Costumes and Candy: Trick or Treat Trivia
Do you ever wonder why we wear masks and beg for food to celebrate a day for dead people? Then dig in to this quiz about the two main reasons Halloween rocks -- costumes and candy!
On average, how many kids ages 5 to 14 dress up for Halloween every year?
- 41 million
- 53 million
- 112 million
Which costume jumped from No. 7 to No. 4 on the list of most popular adult Halloween costumes in 2011?
According to the National Retail Federation, which children’s costume continues to hold the No. 1 spot year after year?
Now that you know what the humans are wearing to trick-or-treat, what about the pets? Pick the No. 1 pet costume from this list.
What were early Celtic Halloween costumes made of?
- leaves and mud
- tree bark
- animal skins
Halloween masks became popular for which reason?
- to scare your friends
- as a disguise for pranksters
- to trick ghosts into thinking you were one of them
What kind of mask did Jason wear in the “Friday the 13th” film series?
- diving mask
- catcher’s mask
- hockey mask
A cheap mask of this famous person was used to create Michael Myers's mask in the movie “Halloween.”
- Richard Nixon
- William Shatner
- George Washington
In “Halloween 3: Season of the Witch” what is the name of the evil mask-making company that plans to kill millions of children on Halloween night?
- Silver Shamrock Novelties
- Pumpkin Head Horrors
- Myers Mask Company
Which character in “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown” got a bag of rocks when they went trick-or-treating?
- Charlie Brown
- Pig Pen
Approximately how many pieces of candy does a plastic jack-o'-lantern carry?
When did the modern version of trick-or-treating for candy become popular?
Why did giving out candy at Halloween take an upturn in the 1970s?
- Mary Janes were invented
- junk food became popular
- parents thought homemade treats were dangerous
According to the National Confectioner’s Association, what percentage of adults sneak a treat from their Halloween candy bowl?
- 78 percent
- 41 percent
- 29 percent
Which candy company first started producing candy corn?
When do candy corn lovers celebrate National Candy Corn Day in the U.S.?
What is the most searched for Halloween candy in Google?
- candy corn
- Mary Janes
What day boasts the highest Halloween candy sales?
Name the ultra popular Halloween candy that was named after a horse.
- Kit Kat
What percentage of kids say they sort their Halloween candy?
- 10 percent
- 30 percent
- 55 percent