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Witch Quiz: How Well Do You Know Them?

Test your knowledge on witches with our ultimate witch quiz!

Beano Quiz Team
Last Updated:  October 12th 2023

Everyone loves to get dressed up at Halloween. There’s plenty of options to choose from: the mummy, the ghost, the vampire and even Frankenstein’s Monster. But for some of us, only a witch costume will do. It’s pretty easy to get the witch look: pointy hat, broomstick and the ability to cackle in a loud and evil way when you go trick or treating with your grown up. What kind of witch would you be?

But how well do you know witches? Would you be described as a witch professor, if there were such a thing? There’s only one way to find out, and that’s by taking this witch quiz which will really sort out the witch experts from the armchair fans.

This series of 10 questions will really test your witchy trivia and we’ve drawn from the world of movies, folklore and even the works of William Shakespeare to catch out even the most dedicated fan. Plenty to think about, so are you ready?

1/10 A witch

What is the name of the witch in The Wizard of Oz?

2/10 A witch manual

A manual on how to hunt witches was published in 1487. What was it called?

3/10 Candles and lavender

What is the name of the religion based on witchcraft?

4/10 An illustration of Joan of Arc

Saint Joan of Arc was accused of being a witch. True or false?

5/10 A witches hat

What is a group of witches called?

6/10 A student dressed as a witch, working on a laptop

Where did the famous witch trials take place between 1692 and 1693?

7/10 The flag of India

The Indian term for witch is daayan or daayani, from the Sanskrit word dakini. What does it mean?

8/10 A broomstick and speed limit sign

Witches have always flown around on broomsticks. True or false?

9/10 William Shakespeare in a witches hat

"Double, double, toil and trouble" comes from which William Shakespeare play?

10/10 The cover of Jill Murphy's first witch book
Jill Murphy | Candlewick

Jill Murphy wrote a series of books based on witches. What was the first one called?

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Oh no! Better luck next time!

Good try

Good try! Why not have another go and see if you can get an even more spook-tacular score!

Great work

Great work! You know your stuff when it comes to all things witchy!


Wow! You're a witch expert... or an actual witch!