Historical Halloween Super Superstitions Dark Arts Sweet and Spooky

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

100

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

100

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

100

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

200

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

300

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

400

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

400

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

400

What are rocks?
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.

400

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

500

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

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