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100

How much did we spend in candy sales in 2018? 

$9 billion

100

Who brought the holiday to the United States?

Scottish and Irish immigrants.

100
What animal was believed to protect witches' powers from negative forces?
Black cats
100

What is the best selling Halloween candy this year?

Reese's cups.
100
The first jack o' lantern was carved from what vegetable?
Turnip
200

How much does Spirit Halloween roughly make in a single year? 

$8.4 billion

200

What is the meaning of the word "Halloween?" 

Hallow (or holy person) refers to the Saints on All Saints' Day, which is November 1st. 

Een refers to the contraction of eve, which means evening before.

200
What is a male witch called?
Warlock
200

In Medieval England, rather than telling tricks for treats, what did they do? 

Pray for people's souls for "soul cakes".

200

What's the main difference between the Day of the Dead and Halloween?

Day of the Dead focuses on celebration of life and honoring life vs. Halloween focuses on the death, ghosts, frightening things. 

300

What is the average price of a Halloween costume? 

$35

300

In a Celtic festival called Samhain, they BLANK/DID WHAT and helped originate what we know as Halloween today.

Wore costumes to ward off ghosts. 

300
What is purpose of a ghoul?
Rob graves
300

How many movies are there in the Halloween franchise?

12.

300

How many average fatalities occur on Halloween each year? 

5.5 (compared to average 2.6 fatalities daily).

400
In what country do kids enjoy eating chocolate skulls?
Mexico
400

Where did the term "Halloween" become popularized? 

Poet Robert Burns in 1785 with his poem, "Halloween"
400
On which continent are vampire bats found?
South America
400

What's the most popular Halloween costume this year?

Spiderman.

400

The pumpkin is a large symbol for Halloween. What does the pumpkin symbolize?

Rebirth and fertility. 

500

What was the first candy marketed for Halloween?

Candy corn.

500
The Romans called Halloween Pomona Day. She was the Goddess of _____?
Fruit or gardens
500
The lycanthrope is commonly called a ___?
Wolfman
500
The fear of Halloween is called?
Samhainophobia
500
What famous magician died on Halloween, 1926?
Harry Houdini
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