Need some fun Halloween trivia questions for kids? You’ve come to the right place!
Whether you need icebreakers for your fa-boo-lous online Halloween party or get creative with the trick and treaters, you could start a Halloween tradition. Scroll on for 30+ Halloween trivia questions that are spooky AND fun!
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Halloween Trivia Questions for Kids (and Your Inner Kid)
Halloween: Historic Trivia
#1. In which country did Halloween originate?
#2. What does “hallow” mean anyway?
Answer: To make sacred. During this time, lots of cultures honor the dead, good or bad, including saints and martyrs.
#3. What is the final day of Halloween?
Answer: All Souls’ Day
#4. Out of which vegetable were Jack O’ Lanterns originally made?
#5. What was the original purpose of the Halloween costume?
Answer: To avoid attracting the spirits’ attention.
#6. According to Halloween myth, what happens if a bat flies around you or your home thrice on Halloween?
Answer: Someone in the house will die.
#7. What do the traditional Halloween colors of orange and black symbolize?
Answer: Harvest and the death of summer
#8. The jack-o-lantern was born out of the myth of Stingy Jack. What was the myth?
Answer: He took the Devil for a drink and tricked him. Read the legend of Stingy Jack.
#9. What does it mean if you spot a spider on Halloween?
Answer: A loved one’s spirit is watching over you.
#10. You’re out on Halloween night…and you hear footsteps behind you. What should you absolutely not do?
Answer: Stop and look back. You’re probably being followed by a ghost.
#11. What is Allhallowtide?
Answer: Allhallowtide is a three-day religious observance. It includes Halloween, which comes first, followed by All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day.
#12. During Halloween, what’s the gathering of people to dine together in absolute silence called as?
Answer: Dumb supper.
#13. If you made a reverse resolution on Halloween, what did you do?
Answer: You wrote down the things you wanted out of your life and burned the paper.
#14. If you visit an Italian family during Halloween, you may see them putting what objects out?
Answer: Food for the visiting spirits.
#15. What is Sumpango, Guatemala famous for?
Answer: Their giant Halloween kite festival. To honor the dead, the people build brightly colored kites and fly them in cemeteries.
#16. When was candy corn invented?
Answer: In the late 1880s. This iconic candy was invented by an employee of the Jelly Belly Candy Company, and they use the original recipe even now.
#17. Who or what is Barmbrack?
Answer: Ireland’s traditional Halloween dessert. Read more about barmbrack and its quirky, and sometimes dark, predictions.
#18. In which country can you find sugar skulls during Halloween season?
Answer: Mexico. Check before taking a bite though, as they could be meant for the dead.
#19. What nation’s food might be the origin of trick-or-treating?
Answer: Portugal’s Pão de Deus – ‘Bread of God’. This was originally given to kids and the poor as a treat when they went from house to house singing and praying for the dead.
#20. If you want to eat this Halloween treat, forget about cutting it – you’ll have to bash it with a hammer. What’s it called?
Answer: Bonfire toffee, made from black treacle, butter and sugar. It comes in sheets, and is absurdly brittle.
Halloween: Movie Trivia
#21. Which movie is about a teenage girl with superpowers who becomes a villain?
#22. Which sea creature has inspired plenty of monster flicks?
Answer: The shark.
#23. ‘Annabelle’ is based on an actual doll. True or false?
Answer: True. The movie Annabelle is based on a haunted doll kept in the Occult Museum in Connecticut.
#24. “I see dead people.”
Sounds familiar? Identify the movie.
Answer: The Sixth Sense.
#25. Guess the name of the next movie. Here are some clues:
Answer: Pet Sematary
#26. Which of these is not a Resident Evil subtitle?
- Code: Fear
Answer: Code: Fear.
#27. Which Fortnitemare mode did Fornite launch during Halloween of ‘19?
Answer: The Storm King LTM (Limited Time Mode).
#28. Miquela Sousa is an influencer like any other. She’s 19 years old, rocks CK and Prada, and has 3.1 million followers. What sets her apart?
Answer: She doesn’t actually exist. Miquela Sousa, known as @lilmiquela, is the world’s first virtual fashion influencer.
#29. Which of these urban legends was invented by the Internet?
- Bloody Mary
- Slender Man
- Umm Al Duwais
Answer: Slender Man; he was born as a meme on creepypasta. He is shown as an unusually tall, thin, human-like figure with a featureless face and black suit.
#30. What was the most trending Halloween costume for kids in the US in 2021?
Answer: Squid Game!
That’s our roundup of 30 Halloween trivia questions for kids. We’ll leave you with one final brain-picker:
Who made me has no need of me.
Who uses me doesn’t care.
Fire, water, stone or pit.
You’ll need to have a foot in before I fit.
What am I?