Test Your Kids' Halloween Knowledge With These 35 Spooktacular Trivia Question and Answers

Halloween is right around the corner, and what better way to celebrate the spookiest season than with a round of Halloween trivia with your kids?

Allison DeGrushe - Author

Oct. 23 2023, Updated 4:46 p.m. ET

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It's that time of the year again — yes, we're talking about Halloween! The festive and spooky holiday is right around the corner, which means it's time to assemble your costumes and make the most of the spooktacular celebration.

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Now, whether you're planning on going trick-or-treating with the kiddies or attending a party, there's always time to put your knowledge to the test! With that said, here are 35 of the most spine-chilling Halloween trivia questions and answers for kids — try them out and let us know how it goes!

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Here's a spooky batch of Halloween trivia to quiz your kids!

1. What date is Halloween celebrated? October 31st

2. Which animals are often associated with witches and are said to bring bad luck? Black cats

3. What Halloween monster is wrapped in bandages? A mummy

4. What do kids say on Halloween to get candy? "Trick or Treat!"

5. What do witches typically ride on during Halloween night? Broomsticks

6. What is the most popular Halloween candy in the United States? Reese's Peanut Butter Cups

7. Which Peanuts character believes in The Great Pumpkin in It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown? Linus

8. Who does Linus mistake for the Great Pumpkin? Snoopy

9. What does Charlie Brown get instead of candy on Halloween? Rocks

10. In the song "Monster Mash," who throws a monster bash? Dr. Frankenstein

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Charlie Brown receives rocks instead of candy on Halloween in 'It's the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.'
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11. Which black bird is often associated with Halloween and is considered a bad omen? A raven

12. What is the name of the friendly ghost in a classic Halloween cartoon series? Casper

13. What kind of monster is made up of different body parts stitched together? Frankenstein's monster

14. What is a group of witches called? A coven

15. What kind of spooky creature can turn into a bat in some legends? A vampire

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16. What are the main colors associated with Halloween? Orange and black

17. What is the traditional Halloween candy made from sugary corn kernels? Candy corn

18. What do people traditionally wear on Halloween to scare away ghosts? A costume

19. In what country did Halloween originate? Ireland

20. What costume is often associated with a white sheet with holes cut out for eyes? A ghost

21. What do people bob for on Halloween? Apples

22. What famous magician died on Halloween? Harry Houdini

23. What were the first-ever fun-size candy bars? Snickers and Milky Way

24. What was the original name for candy corn? Chicken Feed

25. What's the rarest M&M color? Brown

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A bucket of candy corn.
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26. What do you carve to make a Jack-o'-lantern? Pumpkins

27. What were originally used as the first Jack-o'-lanterns? Turnips

28. What do you put inside of a jack-o-lantern to make it glow? A candle

29. Where do you go to pick a pumpkin? A pumpkin patch!

30. What is the most popular Halloween costume for pets? A pumpkin

31. What infamous Halloween creature has eight legs and spins webs? A spider

32. What is the name of the most famous vampire? Dracula

33. What is the name of the classic Halloween song by Michael Jackson? "Thriller"

34. Finish the song lyrics: "Who you gonna call?" "Ghostbusters!"

35. What is the day after Halloween called? All Saints' Day

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