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Why Do We Celebrate Halloween? The Quiz That Tests How Much You Know About The Origins Of October Celebration

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26/10/2016 11:19 BST | Updated 31/10/2017 14:44 GMT

Halloween is marked every year on 31st October with a variety of traditions.

The celebration goes back centuries and has roots in the Gaelic festival of Samhain.

The Celtic beliefs in the closeness of the worlds of the living and the dead on the day of Samhain are reflected in references to the dead and the supernatural.

Trick-or-treating, parades and ghost tours are popular around Halloween, when our fascination with the paranormal is piqued.

But how much do you know about the origins and traditions associated with Halloween?

Try our spooky quiz to find out...