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Sweet Trivia Questions and Answers by Deanna Mascle


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First posted on 01-23-2008


1. Chocolate is made from cocoa beans. But where do cocoa beans grow?
A. On trees
B. On bushes
C. On vines
D. On roots

A. On trees
TOPICS: Cocoa beans come from cacao trees that grow in tropical regions of the world

2. During World War II, production of Hershey’s Kisses was halted. Do you know why?
A. Chocolate shortage
B. Sugar shortage
C. Aluminum foil shortage
D. Hershey’s produced rations instead of candy during the war

C. Aluminum foil shortage
TOPICS: During World War II, production of Hershey’s Kisses was halted. Not because of a shortage of chocolate, but because the signature aluminum foil packaging was rationed.

3. Where could the babe that the Baby Ruth candy bar was named for be found at the time?
A. Yankee Stadium
B. Hollywood
C. Broadway
D. Washington, D.C.

D. Washington, D.C.
TOPICS: The Baby Ruth was named after the first child born in the White House - Ruth - who was born to President Grover Cleveland in 1891 and later died in 1904. The candy manufacturer strongly denies any association with the famous Yankee.

4. What candy bar was included in U.S. solders’ rations during World War II?
A. PayDay
B. Heath Bar
C. Snickers
D. Twix

B. Heath Bar
TOPICS: Heath bars were included in U.S. soldiers’ rations during World War II because they had been found to have a very long shelf life. Originally marketed as a health food, the Heath bar was advertising as using only the finest ingredients. One early ad read: “Heath for better health!”

5. Where was milk chocolate invented?
A. England
B. America
C. Switzerland
D. France

C. Switzerland
TOPICS: A Swiss chocolate maker, Daniel Peter, mixes Henri Nestle’s condensed milk with chocolate and the two men found a company to manufacture the first milk chocolate.

6. What candy bar was originally packaged to include three separate pieces of candy flavored vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry?
A. Twix
B. Mounds
C. Mars
D. 3 Musketeers

D. 3 Musketeers
TOPICS: When it was first introduced in 1932, the 3 Musketeers bar was packaged to include three separate pieces of candy flavored vanilla, chocolate and strawberry—thus the name THREE Musketeers. Causing some confusion to tourists worldwide, the 3 Musketeers bar is called a Milky Way in European countries, and the U.S. version of the Milky Way is called a Mars Bar.

7. Aztec emperor Montezuma drank 50 golden goblets of hot chocolate every day. What special flavoring did he add?
A. Vanilla
B. Coffee
C. Chili pepper
D. Blood

C. Chili pepper
TOPICS: It was thick, dyed red and flavored with chili peppers.

8. Where do Hershey’s Kisses get their name?
A. Their inventor
B. Their flavor
C. Their shape
D. Their sound

D. Their sound
TOPICS: Hershey’s Kisses get their name from the sound and motion of the machines that produce them. It looks and sounds as if the machine is kissing the conveyor belt as it moves along.

9. What flavor is the oldest gum still available today?
A. Licorice
B. Cherry
C. Spearmint
D. Clove

A. Licorice
TOPICS: The oldest gum still available is licorice-flavored Blackjack Chewing Gum. It was first introduced in 1872 and was the first flavored gum in the United States.

10. What candy bar was named after its inventor’s family horse?
A. Twix
B. Pay Day
C. Snickers
D. Almond Joy

C. Snickers
TOPICS: Originally introduced in 1929 by Frank and Ethel Mars, the Snickers bar was named after their family horse. The original Snickers bars were sold for a nickel and consisted primarily of chocolate, peanuts and caramel.

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