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?


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Matriarch GinnyStar has slain the Acromantula in the Forbidden Forest!
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