Cotton Candy Quiz
by Staff
You'll find this sticky treat in almost any color of the rainbow. Plus, it's completely delicious! Over the years, cotton candy has become an indelible part of American culture, and it can be found everywhere from county fairs to movie theaters. Find out how sweet you are on this sugary treat by taking our cotton candy quiz.

Cotton candy first appeared:

  • in the Middle Ages
  • in the late 19th century
  • in the early 20th century

One of the inventors of cotton candy held which profession?

  • candy maker
  • gym teacher
  • dentist

Cotton candy was first sold to the public in what year?

  • 1897
  • 1904
  • 1912

True or false: Cotton candy was originally sold under the name "Fairy Floss."

  • true
  • false
  • sort of true and false -- it was called "Fairy Floss Cotton Candy"

The U.S. celebrates national Cotton Candy Day on:

  • Feb. 5
  • Aug. 15
  • Dec. 7

How many calories does an average serving of cotton candy contain?

  • 100
  • 250
  • 600

True or false: There is less sugar in a serving of cotton candy than in most 12-ounce cans of soda.

  • true
  • false
  • sort of true and false -- it has fewer calories than brown sodas and more than clear ones

Cotton candy gets its different colors from:

  • different types of sugar
  • artificial flavorings
  • food coloring

In the U.K., cotton candy is known as:

  • candy floss
  • sticky goo
  • cotton candy

Cotton candy is usually served:

  • on sticks
  • in bags
  • both on sticks and in bags