100+ Halloween Trivia Questions With Answers

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Trivia Questions With Answers

Like Thanksgiving and Christmas, we celebrate Halloween with full enthusiasm. But, there are a lot of interesting things we don’t know about Halloween. It could be a new fact about pumpkins or any superstition about owls and witches.
For this reason, I have brought 100 plus Halloween Trivia questions for you, which are more than amazing and fun. You can test your knowledge with these trivia questions and yes, they will be a great opportunity to tell your family that you know more about the festival than them!

General Halloween trivia questions
General Halloween trivia questions

  1. Which immigrants came to America and thought that Pumpkins were easy to carve on Halloween than potatoes?

    Irish Immigrants

  2. Is pumpkin a fruit or vegetable?

    Fruit

  3. The night before Halloween was what for the New Englanders?

    The Cabbage night

  4. Which American city observes the largest Halloween Parade in the United States?

    New York

  5. Where did bobbing for apples originate?

    Ancient Rome

  6. Celtics were superstitious. Is the statement true or False?

    True

  7. Name the person who first made the Jack-o-lantern?

    Jack

  8. Which country Jack-o-lanterns originally belong to?

    Ireland

  9. How many American states produces a major amount of pumpkins?

    Six

  10. Each year, how much pounds of candy corn is produced?

    35 million pounds

  11. The original costumes of Halloween were made of which material?

    Animal head and skin

  12. How many people participate in the Halloween parade of New York City?

    50,000

  13. Halloween parties, what do we traditionally bob for?

    Apples

  14. Which American city holds the record for the most Jack O’Lanterns lit at once?

    Boston, Massachusetts

  15. On Halloween, one of the two main meetings of witches is known as?

    Sabbats

  16. Which year was the movie Freaks released?

    1932

  17. The blockbuster “Halloween” was made in how many days?

    21 days

  18. Halloween is the second busiest day after which festival?

    Christmas

  19. Where do the Vampire cats live?

    South and Central America

  20. In 2014, who grew up the heaviest pumpkin in Switzerland?

    Beni Meir

  21. Approximately, what percent of kids prefer gums instead of chocolate candies on Halloween?

    10 percent

  22. Who holds the record for world’s fastest pumpkin carving time?

    Stephen Clarke

  23. In 1921, which American city firstly celebrated Halloween on a larger basis?

    Anoka, Minnesota

  24. What does the Hong kong’s Lue Yan mean?

    Festival of the hungry ghosts

  25. Transylvania is a region of which country?

    Rome

  26. What’s the most popular candy for Halloween?

    Chocolate

  27. The round orange pumpkins are native to which place?

    North America

  28. The record for world’s fastest pumpkin carving is of how much seconds?

    24.03 seconds

  29. After which war, advertisers marketed candy corn as a special treat for Halloween?

    World War II

  30. Who was the first actor to play Wolfman?

    Lon Chaney

  31. Valentine’s Day tops the candy sales. True or false?

    False, Halloween tops.

  32. Name the first individually wrapped Penny candy?

    Tootsie Rolls

  33. Halloween is one of the most popular holidays of Hallmark. Is that true or false?

    True

  34. Who wrote the mystery novel (Halloween Party)?

    Agatha Cristie

  35. Which American state doesn’t allow dressing like priest or nuns?

    Alabama

  36. In what year, the full moon will occur at Halloween?

    2020

  37. Which country holds the record for heaviest pumpkin?

    Switzerland

  38. Name the country believed to be the origin of Halloween?

    Ireland

  39. Which year Universal picture released the first feature-length (Werewolf of London)?

    1935

  40. For how many years, Halloween has been around for?

    App. 6,000 years

  41. Halloween is the second largest consumer holiday in America. True or False?

    True

  42. After the full moon’s Halloween of 2020, when will it occur again?

    2039

  43. Name the magician who died on Halloween?

    Harry Houdini

  44. According to the National Retail Federation, how many Americans celebrated Halloween in 2015?

    64 percent

  45. In which American state, world’s longest haunted house is situated?

    Ohio

  46. Which country celebrates Teng Chieh festival with Halloween?

    China

  47. Halloween is a public holiday. True or false?

    True

  48. Halloween is also a festival of matchmaking for many women. Is that true or false?

    True

  49. Name the Halloween Parade of NYC?

    The Village Halloween Parade

  50. On which date we celebrate Halloween?

    31st October.

