Ultimate Ghost Quiz Questions and Answers

Whether you’re a true believer or a supernatural sceptic, our ghost quiz will leave you wondering what’s really on the other side!

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We’re all born with an innate curiosity about what comes after our time on this earth.

With tales of ghosts and ghouls ingrained in pop culture and spooky stories abound, it’s hard to know what to believe. Our ghost quiz has been designed to put your paranormal prowess to the test!

Ghosts come in many different shapes and forms, so we’ve really done our research on this one. Expect today’s quiz to include questions on fiction’s most famous phantasms, frightening folklore and even more!

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How much do you know about ghosts?

Can you recall which ghosts haunted Ebenezer Scrooge in Charles Dicken’s A Christmas Carol? How about the room Harry Potter’s Moaning Myrtle is best known for lurking around?

Have you heard of The Flying Dutchman, the fabled ghost ship that plagues the open seas? Do you know when the world’s first poltergeist was supposedly seen and where? Are you aware that there’s an official term for a phobia of ghostly apparitions?

We’ll be touching on all of the above and more with our ghost trivia questions, so even experts in the occult should expect a challenge. Read on and put your otherworldly acumen to the ultimate test!

If our ghost quiz didn’t quite sate your hunger for horror, check out our Ultimate Halloween Quiz!

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It’s time to put your ghost trivia to the test

Ghost Quiz Questions

1. 
Ghosts and spirits are said to roam on Halloween, but on what date does Halloween actually fall?

2. 
The Flying Dutchman is one of the most widely talked of ghost ships - from which century does the tale originate?

3. 
The first poltergeist was reported to have been seen in Germany in 856AD. In what type of building did it supposedly appear?

4. 
In the 'Harry Potter' series, where is the ghost of Moaning Myrtle known to lurk?

5. 
Which of the following is the name of a famous ghost?

6. 
What household item does Luigi use to tackle the many ghost infestations he encounters in the 'Luigi's Mansion' video games?

7. 
Which of the following is the official term for a fear of ghosts?

8. 
Which three ghosts visit Ebenezer Scrooge in 'A Christmas Carol'?

9. 
Which social media entity uses a stylized ghost as its company logo?

10. 
Which of the following lines appears in the Ghostbusters theme song?

11. 
In Chinese culture, how do people make offerings to the spirits of the departed?

12. 
Which of the following Pokémon is a ghost type?

13. 
Hong Kong's 'Yue Lan' festival is a celebration of which kind of ghost?

14. 
Which genre of movie is most often associated with ghosts and other supernatural creatures?

15. 
Which of the following can supposedly be used to detect ghostly presences?

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the flying dutchman
It’s the Flying Dutchman!

We hope you’ve come away happy with your score on our ghost trivia questions! Don’t let any mistakes haunt you – we’re sure you’ll nail it next time round!

If you’ve enjoyed today’s quiz and are looking for more trivia to brush up on, take a look at some of the others we have ready! There’s tons to choose from, so pick whatever calls to you and give it your best!

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