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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
    Celtic
    Irish
    Indian
    Correct!
    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
    Diwali
    Samhain
    Mundus Patet
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    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%
    60%
    45%
    30%
    Correct!
    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
    Werewolf
    Black Cat
    Spider
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    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
    Delaware
    Georgia
    Virginia
    Correct!
    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
    Frankenstein
    The Silence of the Lambs
    Nightmare Before Christmas
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    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
    Blow Pop
    Air Head
    Reese's Cup
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    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
    2,000 Years
    500 Years
    1,000 Years
    Correct!
    Wrong!

    2,000 Years

    The Celts celebrated Halloween 2,000 years ago.

    2,000 Years
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How Much Do You Know About Halloween?

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