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How Much Do You Know About Halloween?

Love the spooky holiday? Test yourself and see how much you really know about Halloween.

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  1. What people group was the first to celebrate Halloween?

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    Roman
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    Celtic
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    Irish
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    Indian
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    Wrong!

    Correct!

    The Celts created the holiday Halloween as a celebration at the end of the harvest.

    Correct!
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  2. What was Halloween originally called?

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    Thesmophoria
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    Diwali
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    Samhain
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    Mundus Patet
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    Samhain

    Halloween was originally called Samhain. Samhain marked the end of the harvest.

    Samhain
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  3. What percent of US annual candy sales is attributed to Halloween season?

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    25%
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    60%
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    45%
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    30%
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    Wrong!

    25%

    25% of US annual candy sales come from Halloween season.

    25%
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  4. According to Halloween superstition, a witch can transform into what animal?

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    Bat
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    Werewolf
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    Black Cat
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    Spider
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    Black Cat

    Legend has it that a witch can turn into a black cat.

    Black Cat
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  5. What American colony was the first to celebrate Halloween?

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    Maryland
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    Delaware
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    Georgia
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    Virginia
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    Wrong!

    Maryland

    Because of rigid Protestant beliefs, Halloween was not popular in Colonial times, but Maryland has always celebrated the holiday.

    Maryland
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  6. What's the most popular Halloween movie?

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    Casper the Friendly Ghost
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    Frankenstein
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    The Silence of the Lambs
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    Nightmare Before Christmas
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    The Silence of the Lambs

    IMDb rates The Silence of the Lambs the most popular Halloween movie.

    The Silence of the Lambs
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  7. What is the most popular Halloween candy?

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    Kit-Kat
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    Blow Pop
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    Air Head
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    Reese's Cup
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    Reese's Cup

    A survey conducted by USA Today in 2015 reveals that Reese's Peanut Butter Cups are the most popular Halloween candy.

    Reese's Cup
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  8. How many years does Halloween date back?

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    4,000 Years
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    2,000 Years
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    500 Years
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    1,000 Years
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    2,000 Years

    The Celts celebrated Halloween 2,000 years ago.

    2,000 Years
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