Good questions for a candy quiz include, "What does M&M stand for?" "How may licks does it really take to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop?" and, "What is the name of the zebra on the Fruit Stripes gum wrapper?" M&M stands for "Mars and Murrie." Engineering students at Purdue University calculated that the average number of licks it takes to reach the center of a Tootsie Pop is 364. Yipes is the Fruit Stripes zebra mascot.Continue Reading
Another good question for a candy quiz is, "What does PEZ stand for?" PEZ are small rectangular candies dispensed from a character candy dispenser. The word "PEZ" stands for letters in the German word for "peppermint," which is "pfefferminz."
A candy quiz may include the question, "Where did the name '3 Musketeers' come from?" When the candy bar was first introduced in the 1930s, it included three different flavors: chocolate, vanilla and strawberry. Another candy bar name with noteworthy origins is the Charleston Chew, named the for the once-popular dance, the Charleston.
Jelly Belly jelly beans first rose to popularity in the 1980s. Ask, "Which president served over 3 tons of Jelly Bellies at his inauguration?" The answer is Ronald Reagan, who had a well-known love of the candy.Learn more about Puzzles & Brainteasers