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75+ Quizzes on Halloween for Game Nights and Parties | Updated in 2024


Anh Vu 22 April, 2024 16 min read

Need inspiration for the quizzes on Halloween night? Fluorescent skeletons are out the closet, and pumpkin-spiced lattes are flying from baristas’ hands. The spookiest of seasons is upon us, so let’s get ghoulish with a Halloween Quiz!

Here we’ve laid out 20 questions and answers for the perfect Halloween quiz. All questions are completely free to download and host on AhaSlides’ live quiz software.


When is Halloween?Annual 31/10
When was Halloween invented?~2.000 years ago.
Origin Country of Halloween?US and Canada
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30+ Quizzes on Halloween Trivia Questions for Kids and Adults

Check out a few fun Halloween trivia with answers as below!

  1. Halloween was started by which group of people?

Vikings // Moors // Celts // Romans

  1. What’s the most popular Halloween costume for kids in 2021?
    Elsa // Spiderman // Ghost // Pumpkin
  2. In 1000 AD, which religion adapted Halloween to fit their own customs?
    Judaism // Christianity // Islam // Confucianism
  3. Which of these types of candy is the most popular in the USA during Halloween?
    M&Ms // Milk Duds // Reese’s // Snickers
  4. What’s the name of the activity that involves grabbing floating fruit with your teeth?
    Apple bobbing // Dipping for pears // Gone pineapple fishing // That’s my tomato!
  5. In which country did Halloween start?
    Brazil // Ireland // India // Germany
  6. Which of these is not a traditional Halloween decoration?
    Cauldron // Candle // Witch // Spider // Wreath // Skeleton // Pumpkin 
  7. The modern classic The Nightmare Before Christmas was released in what year?
    1987 // 1993 // 1999 // 2003
  8. Wednesday Addams is which member of the Addams family?
    Daughter // Mother // Father // Son
  9. In 1966 classic ‘It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown’, which character explains the tale of the Great Pumpkin?
    Snoopy // Sally // Linus // Schroeder
  10. What was candy corn originally called?

