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Issue 109, page 35

t r i c k o r t r e a t ?

a q u i z f o r h a l l o w e e n
Photo: istockphoto

Trick OR Treat is a game children play at Halloween in the United States. Traditionally, the children dress up in
costumes and go to houses in their neiGhbouRhood. They knock on the doors and shout, “Trick or treat!” The
person in the house then should give the children a treat, like some sweets or chocolates. But if the children don’t
get a treat, they play a trick on the person.
In our Trick or Treat quiz you have to choose the correct answer to get a treat. If you don’t choose the correct
answer, you get a trick. Can you get more treats than tricks?

1. WHEN IS HALLOWEEN? 6. WHY DO PEOPLE EAT NUTS ON HALLOWEEN? 11. IN ANCIENT TIMES, WHY DID THE CELTS
a. October 31 a. to live longer BUILD FIRES ON THE HILLS?
b. November 1 b. to be clever a. to scare the evil spirits
b. to welcome the souls of the dead
back to their homes
2. WHAT DO WITCHES AND EVIL SPIRITS DO ON 7. IF YOU GO OUT ON HALLOWEEN, WHAT
HALLOWEEN? SHOULD YOU TAKE WITH YOU TO PROTECT YOU
a. leave Earth FROM SUPERNATURAL BEINGS? 12. THE ROMANS CALLED HALLOWEEN POMONA
b. return to Earth a. a piece of bread with some salt on it DAY. WHO WAS POMONA?
b. a candle and some money a. the goddess of fruits and gardens
b. the devil’s sister
3. WHAT IS THE SYMBOL OF HALLOWEEN?
a. the pumpkin 8. IF A GIRL LOOKS IN A MIRROR AND BRUSHES
HER HAIR ON HALLOWEEN, WHAT MIGHT SHE
b. the apple 13. WHICH FIESTA IN MEXICO STARTS THE DAY
SEE? AFTER HALLOWEEN?
a. the ghost of an ancestor a. the Day of the Dead
4. WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS SYMBOL?
b. the reflection of her future husband b. the Night of the Living Dead
a. to frighten evil spirits
b. to bring food for the winter
9. WHERE DO EVIL SPIRITS MEET AT 14. WHICH FILM STARTS IN A PLACE CALLED
HALLOWEEN? HALLOWEEN TOWN?
a. in cemeteries a. Halloween
5. WHAT DID PEOPLE USE TO EAT ON
HALLOWEEN TO PROTECT THEM FROM EVIL
b. at crossroads b. The Nightmare Before Christmas
SPIRITS?
a. apples
10. WHY SHOULD YOU SHUT YOUR WINDOWS
b. pumpkins
AND DOORS ON HALLOWEEN?
a. to keep out poltergeists
b. to keep your pets safe inside

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