Can You Name These Junk Food Items If We Give You a Hint?

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Jacqueline Samaroo

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They're so bad, but they taste so good!

You'd be hard pressed to get away from junk food in your day to day life; what with fast food joints on every corner and supermarket shelves filled with countless snacks. Why does it always seem like the most enjoyable things in life are the same things that end up being bad for you? In fact, when it comes to food, it seems like this is always the case. While the category "junk food" might try to make these tasty treats seem unappealing, we know the truth. From snack cakes to Big Macs, it takes a lot of self-control to not eat some of these foods every day. However, every once in a while, it's OK to let loose and have a little fun. 

In this tasty quiz, we've scoured endless supermarket shelves and countless fast food joints to bring you the most appetizing selection of junk food out there! Are your taste buds more attuned to the "bad" side of the menu? Are you an authority on all things related to candy, snacks, and fast food? Let's put your more questionable culinary knowledge to the ultimate test with this mouth-watering junk food quiz!

Can you correctly identify the name of these iconic tortilla chips?

Doritos is a popular brand of tortilla chips produced by PepsiCo; more specifically, its subsidiary, Frito Lay. However, one lesser known fact is that Doritos first originated at a restaurant at Disneyland!

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Do you know the name of this licorice snack food?

Twizzlers is a brand of licorice candy that is owned and produced by The Hershey Company. It is extremely old, with its original company having been established in 1845 and the brand officially established in 1929.

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Do you know the name of this colorful fruit-flavored candy?

Skittles a fruit-flavored candy that is manufactured by the Wrigley Company division of Mars, Incorporated. Their best and most appealing features are their diverse selection of flavors and vibrant colors.

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Can you correctly identify the name of this tasty chicken-filled junk food?

McDonald’s took something as simple as bite-sized pieces of chicken, put their “Mc” brand on it and then turned it into one of its most iconic menu items. While it is still junk food, McDonald’s has notably made serious efforts to remove artificial preservatives and improve the overall nutrition of McNuggets.

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Do you know the name of this "gourmet" junk food?

Jelly Belly is a brand of jelly beans that comes in a wide array of flavors. It praises itself by being branded as “The original gourmet jelly bean."

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Can you correctly identify the name of this aquatic themed junk food?

These simple cheese crackers are manufactured and marketed by Pepperidge Farm. Their name is fitting for their appearance, since their rich cheesiness give their fishlike shape a bold orange-gold color.

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What is the name of this simple caramel candy?

Milk Duds are a brand of caramel candy that is owned and produced by The Hershey Company. They are perhaps best known for their iconic and simple yellow box.

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Can you correctly identify the name of this ring shaped snack?

This Frito Lay product might look like onion rings and taste like onion rings but they aren’t the real thing. They are actually just simply onion-flavored​ cornmeal rings.

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Do you know the name of this refreshingly delicious snack?

York Peppermint Patties are a brand of dark chocolate enrobed peppermint confection that is owned and produced by The Hershey Company. The name is a reference to the original manufacturer, the York Cone Company, which was based in York, Pennsylvania.

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Can you correctly identify this extremely popular candy bar?

A layered center of caramel, nougat, and peanuts, all wrapped tightly in a delicious sheet of milk chocolate. This simple and delicious combination has given Mars, Incorporated one of the most iconic candy bars in the world, Snickers.

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Can you correctly identify the name of this coconut-filled candy bar?

Almond Joy is a brand of candy bar manufactured and marketed by Hershey’s and is the sister product of Mounds (another Hershey’s product). It is made from milk chocolate and has a coconut-based center.

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Do you know the name of this explosively titled junk food?

The Atomic Fireball is a round, cinnamon-flavored hard candy that is produced by the Ferrara Candy Company. It was invented in 1954 by Nello Ferrara.

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What is the name of this iconic fast food item?

Burger King proudly refers to themselves as "the Home of the Whopper." As one of the most popular burger chains in the world, it is not surprising​ that their signature sandwich is one of the most popular burgers in the world as well.

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What is the name of this popular cream-filled junk food?

Oreos is by far the best-selling brand of cookie in the world. The brand has more than 100 years of history behind it and is now available in more than 100 countries around the world.

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Do you know the name of this aquatic-themed candy?

Swedish Fish is a brand of fish-shaped, chewy candy that originated in Sweden (hence the name). While they are marketed as being "a fat-free food," they are far from healthy. They consist mainly of sugar, corn syrup, citric acid, and several dyes.

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The "high ranking" junk food shown here goes by what name?

You never have to worry about not feeling full when you eat at Taco Bell and the Burrito Supreme is no exception. Seasoned beef, refried beans, cheddar cheese, and an array of vegetables, all make this hearty burrito one of the best out there.

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Can you correctly identify the name of this extremely iconic fast food menu item?

What’s the first food item that comes to mind what you think of McDonald's? The Big Mac! This special sauce-wearing, king of all fast food, was introduced in 1967.

