Halloween Reading Comprehension


Halloween Reading

Halloween is a yearly celebration observed in a number of countries on 31 October, Typical festive Halloween activities include trick-or-treating, attending costume parties, decorating, carving pumpkins into jack-o’-lanterns, lighting bonfires, apple bobbing, visiting haunted house attractions, playing pranks, telling scary stories, and watching horror films.

Find out what these definitions refers to

  1. The game is played by filling a tub or a large basin with water and putting apples in the water. people try to catch them with their teeth: ____________________
  2. It is a mischievous trick or joke played on someone, generally causing the victim to experience embarrassmen:__________________________
  3. A custom on Halloween in which children knock on people’s doors and say “trick or treat” when the doors are opened to ask for candy:__________________________
  4. A bonfire is a large but controlled outdoor fire, used either  as part of a celebration:_______________________
  5. A house or other building often perceived as being inhabited by disembodied spirits of the deceased who may have been former residents or were familiar with the property:__________________________________
  6. Films  that often deal with the viewer’s nightmares, hidden fears and terror of the unknown:_______________
  7. A social event in which entertainment, food, and drinks are provided and people attend  to it dressed as horror figure:____________________________
  8. Making something more attractive usually by putting something on it:______________________________________
  9. a pumpkin that has had its insides removed and a face cut into it for Halloween:_____________________________

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