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This Halloween Music Quiz Is Super Spooky!

How much do you know about these spooky classics? Take the quiz and test your music trivia!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  October 12th 2023

Are you planning to have a Halloween party this year? Apart from fake cobwebs and plenty of tasty treats, you'll need a petrifying playlist to make sure everyone has fun dancing around in their costumes. After all, creating the perfect Halloween playlist is sure to make any spooky party one to remember and make even the most shy vampire throw some moves on the dance floor.

Apart from the sound of creaking doors, werewolves howling and ghosts going 'wooooo', what do you like to listen to at this time of year? And what's your Halloween trivia like when it comes to scary songs? Are you an expert when it comes to all things Halloween or are you just more interested in what kind of costume you want to wear?

Check out these 20 tricky (and treaty) music questions and see how much you really know about Halloween-themed anthems! Good luck!

1/20 Little Mix

Little Mix had a Halloween-themed number 1 single with which song?

2/20 A ghost

Every year, Rick Astley performs a Halloween-themed concert dressed as a ghost and calls himself Rick Ghastly. True or false?

3/20 Frankenstein's Monster goes trick or treating

Lady Gaga had a hit with this song...

4/20 A spooky dance

Which of the following Taylor Swift songs sounds like it should be on a Halloween party playlist?

5/20 A man and two cats singing at a piano

Who wrote the music for The Phantom of the Opera musical?

6/20 A magician

Finish these lyrics: "I put a spell on you, and now you're _____"

7/20 A zombie apocalypse

Which Irish band had a hit single with Zombie?

8/20 Two children trick or treating

Finish these Halloween lyrics: "Trick or treat, smell my _____, give me something good to eat!"

9/20 A werewolf and a moon howling back

Who had a song about turning into a werewolf called Bark At The Moon?

10/20 A cat and a ghost

Taylor Swift recorded a song called Haunted. Which album does it appear on?


Which 1984 song asked, "Who you gonna call?"?

12/20 A witch

Which film soundtrack features the song, This Is Halloween?

13/20 David Bowie in Labyrinth
Labyrinth | Eric Rattray | Jim Henson | Henson Associates, Inc. | Lucasfilm Ltd.

David Bowie played the Goblin King in Labyrinth. Which of the following songs appeared in the film?

14/20 Pumpkins

There's a band from North America called Smashing Pumpkins. True or false?

15/20 Fingers clicking

According to the song, which family were 'creepy, kooky, mysterious and spooky'?

16/20 Sharks
Pinkfong! Kids' Songs & Stories Pinkfong! Kids' Songs & Stories | YouTube

Pinkfong are the people responsible for the well-known song, Baby Shark. Which Halloween-themed tune have they recorded?

17/20 A Halloween dancer

Complete the lyrics to this classic Halloween dance song from ages ago: "He did the mash, he did the ______ mash!"

18/20 Beyoncé
@beyonce | Instagram

Which Beyoncé song begins, "The winner is Beyoncé Knowles, female pop vocalist..."

19/20 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air
The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air | NBC | Andy Borowitz | Susan Borowitz

The Fresh Prince and DJ Jazzy Jeff once released a song called A Nightmare on My Street. True or false?

20/20 Hocus Pocus
Hocus Pocus | Buena Vista Pictures | David Kirshner | Kenny Ortega

What do the bullies Jay and Ernie have to sing at the end of the film, Hocus Pocus? 

Oh no

Oh no! Better luck next time!

Good try

Good try! Why not have another go? You might get a bigger score!

Great work

Great work! You know your spooky tunes!


Wow! You must be in charge of the music at any Halloween party!