Halloween Quiz

This resource contains a 50 question PowerPoint quiz on Halloween and all things spooky! Ideal for use with a tutor group or for an assembly during Halloween. Can you spot the trick question? There are 3 multiple choice answers.

The quiz can be administered in a variety of ways - to individuals or teams. Answers can be given either as you go through the quiz or at the end. An answer sheet is provided to record answers.

Sample questions:

What date is Halloween celebrated on?

What do pumpkins grow on?

What did Michael Jackson turn into at the end of the Thriller video?

In Scotland, what vegetable was traditionally carved into a jack-o-lantern?

Why did people put lanterns outside of their homes?

What is the name given to a ghostly light seen by travellers at night, especially over bogs,
swamps or marshes?

What is the name for the fear of Halloween?

How did Dorothy get rid of the Wicked Witch of the West?

What does a real-life vampire bat live on?

In Harry Potter when does Remus Lupin become a werewolf?

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Halloween Presentation

This is a fully editable, 45 slide PowerPoint presentation on Halloween. The PowerPoint makes reference to:

The Origins and History of Halloween - the Celts and the Festival of Sahain, All Saints’ Day, All Hallows’ Day, All Souls’ Day and the rituals, traditions and customs surrounding all of these festivals.

The Origins of the Jack O’ Lantern

The Origins of Trick-or-Treat

The Origins of Apple Bobbing

The PowerPoint illustrates how, over time, Samhain, All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day have merged to create the Halloween we know today. It ends with some questions to promote discussion.

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