Halloween Couple Costumes and Halloween Quiz
Halloween Couple Costumes and Halloween Quiz
Here are some funny Halloween couple costumes and a short Halloween History Quiz.
First, find a piece of paper, preferably blank, to write down the correct answer, a or b, for each question.
1. Why are orange and black Halloween colors?
a. Because red, white and blue were already taken.
b. Because orange is associated with the fall harvest and black is associated with darkness and death.
2. Halloween is celebrated on:
a. November 1
b. October 31
3. Halloween has its origins in:
a. That famous song celebrating the creation of the first hot dog: “Hail, O Weenie.”
b. the ancient Celtic festival known as Samhain (pronounced ‘sah-win’). This festival celebrated the end of the harvest season in Gaelic culture. The ancient Gaels believed that on October 31, the boundaries between the worlds of the living and the dead overlapped and the deceased would come back to life and cause sickness or damage crops.
4. Traditional activities for today's Halloweeners include:
a. Tailgating parties and scavenger hunts
b. Trick-or-treating, bonfires, costume parties, visiting ‘haunted houses’ and carving jack-o-lanterns.
I know what you're thinking. At first glance, these great Adam and Eve Halloween costumes look like they are very revealing, but do not worry. Each costume is a flesh-tone jumpsuit with strategic leaf coverage. Also included are "leaf" headgear. One size fits most adults. Shipping weight is 4 pounds. Add a rubber snake ($1 at the dollar store) for the finishing touch!
5. The custom of celebrating Halloween began with:
a. Costume companies on the internet who recognized a niche when they saw one.
b. Irish and Scottish townsfolk who would dress in costumes and visit neighbors to solicit food for a feast in the town on All Hallow’s Eve, the evening before Hallowmas.
6. When did this holiday first begin?
a. When the internet became available to the masses.
b. During the Middle Ages.
Now you can show the world or at the very least the folks at the Halloween costume party how much you love M and M candy with this M and M candy costume. Included is one adult female standard yellow tank dress, one adult male red poncho costume. Guys: be sure to wear slacks or shorts underneath. Gloves also included. Shipping weight: 5 pounds.
This item has sold out. But here is how you can make your own M and M costume. Purchase a rectangular piece of cloth (red, green, blue or yellow) large enough to make a poncho - cut a circular hole in the middle to slip the cloth over your head. Wear long sleeve black high neck tee shirt and black tights or pants with black sneakers. Cut out M and M logo from white cloth and sew to front of poncho. Eureka! Your own home-sewn costume.
7. Why do we dress in costumes to celebrate Halloween?
a. To support the internet costume companies.
b. Because the ancient Celts (Irish) thought that spirits and ghosts roamed the countryside on Halloween night and began wearing masks and costumes to avoid being recognized as humans.
8. What were the original jack-o-lanterns made from in the Middle Ages?
a. They were carved from pumpkins.
b. In Ireland, people placed candles in hollowed out turnips or beets to keep away evil spirits, demons and ghosts on the Samhain holiday.
Now show everyone you are not only a couple but complimentary condiments, too. Adult one size fits most all. 100% polyester tunics. Wear your own long sleeve shirts underneath and under clothing. Hats are included.
9. What is the most popular Halloween candy for trick or treaters?
a. Saltwater taffy
10. What do Halloween candy sales in the U.S. average annually?
a. Several thousand dollars
b, About two billion dollars.
I had to add these two adult Halloween costumes for men just because they are so funny. The male French Maid standard size costume fits men with chest sizes up to 42-44. It features a black dress with white lace trim. Accessories are a white headpiece and matching apron. Bring your own feather duster.
The male Ballerina costume fits most adults. It includes the beautiful pink tutu. Shipping weight is 4 pounds. Add your own white tights and clunky shoes like Army boots for the finishing touch.
For the ladies who want to wear matching costumes, the Adult French Maid costume inclues saucy dress, apron, hat, feather duster, fishnet stockings, and garter. For an added touch, wear your velvet choker and white gloves. Shipping weight 1 pound.
The Adult Ballerina costume includes a ballerina dress made of 100% polyester, tiara, stockings and choker. It is available in Medium (Bust 36-38", Waist 27-30") and Large (Bust 38-40" and Waist 31-34").
11. The fear of Halloween is called:
Did you write down your answers to the Halloween Quiz? Are you bouncing up and down with anticipation to learn your score?
As you certainly guessed by now, the correct answers for each question are “b”. If you answered “a” for any question, you are Halloween-knowledge-challenged.
Or . . . like the author, you forgot to take your meds today. :) Happy Halloween!
Footnote: When Europeans arrived in the New World they found pumpkins plentiful and being used in cooking by Native Americans. They soon substituted pumpkins for the small Jack-o-Lantern turnips and beets.
© Copyright BJ Rakow 2011. All rights reserved.
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