Halloween Quiz – Round 4 – Food and Drink

1. What type of confectionery, popular around the U.S. and Canada at Halloween, is made from marshmallows, sugar, corn syrup and orange, yellow and white food colouring?

Candy corn

2. In parts of Ireland and in Newfoundland and Labrador, Halloween is also referred to as ‘Snap ____ Night’ – what food is missing?


3. How big was the largest pumpkin pie on record, according to Guinness World Records, baked in Ohio in 2005? (Answer to nearest metre/3 feet diameter)

3.7 metres / 12 foot 1 inch

4. In the Harry Potter books, which sweets come alive and are accompanied by collectible cards portraying famous witches and wizards?

Chocolate frogs

5. What is the name of the Sardinian sheep-milk cheese which has been deliberately infested with live insect larvae?

Casu Marzu (Or in Italian, ‘formaggio marcio’, literally meaning rotten cheese)

6. Complete the quote from ‘The Silence of the Lambs’, “I ate his liver with some fava beans…”

“…and a nice Chianti”

7. According to Guinness World Records, the record for the heaviest pumpkin was set in Canada in 2011, with a huge pumpkin weighing… how much? (Answer to nearest 50 kg / 100lb)

824.86 kg (1,818 lb 5oz.)

8. In ‘Return to Oz’, Dorothy meets a character with a pumpkin for a head – what is his name?

Jack Pumpkinhead

9. In the disgusting-looking cocktail a ‘Brain-Haemmorhage’, what makes the ‘brain’?


10. In which country do children traditionally eat sweets in the shape of skulls at Halloween?


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