The Daily Prophet
Halloween Quiz
~Deputy Headmistress Aurora2019-11-04 14:22:40
Congratulations to the following, who all received excellent grades in the Halloween Quiz.

Florence, Xavier, Shishya, Mercedes, AloysiusCarrow, EiraFrost, Hunter, Elvira and Ruby.

All have received 5 reward points.

You have until Sunday to submit your answers for the below questions. Just send your answers to Aurora.
Prizes will be awarded based on accuracy.
Thank you to Elliot for providing these questions.

1. In what two countries was “guising”, the tradition of dressing up in costumes, and going door for Halloween most popular?

2. In the correct spelling of the Halloween, where is the apostrophe placed?

3. In what country was the first written account of children using the phrase “trick or treat” on Halloween?

4. In what decade did trick-or-treating as we know it today start gaining popularity in America?

5. What were the original jack o’ lanterns made from?

6. In what country did carving jack o’ lanterns originate?
 
7. What is the name of the Irish bread often eaten at Halloween which is yeasted with added sultanas and raisins?

8. What are these anagrams of: Lunar Cod | Leave Slow Hall | Gin Ho Blob | Leek Snot | Tractor Trike | Got Reptiles | Premier Rag | Imp Rave | Mock Orbits | A Piano trip

9. What is the fear of Halloween?

10. When is All Souls’ Day?

11. What supposedly can happen if you wear your clothes inside out and walk backwards on Halloween?

12. Why were bonfires originally lit on Halloween?

13. In some American cities Halloween was originally called what?

14. What was Dracula's original name? And who wrote the book?

15. How long did filming of the movie ‘Halloween’ take?

16. When was the last full moon on Halloween

17. What words does the word bonfire come from?

18. What significance is seeing a spider on Halloween?

19. What do the colours orange and black signify in relation to Halloween?


News for Thu, Nov 14, 2019 (Items 1 - 50 of 221)
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The Queen BeeBaby has defeated her Professor, Madam Pomfrey to advance to level 5 after 4 days!!
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Third Year Student Angel cast a perfect patronus and defeated a Dementor in Hogwarts!
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Senior Undersecretary Prim cast a perfect patronus and defeated a Dementor in Hogwarts!
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First Year Student Hestiaflame has been defeated in the graveyard by Imp.
"I must not be as sturdy as I thought...!" First Year Student Hestiaflame concedes.
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Ravishing PenelopeTough cast a perfect patronus and defeated a Dementor in Knockturn Alley!
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, P
rofessor
D
umbledore
to advance to level 15 after 2 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, P
rofessor
Dumbledore, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, P
rofessor McGonagall to advance to level 14 after 2 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, P
rofessor McGonagall, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has slain the Acromantula in the Forbidden Forest!
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First Year Student Hestiaflame has been released from the Hospital by Death.
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First Year Student Hestiaflame escaped the Underworld by taking a tunnel to the surface!

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First Year Student Hestiaflame has been defeated while attacking *P
rof
essor* Hunter in a duel in Hogwarts.
"You should have just stayed in bed," *Professor* Hunter suggests.
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First Year Student Hestiaflame lost 3 Points for Ravenclaw!
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, Professor Snape
to advance to level 13 after 2 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, Professor Snape
, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, Professor Mad-Eye Moody to advance to level 12 after 2 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, Professor Mad-Eye Moody, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, Professor Lupin to advance to level 11 after 2 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, Professor Lupin, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, P
r
ofe
sso
r
Sprout to advance to level 10 after 2 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, P
rofessor Sprout, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, P
rofessor Flitwick to advance to level 9 after 2 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, P
rofessor Flitwick, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, P
rofessor Lockhart to advance to level 8 after 2 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, P
rofessor Lockhart, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, Professor Binns to advance to level 7 after 2 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, Professor Binns, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, Madam Hooch
to advance to level 6 after 2 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, Madam Hooch
, for being truant.
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Fifth Year Student TaliyahZhou cast a perfect patronus and defeated a Dementor in Hogwarts!
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In
sidious
Sovia
has defeated her Professor, Professor Lupin to advance to level 11 after 11 days!!
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In
sidious
Sovia dueled a young noble in the forest today and coldly struck him down!
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In
sidious Sovia has defeated her Professor, Professor Sprout to advance to level 10 after 11 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated a Death Eater trying to break into Hogwarts via the Forbidden Forest!
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Auror CelestaRose has defeated her Professor, M
adam Pomfrey to advance to level 5 after 7 days!!
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C
atastrophic Harris has beaten Amycus Carrow in the Battle Arena!
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C
atastrophic Harris has beaten Amycus Carrow in the Battle Arena!
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C
atastrophic Harris has lost to Alecto Carrow at the Battle Arena.
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Catastrophic Harris has beaten Amycus Carrow in the Battle Arena!
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C
atastrophic Harris has beaten Amycus Carrow in the Battle Arena!
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C
atastrophic Harris has beaten Amycus Carrow in the Battle Arena!
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C
atastrophic Harris has beaten Alecto Carrow in the Battle Arena!
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C
atastrophic Harris has beaten Amycus Carrow in the Battle Arena!
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H
arris has earned the title Quidditch Captain for having defeated Voldemort 9 times!
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C
atastrophic Harris has defeated the dark wizard Voldemort!
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C
atastrophic Harris has defeated his Professor, Professor Dumbledore to advance to level 15 after 58 days!!
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Carling d'Argent
has been defeated in the forest by Uncle Bilius Weasley.
"And Carling d'Argent thought her Polished Wand was a match for my Odd Party Jokes, " states Uncle Bilius Weasley.
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Carling d'Argent
lost 1 Points for Ravenclaw!
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Carling d'Argent
has been released from the Hospital by Death.
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