Sunday, 28 October 2012

History of Halloween.pdf

Halloween Questions

1. Who were the first people to begin  celebrating Halloween?

2. What were 3 of the traditions of the Samhain Festival?

3. What animals were considered evil in medieval times?

4. What were people offered if they prayed for others’ dead relatives?

5. A Jack-o-lantern is made from a pumpkin. In Europe it was originally made from what vegetable?

6. In Mexico, what do people do to their homes to honour the dead?

Halloween Answers

1. Europe.

2. November 1 is set aside to honour dead children, and November 2 to honour those who died as adults.

3. Dogs.

4. Pumpkins.

5. Turnips.


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