WONDER #373: What Is a Jack-O’-Lantern?

Question 1 of 3

The legend of the jack-o’-lantern might date back to an Irish myth about a character named what?

  1. Stingy Jack
  2. Peter Pumpkineater
  3. Jack Sprat
  4. Johnny Appleseed

Question 2 of 3

The first jack-o’-lantern was probably made with what instead of a pumpkin?

  1. turnip
  2. apple
  3. orange
  4. grape

Question 3 of 3

Which of the following is NOT a name for the ghostly, flickering lights sometimes seen at night over bogs, swamps, and marshes?

  1. will-o’-the-wisp
  2. hinkypunk
  3. corpse candle
  4. bright fog

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