Halloween Quiz

Do you know the history of Halloween? Take our quiz and see if you can scare up the answers.

Quiz

Do you know the history of Halloween? Take our quiz and see if you can scare up the answers.

1. Who first celebrated what we've come to know as Halloween?

  • The Druids.
  • The Romans.
  • The Christians.

2. The tradition of dressing up started because:

  • We try to scare away evil spirits.
  • It's a way to honor the dead.
  • When the evil spirits came, they wouldn't recognize you.

3. The celebration of Samhain is to honor:

  • The God of the dead.
  • The end of summer.
  • The priest who held the first Halloween service.

4. The Romans called Halloween Pomona Day. Who or what was Pomona?

  • The town where the Romans first celebrated Pomona Day.
  • The goddess of fruits and gardens.
  • The place where evil spirits dwell.

5. Halloween falls on the night before:

  • All Saint's Day.
  • All Soul's Day.
  • The first Harvest Moon.

Your Results:

1. Who first celebrated what we've come to know as Halloween?
The Druids.

2. The tradition of dressing up started because:
We try to scare away evil spirits.

3. The celebration of Samhain is to honor:
The end of summer.

4. The Romans called Halloween Pomona Day. Who or what was Pomona?
The goddess of fruits and gardens.

5. Halloween falls on the night before:
All Saint's Day.

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