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".
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.
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.
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.
Answer: North America
Pumpkins originated from the North American continent. It is a squash plant that often comes in an orange-like color.
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".
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.
Witches are portrayed to be riding on broomsticks. This is one of the major symbols of Halloween.
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.
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.
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.