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Halloween quiz

  1. What is the season of the year when the days get shorter, the leaves fall from the trees, and we celebrate Halloween? (autumn)
  2. When do English and American children celebrate Halloween? (October 31st)
  3. What are the two favourite colours of Halloween? (orange and black)
  4. Who is the ugly woman who practice magic? (witch)
  5. His favourite drink is blood, who is he? (vampire)
  6. What is the small creature with 8 legs? (spider)
  7. The English for "чудовище"? (monster)
  8. In Britain, if you meet a black cat is it a good or bad luck? (good luck)
  9. What vegetable is usually carved into a jack-o'-lantern? (pumpkin)
  10. What does a witch use for transport? (broomstick)
  11. What is the home of spider? (cobweb)
  12. What is a scary flying animal? (bat)
  13. What is the spirit of a dead person who appears again? (ghost)
  14. End the saying: trick or treat, smell our feet, give us something good to ________? (eat)
  15. What is a very unlucky number? (13)?

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History of Halloween

True or False?

  1. Halloween is traditionally celebrated on the night of 31st October, the night before All Saint’s Day. (True)
  2. In England Halloween was called ‘All Hallow’s Eve’. (True)
  3. On Halloween night all evil spirits stayed at home. (False. All the evil spirits went out to haunt people!)
  4. Halloween is based on an ancient Celtic holiday and the name ‘Halloween’ means ‘Winter’s End’. (False. It means ‘Summer’s End’)
  5. In past times people put lamps or lanterns outside their houses to keep away evil spirits. (False. They wanted to be friendly to the spirits)
  6. People believed that witches, ghosts and goblins went around at night looking for a living body! (True)
  7. On Halloween people dressed up as ghosts and witches so that the spirits would not steal their body! (True!)
  8. Nowadays people put pumpkins with faces in their houses. (False. People put pumpkins outside their houses)
  9. The pumpkin is sometimes called the ‘Jack-o-lantern’. (True)
  10. ‘Trick or treat’ is a game children play at Halloween to play jokes (trick) or get sweets (treat). (True)

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