It's December 26 is National Candy Cane Day, which seems fitting because there are probably a few extra laying around your apartment in Raleigh, NC.
Take the candy cane quiz from the National Confectioners Association website.
Candy Cane Quiz
1. Legend places the origin of the candy cane in the:
A. 1900s2. According to legend, candy canes began as a means of:
A. Rewarding shepherds for successfully guarding a flock.3. The candy canes shape is said to symbolize:
B. Bartering for the Christmas ham.
C. Keeping choir children quiet during Christmas mass.
D. Decorating the Christmas tree.
A. A fishing hook4. True or false: Candy canes were originally peppermint flavored.
B. A shepherd’s crook
C. A ram’s horn
D. A beckoning finger
True5. Candy canes were originally:
A. White6. The world’s largest candy cane ever was about:
B. Red and green striped
C. Red and white striped
A. 10 feet tall7. Candy canes have been mass produced since the:
B. 33 feet tall
C. 58 feet tall
D. 74 feet tall
A. 1750s8. The box in which candy canes are packaged is called a:
A. trough9. True or False: Candy canes shrink-wrap themselves.
True10. Each year 1.76 billion candy canes are produced. That’s enough candy canes to stretch from Santa Clause, Ind., to North Pole, Alaska, and back:
A. 6 timesAnswers:
B. 15 times
C. 32 times
D. 54 times