How Much Do You Know About Halloween Traditions?

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How Much Do You Know About Halloween Traditions?
Regardless of the time of year, Halloween is always relevant. Pumpkins, horror stories, and ghosts bring back memories of costumes and candy. What else can you remember when it comes to Halloween? Let's test your knowledge!

How many calories are in an average Halloween goodie bag at the end of the night?

7,000

1,000

12,000

2,000

What would most ghosts realistically have on them that movies/costumes don't portray?

Feces

Blood

No clothes

Dirt

What do many hotels not have due to superstition?

Black Cats

Mirrors

Ladders

13th floors

During the year in Salem where over a hundred witches were imprisoned, and/or executed, how many were "burned at the stake"?

20%

98%

0%

50%

Who and why did people start dressing up as the devil on Halloween?

Satanists, to worship him

Children, for fun

Witches, to summon him

Christians, to mock him

Why do we get scared at movies or haunted houses even though we know they are harmless?

It's a habit learned from our guardians/parents

Our instincts try to protect us

Cause we know it's fun

We revert to childhood when in those situations

Known as the Halloween Capital of the World, which city is home to many real life witches 365 days of the year?

Southington, Connecticut

Amityville, New York

Salem, Massachusetts

Anoka, Minnesota

What color can a pumpkin NOT naturally be?

Green

White

Purple

Blue

Since 1900, how many times has there been a full moon on Halloween?

4

21

12

Statistically, if you are poisoned on Halloween, who most likely did it?

A prankster

A rapist

A serial killer

A family member

What were gargoyles created to do?

To look awesome

Ward off evil spirits

Become possessed by spirits

Scare away intruders

What separates poltergeists from other spirits?

Being completely silent

They haunt locations, not people

They only haunt children

Being active (making noise, throwing things etc.)

Which two conditions were first linked to zombification?

Down syndrome and autism

HIV and AIDS

Schizophrenia and epilepsy

Leukemia and lung cancer

Halloween ranks where on the list of holidays that make the most money?

Ninth

First

Second

Third

Why did people dress up as ghosts or the dead?

To find their "soul" mate

To scare each other

For fun

So they would blend in

What is the most popular pet costume for Halloween?

Hot dog

Devil

A different animal

Pumpkin

What does legend say will happen if you put your clothes on inside out and walk backwards on Halloween?

You'll see a witch

You'll die

You will get stuck like that

You'll get possessed

The official colors of Halloween are black and orange. Black is the color of darkness and death, what is orange the color of?

Innocence and naivety

Pumpkins and gourds

Evil and malicious intentions

Strength and endurance

In the 1978 movie, Halloween, Michael Myers wore a set mask from ...?

The Exorcist

Star Trek

Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Rocky

According to Medieval Europe, which of these were likely a witch in disguise?

Cats

Crows

Owls

Snakes

After which war did "Trick or Treating" begin?

Revolutionary War

Vietnam War

WWII

WWI

The word Samhain refers to the Celtic festival held thousands of years ago before we called it Halloween. What does Samhain mean?

Hallowed Eve

Summer's End

Winter is Coming

Night of the Living

What is a common alternate form of trick or treating, called trunk or treating, that helps keep kids safe?

Keeping the kid in your trunk while driving around

Marking trees that kids can't go past

Using the trunks of cars where you can see the kids at all times

Standing at the trees near your homes so the kids don't have to go in anyone's house

Who coined the line, "double, double, toil and trouble"?

Shakespeare

Mark Twain

Hemingway

George Orwell

Which of these popular Halloween candies were added to WWII soldier rations?

Candy Corn

Candy Ribbons

Mary Jane's

Tootsie Rolls

What is the most popular Halloween candy according to consumers?

Candy corn

Skittles

Hershey's

Snickers

According to tradition, what do you actually want to see on Halloween?

A pit bull

A cockroach

A spider

A white cat

What is illegal to use in Hollywood on Halloween?

Canned air

Silly string

Cannabis

Black paint

In Alabama it is illegal to dress up as what on Halloween?

A cop

A priest

A witch

A devil

Why was the Lantern Festival originally held?

To celebrate life by joining together and lighting the sky

To light the way for the homeless

To bide time till the sun rises

To guide spirits home

What did the name "bonfire" originate from?

