Halloween

Halloween Trivia

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Which US State produces the most Pumpkins?

Illinois Click to see the answer

In which season is Halloween?

Fall

The Blair Witch Project' is set in which state?

Maryland

In which year was the first 'Halloween' movie released?

1978

Who was the first person to star as Frankenstein?

Boris Karloff

Name the Doctor who is associated wit Mr. Hyde?

Dr Jekyll

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Who played Mr. Kreeg in 'Trick 'r Treat'?

Brian Cox Click to see the answer

How many eyes does the monster called a cyclops have?

1

How many bones are there in your average adult skeleton?

206

Which vegetable is usually carved for Halloween?

Pumpkin

The movie 'Halloween' begins in which year?

1963

Pumpkins grow on a what?

Vines

How much money to Americans spend on Halloween each year?

$9 billion

What does the Old English word 'hallow' mean?

Saint

Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' was released in which year?

1982

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Who wrote the novel 'Frankenstein'?

Mary Shelley Click to see the answer

Which classic movie is set in the Overlook Hotel?

The Shining

What is the only thing that can kill a werewolf?

A silver bullet

The 1995 film 'Casper' is based on which cartoon?

Casper the Friendly Ghost

Which of these is a 2004 teen horror film?

The Hollow

What is the title of 'Halloween 3'?

Season of the Witch'

How many people were accused of witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials?

165

What did people think happened on Halloween?

The souls of the dead came back to Earth

Who wrote 'Attack of the Jack O'Lanterns'?

R. L. Stine

The celebration of Samhain is to honor what?

The end of summer

What was the budget for the remake of 'Halloween'?

$15 million

Who wrote the famous poem called Halloween?

Robert Burns

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The 'corpse flower' gets its name from its what?

Smell Click to see the answer

Who directed the 1992 movie 'Dracula'?

Francis Ford Coppola

What is another name for trick-or-treating?

Guising

How many films are there in the Halloween series?

10

What is the purpose of a ghoul?

To rob graves

Who directed the first 'Halloween' movie?

John Carpenter

In what year was Frankenstein written?

1818

Samhainophobia is the fear of what?

Halloween

Halloween festivals have been celebrated for how many years?

2000

How many Freddy Krueger movies have there been?

8

How many days was 'Halloween' shot in?

45

In Halloween what was Mr. Strode's profession?

Real Estate Agent

Where is Michael Myers in 'Halloween' from?

Haddonfield

The word Halloween dates from which century?

18th

Who directed the movie 'Pumpkinhead'?

Stan Winston

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How many colors feature on the American Halloween treat of candy corn?

3 Click to see the answer

How many species of tarantula spider have been identified?

1000

Who directed the remake of 'Halloween'?

Rob Zombie

How many people broke the record for the largest Halloween gathering in 2010?

17,777

What is a pumpkin?

A fruit

Where does Halloween come from?

Ireland and Scotland

Jack-o'-lanterns are named after who?

Stingy Jack

In China, Halloween is known by what name?

Teng Chieh

Which of these is a popular Halloween treat?

Candy Apples

Who did not star in 'Trick or Treat'?

Lukas Haas

What is the night before Halloween called?

Gate Night

As of 2019, how many films are there in the Halloween film franchise?

11

On which day in October is Halloween celebrated?

31st

How many movies were made in the 'Scary Movie' series?

5

Who wrote the 1897 novel 'Dracula'?

Bram Stoker

A pumpkin is a variety of what vegetable?

Squash

What sort of supernatural being is Dracula?

Vampire

What did the Romans call Halloween?

Pomona Day

Who was the original wolf-man?

Lon Chaney

Who directed the movie 'Halloweenight'?

Mark Polonia

The word Dracula means what?

Son of the devil

Halloween' is a poem written by who?

Robert Burns

Which of these is another word for 'ghost'?

Phantom

The movie 'Halloween' is set in which state?

Illinois

The movie 'Halloween' was inspired by which film?

Psycho

It's Halloween' is a picture book written by who?

Jack Prelutsky

What are male witches called?

Warlocks

What was the name of Dracula's sidekick?

Renfield

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In Germany, it is traditional to put away which kitchen instrument?

Knives Click to see the answer

In which 1970s film is there a child named Damien?

The Omen

Halloween Jack-o'-lanterns are usually which color?

Orange

Which country celebrates Alla Helgons Dag as its Halloween day?

Sweden

The 'Monster Mash' hit #1 on the Billboard chart in which year?

1962

Who has produced the most movies in the Halloween series?

Paul Freeman

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How many films are there in the 'Night of the Demons' series?

3 Click to see the answer

What is the name of the killer in the Halloween series?

Michael Myers

At Halloween children play 'Trick or Treat'. What are 'treats'?

Sweets

The movie 'Dark Night of the Scarecrow' was released in which year?

