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 51 - 100 of 238)
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Insidious 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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atastrophic Harris has beaten Amycus Carrow in the Battle Arena!
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atastrophic Harris has beaten Amycus Carrow in the Battle Arena!
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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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atastrophic Harris has beaten Amycus Carrow in the Battle Arena!
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atastrophic Harris has beaten Amycus Carrow in the Battle Arena!
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atastrophic Harris has beaten Alecto Carrow in the Battle Arena!
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atastrophic Harris has beaten Amycus Carrow in the Battle Arena!
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arris has earned the title Quidditch Captain for having defeated Voldemort 9 times!
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atastrophic Harris has defeated the dark wizard Voldemort!
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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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Carling d'Argent
escaped the Underworld by slaying a powerful and vile fiend!
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Carling d'Argent
has been defeated in the forest by Horace Slughorn.
"Wow...Can that even be considered a fight? Pathetic." Horace Slughorn derides.
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Carling d'Argent
lost 1 Points for Ravenclaw!
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Carling d'Argent
has been defeated in the forest by Over-zealous Harry Potter Fan.
"And Carling d'Argent thought her Polished Wand was a match for my Harry Potter Books, " states Over-zealous Harry Potter Fan.
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Carling d'Argent
lost 1 Points for Ravenclaw!
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Carling d'Argent
has defeated her Professor, Professor Lupin to advance to level 11 after 11 days!!
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AloysiusCarrow has earned the title Wizard for having defeated Voldemort 7 times!
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Seventh Year Student AloysiusCarrow has defeated the dark wizard Voldemort!
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Seventh Year Student AloysiusCarrow has defeated his Professor, P
rofessor
D
umbledore to advance to level 15 after 15 days!!
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Seventh Year Student AloysiusCarrow cast a perfect patronus and defeated a Dementor in Diagon Alley!
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Seventh Year Student AloysiusCarrow has been released from the Hospital by Death.
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Seventh Year Student AloysiusCarrow escaped the Underworld by taking a tunnel to the surface!

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Seventh Year Student AloysiusCarrow has been defeated in the forest by The Boathouse.
Seventh Year Student AloysiusCarrow bangs his head against a stone..."Stupid, stupid, stupid!" he was heard to say.
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Seventh Year Student AloysiusCarrow lost 1 Points for Slytherin!
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Carling d'Argent
has been released from the Hospital by Death.
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Carling d'Argent
escaped the Underworld by slaying a powerful and vile fiend!
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Carling d'Argent
has been defeated in the forest by Crookshanks.
"Geez Carling d'Argent
, you're holding everyone else up! Go and learn how to use that Polished Wand of yours," Crookshanks laughs.
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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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Carling d'Argent
escaped the Underworld by slaying a powerful and vile fiend!
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Carling d'Argent
has been defeated in the forest by Viktor Krum.
"You know, Carling d'Argent
really had it coming to her after all those things I said about her mum," comments Viktor Krum.
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Carling d'Argent
lost 1 Points for Ravenclaw!
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Carling d'Argent
has defeated her Professor, P
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ofessor Sprout to advance to level 10 after 9 days!!
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Carling d'Argent
has been defeated in the forest by Mundungus Fletcher.
"Next time, eat your Wheaties," Mundungus Fletcher suggests.
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Carling d'Argent
lost 1 Points for Ravenclaw!
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reamcatcher Niamh has defeated her Professor, Madam Pomfrey to advance to level 5 after 1 day!!
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reamcatcher Niamh has defeated her Professor, Professor Hagrid to advance to level 4 after 1 day!!
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reamcatcher Niamh has defeated her Professor, Professor Trelawney to advance to level 3 after 1 day!!
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Seventh Year Student AloysiusCarrow has defeated his Professor, P
rofessor McGonagall to advance to level 14 after 13 days!!
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reamcatcher Niamh has defeated her Professor, Professor Quirrell to advance to level 2 after 1 day!!
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Seventh Year Student AloysiusCarrow has defeated his Professor, Professor Snape
to advance to level 13 after 13 days!!
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Niamh has earned the title Immortal Witch for having defeated Voldemort 1290 times!
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reamcatcher
Niamh has defeated the dark wizard Voldemort!
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