They were originally carbon-based fires

An Irish wizard named, Bondrae

Fires made from bon bons

Fires fed with bones

Which of these famous faces died on Halloween?

George Washington

Heath Ledger

Harry Houdini

Adolf Hitler

What is Samhnainophobia?

Fear of Halloween

Fear of not getting any candy you like

Fear of the color black

Fear of ghosts

What does the word witch originally mean?

Wise woman

Spirited Woman

Who are you unable to adopt on Halloween night at many locations?

Black cats

Highways

Irish children

Pit bulls

Which of these is a Scottish name for Halloween?

Cabbage Night

Dawn of the Radish

Day for Turnips

Creeper's Corn

In Ireland, and other Halloween-loving countries, Halloween is a day great for...?

Matchmaking

Finding a job

Calling your mother

Working the farm

According to the original story, what was the first jack-o-lantern made of?

A paper bag

A pumpkin

A turnip

A potato

What was common to wear on your head in the earliest Halloweens?

Buffalo skin

Pumpkins

Animal heads

Holy cloths

Which country did Halloween originate in?

The USA

Ireland

Spain

Greece

Childish Games

For you, Halloween is nothing more than silly child's play. Such a serious adult should not be engaged in begging for sweets and changing clothes. Besides, you don't believe in the supernatural at all. Therefore, this holiday is not the most important for you. However, we hope that our test still proved to you that it has many interesting traditions! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Good Magician

You love the holidays and the fun excitement they usually cause. However, you don't really like the idea of making friends with dark magic. Therefore, on Halloween, you stick to a neutral position. You are happy to share sweets with children, but do not take part in the general sabbath! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

Dark Magician

It seems that Halloween is your favorite holiday. You wait for him for a whole year, think through the costume and image in advance, prepare the scenery and decorate the house. You're taking this case seriously. Well, participation in the general obscurantism is a mandatory part of the program! Send this quiz to your friends, let's see if they can do it better!

How many calories are in an average Halloween goodie bag at the end of the night?
What would most ghosts realistically have on them that movies/costumes don't portray?
What do many hotels not have due to superstition?
During the year in Salem where over a hundred witches were imprisoned, and/or executed, how many were "burned at the stake"?
Who and why did people start dressing up as the devil on Halloween?
Why do we get scared at movies or haunted houses even though we know they are harmless?
Known as the Halloween Capital of the World, which city is home to many real life witches 365 days of the year?
What color can a pumpkin NOT naturally be?
Since 1900, how many times has there been a full moon on Halloween?
Statistically, if you are poisoned on Halloween, who most likely did it?
What were gargoyles created to do?
What separates poltergeists from other spirits?
Which two conditions were first linked to zombification?
Halloween ranks where on the list of holidays that make the most money?
Why did people dress up as ghosts or the dead?
What is the most popular pet costume for Halloween?
What does legend say will happen if you put your clothes on inside out and walk backwards on Halloween?
The official colors of Halloween are black and orange. Black is the color of darkness and death, what is orange the color of?
In the 1978 movie, Halloween, Michael Myers wore a set mask from ...?
According to Medieval Europe, which of these were likely a witch in disguise?
After which war did "Trick or Treating" begin?
The word Samhain refers to the Celtic festival held thousands of years ago before we called it Halloween. What does Samhain mean?
What is a common alternate form of trick or treating, called trunk or treating, that helps keep kids safe?
Who coined the line, "double, double, toil and trouble"?
Which of these popular Halloween candies were added to WWII soldier rations?
What is the most popular Halloween candy according to consumers?
According to tradition, what do you actually want to see on Halloween?
What is illegal to use in Hollywood on Halloween?
In Alabama it is illegal to dress up as what on Halloween?
Why was the Lantern Festival originally held?
What did the name "bonfire" originate from?
Which of these famous faces died on Halloween?
What is Samhnainophobia?
What does the word witch originally mean?
Who are you unable to adopt on Halloween night at many locations?
Which of these is a Scottish name for Halloween?
In Ireland, and other Halloween-loving countries, Halloween is a day great for...?
According to the original story, what was the first jack-o-lantern made of?
What was common to wear on your head in the earliest Halloweens?
Which country did Halloween originate in?

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