100+ Halloween Trivia Questions & Answers


Halloween, also known as Allhalloween which is celebrated in several countries annually on 31st October. This celebration is made to remember the lifeless saints or martyrs and people believe that on this day, the dead would come to haunt the earth.

But there are a lot of captivating facts about Halloween that people don’t know about that.

Here we are going to discuss some Halloween trivia questions and answers which will give you clarity about this festival.

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25 Halloween Trivia Questions

Halloween is coming on Thursday 31st October this year, and most of the people are excited to know more about it. Here we have collected 25 best Halloween Trivia Questions for you:

  1. What is pumpkin in a Halloween: a fruit or a vegetable?
  2. What is hallow in Halloween?
  3. Which item is banned during Halloween which can lead to $1K fine?
  4. Why are ghosts involved in the festival Halloween?
  5. Is Halloween, also known as the Pagan holiday?
  6. What is the history behind Halloween?
  7. Why people celebrate Halloween?
  8. Why is Halloween celebrated on 31st October?
  9. Which type of religion can’t celebrate Halloween?
  10. Who discovered the concept of Halloween?
  11. On which date, Halloween started in America?
  12. Is Halloween a religious festival?
  13. Why people wear costumes on Halloween?
  14. Is the story behind Halloween was true?
  15. What is the origin of Halloween?
  16. Can Catholics celebrate Halloween?
  17. Which religion is not in favour of Halloween?
  18. What is the name of Patron Saint of Halloween?
  19. Why did pumpkins carve on Halloween?
  20. Why people get candy on Halloween?
  21. Why people wear masks on Halloween?
  22. What is the name of God of Halloween?
  23. What does pumpkin symbolize in the Halloween festival?
  24. What people ask for while souling when they go from house to house?
  25. Which country has the world’s largest pumpkin?

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Halloween Trivia Questions and Answers

Test your knowledge with some interesting Halloween Trivia Questions and Answers which will help you to enhance your knowledge about the festival.

  1. In which country Halloween festival began?
  • Ireland
  1. Explain “trick or treating concept” in Halloween?
  • This concept arises in North America in the 1920s and 1930s. In the Halloween festival, people dressed as ghosts and demons to appease the evil spirits. So, people travel from house to house with the phrase trick or treat.
  1. What is the significance of Halloween?
  • This festival is celebrated on 31st October every year to ward off ghosts. It was originated from the pagan festival called Samhain where people went door to door.
  1. Is Halloween celebrated all over the world?
  • It is one of the oldest holidays celebrated all over the world on October, 31st.
  1. How can we celebrate Halloween?
  • It is celebrated by people by dressing like ghosts and parade from house to house and calling out “Trick” or “Treat” by knocking the door.
  1. What is the most relevant time for people doing trick or treating?
  • Somewhere between 5:30 pm and 9:30 pm
  1. Name the Halloween capital of the world?
  • Anoka
  1. Why people say trick or treat by knocking on the door?
  • Through this phrase, people suggested to the owner of the house that if a treat is given, then the child will not perform any activity of mischief
  1. What is the logic behind carved Halloween pumpkin?
  • It is used the celebrate the memory of lost souls
  1. Name the pumpkin which is mostly used for Halloween?
  • Jack-O-Lantern is mainly used for a carved pumpkin
  1. Is it possible to cook a Halloween pumpkin?
  • Yes
  1. Why people wear ghost costumes in Halloween?
  • To ward off ghosts
  1. Halloween is based on which Celtic harvest festival?
  • Samhain
  1. Where the apostrophe placed in the correct spelling of Halloween?
  • The apostrophe is placed between the two e’s
  1. Trick or treating technique gain popularity in which decade?
  • The 1930s
  1. Do any children die from poisoned candy during Halloween?
  • There are zero cases registered till yet that people are blaming strangers for poisoned candy.
  1. Where the custom of making jack-o’-lanterns began?
  • Ireland
  1. What jack-o’-lanterns indicate?
  • They are used to represent supernatural beings or evil spirits
  1. Why carved pumpkins became a tradition of Halloween?
  • Carved pumpkins are used to scare away evil spirits
  1. What does a pumpkin symbolize in Halloween?
  • It’s a symbol of prosperity and wellbeing
  1. What is the time period of carved pumpkins?
  • 3 to 5days
  1. How can you protect your carved pumpkins?
  • By using petroleum jelly
  1. Which is the best tool to carve a pumpkin?
  • An ice cream scoop or a serrated knife
  1. Which is the most common variety of pumpkins used for Halloween?
  • Jack-O-Lantern variety
  1. Why people use pumpkins for celebrating Halloween?
  • This was the influence of Irish immigrants that made pumpkin as a part of Halloween, and they are used to ward off ghosts

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Halloween Trivia Questions and Answers for Adults

Halloween festival has so many interesting facts that everyone would love to know. We have listed some Halloween Trivia Questions and Answers for Adults to test their knowledge.

