Favorite Halloween Candy Quiz
by Staff
Forget costumes, Halloween is all about the candy! Take our quiz to see how much you know about the candy treats that make this holiday so sweet.

What is the most desirable candy to find in your trick-or-treat bag, according to a 2016 poll?

  • Snickers
  • Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
  • Skittles

True or false: Candy corn ranks as the preferred Halloween candy in five states.

  • true
  • false

How much do Americans spend on Reese's Peanut Butter Cups every year?

  • $100 million
  • $250 million
  • $500 million

True or false: Milton Hershey invented the Reese's Cup.

  • true
  • false

What year did candy fans first bite into a Reese's Cup?

  • 1928
  • 1948
  • 1968

True or false: M&M's are the second best-selling candy after Reese's.

  • true
  • false

What do the M's on M&M's stand for?

  • Mars and Mars
  • Mars and Murrie
  • Mars and Mercury

What year were M&M's invented?

  • 1921
  • 1931
  • 1941

What Halloween favorite was invented in the 1880s by the Wunderlee Candy Co.?

  • caramel apples
  • taffy
  • candy corn

Which of these names was candy corn originally sold under?

  • chicken feed
  • sweet corn
  • striped triangles

How many millions of pounds of candy corn are sold each year?

  • 5 million
  • 15 million
  • 35 million

True or false: Most people nibble candy corn one color at a time.

  • true
  • false

What is the Kit Kat named for?

  • an animal
  • a beverage
  • a club

What year was the first Kit Kat sold?

  • 1915
  • 1935
  • 1955

When did the Kit Kat get its name?

  • 1937
  • 1967
  • 1997

What city do Mary Janes hail from?

  • Boston
  • Baltimore
  • Charleston, South Carolina

Whom did Charles Miller name Mary Janes after?

  • his aunt
  • his wife
  • his daughter

What is the Snickers bar named for?

  • a person
  • a dog
  • a horse

What is the Jolly Rancher named for?

  • an ice cream shop
  • a guy who owned a ranch
  • a ship

What year were Dum Dums introduced?

  • 1904
  • 1924
  • 1944

What candy bar is one of the four food groups, according to Bart Simpson?

  • Milky Way
  • Snickers
  • Butterfinger

True or false: The Butterfinger was named for clumsy sports stars.

  • true
  • false

What was the very first flavor of Life Savers?

  • Pep-O-Mint
  • Wint-O-Green
  • Cherry

What candy was originally called Opal Fruits?

  • Skittles
  • Laffy Taffy
  • Starburst

True or false: The 3 Musketeers bar used to include three flavors in a single bar.

  • true
  • false

What candy bar once featured a variation known as Forever Yours?

  • Snickers
  • Milky Way
  • 100 Grand

True or false: Swedish Fish are actually from Sweden.

  • true
  • false

What percentage of people hand out candy on Halloween?

  • 30 percent
  • 50 percent
  • 70 percent

True or false: The week before Halloween is the biggest week of the year for U.S. candy sellers.

  • true
  • false

How much do Americans spend on Halloween candy each year?

  • $20 million
  • $200 million
  • $2 billion