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Quiz: How much do you know about pumpkins?

Other quizzes haven’t a patch on this one.

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PUMPKIN HARVEST SEASON is well underway and you’ve probably not been able to think of much else…

Test your knowledge of the gourd-geous fruit below (the puns end here) 

The Halloween tradition of carving pumpkins originated in Ireland, but what vegetable did the ancient Celts carve to ward off evil spirits?
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Turnip
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Carrot

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Parsnip
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Onion
The Guinness World Record for Heaviest Pumpkin is held by Mathias Willemijns from Belgium, what did his weigh in at? (not pictured here)
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2,000 kg
950 kg

1,540 kg
1,190 kg
Which of the following is not a variety of pumpkin?
Long Island Cheese
Lady Godiva

Baby Boo
Honey Boo Boo
The word ‘pumpkin’ comes from the Greek word, pepon, which means what?
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Large melon
Squash ball

Spooky fruit
Oh my gourd
The team 'sport' of trying to throw pumpkins as far as possible with the help of mechanical devices, such as catapults, is known as what?
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Lantern launching
Pumpkin chucking

Squash slinging
Smashing pumpkins
Speaking of The Smashing Pumpkins, they released their first single in 1990, can you name it?
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I Am One
Today

1979
Siva
Can you match the following pumpkins to the movies they appear in? Starting off with these guys.
Halloweentown
Casper

Hocus Pocus
The Haunted Mansion
How about this one?
Halloween (1978)
Halloween II

Halloween III: Season of the Witch
Pumpkinhead
And these ones?
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Order of the Pumpkin Pie
And lastly, this jack-o-lantern?
Creepshow
Peepshow

Children of the Corn
Trick 'r Treat
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Top Dog!
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Clever Cat!
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Fintastic!
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What are ewe doing!?
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Turtley Awful!
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