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100

In a horror movie, you should worry if you encounter a doll named what?

Chucky

100

Where is Dracula's Castle Located?

Transylvania, Romania

100

In Medieval Europe, owls were believed to be what?

Witches

100

What Mexican holiday similar to Halloween?

Day of the Dead.

100

By what name is midnight also known?

The Witching Hour.

200

What horror movie features a serial killer wearing a mask inspired by an Edvard Munch painting?

Scream

200

What is Frankenstein's first name?

Victor

200

In which country did Halloween originate?

Ireland

200

What supernatural creature in Latin American folklore is said to drink the blood of chickens and goats?

The Chupacabra is a legendary creature in the folklore of parts of the Americas, with its first purported sightings reported in Puerto Rico. The name comes from the animal's reported habit of attacking and drinking the blood of livestock, especially goats.

200

What candy was originally called "chicken feed"?

Candy Corn

300

If you are a teenager living on Elm Street what should you never do? 

GO TO SLEEP

300

What does the name Dracula mean?

Son of the devil.

300

The first Jack-o-Lanterns were made out of what?

The first Jack-o-Lanterns out of hollowed-out turnips.

300

In what country did girls believe they could see images of their future husband if they hung wet sheets in front of the fire on Halloween?

In Scotland, young girls often hung wet sheets in front of a fire on Halloween, hoping to see images of their future husbands.

300

What is Samhainophobia?

The fear of Halloween

400

What was the name of the boy who drowned in "Friday the Thirteen"?

Jason Vorhees

400

The word “monster” comes from the Latin word “monstrum.” What does it mean?

An unusual thing.

400

What Halloween radio drama caused a mass panic on October 30, 1938?

The War of the Worlds was a Halloween episode of The Mercury Theatre on the Air. Directed and narrated by Orson Welles, the episode became famous for allegedly causing mass hysteria.

400

What monster is said to terrorize people in East African folklore?

The Nandi Bear

400

What is Salem known for?

Hanging witches

500

Name the names of three Sanderson sisters.

Mary, Sarah, and Winifred Sanderson

500

What was the first werewolf?

Lycaon, his wife turned him into a werewolf.

500

What famous person died on Halloween night?

Harry Houdini

500

Who is said to haunt the White House Rose Garden?

First Lady Dolley Madison planted the famous White House rose garden in the early 1800s, and then 100 years later, First Lady Ellen Wilson requested the garden be dug up. But garden workers reported that Dolley Madison's ghost appeared and refused to let them tear up her garden. Since then, an unexplained smell of roses is sometimes experienced inside the White House.

500

How much does the world’s biggest pumpkin weigh?

2,624 pounds.

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