The Art of Darkness

Trivia Tuesday

September 4th, 2012 by Cobwebs

(No prizes, but if you can answer them all without googling you get bragging rights.)

  1. White Wolf released “Music from the Succubus Club,” a CD accompaniment to their Vampire: The Masquerade game, with each song (supposedly) representative of a particular clan. Which clan did Mission U.K.’s “Last Beat of Your Heart” represent?
    A) Ravnos
    B) Brujah
    C) Tzimisce
    D) Malkavian
    E) Toreador
  2. Laurell K. Hamilton’s “vampire hunter” is a necromancer who hunts down supernatural miscreants. What is her name?
  3. In the Stephen King story (and subsequent movie) Children of the Corn, what was the name of the boy prophet who spoke for “He Who Walks Behind the Rows?”
    A) Malachi
    B) Joshua
    C) Micah
    D) Isaac
    E) Job
  4. What was the title of Joy Division’s acclaimed 1979 debut album?
  5. In The Picture of Dorian Gray, Gray first discovers that his portrait is changing after he rejects the love of this woman:
    A) Victoria Wotton
    B) Lily Osbourne
    C) Alice Campbell
    D) Ila Lansbury
    E) Sybil Vane
  6. What singer is married to Neil Gaiman?
  7. The Bates Motel in Psycho is modeled after this Edward Hopper painting:
    A) The Lonely House
    B) House by the Railroad
    C) Captain Upton’s House
    D) House at Dusk
    E) Ryder’s House
  8. The Wiccan Sabbat that takes place on the autumnal equinox is called what?
  9. Bats all belong to this taxonomic order:
    A) Sirenia
    B) Chiroptera
    C) Coleoptera
    D) Dermoptera
    E) Araeoscelidia
  10. The well-known novelty song “Monster Mash” was sung by Bobby (Boris) Pickett. What was the name of his backup band?

(Answers below the fold)

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