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 101 - 150 of 240)
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reamcatcher Niamh has defeated the dark wizard Voldemort!
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Astronomer Asphodel dueled a young noble in the forest today and spared his life!
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essor* Hunter defeated Arcane Octavian in a duel whilst they were in Hogwarts.
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rofessor* Hunter lost 10 Points for Ravenclaw!
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he Goddess Athena has defeated her Professor, Madam Pomfrey to advance to level 5 after 28 days!!
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he Goddess Athena has defeated her Professor, Professor Hagrid to advance to level 4 after 28 days!!
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he Goddess Athena was hunted down by their Professor, Professor Hagrid , for being truant.
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unter has earned the title The Legendary for having defeated Voldemort 2013 times!
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rofessor* Hunter has defeated the dark wizard Voldemort!
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rofessor* Hunter has slain the Acromantula in the Forbidden Forest!
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*Professor* Hunter has been released from the Hospital by Death.
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rofessor* Hunter has been destroyed by the Acromantula.
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Astronomer Asphodel cast a perfect patronus and defeated a Dementor in Hogsmeade!
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Executioner Florence has defeated her Professor, P
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Florence has earned the title Executioner for having defeated Voldemort 45 times!
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Daily Prophet Editor Florence has defeated the dark wizard Voldemort!
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umbledore to advance to level 15 after 12 days!!
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Daily Prophet Editor Florence was hunted down by their Professor, Professor Snape
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Daily Prophet Editor Florence has slain the Acromantula in the Forbidden Forest!
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Daily Prophet Editor Florence has defeated her Professor, Professor Mad-Eye Moody to advance to level 12 after 12 days!!
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Daily Prophet Editor Florence was hunted down by their Professor, Professor Mad-Eye Moody, for being truant.
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sor* Hunter defeated Quiet Traveller Robert in a duel whilst they were in Hogwarts.
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rofessor* Hunter lost 10 Points for Ravenclaw!
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rofessor* Hunter defeated Diabolical Tempest Astraea in a duel whilst they were in Hogwarts.
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rofessor* Hunter defeated *Professor* Xanto in a duel whilst they were in Hogwarts.
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rofessor* Hunter has defeated his Professor, Professor Dumbledore to advance to level 15 after 13 days!!
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rofessor* Hunter has defeated his Professor, Professor McGonagall to advance to level 14 after 13 days!!
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rofessor* Hunter was hunted down by their Professor, Professor McGonagall, for being truant.
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rofessor* Hunter defeated Dreamcatcher Niamh in fair combat whilst in Hogsmeade.
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rofessor* Hunter defeated Second Year Student Apok in a duel whilst they were in Diagon Alley.
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rofessor* Hunter has defeated his Professor, Professor Snape to advance to level 13 after 13 days!!
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rofessor* Hunter has defeated his Professor, Professor Mad-Eye Moody to advance to level 12 after 13 days!!
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rofessor* Hunter has defeated his Professor, Professor Lupin to advance to level 11 after 13 days!!
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rofessor* Hunter was hunted down by their Professor, Professor Lupin, for being truant.
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rofessor* Hunter has defeated his Professor, Professor Sprout to advance to level 10 after 13 days!!
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rofessor* Hunter has defeated his Professor, Professor Flitwick to advance to level 9 after 13 days!!
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rofessor* Hunter was hunted down by their Professor, Professor Flitwick, for being truant.
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rofessor* Hunter has defeated a Black Unicorn.
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rofessor* Hunter defeated Comfortably Numb Jerik in a duel whilst they were in Hogwarts.
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rofessor* Hunter has defeated his Professor, Professor Lockhart to advance to level 8 after 13 days!!
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rofessor* Hunter has defeated his Professor, Professor Binns to advance to level 7 after 13 days!!
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rofessor* Hunter was hunted down by their Professor, Professor Binns, for being truant.
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rofessor* Hunter has defeated his Professor, Madam Hooch to advance to level 6 after 13 days!!
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rofessor* Hunter has defeated his Professor, Madam Pomfrey to advance to level 5 after 13 days!!
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rofessor* Hunter has defeated his Professor, Professor Hagrid to advance to level 4 after 13 days!!
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rofessor* Hunter was hunted down by their Professor, Professor Hagrid , for being truant.
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rofessor* Hunter defeated Ephemeral HermioneRue in a duel whilst they were in Hogwarts.
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