How much do you know about Halloween?

Have you already carved a jack-o'-lantern? Made your pandemic Halloween plans? Test your knowledge of the spookiest day of the year with this short quiz.

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The word "Halloween" comes from the name of what celebration?

Hallowed Sheen
Hail to Winter
All Hallows' Eve
Eve of Hollowed Gourds

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What is the most popular kids' Halloween costume in America?

Pirate
Witch

Princess

Spider-Man

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Jack-o'-lanterns haven't always been carved from pumpkins. The first jack-o'-lanterns were made in the British Isles from what vegetable?

Turnips
Onions
Potatoes
Tomatoes

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If you are trick-or-treating, odds are you'll be hoping to get this candy -- the most popular in the United States.

Snickers
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups
Kit Kat

M&Ms

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How heavy was the pumpkin that holds the Guinness World Record for heaviest pumpkin?

1,254 pounds

4,098.7 pounds

505 pounds

2,624.6 pounds

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This year, a full moon falls on Halloween night. When is the next time that will happen again?

2050

2022

2039

2100

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Which Halloween candy was once known as "chicken feed"?

Candy corn

Jelly beans

Skittles

Nerds

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What is the most popular adult Halloween costume in America?

Witch

Vampire

Mummy

Angel

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Michael S. WIlliamson

What is the most popular pet Halloween costume in America?

Hot dog

Bumblebee

Pumpkin

Devil