4. True or False? October 31st has always been the date for Halloween.
5. True or False? The Catholic church once tried to replace Halloween with a religious holiday.
6. True or False? The Irish potato famine played a part in bringing Halloween to the United States.
7. True or False? Halloween is the largest commercial holiday.
8. True or False? Trick or Treating as we know it began in 1920.
9. True or False? The first observers of Halloween wanted to have a holiday to make them closer to their deceased relatives.
10. True or False? Bobbing for apples started as a celebration for the end harvest.
And now the answers!
1. Halloween was first celebrated 200 years ago.
False. Halloween began more than 2000 years ago.
2. Halloween originally marked the end of harvest.
True. This day marked the end of summer and the harvest and the beginning of the dark, cold winter, a time of year that was often associated with human death.
3. Halloween began in what is now Germany.
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