1981

How much do Americans spend on Halloween annually?

$6.9 billion

Día de Muertos is a translation for which Ghoulish celebration

Day of the Dead

At Halloween children play 'Trick or Treat'. What are 'tricks'?

Practical jokes

Which of these countries do not traditionally celebrate Halloween?

France

What color is the stem on a Mellowcreme Pumpkin Halloween treat?

Green

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Which of these is a confection popular primarily around Halloween?

Candy corn Click to see the answer

Which of the following quotes is not from the movie 'Halloween'?

There is nothing funny about Halloween.'

Halloween is the day before which Christian celebration?

All Saints' Day

The 'Halloween' music score is credited to what group?

Bowling Green Philharmonic

Sissy Spacek starred in which of the following horror movies?

Carrie

The tradition of dressing up at Halloween started because of what?

To trick evil spirits

In what year was the movie 'Halloweentown' released?

1998

In 'Halloween II' how many times does Dr. Loomis shoot Michael?

7

Which actor that played Dracula was buried in his costume?

Bela Lugosi

In what country do they celebrate the Day of the Dead?

Mexico

What image is usually carved onto a Jack-o'-lantern?

A face

Who played the lead role in the 2004 movie 'Van Helsing'?

Hugh Jackman

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The movie 'Halloween Night' was released in which year?

2006 Click to see the answer

Michael Myers is not the main antagonist in which of these movies?

Halloween III: Season of the Witch

Who voiced the Halloween Hound in the movie 'Spooky Buddies'?

Diedrich Bader

Which of these movies was reissued for Halloween 1982?

Poltergeist

Black and which other color is associated with Halloween?

Orange

What's the name of Jack Nicholson's character in 'The Shining'?

Jack Torrance

Which country celebrates Yue Lan as its Halloween day?

Hong Kong

Who played Michael Myers in the original 'Halloween' movie?

Nick Castle

Who directed the '60s horror film Dance of the Vampires?

Roman Polanski

Who directed the movie 'Halloween H20: 20 Years Later'?

Steve Miner

Which actor played in the most Edgar Allan Poe films?

Vincent Price

Tubular Bells was the soundtrack to which horror movie?

The Exorcist

What is Michael Myers called in the script of Halloween?

The Shape

What is Jack Nicholson's famous phrase from The Shining?

Here's Johnny!

Which of the following is the fear of Friday the 13th?

Paraskavedekatriaphobia

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What is the main character was created by Bram Stoker?

Dracula Click to see the answer

Who directed the 1970s classic scary film, 'Jaws'?

Steven Spielberg

The world's largest jack-o'-lantern was carved by who?

Scott Cully

Hallowe'en Party' is a work of detective fiction by who?

Agatha Christie

Which of these phrases would you hear children say at Halloween?

Trick or treat

Halloween originated as a pagan festival known as what?

Samhain

The movie 'Lady in White' starts on Halloween in which year?

1962

In the US it is bad luck if a cat of what color crosses your path?

Black

In what year was the movie 'Halloween: Resurrection' released?

2002

Which of these actors did not star in the scary movie 'Jaws'?

Bradford Dillman

Roy Sheider and Robert Shaw star in which scary 1970s film?

Jaws

Which characters birthday is on Halloween in the movie 'Twitches'?

Camryn

Jack-o'-lantern are usually lit from within by a what?

Candle

The book Halloween Party was published in which year?

1969

Which country celebrates Obon Festival as its Halloween day?

Japan

Which of these is a Rob Zombie movie set on Halloween?

House of 1000 Corpses

In what year was the remake of 'Halloween' released?

2007

Halloween day in Korea is celebrated in which month?

August

Amy Weber played which character in the movie 'The Pumpkin Karver'?

Lynn Starks

The killer in 'Halloween' was born in on which day?

December 25th 1954

Why do people but lanterns outside their house during Halloween?

To be friendly to the spirits

Which animals are most commonly associated with witches?

Black cats

Which country celebrates Chusokl as its Halloween day?

South Korea

The first 'Halloween' movie was released in which year?

1978

Which famous American performer died on Halloween in 1926?

Harry Houdini

What was the budget for the original 'Halloween' movie?

$325,000

What is the name of Michael Myers older sister in 'Halloween'?

Judith

Jamie Lee Curtis plays which character in the movie 'Halloween'?

Laurie Strode

Who played the title role in the 1976 film 'Carrie'?

Sissy Spacek

What genre of film would you associate with Halloween?

Horror

Which of these is a 1993 comedy film set around Halloween?

Hocus Pocus

The original Halloween mask was made from a mask of whom?

William Shatner

In the movie 'Jack-O' what shaped head does Jack-O have?

Pumpkin

Complete the title of the horror movie 'A Nightmare on ... Street'?

