86 Fun Halloween Trivia Question and Answers


Halloween Trivia Question and Answers

Think you know everything there’s about Halloween? Think again, because the Trivia questions below will not only capture your attention but will also test your knowledge about anything Halloween;

1. Trivia Question: What is the name of the world’s longest haunted house?

The Haunted Cave in Lewisburg, Ohio, is a whopping 3,564 feet long and located 80 feet underground.

2. Trivia Question: What is the logic behind women looking into mirrors while walking downstairs at midnight on Halloween?

To see their boyfriends

3. Trivia Question: Prior to Halloween night, which vegetable is part of the tradition?

Cabbage is often used in pranks on Mischief Night, sometimes referred to as Cabbage Night. People would sometimes leave stinky, rotten cabbage near neighbors’ doors.

4. Trivia Question: Americans spent a total of how much on Halloween in 2019?

$2.6 billion

5. Trivia Question: Disney’s Hocus Pocus was originally named what?

Halloween House

6. Trivia Question: What is the name of the holiday that surpasses Halloween in terms of consumer sales?

Christmas

7. Trivia Question: What’s the mystery behind people dressing up in Halloween costumes?

Many Europeans, including the Celtics, dressed in costumes to repel spirits that they believed came back to Earth on what we now know as Halloween.

8. Trivia Question: What is the name of the archaic English tradition behind trick-or-treating?

On All Souls Day, the poor would go “souling,” knocking on doors offering prayers for residents’ deceased loved ones in exchange for food.

9. Trivia Question: Scottish women usually hang onto what to see their future husbands on Halloween?

Wet sheets in front of a fire.

10. Trivia Question: What is the name of the First Lady to have decorated the White House for Halloween?

Answer: Mamie Eisenhower in 1958

11. Trivia Question: What is the name of the popular magician that died on Halloween?

Harry Houdini

12. Trivia Question: What is the myth behind some people wearing clothes inside out on Halloween?

Some superstitions state that if you wear your clothes inside out and walk backward on Halloween, you’ll see a witch at midnight.

13. Trivia Question: Halloween is believed to have originated since when?

4000 B.C

14. Trivia Question: What is the logic behind women throwing apple peels behind them on Halloween?

It is believed that it would land in the shape of the first letter of their future husband’s name.

15. Trivia Question: What is the name of the Celtic tradition that led to modern-day trick-or-treating?

For the celebration of Samhain, people would put treats or food out to pacify evil spirits.

16. Trivia Question: The Hong Kong’s Festival of Hungry Ghosts is called what?

Yue Lan

17. Trivia Question: Which Roman goddess is said to be honored on Halloween?

Pomona, the goddess of fruit and trees.

18. Trivia Question: In which year was Halloween first celebrated in the United States?

1840s

19. Trivia Question: The first city-wide Halloween celebration in the United States was held where?

Anoka, Minnesota.

20. Trivia Question: What is the name of the most commercially successful horror movie of all time?

It

21. Trivia Question: What is the name of the person that sang the original “Monster Mash?”

Bobby Pickett

22. Trivia Question: What was the name of the candy that was given to soldiers in battle in the Korean War?

Tootsie Rolls

23. Trivia Question: What is the name of the most commercially successful horror franchise of all time?

Godzilla

24. Trivia Question: Halloween movie Working title was originally called what?

The Babysitter Murders

25. Trivia Question: In the Bram count stoker classic, what was the original name of Count Dracula?

Count Wampyr

26. Trivia Question: What is the name of the banned substance in California on Halloween?

Silly String

27. Trivia Question: What is the right way of spelling Halloween?

Halloween was originally spelled “Hallowe’en,” a contraction of “All Hallows Even.”

28. Trivia Question: Name the two countries known for Halloween costumes for trick-or-treating?

Scotland and Ireland

29. Trivia Question: What is the total number of candy an average house gives to each trick-or-treater?

Two pieces

30. Trivia Question: What is the name of the first American horror movie to show a toilet on the screen?

Psycho

31. Trivia Question: Which state in America is it illegal to be a priest or nun for Halloween?

Alabama

32. Trivia Question: What is the name of the most popular Halloween candy in America?

Skittles

33. Trivia Question: What were the names of the first-ever fun-size candy bars?

Snickers and Milky Way

34. Trivia Question: What is the name of the root vegetable that was commonly used before Jack O’Lanterns were carved as pumpkins?

Turnips

35. Trivia Question: The game of Apple bobbing originated from which country?

England

36. Trivia Question: The day after Halloween November 1st, is called what?

All Saints’ Day

37. Trivia Question: Name the three colors for Halloween?

Black, Orange and Purple.

