Halloween Trivia Questions

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Halloween Trivia Questions

Read the text below and answer the Questions about HalloweenWe celebrate Halloween every year on October 31st. The holiday originally comes from the Celts who lived in Europe more than 2000 years ago. On November 1st they celebrated the end of summer. They thought ghosts visited the living on October 31st. They dressed up like ghosts so the spirits would not harm them. Today, many people still remember the dead on November 1st. It is called All Saints day. Another name for it is All Hallow’s Day. The day before, October 31st, is called All Hallow’s Eve, or Halloween for short. Halloween is an old tradition in Ireland and Scotland. In those countries, people dressed up and carried lanterns made of turnips. When people m


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is this article about?
    • A. 

      Pumpkins and jack'o'lanterns

    • B. 

      The story of halloween

    • C. 

      Tradition

  • 2. 
    How long ago did the Celts live in Europe?
    • A. 

      More than two hundred years ago

    • B. 

      Over two thousand years ago

    • C. 

      Under two thousand years ago

  • 3. 
    Where have the Halloween traditions been celebrated for longest?
    • A. 

      America

    • B. 

      UK

    • C. 

      Ireland and Scotland

  • 4. 
    What did the Celts celebrate on the first of November?
    • A. 

      All Hallow's Day

    • B. 

      End of Summer

    • C. 

      All Saint's Day

  • 5. 
    Where does the name Halloween come from?
    • A. 

      The eve of All Hallows Day

    • B. 

      All Hallows Day

    • C. 

      All Hallow's Night

  • 6. 
    Why did the Celts dress up as ghosts on Halloween?
    • A. 

      To celebrate the end of the summer

    • B. 

      To visit the ghosts

    • C. 

      To protect themselves from the ghosts

  • 7. 
    What are Jack'o'Lanterns made from?
    • A. 

      Turnips

    • B. 

      Pumpkins

    • C. 

      Watermelons

  • 8. 
    What is trick or treating?
    • A. 

      Dressing up and asking for treats

    • B. 

      Giving food to the poor

    • C. 

      Tricking people and treating them

  • 9. 
    Where does the tradition of trick or treating come from originally?
    • A. 

      Collecting food for the poor

    • B. 

      Collecting food for ghosts

    • C. 

      Collecting food for the children

  • 10. 
    All Hallow's Day is also known as...
    • A. 

      Halloween Day

    • B. 

      All Saints Day

    • C. 

      All Hallow's Eve