Elm

Who first celebrated what we've come to know as Halloween?

The Druids

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In 'Arsenic and Old Lace' Mortimer Brewster marries who on Halloween?

Elaine Harper Click to see the answer

How old was Michael Myers when he killed his sister in the original 'Halloween'?

6

According to superstition, a person born on Halloween has what particular ability?

They can see and talk to spirits

According to superstition, on Halloween night what would swoop down and feast on the souls of the dying?

Owls

How much is estimated to be spent on Halloween by Americans each year?

$6,000,000,000

Barnbrack fruit cake is a traditional part of Halloween celebrations in which country?

Ireland

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Commonly associated with Halloween, who wrote the classical organ piece 'Tocatta and Fugue in D Minor?'

Joann Sebastian Back Click to see the answer

In Austria, it is traditional to leave bread, water and what out on Halloween night?

A lighted lamp

How old is the adult Michael Myers in the first installment of the series?

21

Which of these movies is set in the fictional town of Oakmoor Crossing, just before and during Halloween?

Jack-O

Day of the Dead, is a holiday celebrated near Halloween in which country?

Mexico

What is the common name for the mushroom species Clitocybe illudens?

Jack-O-Lantern

In America, trick or treating has been a customary Halloween tradition since which decade?

1950s

What was the name of Michael Myers' youngest sister who he tried to kill in the 'Halloween' movies?

Annie

The movie 'Night of the Demons' tells the story of a Halloween party held where?

A mortuary

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Which birthday is Rynn Jacobs celebrating on Halloween at the start of 'The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane'?

13th Click to see the answer

Name the town that is the setting for the film 'A Nightmare Before Christmas'?

Halloween Town

Carrie' is a popular horror film, but it was a horror novel first. Who wrote it?

Stephen King

Ginger Snaps' is a 2000 Canadian horror film about what kind of creatures?

Werewolves

Which of these is a Daytime Emmy Award-winning 1993 feature-length animated television movie?

The Halloween Tree

What is the name of the serial killer in the Halloween film series?

Michael Myers

Halloween is the eve of the feast of All Hallows' Day in which religion?

Christian

Which of the following celebrities does not have a Halloween birthday?

Kevin Bacon

Which of these is not one of the three colors that make up candy corn?

Blue

Which of these movies is partially set at West Hollywood Halloween Carnival?

Hellbent

It's believed that what have supernatural powers, and that they fly on broomsticks?

Witches

According to superstition, what does it mean if you see a spider on Halloween?

A dead relative is watching over you

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What's the name of the British film studio famous for making horror movies in the '50s?

Hammer Click to see the answer

Jack Nicholson wore a jacket made by which designer for his role in 'The Shining'?

Margaret Howell

In which of these films are Celtic paganism and a missing girl central to the plot?

The Wicker Man

If you saw a mommy chasing you on Halloween, which country would it have come from?

Egypt

On October 21, 2006 how many jack-o'-lanterns were simultaneously lit in Boston?

30128

At the movies, which character will give you 'A Nightmare on Elm Street'?

Freddie Kruger

According to CNBC, what is the all-time most popular traditional Halloween costume for adults?

Witch

In Ireland and Scotland, which vegetable is traditionally carved at Halloween?

Turnip

What 'phobia' do you suffer from if you have an intense fear of Halloween?

Samhainophobia

What is the popular food used to carve jack-o-lanterns during Halloween?

Pumpkins

Jack Skellington lives in which town in 'The Nightmare Before Christmas'?

Halloween Town

Every Halloween, Charlie Brown helps his friend Linus wait for what character to appear?

The Great Pumpkin

In 'Halloween II', when Michael enters the elderly couple's home what movie is on TV?

Night of the Living Dead

It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown' is based on which comic strip?

Peanuts

Which of these movies had the tag line '... when Halloween night stopped being fun!'?

Trick or Treats

In the Halloween horror film series, which actress plays Laurie Strode?

Jamie Lee Curtis

How old is Mike Myers when he kills his first victim in the remake of 'Halloween'?

10

Who had one of their first big screen performances in 'Nightmare on Elm Street'?

Emilio Estevez

When Good Ghouls Go Bad' is set in which state during the Halloween season?

Minnesota

Shakespeare mentions the practice of trick-or-treating in which play?

The Two Gentlemen of Verona

Which state with several hundred ghost towns was admitted to the Union on Halloween in 1864?

Nevada

What does Charlie Brown get in his trick-or-treat bag in 'It's the Great Pumpkin', Charlie Brown?

Rocks

The movie 'The Halloween That Almost Wasn't' is about which character?

Dracula

Who played Morticia Addams in 'Halloween with the New Addams Family'?

Carolyn Jones

In the 'Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown', who writes a letter to the pumpkin?

Linus

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