The Art of Darkness

Trivia Tuesday

October 4th, 2011 by Cobwebs

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

  1. Boris Karloff has portrayed Frankenstein’s monster, the Mummy, and Dr. Fu Manchu. What other actor–who also had a part in some of the Star Wars movies–has also played those three roles?
  2. Created in the wake of Godzilla’s success, Gamera is a giant, fire-breathing what?
    A) