HALLOWEEN QUIZ ( COMPLETED )

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HALLOWEEN QUIZ ( COMPLETED )

Post by memory man » Thu Oct 31, 2019 8:57 am

2 guesses each to start off..........................


1. If you have a morbid fear of Halloween, you suffer from ... ?

Wiccaphobia

Samhainophobia -jen

Nyctophobia

Phasmophobia


2. Universal Studios was famous for its monster movies in the 1930s. But which of these was released last?

Frankenstein, starring Boris Karloff

Dracula, starring Bela Lugosi

The Invisible Man, starring Claude Rains

The Mummy, starring Boris Karloff


3. When did Starbucks first introduce the pumpkin spice latte?

2001

2003

2005

2007


4. There are areas of Canada where teenagers are banned from going trick-or-treating: true or false?

True

False


5. Before the pumpkin became the ubiquitous jack-o'-lantern of today, which vegetable was more traditionally carved?

Potato

Swede

Cabbage

Turnip


6. The jack-o'-lantern is said to derive from the legend of Stingy Jack. Who is he supposed to have tricked into paying for his drinks?

Satan

A local witch

A king

His brother


7. In what year was the first of The Simpsons Halloween special episodes, Treehouse of Horror, broadcast?

1989

1990

1991

1992


8. In which town associated with Bram Stoker's Dracula do goths gather for a weekend near Halloween?

Whitstable

Witney

Whitchurch

Whitby
-jagwheels

9. Which of these macabre-titled Michael Jackson songs featured his sister, Janet, on duet duties?

Thriller

Blood on the Dance Floor

Scream -jagwheels

Ghosts


10. Apple-bobbing is said to date back to Roman times. In folklore, if a girl slept with an apple she'd bobbed under her pillow, what would she dream of?

Her happiest memories

Her first child

Her future career

Her future lover
-Dominic

11. In the 1978 movie Halloween, the villain's trademark appearance was made by adapting and painting a $1.98 mask of a famous person. Which person?

Jimmy Carter

William Shatner

Richard Nixon

John Lennon


12. In 1992, the BBC terrified the British nation with Ghostwatch, a scripted drama that appeared to be a live transmission from a haunted house. But which veteran broadcaster presented it alongside Mike Smith and Sarah Greene?

Michael Parkinson

David Dimbleby

Jeremy Paxman

John Humphrys



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Re: HALLOWEEN QUIZ

Post by jagwheels » Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:30 pm

8 - Whitby
9 - Scream

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Re: HALLOWEEN QUIZ

Post by jen » Thu Oct 31, 2019 3:54 pm

1. Samhainophobia

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Post by Dominic » Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:06 pm

10 d?
11 c?
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Post by memory man » Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:31 pm

Dominic wrote:
Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:06 pm
10 d?
11 c?

1 correct
1 incorrect
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Post by Dominic » Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:41 pm

memory man wrote:
Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:31 pm
Dominic wrote:
Thu Oct 31, 2019 6:06 pm
10 d?
11 c?

1 correct
1 incorrect
I have just googled the mask one and there is a fascinating story behind it. I won't give the answer as it would be an assist.
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Re: HALLOWEEN QUIZ ( COMPLETED )

Post by memory man » Sat Nov 02, 2019 8:50 am

All answers............

1. Samhainophobia
2. The Invisible Man, starring Claude Rains
3. 2003
4. True
5. Turnip
6. Satan
7. 1990
8. Whitby
9. Scream
10. Her future lover
11. William Shatner
12. Michael Parkinson
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