General Halloween Trivia
Question: What is another name for trick-or-treating?
Question: What is the purpose of a ghoul?
Answer: To rob graves
Question: What image is usually carved onto a Jack-o'-lantern?
Answer: A face
Question: Who played the lead role in the 2004 movie 'Van Helsing'?
Answer: Hugh Jackman
Question: The 'corpse flower' gets its name from its what?
Question: What is another name for 'ghost'?
Question: Halloween' is a poem written by who?
Answer: Robert Burns
Question: What is a pumpkin?
Answer: A fruit
Question: What sort of supernatural being is Dracula?
Question: Who directed the movie 'Pumpkinhead'?
Answer: Stan Winston
Halloween Movies Trivia
Question: The Blair Witch Project' is set in which state?
Question: In which year was the first 'Halloween' movie released?
Question: Who was the first person to star as Frankenstein?
Answer: Boris Karloff
Question: Name the Doctor who is associated with Mr. Hyde?
Answer: Dr. Jekyll
Question: Who played Mr. Kreeg in 'Trick 'r Treat'?
Answer: Brian Cox
Question: Who has produced the most movies in the Halloween series?
Answer: Paul Freeman
Question: Which country celebrates Alla Helgons Dag as its Halloween day?
Question: Who wrote the novel 'Frankenstein'?
Answer: Mary Shelley
Question: Which classic movie is set in the Overlook Hotel?
Answer: The Shining
Question: In 'Arsenic and Old Lace' Mortimer Brewster marries who on Halloween?
Answer: Elaine Harper
Halloween Movie Plots Trivia
Question: How old was Michael Myers when he killed his sister in the original 'Halloween'?
Question: Which of these movies is set in the fictional town of Oakmoor Crossing, just before and during Halloween?
Question: The movie 'Night of the Demons' tells the story of a Halloween party held where?
Answer: A mortuary
Question: Which birthday is Rynn Jacobs celebrating on Halloween at the start of 'The Little Girl Who Lives Down the Lane'?
Question: Name the town that is the setting for the film 'A Nightmare Before Christmas'?
Answer: Halloween Town
Question: 'Carrie' is a popular horror film, but it was a horror novel first. Who wrote it?
Answer: Stephen King
Question: 'Ginger Snaps' is a 2000 Canadian horror film about what kind of creatures?
Question: Which of these is a Daytime Emmy Award-winning 1993 feature-length animated television movie?
Answer: The Halloween Tree
Question: What is the name of the serial killer in the Halloween film series?
Answer: Michael Myers
Halloween Pop Culture Trivia
Question: Which of these movies had the tag line '... when Halloween night stopped being fun!'?
Answer: Trick or Treats
Question: In the Halloween horror film series, which actress plays Laurie Strode?
Answer: Jamie Lee Curtis
Question: Who played Morticia Addams in 'Halloween with the New Addams Family'?
Answer: Carolyn Jones
Question: Who had one of their first big screen performances in 'Nightmare on Elm Street'?
Answer: Emilio Estevez
Question: When Good Ghouls Go Bad' is set in which state during the Halloween season?
Question: What does Charlie Brown get in his trick-or-treat bag in 'It's the Great Pumpkin', Charlie Brown?
Question: The movie 'The Halloween That Almost Wasn't' is about which character?
Halloween Traditions Trivia
Question: In which season is Halloween?
Question: How many eyes does the monster called a cyclops have?
Question: Which vegetable is usually carved for Halloween?
Question: Pumpkins grow on a what?
Question: How much money do Americans spend on Halloween each year?
Answer: $9 billion
Question: What does the Old English word 'hallow' mean?
Question: In Germany, it is traditional to put away which kitchen instrument?
Question: How much do Americans spend on Halloween annually?
Answer: $6.9 billion
Question: At Halloween, children play 'Trick or Treat'. What are 'treats'?
Question: What did people think happened on Halloween?
Answer: The souls of the dead came back to Earth
Halloween Facts Trivia
Question: How many bones are there in your average adult skeleton?
Question: Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' was released in which year?
Question: In which 1970s film is there a child named Damien?
Answer: The Omen
Question: Halloween Jack-o'-lanterns are usually which color?
