According to history, chocolate has been around since roughly 2000 B.C. That's a long time for such a delicacy to be on this planet, and we can thank the Mayans and Aztecs for creating it. Made from cacao seeds, this delicious treat is now deeply cherished and available around the globe. But do you actually know your chocolate?
We're here to test your passion for this treat by asking you to identify some of the most popular chocolates, from truffles to bars, in this quiz. They won't have the wrappers on them, so pay attention to any features that could help you guess which chocolate treat you're looking at.
If you can tell the difference between a Kit Kat bar and the peanut-flavored treat that is Old Faithful, you'll eat this quiz right up!
Created by Mars, Incorporated, Twix is a confectionery composed of two or four chocolate bars consisting of a biscuit layered with caramel and coated with milk chocolate. Flavor variants of Twix include peanut butter, cookies-n-creme, chocolate edge and ice cream.
Milky Way is a confectionery bar made of chocolate-malt flavored nougat that's topped with caramel and coated with milk chocolate. Milky Way and its several variants have been manufactured and distributed by Mars, Incorporated since 1923.
Mr. Goodbar is a chocolate candy bar that has been manufactured and distributed by The Hershey Company since 1925. It's made with milk chocolate and peanuts and is identified by its yellow wrapper and red text.
Which caramel-and-peanut chocolate do you see here?
Baby Ruth, currently owned by the Italian company Ferrero, is an American candy bar composed of chocolate-flavored nougat, caramel, and peanuts coated with chocolate. Baby Ruth was introduced in 1921 by the Curtiss Candy Company.
It has nougat somewhere in the middle. Which of the options is it?
3 Musketeers, created by Mars, Incorporated, is a candy bar made with a fluffy, whipped nougat center and a chocolate coating. The original packages held three candy bars that had chocolate, vanilla and strawberry flavors.
Snickers is a brand name chocolate bar composed of nougat, a layer of caramel and peanuts, and a milk chocolate coating. Other versions of Snickers include ice cream bars, peanut butter bars, Snickers Mini's and Snickers with hazelnuts.
It used to be called Max 5 in Canada. What is its name in the U.S.?
Take 5, previously known as Max 5 in Canada, is a Hershey's candy bar which acquired its name due to its five ingredients: milk chocolate, caramel, peanut butter, peanuts and pretzels. Variations of Take 5 include chocolate cookie, marshmallow, peanut butter and white chocolate.
This chocolate is unusual due to its triangular shape. What is its name?
Peanut Butter Kisses
Toblerone is a brand of Swiss chocolate known for its unique shape: a series of joined triangular prisms rather than the usual squares. This confection was created by Theodor Tobler in 1908 and is currently owned by Mondelēz International, Inc.
Almond Joy, manufactured by Hershey's, is a candy bar and the sister product of Mounds. It's composed of a layer of milk chocolate, which surrounds a coconut-based center and is topped with one or two almonds.
A peanut butter variant was available for a short time. What would you say this is?
Whatchamacallit is a crisped candy bar owned and produced by The Hershey Company since its introduction in 1978. From 1978 to 1987, the company sold a peanut butter variant made with peanut-flavored crisp and a layer of caramel, coated with a thin layer of chocolate.
Heath Bar, launched 104 years ago in 1914 by L.S. Heath, is a thin, flat candy bar similar to Hershey's Skor. It is composed of a thin, hard slab of toffee and almonds covered in a coating of milk chocolate.
Introduced in the sixties, this chocolate's name was shortened in the eighties. What is it now called?
100 Grand Bar
The 100 Grand Bar is a candy bar which is made with chocolate, caramel and crisped rice and contains 201 calories. It was introduced in 1966 and was originally called the $100,000 Bar up until the mid-1980s.
Nestlé White is a variant of the original Nestlé Crunch candy bar but is made with white chocolate instead of milk chocolate. White chocolate was accidentally created by Nestlé in 1936 while trying to create medicated milk for children.
Named after the man who created it, what is this bar known as?
