Halloween Super Quiz Part 3

Halloween Super Quiz Part 3 by Jim Ackroyd

  1. On which day is Halloween celebrated? – 31st October
  2. What other common name is used for Halloween? – All Hallows Eve
  3. What name was given to a popular Halloween drink in the 1700’s, made from milk and apples? – Lamb’s Wool
  4. If you Suffer from Samhainophobia, what do you fear? – Halloween
  5. What does the ‘Hallow’ in Halloween stand for? – Priest
  6. Who wrote the screenplay for the film ‘The Exorcist’? – William Peter Blatty
  7. What was name of the sequel to the film Scream called? – Scream 2
  8. What is a group of witches called? – Coven
  9. Who wrote Frankenstein? – Mary Shelly
  10. Which priests first celebrated Halloween? – Druids
  11. Who was Samhain? –  Lord of the Dead
  12. Who played the title role in Carrie? – Sissy Spacek
  13. Which famous actor in the film ‘Ghostbusters’ also co-wrote the film? – Dan Aykroyd
  14. Which Yorkshire fishing/seaside town features in the 1897 novel, Dracula? – Whitby
  15. In which year did Gaston Leroux write the novel The Phantom of the Opera? – (1909)
  16. Who played ‘Countess Dracula’ in the 1971 film of the same name? – Ingrid Pitt
  17. Who played Doctor Watson in the 1959 Hammer Horror classic The Hound of The Baskervilles? – Andre Morell
  18. In what year did the infamous Jack the Ripper terrify the population of east London? – 1888
  19. Who was burnt at the stake for witchcraft in 1431? – Joan of Arc
  20. Dame Maggie Smith played which character in Hogwarts? – Minerva McGonagall

Halloween Super Quiz Part 2

Halloween Super Quiz Part 2 by Bill Turnbull

1.      FLY SADAM HAM DIET this week’s anagram
The Addams Family
2.      How many points does a pentagram used in devil worship have
Five
3.      What was the name of the revolting child in The Omen
Damien
4.      A Scottish superstition states that which two colours should never be seen together
Red and green
5.      How do you kill a vampire
Put a stake through its heart
6.      With which song did Marty Robbins and Cliff Richard both have hits
Devil Woman
7.      Allegedly what is the first indication that a ghost has entered the room
Room goes cold
8.      Which snooker player was nicknamed Dracula
Ray Reardon
9.      What is the name given to the members of the spirit world who throw things about move furniture etc
Poltergeists
10.  Which bird is said to be unlucky alone, and lucky in pairs
Magpie
11.  In Jewish legend what is the artificially created being brought to life by magic and often made from mud known as
Golem
12.  What is the more common name for the devilfish
Manta ray
13.  What are the three operative words on an ouija board
Yes, no and goodbye
14.  According to medieval superstition what was pissing into an open grave supposed to cure
Incontinence
15.  Which British motor manufacturer used to make the Wizard (in the nineteen thirties)
Hillman
16.  What sport is played by the Cardiff Devils
Ice hockey
17.  Satan is also known as the Prince of what
Darkness
18.  What is the name given to an assembly of witches
Coven
19.  Which bird is said to embody the souls of dead mariners
Albatross
20.  Name the four most used superstitions (point for each)
Touching wood; crossing fingers; not walking under ladders; not breaking mirrors
21.  What is the Irish ghost called that is supposed to wail outside a house where death is imminent
Banshee
22.  A chimera is a mythical beast with a dragon’s tail, a goats body and the head of which animal
Lion
23.  Which misshapen creatures in the form of men are said to lurk in the northern forests of Scandinavia
Trolls
24.  Who was the male star of The Witches of Eastwick who famously said “I’m a horny little devil
Jack Nicholson
25.  Which legendary character of London could breathe fire and jump great heights
Springheeled Jack
26.  According to superstition if you sell your soul to the Devil what will you not have which everyone else does have
Shadow
27.  What is the name of the special pack of cards used in the telling of fortunes
Tarot cards
28.  From which song are the following lyrics taken He’s the hairy handed gent who ran amok in Kent
Werewolves Of London (Warren Zevon)
29.  Thirteen is considered unlucky by us what number do the Japanese consider to be unlucky
Four
30.  How do you kill a werewolf
With a silver bullet
31.  What was the name of Frankenstein’s hump backed assistant
Igor
32.  According to legend how did the Manx cat lose its tail
Caught it in the doors of Noah’s Ark
33.  The smell of what is reputed to repel vampires
Garlic (who said one of Bill’s farts)
34.  What does a clock striking 13 supposedly foretell
An imminent death
35.  What is the legendary land of laughter and song, where only dead sailors can go
Fiddler’s Green
36.  On what night of the week do witches always hold their covens
Friday
37.  They are leprechauns in Ireland what are the little people in Germany called
Kobolds
38.  What type of fairy was a useful fairy that did household chores during the night
Brownie
39.  What is the name given to a corpse brought back to life by Voodoo
Zombie
40.  What does the theatrical expression when the ghost walks, mean
Everyone gets paid

Halloween Super Quiz Part 1

Halloween Super Quiz Part 1 by Shane Barr

1) What were the first Jack O’Lanterns made from?
TURNIPS.

2) What is SAMHAINOPHOBIA?
A FEAR OF HALLOWEEN.

3) Where did trick or treating originate from?
A CELTIC TRADITION TO PLACATE THE SPIRITS.

4) What two colours are traditionally associated with Halloween?
ORANGE AND BLACK.

5) What European country is thought to have been the birthplace of Halloween?
IRELAND.

6) Name two other names for Halloween?
ALL HALLOWS EVE, WITCHES NIGHT, LAMSWOOL, SNAP APPLE NIGHT, SHAMAIN, SUMMERS END.

7) What did Scottish girls believe they could see if they hung wet sheets in front of a fire on Halloween?
IMAGES OF THEIR FUTURE HUSBAND.

8) What famous magician died on Halloween night in 1926?
HARRY HOUDINI.

9) If you wear your clothes inside out and walk backwards on Halloween, what might you see at midnight?
A WITCH.

10) When was Halloween thought to have originated?
4000 BC.

11) What town in Massachusetts is thought to be the Halloween capital of the World?
SALEM.

12) What does Mexico celebrate on Halloween?
DIAS DE LOS MUERTOS ( Days of the Dead ).

13) Which ancient Roman festival influenced Halloween?
POMONA.

14) What animals are associated with Halloween and witches?
CATS.

15) If you heard what animal’s call on Halloween it meant someone was going to die?
AN OWLS CALL.

16) The word witch comes from the old English WICCE, what does it mean?
WISE WOMAN.

17) What does the colour orange symbolise on Halloween?
STRENGTH.

18) In Alabama what is it illegal to dress up as on Halloween?
A PRIEST.

19) If you see a spider on Halloween what does it mean?
A SPIRIT OF A DEAD LOVED ONE WATCHING OVER YOU.

20) What other colours can pumpkins be?
GREEN, WHITE, RED, GREY.