38. Trivia Question: Which year will there be another full moon on Halloween?

2039

39. Trivia Question: The fear of Halloween is called what?

Samhainophobia

40. Trivia Question: Ireland’s traditional Halloween bread is called what?

: Barmbrack

41. Trivia Question: What is the name of the state that produces the most pumpkins?

Illinois

42. Trivia Question: The biggest Halloween parade is usually held wherein the United States?

New York City

43. Trivia Question: Which year was the Monster Mash first recorded?

1962

44. Trivia Question: Going by the lyrics of “Monster Mash”, name the guests of the Halloween Party?

Wolfman, Dracula, and his Son.

45. Trivia Question: The mummies originated from which country?

Ancient Egypt

46. Trivia Question: What is the name of the person that wrote the novel, Frankenstein?

Mary Shelley

47. Trivia Question: The Headless Horsemen emanated from which story?

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

48. Trivia Question: What is the name of the actor that turned down the role of Max Dennison in Hocus Pocus?

Leonardo DiCaprio

49. Trivia Question: Halloweentown premiered on Disney Channel in what year?

1998

50. Trivia Question: BeetleJuice was almost called what?

Scared Sheetless

51. Trivia Question: Halloween Town was filmed where?

Oregon

52. Trivia Question: What is the name of the TV network that airs the 31 Nights of Halloween?

Freeform

53. Trivia Question: Freddy Krueger’s shirt in A Nightmare on Elm Street was which color?

Red and green

54. Trivia Question: What is the total amount of money spent by the United States on Halloween candy annually?

More than $4 billion

55. Trivia Question: The word “trick-or-treat” originated in which decade in the United States?

1920s

56. Trivia Question: Name the least popular Halloween candy?

Candy Corn

57. Trivia Question: Averagely, kids consume how many cups of sugar from Halloween candy yearly?

Three Cups

58. Trivia Question: What is the total number of pounds of candy corn that are produced per year?

35 million pounds

59. Trivia Question: The National Candy Corn Day is usually celebrated when?

October 30

60. Trivia Question: What is the total of chocolates that are sold during Halloween week?

90 million pounds

61. Trivia Question: A Pagan holiday is often described as what?

A holiday not based on Christianity

62. Trivia Question: A day before Halloween is called what?

Mischief Night

63. Trivia Question: Halloween is called what in Spain?

El Dia de Los Muertos (Day of the Dead or All Souls Day)

64. Trivia Question: Orange and Black represents what in Halloween?

Orange represents the Fall harvest and black represents death.

65. Trivia Question: Pumpkins usually grow where?
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66. Trivia Question: To trick an evil spirit during the Halloween period, what do you have to wear?

Masks and Costume

67. Trivia Question: A male witch is called what?

A warlock

68. Trivia Question: The word “Dracula” means what?

Son of the Dragon

69. Trivia Question: Dr. Frankenstein’s first name is known as what?

Victor

70. Trivia Question: The Midnight is often described as what?

The Witching hour.

71. Trivia Question: Another name for the traditional broomstick is called what?

A Besom

72. Trivia Question: Vampire Bats lives where?

North and South America

73. Trivia Question: Dracula’s castle is located in which part of the Romanian region?

Transylvania

74. Trivia Question: Witches often ride on what?

Broomsticks

75. Trivia Question: Which animal is termed as bad luck if it crosses one’s path?

A Black Cat

76. Trivia Question: What is the name of the witch that was accidentally killed at the beginning of The Wizard of Oz by Dorothy?

The Wicked Witch of the East.

77. Trivia Question: Which type of mask did Jason wear in the movie Friday the 13th?

Hockey mask.

78. Trivia Question: What was the name of the first actor to play the role of Frankenstein’s monster in the movies?

Boris Karloff.

79. Trivia Question: What do people see that turns them into a werewolf?

Full Moon

80. Trivia Question: Name the first horror movie to get an Academy Award nomination?

The Exorcist

81. Trivia Question: What is the name of the person that wrote the Mystery Novel “Halloween”?

Agatha Cristie

82. Trivia Question: What is the name of the first Gothic Novel?

The Castle of Otranto by Horace Walpole,
published in 1764.

83. Trivia Question: Hogwarts usually celebrate Halloween in what way?

An annual Hogwarts Halloween feast.

84. Trivia Question: Name the female protagonist in The Phantom of the Opera?

Christine Daaé

85. Trivia Question: The killer dog in the Stephen King book is called what?

Cujo

86. Trivia Question: What is the name of the goddess of witches in Greek mythology?

Hecate

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