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Halloween Trivia Questions for the Festive Night

Halloween is a holiday celebrated each year on October 31. The tradition originated with the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain, when people would light bonfires and wear costumes to ward off ghosts. We have fun filled Halloween trivia questions with answers to brighten your mood on the festive day.

Many celebrate the traditions of Halloween by dressing in costumes and telling tales of witches and ghosts. Pumpkins are carved into glowering jack-o’-lanterns. Children parade from house to house, knocking on doors and calling out “Trick or treat!” hoping to have their bags filled with candy. On this occasion try these trivia questions with your friends and family,

Halloween Trivia Questions

Click “+” sign to know the answers. These free Halloween questions and answers are of mixed level and for all.

1. ‘Guising’ is the Scottish and Irish equivalent of which Halloween tradition?
Trick or treating

2. Which large fruit is carved to make Jack-o-lanterns?
The pumpkin

3. What does the word “hallow” mean in relation to Halloween?
Saint or holy person

4. What type of demon, originating from Arab mythology supposedly robs graveyards and feeds on human beings?
A ghoul

5. Which two colors are traditionally associated with Halloween?
Orange and black

6. And what do the two colors represent?
Orange represents the Fall harvest and black represents death

7. Which author wrote the novel Dracula?
Bram Stoker

8. From which other two words do we get the word bonfire?
Bone and fire

9. According to legend, what does it mean if you see a spider on Halloween?
That a loved one is watching over you

10. With which Catholic holiday is Halloween associated?
All Saints’ Day

11. In which country did Halloween originate?
Ireland

12. Do pumpkins grow in the ground, on vines, or on trees?
On vines

13. According to legend, what special ability are people who were born on Halloween supposed to possess?
The ability to communicate with the dead

14. Which actress played Laurie Strode in the original Halloween movie?
Jamie Lee Curtis

15. And what is the name of the killer in that movie?
Michael Myers

16. ‘Guising’ is the Scottish and Irish equivalent of which Halloween tradition?
Trick or treating

17. What is the fear of Halloween called?
Samhainophobia

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