CANDY CANE HISTORY
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Which parts of the candy cane did the choir leader ask for?
    answer choices
    the cane shape and the colors
    the texture and the feel
    the minty flavor and the color
    the shape and the texture
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Who made most of the candy canes in the US during the 1950's?
    answer choices
    the Catholic church
    a chocolate factory
    the Bunte Brothers
    Bob's Candles
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. When are almost all candy canes sold?
    answer choices
    right after Christmas
    between Thanksgiving and Christmas
    in the summer
    on Thanksgiving Day
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. When making candy canes, what is the next step after heating and melting the sugar?
    answer choices
    shaping the syrup into a cane
    letting the syrup cool down
    adding colors
    adding more sugar
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Why are candy canes so closely tied with the Christmas holiday?
    answer choices
    Candy cane colors match Christmas colors.
    The first candy canes were passed out to kids at a Christmas Eve church service
    The sugar used to make candy canes is only available during December.
    Candy canes are often used in desserts and decorations.
  • Question 6
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    Q. How are candy canes today different than the original candy canes?
    answer choices
    You can buy candy canes in different colors and flavors.
    Most candy canes are sold in the summer instead of winter.
    Only one company is allowed to make candy canes todayl.
    Some candy canes do not have flavor now.
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Based on the text, which of the following statements can you infer to be true?
    answer choices
    Employees at factories that make candy canes only work in the month of December.
    Children at the Christmas Eve service in 1670 were surprised to receive candy canes upon entering.
    In Europe, candy canes are more popular during the summer than they are during the winter.
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Which detail from the text support the inference that the choirmaster knew exactly what type of andy he wanted the shop to make?
    answer choices
    He asked if they could make the candy sticks in the shape of a cane to represent the shewphers who traveled to see baby Jesus.
    He wanted to make sure the children remained quiet during the Christmas Eve service.
    He researched ancient candles created from honey and fruits to have the shop make a candy that would have been around during Jesus' lifetime.
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. According to the text, what do people use candy canes for?
    answer choices
    decorations and creative desserts
    stirring coffee
    melting into syrup
  • Question 10
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    Q. Why is the holiday season an important time of year for candy cane manufacturers?
    answer choices
    The workers get a break for two weeks, making it difficult for the manufacturers to create enough candy canes.
    Almost 90% of candy canes are sold during the holiday season.
    Candy cane manufacturers try creating new flavors during the holiday season.
    Candy canes were first created during the holiday season.
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the relationship between Bunte Brothers and Bob McCormack?
    answer choices
    The Bunte Brothers taught Bob McCormack how to make candy canes.
    The Bunte Brothers tried to stop Bob McCormack from making candy canes.
    The Bune Brothers owned the patent for candy cane machines, but Bob McCormack was the one who sold most candy canes in the US.
    The Bunte Brothers purchased Bob's Candles from Bob McCormack.
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. How have candy canes evolved over time?
    answer choices
    Today, candy canes are offered in a wide variety of flavors.
    Today, candy canes are only sold in specialty candy stores.
    Today, candy canes are not as popular due to the plethora of other candy options available.
    Today, candy canes are offered in a wide variety of colors.
  • Question 13
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    Q. Which of the ingredients below were used to make the first candies 5,000 years ago?
    answer choices
    sugar and honey
    honey and fruits
    chocolate and sugar
    fruits and chocolate
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Why did the choir leader want the sticks to look like canes?
    answer choices
    to make it easier to carry them
    to make sure the kids wouldn't drop them
    to save money
    to teach the children about the shephers who went to see baby Jesus
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the first step in making candy canes?
    answer choices
    shaping the syrup into a cane
    letting the syrup cool down
    adding colors
    heating and melting the sugar
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