Gulf Halloween Quiz

Gulf Halloween Quiz

10 questions to find out who is Halloween Quiz Champion 2021

Question 1 – What Celtic Celebration does Halloween stem from?

Question 2 – Which administration was the first to decorate the white house for halloween?

Question 3 –  True or false, harry houdini died on halloween?

Question 4 – How often is there a full moon on halloween?

Question 5 – What percentage of parents admit to stealing their kids’ halloween sweets?

Question 6 – What is the UK’s Most-Watched Halloween Movie?

Question 7 – What country is typically believed to be the birthplace of Halloween?

Question 8 – What holiday do they celebrate in Mexico instead of Halloween?

Question 9 – Which science fiction horror series from Netflix is set in the fictional town of Hawkins?

Question 10 – In Hocus Pocus, what are the names of the three Sanderson sisters and the actresses who play them?

Answers below…

Answer 1 – Halloween dates back centuries to the Celtic festival Samhain, which was a pagan New Year of sorts celebrated from October 31 to November 1. Celts would celebrate together with feasts, bonfires, and animal sacrifices.

Answer 2 – The Eisenhower administration in 1958. First Lady Mamie Eisenhower decorated the State Dining Room with hanging skeletons, lanterns, stalks of corn, and more for a luncheon.

Answer 3 – True. A working magician from the age of 17, Harry Houdini (aka Ehrich Weisz) became a world-renown legend for his daring escapes. Many find it fitting, then, that this master trickster died on October 31, 1926 from a ruptured appendix.

Answer 4 – A full moon on Halloween only happens about every 19 years.

Answer 5 – According to INSIDER, 72% of parents have admitted to stealing their kids Halloween candy.

Answer 6 – Hocus Pocus gained 72% of the vote, whilst the terrifying slasher films Friday the 13th and A Nightmare on Elm Street came in second and third place.

Answer 7 – Ireland

Answer 8 – The Day of the Dead (Spanish: Día de Muertos or Día de los Muertos) is a holiday celebrated on the 1st and 2nd of November, instead of a traditional Halloween celebration.

Answer 9 – Stranger Things

Answer 10 – Bette Midler as Winifred, Sarah Jessica Parker as Sarah, and Kathy Najimy as Mary