Question: The 'Monster Mash' hit #1 on the Billboard chart in which year?
Question: How many people were accused of witchcraft during the Salem Witch Trials?
Question: How much was the budget for the remake of 'Halloween'?
Answer: $15 million
Question: How many films are there in the 'Night of the Demons' series?
Question: What is the only thing that can kill a werewolf?
Answer: A silver bullet
Question: How much money do Americans spend on Halloween annually?
Answer: $6.9 billion
Question: Which US State produces the most Pumpkins?
Halloween Over the Years Trivia
Question: How much is estimated to be spent on Halloween by Americans each year?
Question: Commonly associated with Halloween, who wrote the classical organ piece 'Tocatta and Fugue in D Minor?'
Answer: Joann Sebastian Back
Question: Day of the Dead, is a holiday celebrated near Halloween in which country?
Question: What is the common name for the mushroom species Clitocybe illudens?
Question: In America, trick or treating has been a customary Halloween tradition since which decade?
Question: How many jack-o'-lanterns were simultaneously lit in Boston on October 21, 2006?
Question: According to CNBC, what is the all-time most popular traditional Halloween costume for adults?
Question: In Ireland and Scotland, which vegetable is traditionally carved at Halloween?
Question: Shakespeare mentions the practice of trick-or-treating in which play?
Answer: The Two Gentlemen of Verona
Question: Which state with several hundred ghost towns was admitted to the Union on Halloween in 1864?
Halloween History Trivia
Question: Who wrote 'Attack of the Jack O'Lanterns'?
Answer: R.L. Stine
Question: The celebration of Samhain is to honor what?
Answer: The end of summer
Question: Who wrote the famous poem called Halloween?
Answer: Robert Burns
Question: What is the name of the killer in the Halloween series?
Answer: Michael Myers
Question: The 'Halloween' music score is credited to what group?
Answer: Bowling Green Philharmonic
Question: Who directed the 1992 movie 'Dracula'?
Answer: Francis Ford Coppola
Question: The tradition of dressing up at Halloween started because of what?
Answer: To trick evil spirits
Question: In what year was the movie 'Halloweentown' released?
Question: Who played Michael Myers in the original 'Halloween' movie?
Answer: Nick Castle
Question: Halloween originated as a pagan festival known as what?
Halloween Superstitions Trivia
Question: According to superstition, a person born on Halloween has what particular ability?
Answer: They can see and talk to spirits
Question: According to superstition, on Halloween night what would swoop down and feast on the souls of the dying?
Question: Barnbrack fruit cake is a traditional part of Halloween celebrations in which country?
Question: In Austria, it is traditional to leave bread, water and what out on Halloween night?
Answer: A lighted lamp
Question: Halloween is the eve of the feast of All Hallows' Day in which religion?
Question: Which of the following celebrities does not have a Halloween birthday?
Answer: Kevin Bacon
Question: Which of these is not one of the three colors that make up candy corn?
Question: According to superstition, what does it mean if you see a spider on Halloween?
Answer: A dead relative is watching over you
Question: What is the popular food used to carve jack-o-lanterns during Halloween?
Question: What 'phobia' do you suffer from if you have an intense fear of Halloween?
Miscellaneous Halloween Trivia
Question: Who played Michael Myers' youngest sister who he tried to kill in the 'Halloween' movies?
Answer: Sandy Johnson
Question: In 'Halloween II', when Michael enters the elderly couple's home what movie is on TV?
Answer: Night of the Living Dead
Question: In the 'Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown', who writes a letter to the pumpkin?
Question: What is the traditional Halloween greeting in Ireland and Scotland?
Answer: "Samhain Greetings"
Question: Which popular Halloween candy was originally called "Chicken Feed"?
Answer: Candy corn
Question: What is the fear of Halloween called?
Question: Which author wrote the classic horror novel "Dracula"?
Answer: Bram Stoker
Question: In the movie "Hocus Pocus," what is the name of the magical black cat?
Answer: Thackery Binx
Question: What is the name of the iconic haunted house attraction in Disney's Magic Kingdom?
Answer: The Haunted Mansion
Question: According to folklore, what mythical creature transforms into a vampire?
Answer: A werewolf