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Halloween Trivia

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    trivia questions for fun in the classroom
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  • In which country did Halloween originate?
    Wales
    the USA
    England
    Ireland
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  • What does the word Hallow mean?
    spook
    saint
    spirit
    sin
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  • In what century did the practise of trick-or-treating begin?
    17th century
    14th century
    18th century
    16th century
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  • What did people think it happenned on Halloween?
    the souls of the dead came back to the Earth
    it was the beginning of winter
    wizzards and witches came out to do magic
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  • What is the phobia of Halloween called?
    Hellenologophobia
    Samhainophobia
    Hallophobia
    Triskaphobia
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  • What does the word Halloween mean?
    Day of the Dead
    Holy night
    Blessings
    Night of the Dead
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  • What country celebrates the Day of the Dead on 31st October?
    Peru
    India
    Mexico
    China
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  • In Medieval Europe, people used to think witches can tranform into an animal. Which one?
    An owl
    A snake
    A rat
    A bat
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  • What is the significance of seeing a spider on Halloween?
    You will win a lot of money
    You will have bad luck
    You will be protected by a spirit of your loved person
    You will find love of your life
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  • Why did people put the lantern outside?
    To frighten evil spirits
    To see while they were having a party
    To be friendly with evil spirits
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  • What two colours are typical for Halloween?
    BLACK (symbolizes death) and ORANGE (symbolizes harvest in autumn)
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  • On Halloween it is traditional to „bob“ for what kind of fruit?
    plums
    pears
    oranges
    apples
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  • According to superstition, if you stare into a mirror at midnight on Halloween, what will you see?
    Your death
    The devil
    Your dead ancestors
    Your future spouse
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  • If you want to keep spirits out of your home on Halloween, what should you sprinkle on your doorstep?
    garlic
    thyme
    salt
    holywater
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  • From which region in the world do pumpkins originate?
    North America
    South America
    Central America
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  • Before pumpkins, what were the first lanterns made of?
    melons
    turnips
    potatoes
    coconuts
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  • What is the nickname of the Halloween carved pumpkin?
    Jack O‘Lantern
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  • Who wrote the novel Frankenstein?
    Emily Brontë
    Mary Shelley
    Percy Byshe Shelley
    Edgar Allan Poe
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  • What does the name Dracula mean?
    Evil on the Earth
    Nocturnal creature
    Son of the Devil
    Blood drinker
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  • On Halloween 2020 in the US, what was the most popular children‘s costume?
    Star Wars
    Witch
    Princess
    Spiderman
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  • What was the Halloween top costume for pets in 2020 in the US?
    Spider
    Black cat
    Superhero
    Pumpkin
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  • How much money did Americans spend on Halloween in 2020?
    $8 billion
    $6 billion
    $5 billion
    $10 billion
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  • If you are born on October 31st, you have the ability to....
    ...do magic on October 31st.
    ...see and talk to ghosts.
    ...fly on October 31st.
    ...see the future.
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  • What does the "trick" in the part trick-or-tree represent?
    Ghosts will trick a person into giving them a treat.
    Trick will be played if no treat is given.
    There is no meaning; it’s just cute.
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