The Clark Bar is a candy bar launched by David L. Clark in 1971 and manufactured in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This candy bar consists of a core made of crispy peanut butter/spun taffy, formerly made of caramel and a chocolate coating.
NutRageous, originally called Acclaim, is a chocolate bar composed of Reese's peanut butter, topped with caramel and roasted peanuts, and drenched in a chocolate-flavored coating. It has been manufactured and distributed by The Hershey Company since 1994.
5th Avenue is a candy bar introduced by The Hershey Company in 1936. It resembles the Butterfinger candy bar and is made with a layer of peanut butter-flavored crunch and covered in a coating of chocolate.
If you had to pick one from the options, which chocolate would you say this is?
Mounds, manufactured by Hershey's, is a candy bar made with a filling that consists of shredded coconut covered with dark chocolate. This confection has been in production for 98 years and is currently owned by The Hershey Company.
Known for the line "break me off a piece of that," which chocolate is this?
Kit Kat, a chocolate-covered water bar, was introduced on August 29,1935 by the English confectionery business called "Rowntree's." The standard Kit Kat consists of a bar of two to three pieces, called "fingers," which can be snapped from the bar one at a time.
This is actually ice cream covered in a layer of chocolate. What is it called?
Dove Bar is an American ice cream bar created by Leo Stefanos and launched nationally in 1985. It consists of chocolate- or vanilla-flavored ice cream coated in chocolate and sold individually or in a three pack.
This bar comes in several different flavors. What is its name?
Mars Bar, introduced in 1932 by Forrest Mars, is a chocolate bar of which there are several variants. It was initially made with nougat, caramel and chocolate coating, then later reformulated with a lighter nougat and thinner chocolate coating.
Skor, manufactured by The Hershey Company, is a candy bar which was introduced to the U.S. market in 1981 and Canada in 1983. It is a flat bar made with a thin layer of butter toffee and coated in milk chocolate.
Twice the size of a standard bar of chocolate, what is this jumbo treat called?
Mr. Big is the largest candy bar produced by Cadbury and measures eight inches (20 centimeters) long, which is twice the length of the standard sized bar. It consists of a vanilla wafer with layers of caramel, peanuts and rice crisps and is finished with a chocolate coating.
A Belgian chocolate available in the hazelnut crisp flavor, what name was given to this bar?
Godiva Chocolate Bar
Godiva Chocolate Bar is produced by Godiva Chocolatier, a Belgian manufacturer of chocolate and related products. This chocolate comes in many flavors, including dark chocolate, milk chocolate and hazelnut crisp.
A truffle bar with almond bits, what name do you think this chocolate goes by?
U-NO Bar is a type of truffle bar with a rich, creamy chocolate center, almond bits and a thin chocolate coating. Produced by the Annabelle Candy Company, this confection came in two flavors, original and mint, the latter which has since been discontinued.
Aero is an aerated chocolate product that comes in several flavors including original, mint, caramel, dark chocolate, white chocolate, orange, latte and crispy. It has been produced and distributed by Nestlé since its launch in 1935.
Which of these options seems most fitting for this chocolate?
Galaxy, also sold as Dove in several countries, is a brand of milk chocolate which was listed as the second bestselling chocolate bar in the U.K. in 2014. Variants of Galaxy include flavors such as caramel, fruit and nut, Cookie Crumble and truffle.
Do you think you can name this particular chocolate?
Bounty is an oblong-shaped chocolate bar with a filling made of coconut and covered with milk or dark chocolate. There is also a cherry-flavored version which has been distributed in Australia since 2006.
Manufactured by an Italian company, do you know what this chocolate is known as?
Black forest gateau
Kinder Bueno is a chocolate bar manufactured by Ferrero, an Italian confectoiner. This chocolate bar, sold in packs of two, three, six and boxes of twelve, consists of wafer filled with hazelnut cream and topped with a chocolate coating.
Twirl is a chocolate bar introduced and currently manufactured by the British confectionery company, Cadbury. This candy bar, along with its snack-sized version, Twirl Bites, consists of two flake-style bars coated in milk chocolate.