The Trick or Treat Candy Quiz

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1   Trick or Treat: 2 mini Reese's cups are lower in calories than 2 pieces of taffy.


Explanation:
Treat! 2 mini Reese's cups are lower in calories (80 calories, 5g fat, 10g sugars) than 2 pieces of taffy (110 calories, 1g fat, 24g sugars).

1   Trick or Treat: 6 Whoppers malted milk balls are lower in fat than 1 Fun Size Snickers bar.


Explanation:
Trick! A Fun Size Snickers bar (45 calories, 2g fat, 6g sugars) contains 2 fewer fat grams than 6 Whoppers (60 calories, 2.5g fat, 8g sugars).

1   Trick or Treat: 22 pieces of candy corn contain fewer calories than a Fun Size Almond Joy bar.


Explanation:
Trick! A Fun Size Almond Joy (100 calories, 5g fat, 19g sugars) is surprisingly lower in calories than 22 pieces of candy corn (140 calories, 0g fat, 28g sugars).

1   Which Fun Size candy bar contains the most fat?


Explanation:
A Kit Kat has 2.5 g fat; the other two bars each contain 2 grams of fat.

1   Trick or Treat: A Fun Size 3 Musketeers bar is lower in calories than 14 gummi bears.


Explanation:
Treat! A Fun Size 3 Musketeers bar (70 calories, 2g fat, 11g sugars) contains half the calories of just 14 gummi bears (140 calories, 0g fat, 22g sugars)!

1   Trick or Treat: One Fun Size bag of M&M's contains 120 calories.


Explanation:
Trick! A Fun Size bag of M&M's contains 110 calories, 5g fat and 13g sugars.

1   Trick or Treat: A quarter cup of Sun-Maid yogurt-covered raisins is lower in calories than one Fun Size bag of Skittles.


Explanation:
Trick! A 1/4-cup serving of these yogurt-covered raisins has 130 calories while a Fun Size bag of Skittles has 80.

1   Which is the lowest-calorie peanut treat?


Explanation:
Two mini Reese's cups contain just 80 calories. Calories in the other treats are as follows: Peanut M&M's (93), Butterfinger (100 calories), and PayDay (90 calories).

1   Trick or Treat: A Fun Size pack of Starburst (2 chews) has more calories than a large banana.


Explanation:
Trick! Two Starburst candies have 40 calories; a large banana has 125 (but a lot more nutrients).


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Member Comments On This Quiz

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DUGDIXIE1

7/8/2014 3:25:07 AM

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Wow I sure don't know my calories.

KORT26

5/27/2014 12:09:52 PM

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7/9.. NOW I WANT CANDY! lol

HAWKTHREE

4/8/2014 9:16:32 PM

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3/9 guess I don't know my candy

KARYNLYNN17

4/2/2014 11:36:25 AM

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3 out of 9 - this would upset me because I like to e right. But this is a good sign, as a diabetic - I do not eat a lot of candy - only need to know how many grams of sugar in the hard candy for low sugar readings.

RENIESSPARKIN

11/13/2013 3:55:41 PM

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I didn't care for this quiz either, SctF75. We need to know the important, useful foods, not the couple of ozs or whatever of stuff we won't (or shouldn't) be eating. I know it was 'fun' to put this together to educate us. But ...

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SCTF75

10/3/2013 6:49:18 PM

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I didn't care for this quiz... it's more than just calories in food- and by thinking you are doing 'better' by having one mini candy bar vs. another is silly. If you really can't resist, just have one, but if you can resist, have the banana!!!! These little bars are chock full of fakey flavors and ingredients, simple sugars, corn syrups, cheap chocolates, sugars, and nuts...

DCC_85

10/1/2013 8:25:44 AM

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8/9

CYNDIMARIE3

9/21/2013 9:45:26 AM

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5/9 and I love candy! I guess that's why I have put it on the back burner.

PEGGIE57

9/18/2013 10:55:01 PM

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The hard part of this quiz was figuring out the size of some of these treats.

BELLYBURKE

9/9/2013 7:01:09 PM

I am both a chocoholic and (as my sister puts it) a chocolate snob. I did lousy on this test, because I don't eat these brands...but test me on Harry and Davids or Ethel M's and I'll get at least a 90%!!!

GAYLE1999

8/8/2013 4:50:28 PM

I am a diabetic so I don't eat a much candy.

GRANNY2B2

6/25/2013 8:19:56 PM

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7 of 9 correct.

IRONBESS

6/25/2013 2:03:24 PM

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4/9 - Thought I was headed for 100% wrong when I missed the first 4 in a row. Don't eat much candy and sure don't read the nutrition info when I do!

RAINYDAZE323

6/25/2013 12:46:34 PM

2/9 Geeze lol

VEROSOSA78

6/25/2013 11:19:42 AM

4/9 You've been caught with your hand inside that bag of candy, haven't you? You like candy, but you know when to stop. NO I JUST DONT EAT THAT MUCH CANDY AND IF I DO EAT CANDY I DON'T LOOK AT THE LABEL. BUT THANKS TO THIS QUIZ I HAVE LEARNED A LOT ABOUT CANDY!!

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