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Halloween Celebration Trivia

3.5
(36 votes)
25 questions
English
1

On which date does Halloween fall?

31st October

1st November

28th October

30th October

54% got this right

2

What were the first Jack O’Lanterns made from?

Turnips

Eggplant

Potatoes

Pumpkins

Hard  13% got this right

3

Where did bobbing for apples originate?

Ancient Rome

Ancient Egypt

Ancient Greece

Phoenicia

43% got this right

4

When were Halloween greetings cards first made?

1900's

1600's

1700's

1800's

Hard  26% got this right

5

The Celts believed that the lord of the dead travelled the earth on Halloween. What was his name?

Herne the Hunter

Earle the Hunter

Gulliver the Hunter

Merlin the Hunter

Hard  22% got this right

Herne is said to be a ghost with antlers growing from his head, rides a horse, torments cattle, and rattle chain.
6

What do pumpkins grow on?

Vines

Bushes

Stalks

Trees

48% got this right

7

According to the contemporary witchcraft religion of Wicca, a male witch is know as which of the following?

A witch

A Sorcerer

A spell caster

A wizard

Hard  18% got this right

8

What is the traditional Scottish word for Halloween?

Samhain

Sinhaim

Somhain

Sramhain

42% got this right

Samhain derives from the name of the Celtic god Samana.
9

To protect yourself from evil on Halloween, what common kitchen ingredient would you carry in your pocket?

Salt

Garlic

Pepper

Sugar

Hard  20% got this right

10

What is the day after Halloween called?

All Saints Day

All Souls Day

All Ghouls Day

All Spirits Day

41% got this right

11

What was candy corn originally called?

Chicken Feed

Bird Meals

Candy Corn

Turkey Feed

Hard  29% got this right

12

Which famous magician died on Halloween in 1926?

Harry Houdini

Harry Jansen

Harry Potter

P.C. Sorcar

56% got this right

13

Which U.S. state produces the most pumpkins?

Illinois

California

Indiana

Michigan

Hard  18% got this right

Illinois produced more then 40% of USA's pumpkins and harvested 652 Million pounds.
14

What is the fear of Halloween called?

Samhainophobia

AllHallowsphobia

Haloweenophobia

Samanaphobia

Hard  29% got this right

15

What monster is said to terrorize the people of Africa?

Nandi Bear

Mardina Bear

Sinda Bear

Undgi Bear

Hard  31% got this right

16

How many colours can pumpkins be?

0
4
6

Hard  17% got this right

Pumpkins can come in orange, red, blue, and white variations.
17

On Halloween of 1984, who was assassinated by her security guards?

Indira Gandhi

Anika Singh

Priyanka Sajevan

Vineeta Singh

42% got this right

Indira Gandhi was the Indian Prime Minister and to date she remains as the only ever female prime minister of India.
18

Approximately how old is halloween?

2500
6000
7500
Years

Hard  20% got this right

Halloween originates from Samhain,a Celtic festival where people would wear costumes and light bonfires to ward off evil
19

What creature might someone turn into on a full moon?

Werewolf

54% got this right

20

A besom is another word for a Cauldron.

False

True

37% got this right

A besom is actually another word for a broomstick.
21

Where is Transylvania?

Romania

64% got this right

22

When did Starbucks first introduce the pumpkin spiced latte?

2000
2003
2010

38% got this right

23

Halloween was first celebrated by Druids:

True

False

57% got this right

24

Which ghost ship is said to fortell imminent doom or disaster if seen at sea?

De Vliegende Holland

Flying Dutchman

The Flying Dutchman

59% got this right

The Flying Dutchman is allegedly never able to make port, but doomed to sail the seven seas forever.
25

The next full moon on Haloween will be in 2030?

False

True

37% got this right

It will be in 2039