  51. In the Hollywood California, during Halloween, which item is banned from 12am October 31st to 12pm November 1st?

    Silly string

  52. In which decade, the first Halloween card was made?

    1920’s

Halloween etymology trivia
Halloween etymology trivia

  1. The word “Witch has derived from which term?

    Wica

  2. What is the abbreviation for Halloween?

    Hallow’s Evening

  3. Which newspaper in Canada firstly used the phrase of Trick or Treat for the children?

    Herald

  4. A group of witches is called?

    A coven

  5. What was the original name of Bram Stoker for Dracula?

    Count Wampyr

  6. Immigrants from Europe originally celebrated Halloween around what?

    Bonefire (newly known as bonfire)

  7. What is the meaning of Dracula?

    Son of Evil

  8. Halloween is more than the Irish St. Patrick’s day. True or False?

    True

  9. What was the original name of candy corn?

    Buttercream candies

  10. For bobbling apples and nuts date, what are the two other names for Halloween?

    San-apple night and Nut-crack night

  11. Name the Halloween fixture, which symbolizes the harvesting roots of the festival?

    Scarecrows

  12. The typical Halloween color, orange depicts what?

    Strength

  13. According to a superstition, a child born on Halloween has which specific ability?

    To see and talk to the spirits

  14. In the correct spelling of the Halloween, where is the apostrophe placed?

    Between two e’s

  15. Halloween celebrations in Hong Kong are known as?

    Yue Lan

  16. Halloween is celebrated after Thanksgiving. True or False?

    False

  17. In Halloween, what does seeing a spider mean?

    Good luck

  18. In Medieval Europe, hearing Owls on Halloween meant what?

    Someone is going to die

  19. What does wica mean?

    Wise one

  20. What is the Spanish name for Halloween?

    Día de las Brujas

  21. When did the first known trick-or-treating in print in North America occur?

    1927

  22. Souling and guising are other names for what?

    Trick or treat

  23. Which color reminds that Halloween was once a festival for marking the boundaries between life and death?

    Black and Orange

  24. In Celtic tradition, what are the cakes call, which the beggars received from the homes and pray for their dead-ones?

    Soul Cakes

  25. All hallow’s eve is also known as?

    All saint’s eve

  26. Jack-O-Lantern is an inspirational phrase of which country’s folktale?

    Irish Folktale

  27. Which year did the movie “Halloween” release?

    1978

  28. What is hallow?

    A holy person

  29. The fear of Halloween is known as?

    Samhainphobia

  30. Halloween is a result of the influence of which Roman festival?

    Harvest Goddess

  31. The movie Hocus Pocus had a different title before. Name that?

    Halloween House

  32. Who has begun the black cat superstition?

    Puritan Pilgrims

Trick or Treating Trivia
Trick or Treating Trivia

  1. In which country Trick or treat is a common practice on Halloween?

    United States

  2. Which American city of Illinois banned teenagers from trick or treating in 2010?

    Belleville

  3. Name the boy who ate a heroine laced candy in the Halloween of 1970?

    Kevin Toston

  4. Which year UNICEF founded Trick or treat program?

    1950

  5. Which year the idea of trunk or treat born?

    2000

  6. Name the second most popular candy of Halloween?

    Candy Corn

  7. Trick and treat is the modified form of which tradition?

    Guising and souling

  8. For a treat, what you have to do originally?

    Dancing

  9. In America, usually how many pieces of candy are given to the trick or treaters?

    2 pieces

Halloween Costumes Trivia
Halloween Costumes Trivia

  1. What was the most popular costume for pets in 2015?

    Pumpkin

  2. What was the second most popular costume for pets in 2015?

    Hot-dogs

  3. In 2017, which costumes top the list?

    Superheroes

  4. In 2015, what was the most popular costume for adults?

    Witch

Halloween Monsters Trivia
Halloween Monsters Trivia

  1. Which year, the Count Dracula Society founded?

    1962

  2. The first Jack-o-lanterns were made of which things?

    Turnips

  3. Who wrote (A Dracula Handbook)?

    Elizabeth Miller

  4. Many pet centers do not allow buying which color of cat on Halloween?

    Black cats

  5. In Medieval Europe, owls were believed to be what?

    Witches

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