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".

Challenge yourself with a Halloween Trivia Quiz!

Hard

If a person's candle flame goes off on the night of Halloween, it indicates that the person is with what?

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Answer: A ghost
According to a superstitious belief that is associated with Halloween, if a person's candle flame goes off, then it suggests that there is a ghost by the side of that person.

Easy

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

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

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
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.

Hard

Where in the world did Pumpkins originate from?

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Answer: North America
Pumpkins originated from the North American continent. It is a squash plant that often comes in an orange-like color.

Medium

What term best describes an act by kids dressed in masks and costumes, whilst seeking candies from neighboring houses?

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Answer: Trick-or-treat
During Halloween, children are dressed in a variety of costumes and more often than not they are accompanied by their parents, and they go from one neighboring house to another, asking for candies. This practice is known as "trick-or-treat".

Easy

The term "bonfire" originated from which two Halloween related words?

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Answer: Bone and fire
A bonfire can also be referred to as balefire. It originated from the two words Bone and Fire. Bonfire is associated with an ancient Celts celebration where the bones of animals were burnt in order to fend off bad spirits. This practice became associated with Halloween.

Easy

During Halloween, what are witches portrayed to ride on?

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Answer: Broomsticks
Witches are portrayed to be riding on broomsticks. This is one of the major symbols of Halloween.

VeryHard

The Devil's Night refers to which day?

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Answer: October 30th
The 30th of October, thus the eve of Halloween is often referred to as the Devil's Night. The Devil's Night began in the 1940s and it is usually associated with very mild acts of vandalism and mischief in some communities.

Medium

A three-day celebration triduum that involves; Halloween, All Saints Day, and All Souls Day can be referred to as?

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Answer: Allhallowtide
Allhallowtide is a name that refers to the threesome celebration of Halloween, All Saints Day, and All Souls Day. Allhallowtide can also be called Allsaintstide or Hallowtide.

Hard

What does a blue colored pumpkin signify in Halloween?

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Answer: Food-allergen-friendly
During the celebration of Halloween, homes that offer Food-allergen-friendly treats do so by placing a blue or a teal colored pumpkin at their doorstep. These homes offer allergy-free treats instead of the usual candies. Allergy-free treats are safe for trick-or-treaters who might be allergic to certain types of food.



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