‘Monday Mind Workout’ – answers for Monday 26th October 2020

Dear all,
See below the answers for yesterday’s Monday Mind workout that was ‘loosely’ themed around Halloween, how did you do?
1.In which country did Halloween originate?
b) Ireland
2.What sweet treat is often made for Halloween using butter, molasses and sugar?
c) Bonfire toffee
3.From which words did ‘bonfire’ originate?
Bone Fire
4.Out of which vegetable were Jack O’Lanterns made from?
b) Turnip
5. From which region in the world do pumpkins originate?
c) Central America
6. Which actor played Frank n Furter in Rocky Horror Picture Show?
a) Tim Curry
7. Is a pumpkin a fruit or vegetable?
8.Which film has as its main characters, Morticia and Gomez?
a) The Addams Family
8.What is Samhainophobia?
c) A fear of Halloween
9. How do pumpkins grow?
b) on vines
10. What do people bob for on Halloween?
a) apples
11.Which film from 1987 stars Jack Nicholson, and Cher, Susan Sarandon, and Michelle Pfeiffer as three single women who experiment with some powers?
b) The Witches of Eastwick
12.On which date does Halloween fall?
a) October 31st
13. Which song was a 1973 hit for Bobby “Boris” Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers? (Lyric clue: It was a graveyard smash.) “Monster Mash”
14.Shakespeare’s three witches from Macbeth were also known as . . . what?
c) The Weird Sisters
Listed below are five anagrams of words you might associate with Halloween:
15) pink ump (You might have carved one of these!) Pumpkin
16) tarot tricker (A common phrase) Trick or Treat
17) rural peanuts (an otherworldly experience!) Supernatural
18) agent verso (a burial monument) Gravestone
19) tepid fire (really scared!) Petrified
20) rosiest input (perhaps involving a Black Cat!) Superstition