  1. Why a carved pumpkin called Jack O lantern?
  • The name comes from a curious light flicking over peat bogs, called will-o’-the-wisp or jack-o’-lantern.
  1. Name the types of pumpkins?
  • New England cheddar, porcelain doll, hybrid pam, crystal star, blue doll, knucklehead
  1. Why do people trick or treat on Halloween?
  • People are having a belief that at this time ghosts roamed the earth and had to be appeased
  1. What is the primary purpose of pumpkins?
  • It is used to make soups, desserts, bread, etc.
  1. What are the advantages of eating pumpkin?
  • They are rich in Vitamin A, boost immunity, and have a low-calorie count
  1. Can we use pumpkin for detox?
  • Yes
  1. What’s Halloween’s most famous costume?
  • Spider-Man
  1. Was Halloween on the 31st always?
  • Yes
  1. Who isn’t celebrating Halloween?
  • Jehovah’s Witnesses
  1. What do people do for a treat?
  • Dance
  1. Another name of trick and treat?
  • Guising and souling
  1. What’s Halloween’s Spanish name?
  • Día de Brujas
  1. Is Halloween celebrated after thanksgiving?
  • No
  1. What orange colour depicts in Halloween?
  • Strength
  1. How much percentage of American population design Halloween costumes for their pets?
  • 10%
  1. How Mexico people celebrate Halloween?
  • By eating sweet skulls
  1. When was the first Halloween card designed?
  • The 1920s
  1. What does black colour indicate in Halloween?
  • Death
  1. What people eat mostly on Halloween?
  • Barmbrack
  1. Name the three colours pumpkin to have?
  • White, blue and green
  1. From which word bonfire is originated?
  • Bone and fire
  1. The group of witches is known as?
  • Coven
  1. What is the meaning of Dracula?
  • Son of the devil
  1. Name the author of Frankenstein?
  •  Mary Shelley
  1. According to superstitions, what does it mean when you see a spider on Halloween?
  • Spirit of loved ones is guarding you

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Halloween Trivia Quizzes

We know that not even children, even adults are also very excited about this festival but the question arises how much you know about this festival. So try these Halloween Trivia Quizzes and gain some knowledge about this celebration.

  1. Which thing is used to make Jack O Lanterns before people used pumpkins?
  • Turnip
  1. What is fear of Halloween known as?
  • Samhainophobia
  1. Which thing is more effective when a werewolf attacked you?
  • Silver bullet gun
  1. What is the abbreviation of Halloween?
  • All Hallow’s Eve
  1. Is Dracula turning into which form?
  • Bat
  1. What are the smells of mummies?
  • Smells of mummies are like incense they were buried with
  1. Who is Poltergeist?
  • Ghosts who can move things in the house
  1. Why is linen cloth used in wrapping the mummies?
  • In order to keep the threat of moisture air away
  1. What is the weight of the world’s largest pumpkin?
  • 1502 pounds
  1. What is a small pumpkin known as?
  • Jack Be Little pumpkins
  1. What is stem in a pumpkin?
  • It is located on the very top of a pumpkin
  1. White pumpkin is also known as?
  • Moonshine
  1. Which is the sweetest pumpkin?
  • Butternut pumpkin
  1. Can you eat Halloween pumpkins?
  • Yes
  1. Explain grey pumpkin?
  • It is a hard-skinned blue-grey pumpkin with a deep orange flesh
  1. Name the colours which are mainly associated with Halloween?
  • Black and orange
  1. Name the author who wrote Dracula?
  • Bram Stoker
  1. Halloween is associated with which catholic holiday?
  • All Saints day
  1. Where do pumpkins grow?
  • On vines
  1. How can you kill a zombie?
  • By cutting its head or destroying its brain
  1. Which fruit at Halloween would you be bobbing for?
  • Plums
  1. What is the other name of owls in medieval Europe?
  • Witches
  1. Who is the author of A Dracula Handbook?
  • Elizabeth miller
  1. From which thing, the first Jack o lanterns were made?
  • Turnips
  1. What is Halloween 2018’s most famous costume?
  • Unicorn

Final Words

We hope you guys enjoyed reading these Halloween trivia questions and answers and it helped you know many unknown facts about the festival and gain some knowledge,

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