Halloween 2011

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Halloween 2011

This Halloween trivia quiz is made up of interesting questions. Different people have different Halloween traditions but for most people there is dressing up as their favorite people or someone scary, great music and a bunch of movies. In this quiz you will get to test out how well you know some popular movies and music. Be sure to check it out and see what to add onto your collection.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Halloween has roots in what ancient Celtic celebration? 
    • A. 

      Samhain

    • B. 

      All Saints' Day

    • C. 

      All Souls' Day

  • 2. 
    What was the goal of trick-or-treating before candy came into the picture? 
    • A. 

      Money

    • B. 

      Apples

    • C. 

      Soul cakes

  • 3. 
    Jack o' lanterns first got their start as what vegetable? 
    • A. 

      Watermelons

    • B. 

      Turnips

    • C. 

      Potatoes

  • 4. 
    Approximately what percentage of U.S. children go trick-or-treating or engage in other Halloween festivities each year?
    • A. 

      60 to 65 percent

    • B. 

      70 to 75 percent

    • C. 

      85 to 90 percent

  • 5. 
    In similar fashion to the U.S., people from Hong Kong celebrate Ghost Festival to honor the dead. Spirits are believed to roam the earth on the day before November 1. They burn what objects, believing this sends comfort to the spirit world?
    • A. 

      Small paper items and pictures

    • B. 

      Dried Flowers

    • C. 

      Candles

  • 6. 
    Similar to Halloween, people in Japan celebrate Obon Festival. Occuring in July and August, families prepare special dishes and clean memorial stones.  People also hang what in their homes?
    • A. 

      Small chandeliers

    • B. 

      Bright red lanterns

    • C. 

      Boldly colored ribbons