The Ultimate Halloween Quiz

Fancy Facing some Terrifying Trivia? From the history of Halloween to the modern-day trends like Trick-or-treating and Bobbing for Apples. Think Ghosts, Ghouls, and Witches for inspiration to ace our free Halloween Quiz.

You’ll find 100 questions divided into 4 rounds, so gather your family & friends for some spooktacular quizzing.

Round 1

1 – In which month does Halloween fall?

2 – Halloween falls on different dates each year – True or False?

3 – Who are Sarah, Mary and Winifred better known as?

4 – What is the name of the popular teenage witch?

5 – Which fruits would you traditionally bob for at Halloween parties?

6 – Bobbing for apples originated in Ancient Rome – True or False?

7 – The original ‘Halloween’ film was released in 1968 – True or False?

8 – In which film is the infamous Jason Voorhees the lead character?

9 – What is a Jack-o-Lantern made out of?

10 – Which 1973 hit song featured the lyric “It was a graveyard smash”?

11 – If you see a ghost, ‘Who you gonna call’?

12 – Real vampire bats live in Transylvania – True or False?

13 – What creature might someone turn into during a full moon?

14 – Where were the most notorious Witch trials held?

15 – A Besom is another word for a cauldron – True or False?

16 – Which country celebrates ‘The Day of the Dead’ instead of Halloween?

17 – In which animated film would you expect to see a vampire voiced by ‘Adam Sandler’?

18 – Spider cakes are traditionally baked on All Souls Day – True or False?

19 – In the film The Witches, what does the potion turn children into?

20 – In the film ‘Monsters Inc’, what is the name of Sully’s one-eyed best friend?

21 – Which school celebrates Halloween with a feast in the Great Hall?

22 – Which band sang the song ‘Pet Sematary’?

23 – What is a group of witches called?

24 – What is the word Halloween an abbreviation of?

25 – On what date does Halloween always fall?

Round 2

1 – What household item does Mary Sanderson use to fly?

2 – What is the name of the talking black cat from ‘Sabrina the Teenage Witch’?

3 – On which historical figure was Bram Stoker’s Dracula said to have been based?

4 – What is the name of a ghost that can move things around your house?

5 – What’s the only way to kill a zombie?

6 – When knocking on doors on Halloween night, what words should be spoken?

7 – Which celebrity is famed for her outrageous Halloween parties?

8 – Name the 1988 Disney Halloween film starring a young girl living with her good-witch grandmother?

9 – A Hallow is a saint or a holy person – True or False?

10 – There was a full moon at Halloween in 2020 – True or False?

11 – Which children’s author has a famous book called ‘The Witches’?

12 – Which vegetable is said to repel a vampire?

13 – Which Michael Jackson song is often played at Halloween parties?

14 – What type of creature is Shrek?

15 – Who wrote the popular children’s book ‘Room on the Broom’?

16 – Name the popular Halloween treat that consists of a fruit covered in a sticky glaze?

17 – Which horror film features Pennywise?

18 – Who is the lead actress in the Halloween film franchise?

19 – Which game is used to talk to spirits and awaken the dead?

20 – Name the 2020 American mystery comedy-horror film starring and written by Adam Sandler?

21 – Mummies were ground up during the middle ages to make medicine – True or False?

22 – In what country did the tradition of carving jack o’ lanterns originate?

23 – The next full moon due at Halloween will be in 2030 – True or False?

24 – Which ghost ship is said to foretell imminent doom or disaster if seen at sea?

25 – In the animated film ‘Hotel Transylvania’ what is Dracula’s teenage daughter’s name?

Round 3

1 – What is the UK’s Most-Watched Halloween Movie?

2 – Who wrote the novel ‘Frankenstein’?

3 – Werewolves are immortal – True or False?

4 – Who was ‘The Worst Witch’?

5 – What is the name of the serial killer in the film ‘The Silence of The Lambs’?

6 – Who is DR. Jekyll’s alter ego?

7 – Who played the charlatan psychic ‘Oda Mae Brown’ in the film ‘Ghost’?

8 – What is Scooby Doo’s Ghost hunting group called?

9 – What does Wica mean?

10 – How many ghosts visited Ebenezer Scrooge in the book A Christmas Carol?

11 – What is a lycanthrope better known as?

12 – Vampire bats solely feed on blood – True or False?

13 – Which 2007 action film stars Nicolas Cage as stunt motorcyclist Johnny Blaze?

14 – What animals do Vampires commonly transform into?

15 – Samhainophobia is a fear of Halloween – True or False?

16 – Where is Transylvania?

17 – Which fictional character is the main protagonist of the novel/film ‘The Hunchback of Notre-Dame’?

18 – Before people used pumpkins, what vegetables were Jack O’ Lanterns made out of?

19 – Who wrote and directed the film ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’?

20 – Which family was considered, creepy, Kooky, Mysterious, Spooky, and all together ooky?

21 – What is the title of a witch’s pet (or Imp)?

22 – What do pumpkins grow on?

23 – What do Witches use to brew their spells?

24 – By what name is midnight also known?

25 – What was Dr. Frankenstein’s first name?

Round 4

1 – In which film is the infamous Michael Myers the lead character?

2 – Who wrote the novel ‘Dracula’?

3 – Halloween was first celebrated by the Druids – True or False?

4 – Which famous magician died on Halloween in 1926?

5 – In Ghostbusters, what is the name of the infamous green ghost?

6 – What is the name of the ginger doll that terrorised its owners?

7 – Who wrote and directed the film ‘Frankenweenie’?

8 – On which night of the week, do Witches traditionally hold their meetings?

9 – When did Starbucks first introduce the pumpkin spice latte – 2000, 2002 or 2003?

10 – Catherine of Arragon is said to haunt the Tower of London, where she was beheaded in 1536 – True or False?

11 – In Medieval Europe, owls were thought to be witches, and to hear an owl’s call meant what?

12 – Which animated character is also known as ‘Pumpkin King’?

13 – Who wrote “Pet Sematary” and “The Shining”?

14 – How long did it take to make the first Halloween movie – 21 days, 21 months or 21 years?

15 – Someone with Bogyphobia is afraid of what?

16 – Why were people suspicious of black cats during the Middle Ages?

17 – Gargoyles also protect against harmful spirits – True or False?

18 – The word ‘Witch’ was derived from which term?

19 – Which actor played Beetlejuice in the film?

20 – What are the first names of the parents from ‘The Addams Family’?

21 – Name the American sitcom depicting the home life of a family of benign monsters?

22 – What is Hong Kong’s Festival of Hungry Ghosts called?

23 – What is Frankenstein’s monster scared of?

24 – What is the day after Halloween called?

25 – Is a banshee likely to laugh, cry, scream or sing?


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