Halloween Trivia Quiz

How much do you really know about the scariest day of the year? Test your knowledge here, if you can handle it.

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  • 1. What does the Old English word "hallow" mean?

    • A. Sin

    • B. Saint

    • C. Spirit

    • D. Spook

  • 2. How large was the biggest pumpkin ever grown?

    • A. 895 lbs.

    • B. 1,004 lbs.

    • C. 1,140 lbs.

    • D. 1,192 lbs.

  • 3. Which of the following quotes is not from the movie "Halloween"?

    • A. "He came home."

    • B. "See anything you like?"

    • C. "There is nothing funny about Halloween."

    • D. "Was it the Boogey Man?"

  • 4. What is the common name for the mushroom species Clitocybe illudens?

    • A. Jack-in-the-box

    • B. Jack-O-Lantern

    • C. Scarecrow

    • D. Will-o-the-wisp

  • 5. When is All Saints' Day observed?

    • A. Oct. 30

    • B. Oct. 31

    • C. Nov. 1

    • D. Nov. 2

  • 6. Where did Halloween originate?

    • A. America

    • B. England

    • C. Scotland

    • D. Ireland

  • 7. How many Freddy Krueger movies have there been?

    • A. 6

    • B. 7

    • C. 8

    • D. 9

  • 8. Fill in the blank: The origin of American Halloween comes from the Druid holiday _________.

    • A. Feile Moingfinne

    • B. Fiann Soula

    • C. Nos Galen-gaeof

    • D. Samhein

  • 9. Which of the following celebrities does not have a Halloween birthday?

    • A. Vanilla Ice

    • B. Dan Rather

    • C. Adam Horovitz

    • D. Kevin Bacon

  • 10. Which of the following is the fear of Friday the 13th?

    • A. Paraskavedekatriaphobia

    • B. Samhainophobia

    • C. Triskaidekaphobia

    • D. Wiccaphobia

  • 11. How much do Americans spend on Halloween annually?

    • A. $2 billion

    • B. $3.7 billion

    • C. $5.2 billion

    • D. $6.9 billion

  • 12. What is the name for the Latin American holiday celebrated from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2?

    • A. El Dia de los Muertos

    • B. Guy Falkes Day

    • C. La Noche de los Espiritos

    • D. La Semana de Pimientos

  • 13. Fill in the blank: Vampires are compulsive ____________?

    • A. Gamblers

    • B. Drinkers

    • C. Counters

    • D. Shoppers

  • 14. Out of what were Jack-O-Lanterns originally made?

    • A. Rocks

    • B. Tomatoes

    • C. Turnips

    • D. Wood

  • 15. What is the title of "Halloween 3"?

    • A. "The Nightmare Isn't Over"

    • B. "The Return of Michael Myers"

    • C. "The Revenge of Michael Myers"

    • D. "Season of the Witch"

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