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Do you know the name of this extremely popular ice cream?

This is another iconic McDonald’s menu item but it lies on the other end of the menu. The McFlurry is the company’s brand of flavored ice cream and there is no denying that it is delicious.

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Can you guess the name of this galactic-themed snack?

Milky Way is a brand of chocolate bar that is produced and marketed by Mars, Incorporated. Noticeable differences can be seen​ when the American and International version of the candy bar are compared.

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What is the name of this simple but sweet junk food?

Pixy Stix is a brand of candy that is produced and marketed by Nestle. It is simple in its design, consisting of a straw-like wrapper that contains sweet and sour powdered candy in various colors.

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The eccentrically shaped junk food that is shown here goes by what name?

Chick-fil-A offers several food items on their menu but their waffle fries are by far one of their most popular. They are waffle-shaped potatoes and are cooked in canola oil.

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Can you correctly identify the name of this "tubular" snack food?

Pringles are a brand of potato chips that are sold in the United States by Kellogg’s. They are sold in more than 100 countries and are notable for their iconic cylindrical can.

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Do you know the name of this extremely crunchy snack?

Cheez-Its are a cheese-flavored snack that is produced and marketed by the Kellogg Company. They are often widely promoted as being the crunchiest cheese snack.

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What is the name of this popular button-shaped candy?

M&Ms is a brand of small button-shaped chocolates that is produced and marketed by Mars, Incorporated. They are extremely popular, with more than 400 million individual M&M's being produced every day in the U.S.

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Can you correctly identify the name of this meat-filled junk food?

If you love meat, then you’ll love Wendy’s Baconator. Although it was introduced recently in the company’s history, it has quickly become one of the most iconic burgers on their menu.

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Do you know the name of this popular brand of snacks?

Lay’s is without a doubt the primary snack brand that is produced by Frito-Lay. This brand of potato chips comes in several varieties, including Classic, Barbecue, Salt & Vinegar, and Sour Cream & Onion.

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Do you know the name of this convenient snack food?

Hot Pockets are a brand of microwavable snacks that is produced and marketed by Nestle. While their pizza products are their most popular products, the brand also includes ravioli and turnovers.

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Do you know the name of this colorful and chewy candy?

"Sour. Sweet. Gone.” That’s the Sour Patch Kids slogan, a brand of sour and sweet chewy candy that comes in a wide array of colors and flavors.

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What is the name of this "intelligent" brand of junk food?

Smarties is a brand of round sugar-coated chocolates that is produced and marketed by Nestle. They were originally introduced and owed by H.I. Rowntree & Company.

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Can you correctly identify the name of this cream-filled cake?

Ho Hos are a brand of chocolate snack cake produced and marketed by Hostess Brands. They are filled with cream and are tube/cylindrically shaped.

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What is the name of this deliciously convenient junk food?

Pizza Rolls are a snack food produced and marketed by the Pillsbury Company. This tasty pizza-themed snack comes in a variety of flavors, such as pepperoni, triple cheese, and triple meat.

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Do you know the name of this chilling junk food drink?

Dairy Queen offers many popular food items on their menu but the Blizzard is by far one of their most iconic. The Blizzard is popular a selection of deliciously flavored soft-serve ice cream.

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Do you know the name of this record holding cheese snack?

Cheetos are cheese-flavored puffed cornmeal snacks marketed by Frito-Lay. It has been officially ranked as the top-selling brand of cheese puffs in the United States.

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What is the name of this extremely iconic snack cake?

Twinkies are a brand of snack cake that is sold in the United States by Hostess Brands. This simple snack has become a pop culture icon to some degree, being referenced countless times in pop culture; from TV, music, movies, and more.

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Can you correctly name this cute bird-themed candy?

Peeps are a brand of marshmallow candies created by the Rodda Candy Company. They are primarily seen around Easter; however, they are available year-round and have recently been marketed during other holidays, like Christmas, Valentine’s Day and Halloween.

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What is the name of this extremely popular candy bar?

Twix is a brand of chocolate bar that is produced and marketed by Mars, Incorporated. It consists of milk chocolate and caramel that covers a biscuit center.

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The puck-shaped snack that is shown here goes by what name?

Ding Dongs are a brand of chocolate cake produced and marketed by Hostess Brands. They are strikingly similar to Ring Dings, which are made by Drake's Cakes

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What is the name of this deliciously crunchy sweet treat?

Kit-Kat is a candy bar that was previously owned by Rowntree but is now produced by Nestle. It is a simple brand of chocolate-covered wafer bar that was first introduced more than 80 years ago.

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The toaster pastry that is shown here goes by what name?

The Pop-Tarts brand is owned and manufactured by the Kellogg Company. It is one half of the endless toaster pastry “war” between itself and Toaster Strudel.

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What is the name of this bite sized candy?

Reese’s pieces are a brand of peanut butter candy produced and marketed by The Hershey Company. They are bite-sized and are usually yellow, orange and brown.

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