Pumpkin QuizPumpkin Trivia Questions - Printable Pumpkin Trivia
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What are pumpkins?
Fruit - Pumpkins are a fruit. They are members of the squash family.
According to the nursery rhyme, which character put his wife in a pumpkin shell?
Peter - He kept her very well.
The rock band, the Smashing Pumpkins, is from which American city?
Chicago - The group was formed in 1988.
Which ailment is said to be cured by pumpkins?
Freckles - They are also said to be of use in treating snakebites.
How much of a pumpkin is actually water?
90 percent - This is the reason why pumpkins are so heavy.
Who is the genius behind the "super" pumpkin?
Howard Dill - Perfecting the super heavyweight pumpkin, Howard Dill was a Canadian farmer from Nova Scotia.
As of 2010, what was the weight of the world's largest pumpkin?
1810 pounds - This massive pumpkin was grown by Chris Stevens.
What colors are the flowers on a pumpkin vine?
Orange - The flowers are a yellowish orange.
Which of these is not a color of pumpkin - Purple, White or Blue?
Purple - They also come in red and green.
Before pumpkins, what was commonly carved into Jack-O-lanterns?
Turnips - Pumpkins were far easier to hollow out.
How much did the largest pumpkin pie weigh?
3699 pounds - Baked in New Bremen, it had a diameter of 20 feet.
Who rode in a carriage made out of a pumpkin?
Cinderella - Her fairy godmother made the carriage.
Who spent Halloween in a pumpkin patch waiting for the great pumpkin to appear?
Linus Van Pelt - He was not alone, Charlie Brown's sister Sally waited with him.
Who starred in the horror movie "Pumpkinhead"?
Lance Henriksen - The film was released in 1988.
Jack Pumpkinhead is a character from which well-known book series?
The Oz Series - The character was created by Frank Baum.
Who starred in the film "Pumpkin"?
Christina Ricci - The film is about a girl who was attracted to a disabled man.
How many cups of seed are in an average pumpkin (30 pounds)?
One cup - Seeds can be roasted and eaten.
Where do pumpkins originally come from?
Mexico - The North American natives were eating pumpkins long before the pilgrims arrived.
Which comic book company released a series with a character by the name of Pumpkinhead?
Marvel - Pumpkinhead is both his real name and his superhero name.
What was unusual about Spookley the Pumpkin?
He was square - The story of Spookley the Square Pumpkin was a book written by Joe Troiano.
Monsters vs. Aliens Mutant Pumpkins from Outer Space stars which famous actress?
Reese Witherspoon - The film was released by Dreamworks.
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