Dr. How's Science Wows - Hallowe'en Science Quiz

20 Questions
Dr. How

Do you know all the spooky science behind Hallowe'en? Test your knowledge with this great quiz! Great to entertain children during the Hallowe'en break, a cool classroom activity or a fun family activity!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    TRUE or FALSE... the Moon makes its own light?  
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Is a bat a.... 
    • A. 

      Bird

    • B. 

      Reptile

    • C. 

      Mammal

    • D. 

      Insect

  • 3. 
    A spider has how many legs?
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      4

    • C. 

      6

    • D. 

      8

  • 4. 
    A pumpkin is a ....
    • A. 

      Fruit

    • B. 

      Vegetable

    • C. 

      Vitamin

    • D. 

      Mineral

  • 5. 
    TRUE or FALSE... One gram of the toxin produced by the Golden Poison Dart Frog is enough to kill more than ten grown men?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    TRUE or FALSE...spiders are insects?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the pigment that gives pumpkins their orange colour?....
    • A. 

      Chlorophyl

    • B. 

      Carotene

    • C. 

      Anthocyanin

  • 8. 
    TRUE or FALSE... the Moon is about 250,000 miles away from Earth?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    True or False...The smallest mammal (by skull size) in the world is a bat?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    TRUE or FALSE... A “Glass Frog” is a Frog with a transparent underside?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
     A spider's wed is made of...
    • A. 

      Protein

    • B. 

      Sugar

    • C. 

      Starch

    • D. 

      Fat

  • 12. 
    TRUE or FALSE... the Moon is about a quarter of the size of the Earth?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    TRUE or FALSE... Bats make up about one fifth of all mammal species?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    A frog sheds its skin once every....
    • A. 

      Day

    • B. 

      Week

    • C. 

      Month

    • D. 

      Year

  • 15. 
    We are all used to carving pumpkins at Halloween, but this tradition was started with another vegetable, was it....
    • A. 

      The carrot

    • B. 

      The turnip

    • C. 

      The parsnip

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 16. 
    A bat can live for....
    • A. 

      Two years

    • B. 

      Five years

    • C. 

      Ten years

    • D. 

      20 + years

  • 17. 
    TRUE or FALSE... We can never see the back of the Moon from Earth?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    TRUE or FALSE... all spiders make webs?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    TRUE or FALSE... The male Darwin Frog minds the hatched tadpoles until they are fully formed froglets?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    TRUE or FALSE... The largest bat in the world has a wingspan of close to two metres?
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False