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Halloween Trivia

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What city is famous for its witch hunts of 1692?
Salem, Massachusetts
The first wrapped penny candy in America.
Tootsie Roll
Who wrote and directed the Nightmare on Elm Street series?
Wes Craven
The first jack-o-lanterns were made of
turnips
Where are vampire bats found?
Central and South America
What is another name for Halloween?
All Hallow's Eve
The fear of Halloween is known as this.
Samhainopobia
What 3 colors are found on candy corn?
orange, yellow, and white
In the Nightmare Before Christmas, what is Jack Skellington's dog's name?
Zero
Which Peanuts' character always waits for the great pumpkin on Halloween night?
Linus
What is the day after Halloween called?
All Saints Day
In what country did Halloween originate?
Ireland
What are the two parts of the skull?
cranium and mandible
What is a lycanthrope?
a werewolf
In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, what is the name of the leader of the spiders?
Aragog
Every Halloween, Charlie Brown helps his friend Linus wait for what character to appear?
The Great Pumpkin
Transylvania is a region in which country?
Romania
What town is known for being terrorized by a headless horseman?
Sleepy Hollow
What ghost, created by Tim Burton, is summoned by saying his name 3 times?
Beetlejuice
The "were" in werewolf means what?
man
Why are orange and black the common Halloween colors?
Orange and black are Halloween colors because orange is associated with the Fall harvest and black is associated with darkness and death.
Which country celebrates the Day of the Dead starting at midnight on Oct. 31?
Mexico
In dollars, how much candy is sold for Halloween across the US?
Over 2 billion!
According to Huffinton Post, what was the #1 Halloween candy in Texas in 2015?
Candy Corn
The name for a pumpkin with a lighted candle inside.
Jack 'o Lantern
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