Chicken Feed // Pumpkin corn // Chicken wings // Air heads

  1. What was voted as the worst Halloween candy?

Candy corn // Jolly rancher // Sour Punch // Swedish Fish

  1. The word “Halloween” means what?

Scary night // Saints’ evening // Reunion day // Candy day

  1. What is the most popular Halloween costume for pets?

spiderman // pumpkin // witch // jinker bell

  1. What is the record for the most lit jack-o’-lanterns on display?

28,367 // 29,433 // 30,851 // 31,225

  1. Where is the biggest Halloween parade in the US thrown?

New york // Orlando // Miami beach // Texas

  1. What was the name of the lobster that was picked from the tank in Hocus Pocus?

Jimmy // Falla // Micheal // Angelo

  1. What is banned in Hollywood on Halloween?

pumpkin soup // balloons // Silly string // Candy corn

  1. Who wrote the “The Legend of Sleepy Hollow”

Washington Irving // Stephen King // Agatha Christie // Henry James

  1. Which color stands for the harvest?

yellow // orange // brown // green

  1. Which color signifies death?

grey // white // black // yellow

  1. What’s the most popular Halloween costume in the U.S., according to Google?

a witch // peter pan // pumpkin // a clown

  1. Where is Transylvania, otherwise known as Count Dracula’s home, located? 

Noth Carolina // Romania // Ireland // Alaska

  1. Prior to pumpkins, which root vegetable did the Irish and Scottish carve on Halloween

cauliflowers // turnips // carrots // potatoes

  1. In Hotel Transylvania, what color is Frankenstein?

green // gray // white // blue

  1. The three witches in Hocus Pocus are Winnie, Mary and who

Sarah // Hannah // Jennie // Daisy

  1. What animal did Wednesday and Pugsley bury at the beginning of Adams Family Values?

 a dog // a pig // a cat // a chicken

  1. What’s the shape of the mayor’s bow tie in TheNightmare Before Christmas?

a car // a spider // a hat // a cat

  1. Including Zero, how many creatures pull Jack’s sleigh in The Nightmare Before Christmas?

3 // 4 // 5 // 6

  1. What item is NOT something we see Nebbercracker take in Monster House:

tricycle // kite // hat // shoes

10+  Easy Halloween Word Cloud questions 

  1. Name candies used on Halloween party

smarties, airheads, jolly ranchers, sour patch kids, runts, blow pops, whoppers, milk duds, milky way, Laffy taffy, nerds, skittles, payday, Haribo gummies, junior mints, Twizzlers, Kitkat, snickers,…

  1. Name Halloween symbols.

bats, black cats, wolves, spiders, ravens, owls, skulls, skeletons, ghosts, witches, Jac-o-Lantern, graveyards, clowns, corn husks, candy corns, trick-or-treating, scarecrows, blood.

  1. Name animation movies about Halloween for kids

Coco, The Nightmare Before Midnight, Coraline, Spirited away, Parnanoman, The Book of Life, Corpse Brides, Room On The Broom, Monster House, Hotel Transylvania, Gnome Alone, The Adam Family, Scoob, 

  1.  Name characters in the movie series Harry Potter (not a full name is ok)

Harry Potter, Hermione Granger, Ron Weasley, Draco Malfoy, Lord Voldemort, Professor Albus Dumbledore, Professor Severus Snape, Rubeus Hagrid, Luna Lovegood, Dobby, Professor Minerva McGonagall, Sirius Black, Remus Lupin, Gellert Grindelwald, Neville Longbottom, Bellatrix Lestrange, Dolores Umbridge…

  1. Names the main characters and their power in  Winx club.

Bloom (fire), Stella (Sun), Flora (nature), Tecna (technology), Musa (music), Aisha (waves)

  1. Name creatures in “The Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindewald”

Chupacabra, Thestrals, Black Rope Snake, Bowtruckle, House Elves, Nifflers, Leucrotta, Docxies, Mooncalf, Kelpie, Augurey, Giant Eye, Kappa, Firedrakes, Oni, Maledictus, Zouwu, Obscurus, Steelers, Baby Grindylow, Raven, Boggart, Water Dragon Parasite, Matagot, Fire Dragons, Phoenix.

  1. Name fun Halloween games

Scavenger Hunt, Horror movie trivia, Candy corn toss, Apple bobbing, Halloween charades, Mad scientist guessing game, Halloween pinata, Murder mystery.

  1. Name of heroes from the Marvels world.

Captain America, Iron Man, Thor Odinson, Scarlet Witch, Dr. Strange, Black Panther, Rocket, Vision, Ant-Man, Spiderman, Groot, Wasp, Captain Marvel, She-hulk, Black Widow, Blade, X-men, Daredevil, Hulk, Deadpool…

  1. Name 4 houses in the Hogwart wizard school

Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw, Slytherin

  1. Name characters from Tim Burton’s the Nightmare before Christmas.

Jack Skellington, Oggie Boogie, Sally, Dr. Finkelstein, Mayor, Lock, Clown with the Tear, Barrel, Undersea Gal, Corpse Kid, Harlequin Demon, The Devil, Vampire, Witch, Mr. Hyde, Wolfman, Santa Boy…

10 Halloween Image Quiz Questions

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What’s this popular American candy called?

  • Pumpkin bits
  • Candy corn
  • Witches’ teeth
  • Golden stakes
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What’s this zoomed-in Halloween image?

  • A witch’s hat
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Which famous artist has been carved into this Jack-o-Lantern?

  • Claude Monet
  • Leonardo da Vinci
  • Salvador Dali
  • Vincent van Gogh
A pumpkin carved as Vincent van Gogh
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What’s the name of this house?

  • Monster House
Monster House from Monster House the movie
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What is the name of this Halloween movie from 2007?

