Halloween Week Trivia 10/31 – 11/2

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Halloween General 

  1. I bet you godless heathans don’t know the Christian holiday that takes place the day after Haloween? What is the holiday that takes place tomorrow? 
  2. One American town with a witchy past is the Halloween capital of the United States? What is the most popular city to visit during the month of October? 
  3. A memeber of this man’s fascist party just won their election in September. Who became prime minister of Italy 100 years ago to the day on Halloween of 1922? 
  4. If you ever run into a vampire, hold up one of these. What item is the latin word for “fixed to a cross”? 
  5. “Double Double, Toil and Trouble” is the saying of the three witches in a certain Shakespeare play. What Shakespeare play is largely centered around witchcraft? 
  6. Those tree-hugging liberals in California are here again to make everything just a little less fun. What item, that comes in a can, is banned in the state of California on Halloween? 

Serial Killers 

  1. Dahmer, the melodramatic dramatization of the arrest of Jeffrey Dahmer that ignores the families of the victims and deals loosely in facts and weirdly sexualizes Jeffrey Dahmer, is super popular on Netflix right now. Who plays Jeffrey Dahmer in the Netflix show “Dahmer”? 
  2. Harvard graduate, the Unabomber, killed 3 people and injured almost 2 dozen more via bombs mailed to people at work and at home. What was the Unabombers real name? 
  3. Jack the Ripper is one of the world’s most famous cold cases. The unidentified killer killed at least 5 people in the Whitechapel neighborhood of a major city. What city did Jack the Ripper kill ass his victims in? 
  4. FBI profiler, Robert Ressler, was the first person to identify the behavorial patterns of these killers and is credited with coming up with the term “Serial Killer” for the FBI in 1974. How many people does someone have to kill to be considered a serial killer by the FBI? 
  5. Dennis Rader, also known as the BTK killer, wreacked havoc on residents of Witchita Kansas from 1978 to 1991. He was famous for taunting the police with messages, which also led to him being caught in 2005 when he didn’t realize you could track him through floppy disk. Typical boomer mistake. The “K” in BTK stands for “Kill”. What do the B and T stand for in “BTK”? 
  6. Gary Ridgeway was charged with 49 murders, but confessed to as many as 90 in the State of Washington, making him the most prolific serial killer of all time. Hey…everyone needs a hobby. What was Gary Ridgeway’s serial killer nickname?    


  1. There was royal wedding on May 19, 2018. What “Suits” star got married in Windsor Castle in 2018? 
  2. On July 9th of 2018, a company announced the discontinuation of paper straws. Since then, this has elminated the use of around one billion straws per year). What company discontinued the use of plastic straws in 2018.  
  3. War criminal, George HW Bush, died in 2018. He was a one-term president from 1989-1993 whose biggest accomplishment was starting the Iraq War Part 1. Who was George HW Bush’s vice president? 
  4. Sometimes weird movies that not that many people actually liked win Best Picture at the Oscars for some reason. In 2018, a movie where this lady falls in love with like a water creature won. Who won Best Picture at the 2018 Academy Awards?  
  5. The Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, died on August 16, 2018. The department of Natural Resources from the state she grew up in declared her voice a natural resource in 1985. What state declared Aretha Franklin’s voice a natural resource in 1985? 
  6. On October 11, a hurrican became the strongest storm to hit the continental U.S. since Hurricane Andrew in 1992. The storm packed maximum sustained winds of 155 mph as it made landfall in the Florida Panhandle. What was the biggest storm to hit the continental US since 1992?   

Horror Movies

  1. “Child’s Play” features a serial killer that uses a voodoo ritual to inhabit a “Good Guy” doll. What is the name of the doll in Child’s Play?   
  2. Based on the Mary Shelley book with the same title, what was America’s first horror film?
  3. The Friday the 13th franchise features a murderous boy who came back to life after drowning at Camp Crystal Lake. How many people does Jason kill in the first Friday the 13th movie?
  4. How many times do people say Candyman before he appears?  
  5. Michael Myers rules and is the best horror movie villain by far. Every so often on Halloween, he comes out and murders a bunch of people with a variety of different objects. What is the name of the fictional town where Michael Myers kills most of his victims? 
  6. Weirdly obsessed with his mother. This man was found with human body parts, included a human heart, on the stove in his Wisconsin home. What is the name of the serial killer that inspired Psycho, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, and Silence of the Lambs?  

Interesting Facts 

  1. Members of an NFL team recorded the “Super Bowl Shuffle” in 1985. The song peaked at #41 on the Billboard Hot 100 and was nominated for the Best R&B Performance Grammy that year. What NFL team recorded the Super Bowl Shuffe?
  2. A new Netflix series about the last Blockbuster franchise in the world debuts tomorrow on Netflix. It’s based on a real Blockbuster location. What city is the last Blockbuster on Earth located in? 
  3. A legendary singer/songwriter, who has almost a 100% approval rating, founded the Imagination Library in 1995. Since then, she has donated over 100 million books to children. What is the name of the singer/songwriter who founded the Imagination Library? 
  4. No one has used a compact disc in years for anything. They are as irrelevant as . In the 1990s, 50% of all CDs were manufactured for one tech company. What tech company was 50% of all CDs manufactured for in the 1990s?  
  5. In an act of generosity that you would never see from a corporation today, the car company that invented the three-point seatbelt gave away the patent for free. What is the name of the car company that offered up this open-source patent for the three-point seatbelts.  
  6. In 2006, a casino bought an actor’s passed kidney stone for 25,000 as an act of publicity. The actor later then donated the proceeds from his passed kidney stone to Habitat for Humanity. What an actor donated $25k from his passed kidney stone to Habitat for Humanity?  


  1. Toro! What color was discontinued by M&M in the 1970s for safety reason, then brought back in 1987 in a safer version?  
  2. Cartoon characters have long been used to market candy bars. IN 1988, Bart Simpson started appearing in commercials for a certain candy bar and appeared in commercials for this candy bar until 2001. What is the name of the candy bar that used Bart Simpson in commercials for 13 years?   
  3. Talk about creating your own customer base, what was the profession of the man who invetned cotton candy?   
  4. There is a candy that is the top-selling candy in six states, but was also voted America’s least favorite candy in a nationwide poll by Candystore.com. Name the nation’s most-divisive candy?
  5. Everyone knows that Haribo makes the best gummy candies on Earth, and they have since the 1920s. In what European candy-crazy country that consumes twice as much candy as the United States was gummy candy invented? 
  6. One president loved Jelly Beans had them on hand all the time in special compartments in Air Force One. What two-term president loved Jelly Beans?  

Final Question: Part Christmas movie, part horror movie, Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol is still read and produced as a play today. How many ghosts visit the main character during the course of the story?