Halloween Traditions
Halloween Movies
Candy
Monster Origins
Witches
100

Approximately 46% of Americans plan to make these decorations in 2023.

Jack-o'-lanterns

100

This stop-motion animation film from 2009 is based on a novella by Neil Gaiman of the same name

Coraline

100

This candy company is the large´╗┐st producer of chocolate in the U.S.

Hershey's

100

As recounted in traditional folklore, the supernatural transformation of a human into a wolf is known as this

Lycanthropy

100

Puritan Christians believed that witches could turn into this animal

Black Cat

200

The world's largest Halloween parade takes place in this city every year

New York City

200

This friendly ghost was featured in 55 theatrical cartoons titled The Friendly Ghost from 1945 to 1959. It was not until 1995 that the cartoons were adapted into a live action movie.

Casper

200

This candy bar consisting of chocolate-covered, fluffy, whipped nougat originally had multiple pieces per package flavored chocolate, strawberry, and vanilla

3 Musketeers

200

The term "zombie" originates from this country known for practicing Voodoo

Haiti

200

This witch rose to the rank of High Inquisitor by the Minister for Magic in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix

Professor (Dolores) Umbridge
300

Halloween originated from an ancient festival of these people associated mostly with Ireland

Celtic

300

In Stephen King's IT, this murderous clown emerges every 27 years or so in the town of Derry, Maine

Pennywise

300

During World War II, these candies were invented and then exclusively sold to the U.S. military, who saw the invention as a way to allow soldiers to carry chocolate in tropical climates without it melting.

M&Ms

300

The sort of lovable, sapient creature we all know as Frankenstein is actually based on an 1818 novel titled Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus written by this author

Mary Shelley

300

The Scarlet Witch is portrayed by this actress in the MCU

Elizabeth Olsen

400

This Halloween norm was  inspired by a tradition called "mumming" that began in the middle ages

Trick or Treating

400

This odd old money clan who delight in the macabre and are seemingly unaware or unconcerned that other people find them bizarre or frightening. They have appeared in live action films in the '90s, animated films in 2019 and 2021, and on streaming in 2022.

The Addams Family

400

This chocolate bar consisting of nougat topped with caramel and peanuts, all encased in milk chocolate was actually named for a racehorse

Snickers

400

The legend of this named monster is believed to be based on Vlad Tepes (or Vlad the Impaler), a national hero of Romania

Dracula

400

This Chronicles of Narnia character uses Turkish Delight as bait to lure Edmund when he first enters Narnia.

White Witch

500

This famous magician actually died on Halloween

Houdini

500

This 1993 classic stars Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Kathy Najimy. A sequel was just released last year.

Hocus Pocus

500

TRUE OR FALSE In Canada, Sour Patch Kids were originally called Mars Men. When they hit shelves in the U.S. the name was changed to Sour Patch Kids to capitalize on the popularity of the Cabbage Patch Kids.

TRUE

500

In Old Norse sources, beings described as these monsters dwell in isolated areas of rocks, mountains, or caves, live together in small family units, and are rarely helpful to human beings. They may also appear grotesque and can be slow-witted.

Trolls

500

The Wicked Witch of the West is known by this name in the musical Wicked

Elphaba

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