Historical Halloween
Super Superstitions
Dark Arts
Sweet and Spooky

100

Jack-o-lanterns orginated in this country. (Why aren't more of them green?)
What is Ireland?

100

According to North American superstition, bad luck is imminent if you cross paths with this color cat.
What is black?

100

This 1962 monster-themed song "caught on in a flash".
What is "The Monster Mash"?

100

Americans claim this is their favorite Halloween candy.
What is candy corn?

200

This famous Halloween catch phrase was first seen in print in a Portland, Oregon newspaper in 1934.
What is "trick-or-treat"?

200

According to British superstition, bad luck is imminent if you cross paths with this color cat.
What is white?

200

Alfred Hitchcock's classic thriller "Psycho" takes place at this lodging establishment.
What is Bates Motel?

200

Although Americans deny that this is their favorite Halloween candy, this is the best-selling candy during the Halloween season in America.
What is the Snickers bar?

300

Before pumpkins became the standard, jack-o-lanterns where made from this root vegetable.
What are turnips (or potatoes)?

300

According to superstition, if you see a spider on Halloween, you can be assured that this is happening.
What is "a dead relative is watching over you"?

300

In the television show, "The Addams Family," these are the names of Gomez and Morticia Addams' two children.
What are Pugsley and Wednesday?

300

In Hershey, Pennsylvania (hometown of the venerable Mark Kalenak), the street lights on the main street are shaped like this confectionary classic.
What are Hershey Kisses?

400

Halloween originated as this Celtic festival.
What is Samhain (pronounced sow-en)?

400

According to Irish superstition, if a maiden carries a lantern to a lake on Halloween night, she will see this in the reflection.
What is the face of her future husband?

400

In the 1966 Halloween classic "It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!" Charlie Brown receives this at each house he visits for trick or treating.
What are rocks?

400

This candy bar originally had three -- count 'em - three -- layers of candy filling: vanilla, chocolate, and strawberry.
What is the 3 Musketeers Bar?

500

Halloween of 1517 saw the start of this religious movement.
What is the Protestant Reformation?

500

According to superstition, if your candle flickers on Halloween night, you can be sure that this is visiting you.
What is a ghost?

500

In Edgar Allen Poe's famous poem lamenting lost love, this foreboding bird visits him in the night.
What is a raven?

500

This was the first wrapped penny candy in America.
What is the Tootsie Roll?