Halloween, a modern concept of an old celtic celebration

Halloween, a modern concept of an old celtic celebration

by: brandubh

Halloween, one of the world’s oldest holiday, is a most intriguing celebration of modern day. It is often observed by both young and old alike. Below are trivia questions along with facts for this age old tradition. See how you do…then hit the candy! (one piece only) (http://www.inlightimes.com/archives/2008/10/halloween.htm)

  1. 1

    What is the original birthplace of Halloween?

  2. 2

    What country first used pumpkins as Jack-o-Lanterns?

  3. 3

    Name of the Celtic harvest festival that is considered the source of today’s Halloween celebration?

  4. 4

    Apples became associated with Halloween because of harvest festivals celebrating what Roman goddess?

  5. 5

    When did Halloween celebrations become popular in the United States?

  6. 6

    What group of people first wore costumes during harvest festivals?

  7. 7

    What Christian holy day, established in the 800’s, adopted pagan harvest festival customs into its celebration?

  8. 8

    Trick-or-Treating is the original tradition of the:

  9. 9

    What was the first Jack o’ lanterns carved from?

  10. 10

    Which holiday spends the most on candy sales?

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