have since produced varieties such as Tropical, Sour, FaveReds, Very Berry, and Superfruit Flavor.

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You need a dispenser for these candies which come in fruit or chocolate flavored packages of six!

Pez were created in Austria in 1927. They are a pressed, dry, straight-edged, curved-corner block, measuring 15mm long, 8mm wide and 5mm high.

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These soft and chewy gummy candies are shaped like a fish!

Swedish Fish were introduced in the late 1950s by Swedish candy maker, Malaco. They come in red, green and yellow.

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"Nobody better lay a finger on my" crunchy, peanut butter chocolate bar!

First introduced in 1923, Butterfingers were created by Otto Schnering in Chicago, Illinois. The candy bar is currently manufactured by Nestle.

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These old candies featured assorted flavors of soda pop!

Bottle Caps come in soda flavors of grape, cola, orange, root beer and cherry. They are currently sold by Nestle under the Willy Wonka Candy Company brand.

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These are simply America's favorite strawberry twists!

Twizzlers were first produced by Y&S Candies, Inc. which is now part of The Hershey Company. They were first introduced in 1845.

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"Buy it now and eat it later," they used to say!

Now and later is a brand of fruit-flavored taffy-like candy. It is manufactured by Ferrara Candy Company.

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These small, round candies in a box boast a tart lemon flavor.

First introduced in 1962, Lemonheads are produced by the Ferrara Candy Company. There are a few varieties as well, including Grapeheads, Cherryheads and Appleheads.

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Sometimes called "nonpareils," these semi-sweet chocolates are covered with mini white sugar balls.

Sno Caps were introduced by the Blumenthal Chocolate Company in the late 1920s. They are most often seen for purchase in movie theaters.

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These lollipops on a plastic ring are still popular with kids, especially girls and brides-to-be!

Ring Pops are manufactured by Topps. They were invented by Frank Richards in 1979.

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Two-by-two, these cookie-like sticks are topped with caramel and covered with milk chocolate...

Twix were first introduced in the United Kingdom in 1967. They are made by Mars, Inc.

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These are extremely sour hard candies in a small box.

Warheads are manufactured by Impact Confections. They were invented in Taiwan in 1975 and first imported to the United States in 1993.

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