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  1. Are vampire bats found in Africa, Asia, Australia or South America?
  2. Which region of central Romania do we normally associate with Dracula?
  3. The Flying Dutchman is an irritable, mischievous pirate ghost who glows green in which TV series?
  4. Ghost Town, which spent three weeks at number one, was released by which band in 1981?
  5. What was the maiden name of Lily Munster in the American sitcom The Munsters?




  6. How many ghosts visited Ebenezer Scrooge in the book A Christmas Carol?
  7. Day of the Dead is a holiday celebrated in which country?
  8. Which American television series starred Shannen Doherty as Prue Halliwell, who has the power to move objects with her mind?
  9. Which horror novel by Ira Levin, was the top bestselling horror novel of the 1960s?
  10. Burke and Hare committed murders on the streets of which city? And which first name did they both share?
  11. Whose ghost supposedly haunts the chapel of St Peter ad Vincula and is also said to walk around the Tower of London's White Tower with her head under her arm?
  12. Handy to have in some horror situations, what is Allium sativum better known as?
  13. What is the name of the series of four vampire-themed fantasy romance novels by American Stephenie Meyer?
  14. Which supposed 16th Century witch was born in a cave in Knaresborough, Yorkshire?
  15. Complete the title of the 1971 British Hammer Film Productions film Dr. Jekyll and ...?
  16. Which novel tells the story of a pig named Wilbur and his friendship with a barn spider?
  17. Mildred Hubble is a protagonist in which book series by Jill Murphy?
  18. Which vegetable drink is a favourite of the students of Hogwart's School of Witchcraft and Wizardry?
  19. Name the witch that fell in love and married Darrin Stephens?
  20. Which major sporting event took place on Halloween in 2015?

Answers:

  1. South America
  2. Transylvania
  3. SpongeBob SquarePants
  4. The Specials
  5. Dracula
  6. Four
  7. Mexico
  8. Charmed
  9. Rosemary's Baby
  10. Edinburgh and William
  11. Anne Boleyn
  12. Garlic
  13. Twilight
  14. Mother Shipton
  15. Sister Hyde
  16. Charlotte's Web (by E.B. White)
  17. The Worst Witch
  18. Pumpkin juice
  19. Samantha (from TV's Bewitched)
  20. The Rugby World Cup Final




Halloween Quiz Questions

  1. What is a lycanthrope better known as?
  2. Which actress played the character Laurie Strode in the film Halloween?
  3. What name is given to the day after Halloween?
  4. Pteropus bats or fruit bats are the largest bats in the world - what other name are they commonly given?
  5. 'That cold ain't the weather. That's death approaching.' is a line from which movie?
  6. What was the first name of the scientist Frankenstein in Mary Shelley's book?
  7. What are 'Becky' and 'Jack Be Little'?
  8. The Salem witch trials took place in which American colonial province in the 1690s?
  9. Who wrote the 1897 Gothic horror novel Dracula?
  10. What was the first name of The Phantom of the Opera?
  11. In The Wonderful Wizard of Oz how is Glinda better known?
  12. In The Witches, a children's fantasy novel by Roald Dahl, is set partly in the UK and which other European country?
  13. The story of Dracula is said to have been inspired by which 15th-century Wallachian Prince?
  14. Matthew Hopkins, whose career flourished during the English Civil War, claimed to hold which title?
  15. Which 2005 American horror film, a remake of a 1979 film, is about the experiences of the Lutz family after they moved into a house on Long Island?
  16. Which 1962 novelty song was sung by Bobby 'Boris' Pickett?
  17. The Ghost Train is a 1923 play written by which Dad's Army actor?
  18. What do vampire bats actually solely feed on: (a) insects, (b) fruit, or (c) blood?
  19. 'Who will survive and what will be left of them?' is the tagline of which movie?
  20. 'Double,double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble' are lines from which piece of work?
  21. Jack Torrance is the main character in which scarey movie?
  22. They are first mentioned in One Thousand and One Nights and the name comes from the Arabic and Persian 'to seize' - what are they?
  23. In 1984, which comedian made a spoof of Michael Jackson's 'Thriller' video, called 'Thinner'?
  24. Which 1981 horror comedy film starring Jenny Agutter is about two Americans attacked by a werewolf on a backpacking holiday in England?
  25. In the Harry Potter books who said that a ghost 'is the imprint of a departed soul left upon the earth'?

Answers:

  1. A werewolf
  2. Jamie Lee-Curtis
  3. All Saints' Day (also known as All Hallows)
  4. Flying Foxes
  5. 30 Days of Night
  6. Victor
  7. Varieties of pumpkin
  8. Massachusetts
  9. Bram Stoker
  10. Erik
  11. The Good Witch of the South
  12. Norway
  13. Vlad the Impaler
  14. Witchfinder General
  15. The Amityville Horror





  16. Monster Mash
  17. Arnold Ridley
  18. Blood
  19. The Texas Chainsaw Massacre
  20. Macbeth
  21. The Shining
  22. Ghouls
  23. Lenny Henry
  24. An American Werewolf in London
  25. Professor Snape






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