Let’s Get Quizzical: Confectionary
Consider yourself the next Willy Wonka? Or do you get a toothache just thinking about sweets? Put your candy knowledge to the test with our quiz about all things confectionary. Answers below...
1. What does M&M actually stand for?
a) Mix & Match
b) Mars & Murrie
c) Milk & Malt
d) Munchy & Melty
2. What is the name of the mountain on the Toberlone packaging?
a) Mont Blanc
d) Mount Olympus
3. What was the original name of Starburst?
a) Opal Fruits
b) Bursting Bugs
4. True or false: Jaffa Cakes are a biscuit.
5. The green triangle is found in which chocolate tin?
b) Quality Street
6. If you wanted a small pastel coloured rice paper sweet, filled with sherbert, what would you be buying?
a) Space Dust
b) Sherbert Lemons
c) Flying Saucers
d) Swizzle Sticks
7. Which of these (unfortunate) flavours would you find in a packet of Bertie Bott’s Every Flavour jelly beans?
a) Foot Cheese
b) Stinky Armpit
8. It’s not whose, it’s mine?
9. What chocolate asks you to ‘feel the bubbles melt’?
10. What is the UK’s favourite chocolate bar for 2020?
b) Cadbury’s Dairy Milk
c) Mars Bar
1.The answer is b) Mars & Murrie!
The candy was named after the surnames of the company's founders: Forrest Mars and William Murrie.
2.The answer is c) Matterhorn!
Not only is the Matterhorn featured in the chocolate’s logo, but it’s said that the shape of the mountain itself inspired the shape of the bar!
3.The answer is a) Opal Fruits!
First introduced as Opal Fruits in the 1960s, the name was changed in 1998 to Starburst to match what they were called in the US.
4.The answer is False!
The clue is in the name! So much so that Jaffa Cakes are designated a cake product by Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise.
5.The answer is b) Quality Street!
Quality Street tins are categorised into three types of treat - fruit cremes, chocolate & toffees, and fudge. You’ll get your green triangle, the purple one, strawberry delight, caramel swirl, orange chocolate crunch and a whole bunch more. Yum!
6.The answer is c) Flying Saucers!
Flying Saucers were first created in the 1950s when a manufacturer of communion wafers faced a decline in demand for their product.
7.The answer is d) Earwax!
Yep, unfortunately for you, you could pick a delicious toasted marshmallow flavour...or an earwax flavored jelly bean. They both look the same, just, one will be sure to ruin your pudding!
8.The answer is a) Terry’s!
“It’s not Terry’s, it’s mine!” was made famous by Dawn French when she appeared in an advert for Terry’s Chocolate Orange.
9.The answer is b) Aero!
A bubbly littler masterpiece in every bite! Aero is a super light bubbled up bar, covered in smooth choc. What more could you want really…
10.The answer is d) Snickers!
That’s right! This year the British Heart Foundation surveyed 2,000 British adults and found that our top chocolate bar is Snickers! The nutty, caramelly, nougaty bar was quickly followed by Cadbury’s Dairy Milk and Galaxy. Mmmmm….