Halloween Quiz

Halloween Quiz - Questions and Answers

A quiz on all spooky and scary things relating to Halloween/All Hallows Eve - October 31st in the Gregorian calendar. If you're looking for more Halloween trivia, check out our other quizzes:

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Halloween Quiz - Questions


1. From which orange squash plant are Jack-O-Lanterns carved (it used to be turnips!)?

2. The Modern Prometheus is an alternative title for which 1818 Mary Shelley novel about a mad scientist's experiments with creating life?

3. In Harry Potter, Peeves was an example of what type of spirit, which owes its name to the German words for "noisy ghost"?

4. Which fruit is often "bobbed" for at Halloween parties? 

5. Double double, toil and trouble - in what vessel are witches generally described as brewing their potions in?

6. What weapon - usually owned by farmers - is wielded as the weapon of the Grim Reaper?

7. Which region - mostly located in Romania - is the home of the vampire Dracula?

8. In the title of the 1820 Washington Irving novel, which village is the home of the Headless Horseman?

9. On what cleaning object are witches - or Quidditch players - generally depicted as riding on?

10. In the Joss Whedon TV series (1997-2003), Sarah Michelle Gellar played which fictional vampire slayer?

11. Lurch was the butler to which fictional macabre family, with members such as Morticia and Wednesday?

12. Which country's ancient people infamously mummified and buried individuals in sarcophagi?

13. What creature are vampires generally depicted as being able to transform into?

14. In the Stephen King novel and film, which disease did the St. Bernard dog Cujo suffer from?

15. Fox Mulder and Dana Scully starred as FBI Special Agents who dealt with paranormal affairs in which popular TV series?

16. Count Orlok was the antagonist of which 1922 German cult vampire film?

17. Which metal are werewolves supposedly allergic to?

18. Dracula is considered by many to be draw inspiration from which 15th-century Wallachian prince, who would display his defeated Ottoman enemies on large spikes?

19. What was the name of the van used by Fred, Velma, Daphne, Shaggy and the title character to solve apparently supernatural crimes in Scooby Doo?

20. Halloween derives its name from All Hallows Eve - what is a hallow?


Halloween Quiz - Answers


1. From which orange squash plant are Jack-O-Lanterns carved (it used to be turnips!)? Pumpkins

2. The Modern Prometheus is an alternative title for which 1818 Mary Shelley novel about a mad scientist's attempts to create life? Frankenstein

3. In Harry Potter, Peeves was an example of what type of spirit, which generally moves things around a haunted building and owes its name to the German words for "noisy ghost"? Poltergeist

4. Which fruit is often "bobbed" for at Halloween parties? Apples

5. Double double, toil and trouble - in what vessel are witches generally described as brewing their potions in? Cauldron

6. What weapon - usually owned by farmers - is wielded as the weapon of the Grim Reaper? Scythe

7. Which region - mostly located in Romania - is the home of the vampire Dracula? Transylvania

8. In the title of the 1820 Washington Irving novel, which village is the home of the Headless Horseman? Sleepy Hollow

9. On what cleaning object are witches - or Quidditch players - generally depicted as riding on? Broomstick

10. In the Joss Whedon TV series (1997-2003), Sarah Michelle Gellar played which fictional vampire slayer? Buffy Summers

11. Lurch was the butler to which fictional macabre family, with members such as Morticia and Wednesday? Addams Family

12. Which country's ancient people infamously mummified and buried individuals in sarcophagi? Egypt

13. What creature are vampires generally depicted as being able to transform into? Bat

14. In the Stephen King novel and film, which disease did the St. Bernard dog Cujo suffer from? Rabies

15. Fox Mulder and Dana Scully starred as FBI Special Agents who dealt with paranormal affairs in which popular TV series? The X Files

16. Count Orlok was the antagonist of which 1922 German cult vampire film? Nosferatu

17. Which metal are werewolves supposedly allergic to? Silver

18. Dracula is considered by many to be draw inspiration from which 15th-century Wallachian prince, who would display his defeated Ottoman enemies on large spikes? Vlad the Impaler

19. What was the name of the van used by Fred, Velma, Daphne, Shaggy and the title character to solve apparently supernatural crimes in Scooby Doo? The Mystery Machine

20. Halloween derives its name from All Hallows Eve - what is a hallow? A saint


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