The Daily Prophet
Halloween Quiz
~Deputy Headmistress Aurora2019-11-04 14:22:40
Congratulations to the following, who all received excellent grades in the Halloween Quiz.

Florence, Xavier, Shishya, Mercedes, AloysiusCarrow, EiraFrost, Hunter, Elvira and Ruby.

All have received 5 reward points.

You have until Sunday to submit your answers for the below questions. Just send your answers to Aurora.
Prizes will be awarded based on accuracy.
Thank you to Elliot for providing these questions.

1. In what two countries was “guising”, the tradition of dressing up in costumes, and going door for Halloween most popular?

2. In the correct spelling of the Halloween, where is the apostrophe placed?

3. In what country was the first written account of children using the phrase “trick or treat” on Halloween?

4. In what decade did trick-or-treating as we know it today start gaining popularity in America?

5. What were the original jack o’ lanterns made from?

6. In what country did carving jack o’ lanterns originate?
 
7. What is the name of the Irish bread often eaten at Halloween which is yeasted with added sultanas and raisins?

8. What are these anagrams of: Lunar Cod | Leave Slow Hall | Gin Ho Blob | Leek Snot | Tractor Trike | Got Reptiles | Premier Rag | Imp Rave | Mock Orbits | A Piano trip

9. What is the fear of Halloween?

10. When is All Souls’ Day?

11. What supposedly can happen if you wear your clothes inside out and walk backwards on Halloween?

12. Why were bonfires originally lit on Halloween?

13. In some American cities Halloween was originally called what?

14. What was Dracula's original name? And who wrote the book?

15. How long did filming of the movie ‘Halloween’ take?

16. When was the last full moon on Halloween

17. What words does the word bonfire come from?

18. What significance is seeing a spider on Halloween?

19. What do the colours orange and black signify in relation to Halloween?


News for Thu, Dec 5, 2019 (Items 1 - 50 of 359)
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Matriarch GinnyStar cast a perfect patronus and defeated a Dementor in Hogwarts!
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Fifth Year Student Fernfoot has defeated his Professor, Madam Hooch
to advance to level 6 after 8 days!!
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Fifth Year Student Fernfoot cast a perfect patronus and defeated a Dementor in Diagon Alley!
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Fifth Year Student Fernfoot has defeated his Professor, M
adam
Pomfrey to advance to level 5 after 7 days!!
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First Year Student Cru has duelled their Professor, P
rofessor Dumbledore and lost!
"I must not be as sturdy as I thought...!" First Year Student Cru concedes.
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First Year Student Cru lost 2 Points for Slytherin!
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First Year Student Cru has defeated his Professor, P
rofessor
McGonagall to advance to level 14 after 15 days!!
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First Year Student Cru was hunted down by their Professor, P
rofessor McGonagall, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, P
rofessor Dumbledore to advance to level 15 after 3 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, P
rofessor Dumbledore, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, P
rofessor McGonagall to advance to level 14 after 3 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, P
rofessor McGonagall, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, Professor Snape
to advance to level 13 after 3 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, Professor Snape
, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, Professor Mad-Eye Moody to advance to level 12 after 3 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, Professor Mad-Eye Moody, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, Professor Lupin to advance to level 11 after 3 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, Professor Lupin, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, P
r
ofe
sso
r
Sprout to advance to level 10 after 3 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, P
rofessor Sprout, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, P
rofessor Flitwick to advance to level 9 after 3 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, P
rofessor Flitwick, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, P
rofessor Lockhart to advance to level 8 after 3 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, P
rofessor Lockhart, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated her Professor, Professor Binns to advance to level 7 after 3 days!!
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Callow SilviaIris was hunted down by their Professor, Professor Binns, for being truant.
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First Year Student Cru has duelled their Professor, P
rofessor
M
cGonagall and lost!
"You know, First Year Student Cru really had it coming to him after all those things I said about his mum," comments Professor McGonagall.
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First Year Student Cru lost 2 Points for Slytherin!
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First Year Student Cru was hunted down by their Professor, P
rofessor McGonagall, for being truant.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated a Black Unicorn.
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Callow SilviaIris has defeated a Death Eater trying to break into Hogwarts via the Forbidden Forest!
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First Year Student Cru has duelled their Professor, P
rofessor
McGonagall and lost!
"For one, First Year Student Cru's Polished Wand did not bring me to the yard and his Invisibility Cloak was not better than mine" Professor McGonagall points out.
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First Year Student Cru lost 2 Points for Slytherin!
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First Year Student Cru has defeated his Professor, Professor Snape
to advance to level 13 after 13 days!!
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First Year Student Cru has defeated his Professor, Professor Mad-Eye Moody to advance to level 12 after 13 days!!
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First Year Student Cru was hunted down by their Professor, Professor Mad-Eye Moody, for being truant.
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Matriarch GinnyStar has been defeated in the forest by Seamus Finnigan.
"Aah, so that's what Irish temper is for!" exclaims Seamus Finnigan.
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Matriarch GinnyStar lost 1 Points for Gryffindor!
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Seventh Year Student HadenWilson has defeated his Professor, Professor Binns to advance to level 7 after 1 day!!
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Seventh Year Student HadenWilson has defeated his Professor, Madam Hooch
to advance to level 6 after 1 day!!
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Seventh Year Student HadenWilson has defeated his Professor, M
adam
P
omfrey
to advance to level 5 after 1 day!!
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Seventh Year Student HadenWilson has defeated his Professor, Professor Hagrid
to advance to level 4 after 1 day!!
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Seventh Year Student HadenWilson has defeated his Professor, P
rofessor Trelawney to advance to level 3 after 1 day!!
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Seventh Year Student HadenWilson encountered a group of centaurs in the forest, and lived to tell the tale.
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Seventh Year Student HadenWilson has defeated his Professor, P
rofessor Quirrell to advance to level 2 after 1 day!!
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Prophet Reporter Leana cast a perfect patronus and defeated a Dementor in Hogwarts!
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Prophet Reporter Leana has defeated her Professor, P
ro
fessor Lockhart to advance to level 8 after 2 days!!
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Prophet Reporter Leana has defeated a Black Unicorn.
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Prophet Reporter Leana has defeated her Professor, Professor Binns to advance to level 7 after 2 days!!
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HadenWilson has earned the title Seventh Year Student for having defeated Voldemort 6 times!
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