Halloween Trivia and Answers

Halloween is such a special day that here at TQN we believe it deserves its own trivia questions and answers category. So here is our selection of trivia that we trust will educate and entertain you. Do not fear or hesitate put on your vampire or fairy costume and come pick up your "soul cakes".

Easy

Which of the following animals is not usually associated with Halloween?

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Answer: Whale
More information: The celebration of Halloween is usually depicted by the presence of bats, cats, or spiders. However, whales are not featured during Halloween.

Hard

On Halloween night, a single woman will dream about her future husband if she kept what two things beneath her pillow?

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Answer: A silver sixpence and a rosemary herb
More information: If a single woman places a silver sixpence and a rosemary herb under her pillow on the night of Halloween, she will have visions about her future spouse. It is a superstitious belief that surrounds Halloween.

Easy

What should a person wear to trick evil spirits during Halloween?

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Answer: Masks and Costumes
More information: Ancient Celts had a belief that wearing masks and costumes will serve as camouflage and therefore prevent evil spirits from seeing them.

Hard

Which Celtic Pagan festival is the celebration of Halloween associated with?

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Answer: Samhain
More information: Samhain is the predecessor of the Halloween festival. Samhain involves a festival for the celebration of the harvest. The ancient Celts had a belief that during the time of Samhain, the doors linking the dead (spirits) and the living were opened so that the dead could also join in the feasting period. Samhain also marks the end of summer.

Hard

Which of the following is not a popular Halloween costume?

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Answer: Superman Costume
More information: The Superman costume is not usually associated with Halloween and it is rarely worn during the festivity.

Hard

In Halloween, apart from pumpkins being orange in color, what other colors can they (pumpkins) be?

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Answer: Brown, White, or Yellow
More information: Aside from being orange colored, pumpkins that are associated with Halloween can also be green, white, or blue in color.

VeryHard

In which of the following years did a full moon appear during Halloween?

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Answer: 2001
More information: In 2001, a full moon occurred during the celebration of the Halloween festival. It is rare for a full moon to occur during Halloween.

Medium

What two colors are the main colors that are associated with Halloween?

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Answer: Black and Orange
More information: Black and Orange are colors that are traditionally associated with the celebration of Halloween. Black depicts the darkness that surrounds the end of summer and the beginning of the cold dark winter days. Orange on the other portrays vegetations and leaves that have turned orange-like in color as a result of a change in weather.

Hard

The fear of Halloween is called?

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Answer: Samhainophobia
More information: Samhainophobia refers to persistent and unusual fear of Halloween. Samhainophobians are usually aware of the fact that Halloween poses no danger or harm to them, yet still, they tend to dread the celebration.

Medium

Which of the following activities is not a Halloween related activity?

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Answer: Planting of flowers
More information: Planting of flowers is not an activity that is associated with Halloween. The practice of planting flowers is often related to the celebration of Easter, which is a Catholic Church festival.



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