Halloween Trivia and Answers

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.

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.

Medium

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

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Answer: Planting of flowers
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.

Easy

What color of a cat is mainly associated with the commemoration of Halloween?

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Answer: Black
A black cat is associated with the celebration of Halloween. Legend has it that black cats were believed to be reincarnated witches.

Medium

In which year did the annual New York Halloween Parade begin?

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Answer: 1973
The annual New York Halloween Parade started in the year 1973. It is a yearly holiday parade that is presented on every Halloween's night in Manhattan, New York City.

Easy

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

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

Medium

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

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Answer: Black and Orange
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 Halloween practice of an individual's pocket that has been turned inside out and left to dangle, is aimed at protecting the individual from which hungry creatures?

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Answer: Owls
It was believed that an individual will be protected from hungry owls if they turned their pockets inside out and left them (pockets) to dangle.

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".



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