Halloween Quiz: Part 1

Questions:

  1. According to superstition, if you stare into a mirror at midnight on Halloween night, what will you see?
  2. Casper™ is a friendly ghost, and one of the oldest in cartoon history. He first appeared in a series titled “Noveltoons” in what year?
  3. What should you do to keep your freshly cut jack o’ lantern from drying out?
  4. Name the only animal that can live with a ghost.
  5. How many werewolf cases were tried in France between 1520 and 1630?
  6. What are ghouls best known for being?
  7. It is believed that the sighting of a spider on Halloween means what?
  8. Who was the famous magician who died on Halloween in 1926 in Detroit, MI?
  9. The word “witch” comes from the Old English wicce, meaning what?

Answers:

  1. According to superstition, if you stare into a mirror at midnight on Halloween night, what will you see? Your future spouse.
  2. Casper™ is a friendly ghost, and one of the oldest in cartoon history. He first appeared in a series titled “Noveltoons” in what year? 1946.
  3. What should you do to keep your freshly cut jack o’ lantern from drying out? Rub the insides with petroleum jelly within thirty minutes of carving it. Place a damp towel over it when it’s not on display.
  4. Name the only animal that can live with a ghost. The owl.
  5. How many werewolf cases were tried in France between 1520 and 1630? More than 30,000.
  6. What are ghouls best known for being? Grave robbers.
  7. It is believed that the sighting of a spider on Halloween means what? The spirit of a loved one is watching over you.
  8. Who was the famous magician who died on Halloween in 1926 in Detroit, MI? Harry Houdini.
  9. The word “witch” comes from the Old English wicce, meaning what? “Wise woman.”

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