  • Trick ‘r Treat
  • Creepshow
  • It
Trick 'r Treat the movie
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Who’s dressed as Beetlejuice?

  • Bruno Mars
  • Childish Gambino
  • The Weeknd

The Weeknd dressed as Beetlejuice
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Who’s dressed as Harley Quinn?

  • Lindsay Lohan
  • Megan Fox
  • Sandra Bullock
  • Ashley Olsen

Lindsay Lohan as Harley Quinn
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Who’s dressed as The Joker?

  • Marcus Rashford
  • Lewis Hamilton
  • Tyson Fury
  • Connor McGregor

Lewis Hamilton as The Joker
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Who’s dressed as Pennywise?

  • Dua Lipa
  • Cardi B
  • Ariana Grande
  • Demi Lovato

Demi Lovato as Pennywise
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Which couple is dressed as Tim Burton chracters?

  • Taylor Swift & Joe Alwyn
  • Selena Gomez & Taylor Lautner
  • Vanessa Hudgens & Austin Butler
  • Zendaya and Tom Holland
Vanessa Hudgens & Austin Butler as Tim Burton characters.
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  1. What is the name of the movie
  • Hocus Pocus
  • The witches 
  • Maleficent
  • The vampires
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What is the name of the character?

  • The Hunted man
  • Sally
  • Mayor
  • Oggie Boogie
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  1. What is name of the movie?
  • Coco
  • Land of Dead
  • The nightmare before Christmas
  • Caroline
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22+ Fun Halloween Quiz Questions in the Classroom

  1. Which fruit do we carve and use as lanterns on Halloween?


  1.  Where did real mummies originate?

Ancient Egypt

  1. Which animal can vampires supposedly turn into?

a bat

  1. What are the names of the three witches from Hocus Pocus?

Winifred, Sarah, and Mary

  1. Which country celebrates the Day of Dead?


  1. Who wrote ‘Room on the Broom’?

Julia Donaldson

  1. What household items do witches fly on?

a broomstick

  1. Which animal is a witch’s best friend?

a black cat

  1. What was originally used as the first Jack-o’-Lanterns?


  1.  Where is Transylvania?


  1. What room number was Danny told not to enter in The Shining?


  1.  Where do vampires sleep?

in a coffin

  1. Which Halloween character is made of bones?


  1.  In the movie Coco, what is the name of the main character?


  1.  In the movie Coco, whom does the main character want to meet?

his great great grandfather 

  1.  Which was the first year decorating the White House for Halloween?


  1.  What is the name of the legend that jack-o’-lanterns originated from?

Stingy Jack

  1. In what century was Halloween first introduced?

The 19th century.

  1. Halloween can be traced back to a Celtic holiday. What’s the name of that holiday?


  1. Where did the game of bobbing for apples originate?


  1. Which help to classify students in 4 Hogwarts house/

The Sorting Hat

  1. When is Halloween thought to have originated?

       4000 B.C

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Frequently Asked Questions

Best List of Movies for Halloween Trivia Night?

You can either watch the below, or use this to create the most exciting trivia, as the top 20 Halloween Movies include Halloween (1978), The Shining (1980), Psycho (1960), The Exorcist (1973), A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984), The Conjuring (2013), Hereditary (2018), Get Out (2017), Trick ‘r Treat (2007), Hocus Pocus (1993), Beetlejuice (1988), The Cabin in the Woods (2012), The Sixth Sense (1999), It (2017/2019), The Addams Family (1991), Coraline (2009), The Witch (2015), Crimson Peak (2015) and The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

Which other name is halloween know as?

Halloween is known by various other names and has different cultural and regional associations around the world, including All Hallows’ Eve, Samhain, Día de los Muertos, All Saints’ Day, All Souls’ Day, Hallowmas, Dia das Bruxas, Festival of the Dead, Harvest Festival and Pangangaluluwa.