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Halloween Quiz Questions and Answers

Halloween Quiz Questions and Answers

Halloween is almost here and with it will come a host of games and other forms of entertainment. One of the more popular ones among these are the quizzes that are held every year. If you're thinking of hosting a Halloween quiz, then you'll need some questions and answers for that. Here is a sample of some of the questions that you can feature in your quiz.
CelebrationJoy Staff
Last Updated: Mar 6, 2018
There are so many activities surrounding Halloween that there is hardly ever any time to stop and think of what's going on. There are parties, decorations, trick-o-treats and more. One of the more popular activities that are held during this time are the Halloween quizzes. These quizzes, it has been seen, have a wide platform for playing out. They can either be hosted in schools as a Halloween activity for kids, or they can make an entrance at Halloween parties as one of the games.
Multiple Choice Questions

Here are some simple multiple choice Halloween trivia questions and answers that you can use for a quiz contest at a party or at school, depending on the scale of difficulty and the age group that you're dealing with.

» On which day is Halloween celebrated?
  • 31st October
  • 30th October
  • 15th October
  • 1st October

» Before pumpkins, the Irish used what to carve the Jack o' lanterns out of?
  • Potatoes
  • Turnips
  • Rutabagas
  • All the above

» What is another name for Halloween?
  • Feast of the dead
  • Samhain
  • All Hallows Eve
  • All the above

» 'Lamb's Wool' a popular Halloween drink in the 18th Cent was made of milk and...
  • Chestnuts
  • Grapes
  • Apples
  • Potatoes

» When did the Celts celebrate their new year?
  • 13th October
  • 1st November
  • 1st January
  • 21st December

» What is the phobia of Halloween called?
  • Samhainophobia
  • Hallophopbia
  • Triskaphobia
  • Hellenologophobia

» Where do pumpkins grow?
  • Vines
  • Hallophopb Stalks
  • Trees
  • Bushes

» What do guests at a Halloween party bob for?
  • Apples
  • Skulls
  • Turnips
  • Oranges

» What does the word 'Hallow' mean?
  • Spook
  • Spirit
  • Sin
  • Saint

» Which priests first celebrated Halloween?
  • French
  • Druids
  • Christians
  • Romans

» Which country celebrates Halloween by eating sweet skulls?
  • Italy
  • Scotland
  • Mexico
  • Aboriginal Australia

» Which Halloween custom began as a way of finding out who would get married first?
  • Trick or treating
  • Making lanterns
  • Building a bonfire
  • Bobbing for apples

» What is a group of witches called?
  • Convoy
  • Commune
  • Cauldron
  • Coven

» What is a male witch called?
  • Warlock
  • Witchman
  • Halloweenie
  • There's no such thing

» Which actor in 'Ghostbusters' was also a co-writer of the film?
  • Dan Aykroyd
  • Rick Moranis
  • Ernie Hudson
  • Bill Murray

» Who sings the song, Monster Mash?
  • Billy Ray Cyrus
  • Frank Sinatra
  • Bobby Pickett
  • Frankie Avalon

» Who wrote Frankenstein?
  • Mary Shelley
  • Percy Shelly
  • Elizabeth Lunt
  • Bram Stoker

» What was Dr. Frankenstein's first name?
  • Francois
  • Boris
  • Victor
  • Schweitzer

» Which two colors are associated with Halloween?
  • Blue and Red
  • Red and White
  • Orange and Black
  • Green and Black

» What do children ask for when they go from door to door?
  • Tricks
  • Treats
  • Chocolates
  • Coins

» Which animal among these is associated with Halloween?
  • White rats
  • Black cats
  • Brown bears
  • Black frogs

» The celtic wore costumes. Why did they do that?
  • For fun
  • To scare the spirits
  • To fool the spirits
  • To scare the Gods

» What did the Druids sacrifice to the Gods?
  • Jewelry
  • Goats
  • Human beings
  • Hair

» Samhain was Lord of the...
  • Heavens
  • Rings
  • Zombies
  • Dead

Various Questions

Here are some other questions and answers that have to do with the general theme of spook, horror and Halloween.

» Who directed Mary Shelley's Frankenstein?
- Kenneth Branagh

» According to the movie, who fathered 'Rosemary's Baby'?
- The Devil

» In which decade was 'The Exorcist' first released?
- 1970s'

» Which Hitchcock movie featured feathered attackers ?
- The Bird

» Which British studios were famous for their horror movies featuring stars such as Cushing and Lee?
- Hammer

» Which 1978 movie shares its name with the spooky 31st October?
- Halloween

» Which Sissy played the title role in Carrie ?
- Spacek

» Who directed and starred in Psycho 3 in 1986?
- Anthony Perkins

» What was the first name of Dracula actor Lugosi?
- Bela

» What was the sequel to Scream called?
- Scream 2

» In which Dracula movie did Anthony Hopkins play Professor van Helsing?
- Bram Stoker's Dracula

» Who wrote the screenplay of 'The Exorcist'?
- William Peter Blatty

» On which street was there a nightmare in the 1980s' movie series?
- Elm Street
Now that you have an extensive list of some of the best Halloween quiz questions and answers, all you have to do is arrange for a party and include it as one of the Halloween party games. The questions aren't really easy to be used for kids, but they will make for a very interesting adult game. And only a true fan of the horror will be able to get most of these right. So start playing and let the fun times roll.
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