Auston Grove Apartments

1160 Auston Grove Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610
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Opens: Monday-Friday: 9A-6P | Saturday: 10A-5P | Sunday: 1P-5P

$800-$1250

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National Candy Cane Day Quiz

Joseph Coupal - Wednesday, December 26, 2012

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. 1900s
B. 1800s
C. 1700s
D. 1600s
2. According to legend, candy canes began as a means of:
A. Rewarding shepherds for successfully guarding a flock.
B. Bartering for the Christmas ham.
C. Keeping choir children quiet during Christmas mass.
D. Decorating the Christmas tree.
3. The candy canes shape is said to symbolize:
A. A fishing hook
B. A shepherd’s crook
C. A ram’s horn
D. A beckoning finger
4. True or false: Candy canes were originally peppermint flavored.
True
False
5. Candy canes were originally:
A. White
B. Red and green striped
C. Red and white striped
D. Brown
6. The world’s largest candy cane ever was about:
A. 10 feet tall
B. 33 feet tall
C. 58 feet tall
D. 74 feet tall
7. Candy canes have been mass produced since the:
A. 1750s
B. 1870s
C. 1910s
D. 1950s
8. The box in which candy canes are packaged is called a:
A. trough
B. cradle
C. net
D. box
9. True or False: Candy canes shrink-wrap themselves.
True
False
10. 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 times
B. 15 times
C. 32 times
D. 54 times
Answers:
1. D
2. C
3. B
4. FALSE
5. A
6. C
7. D
8. B
9. TRUE
10. C

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Auston Grove Apartments

1160 Auston Grove Drive, Raleigh, NC 27610

Call: 866-220-3907
Email UsAustonGrove001@myLTSMail.com
View Map

Opens: Monday-Friday: 9A-6P | Saturday: 10A-5P | Sunday: 1P-5P

$800-$1250