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Trick-or-treating: Quiz


Question 1: In ________, the children are only supposed to receive treats if they perform tricks for the households they go to.
United KingdomScotlandWalesEngland

Question 2: [12] Another isolated reference to ritual begging on Halloween appears, place unknown, in 1915, with a third reference in ________ in 1920.
Elmhurst, IllinoisChicagoBlue Island, IllinoisBurr Ridge, Illinois

Question 3: In the United States and ________, trick-or-treating is now one of the main traditions of Halloween and it has become socially expected that if one lives in a neighborhood with children one should purchase treats in preparation for trick-or-treaters.
BelizeUnited KingdomBarbadosCanada

Question 4: Children of the ________ area are expected to perform a joke, usually a simple Halloween-themed pun or riddle, before receiving any candy; this "trick" earns the "treat".
St. Louis, MissouriKansas City, MissouriGreater St. LouisSt. Louis County, Missouri

Question 5: Children proceed in costume from ________ to house, asking for treats such as candy, or sometimes money, with the question, "trick or treat?" The "trick" is a (usually idle) threat to perform mischief on the homeowners or their property if no treat is given.
HouseSingle-family detached homeKitchenBuilding

Question 6: Children in ________ also tell jokes or otherwise perform before receiving their treat.
Des Moines, IowaColumbus, OhioDubuque, IowaWest Des Moines, Iowa

Question 7: Kelley lived in ________, a town with 4,500 Irish immigrants, 1,900 English immigrants, and 700 Scottish immigrants in 1920.
Salem, MassachusettsLynn, MassachusettsLawrence, MassachusettsSaugus, Massachusetts

Question 8: In Quebec, ________, children also go door to door on Halloween.
BarbadosUnited KingdomUnited StatesCanada

Question 9: Before the 1980s, the North American phrase "trick-or-treat" was little known in the ________ and when introduced was often regarded as an unusual and even unwelcome import.
EnglandWalesCanadaUnited Kingdom

Question 10: Since the 80s it has become more widespread, but is still often viewed as an exotic and unwelcome commercialised import, referred to as "the ________ of festivals" and "Making demands with menaces".
Fallopia sachalinensisFallopiaBuckwheatJapanese knotweed


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