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20 Questions | Updated: Feb 24, 2022
The Ultimate Halloween Quiz
Preparing together for Halloween? This celebration is fun for couples and single people alike – spooky parties, scary games, and preparing candy. Most people keep it only to the decor and dress up, but some get deeply involved with the history and facts related to Halloween. So do you think that you know all about the spookiest holiday ever or a Halloween genius? Take this the ultimate Halloween quiz to test your knowledge of the Halloween celebration!

Questions Excerpt

1. Which film in the Paranormal Activity franchise was the most commercially successful?

A. Paranormal activity 3

B. Paranormal activity 1

C. Paranormal activity 5

D. Paranormal activity 7

2. What is the most commercially successful horror movie of all time?



C. The Nun

D. Insidious

3. What is the most commercially successful horror franchise of all time?

A. Frankenstein

B. Godzilla

C. The Ring

D. Jurassic Park

4. When is Halloween thought to have originated?

A. 4000BC

B. 4000AC

C. 3000BC

D. 3000AC

5. Which famous magician died on Halloween?

A. Harry Houdini

B. Alexander Herrmann

C. Dai Vernon

D. David Devant

6. What was candy corn originally called?

A. Chicken Feed

B. Chicken Candy

C. Corn Candy

D. Corn Feed

7. What was the original title for Disney’s Hocus Pocus?

A. Horror House

B. Halloween House

C. Halloween Horror

D. Hocus Comedy

8. How much do Americans spend on Halloween in 2019?

A. 3 Million

B. 2.6 Million

C. 2.3 Million

D. 2 Million

9. How many pounds of candy corn are produced each year?

A. 25 Million

B. 20 Million

C. 40 Million

D. 35 Million

10. Where is the world’s longest haunted house?

A. Château de Brissac, Maine-et-Loire, France

B. Dragsholm Slot, Denmark

C. Ancient Ram Inn, Gloucestershire, England

D. The Haunted Cave in Lewisburg, Ohio

11. Halloween is rooted in which ancient Celtic celebration?

A. Samhain

B. All Saints' Day

C. All Souls' Day

D. Yule

12. What common U.S. celebration comes after Halloween?

A. Thanksgiving

B. All Souls' Day

C. Christmas

D. All Saints' Day

13. Which fruit was often used in Celtic divination rituals?

A. Apples

B. Pears

C. Cherries

D. Bananas

14. What was traditionally used as “treats” during Halloween before being replaced by candy today?

A. Soul cakes

B. Apples

C. Money

D. Halloween costumes

15. Which one of the following groups does not oppose Halloween?

A. Children

B. Some schools

C. The Church

D. Wiccans

16. Which one of the following vegetables was originally used to make Jack-o’-lanterns?

A. Turnips

B. Potatoes

C. Tomatoes

D. Onions

17. What percentage of children in the US go trick-or-treating or do other Halloween-related activities on October 31st?

A. 85-90

B. 10-20

C. 50-60

D. 10

18. What organization do people usually use to raise money on Halloween in the United States?


B. Hungry No More

C. The church

D. World Wildlife Fund

19. What is the “All Souls’ Day” celebration also called?

A. Los Dias de los Muertos

B. Los Dias de los Vivos

C. Los Dias de los Guapos

D. Los Dias de los Santos

20. Which of the following contain magical properties according to Celtic tradition?

A. Turning points

B. Pumpkins

C. Swords

D. Black cats

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