10 Halloween Trivia Questions and Answers

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10 Halloween Trivia Questions

  1. What was the original name for candy corn? 
  2. Where are most of the country’s pumpkins grown and harvested? 
  3. What is the fear of Halloween called? 
  4. Why are Halloween colors black and orange? 
  5. Who decided that black cats were bad luck? 
  6. Who was the first First Lady to decorate the White House for Halloween?
  7. Why do people give out candy at Halloween? 
  8. Where would you find vampire bats? 
  9. What date is Halloween?
  10. What do witches ride to get around?

10 Halloween Trivia Questions and Answers

  1. What was the original name for candy corn? – Chicken Feed
  2. Where are most of the country’s pumpkins grown and harvested? – My home area – Morton, IL and surrounding Central Illinois farms.
  3. What is the fear of Halloween called? – Samhainophobia
  4. Why are Halloween colors black and orange? – Orange is for harvest, and the black is for death.
  5. Who decided that black cats were bad luck? – The Puritans
  6. Who was the first First Lady to decorate the White House for Halloween? – Mamie Eisenhower
  7. Why do people give out candy at Halloween? – The Celtic tradition was that food was put out to pacify evil spirits.
  8. Where would you find vampire bats? – In Southern Argentina
  9. What date is Halloween? – October 31
  10. What do witches ride to get around? – Brooms


Sending the kids trick or treating? Need a pair of party earrings or home décor? Here are some handmade Halloween gift ideas:

Halloween Teddy Bear Buttons
Halloween Teddy Bear Buttons for kids Trick or Treat gifts
Candy corn earrings
Handmade candy corn earrings with crystal dangles
Haunted house Halloween Fridge Magnet
Haunted house Halloween Fridge Magnet

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