On October 31st, many of your colleagues in North America may dress up as monsters and visit neighbors' houses in search of candy and other treats.

The reason for this strange behavior is Halloween, the unique tradition of celebrating all things scary each year which is now gaining popularity across the world.

How much do know about Halloween? Test your knowledge with our short quiz. TIP - If you get stuck, read our article about Halloween.

What is Halloween short for?
Where do Pumpkins come from?
Today, where are most Pumpkins grown?
Ireland is the birthplace of Halloween. Which of these Celtic festivals took place at the same time as Halloween?
Barmbrack is a traditional treat in Ireland associated with Halloween, but what is it?
Who starred in the 1978 film, Halloween?

Which famous Hindi festival often takes place near Halloween?

The word 'witch' comes from an old English word meaning...
On Halloween 1864, which state became the 36th to be admitted to the United States of America? The state holiday is observed on the last Friday in October.
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow is a short story set around the time of Halloween. Who is the author?

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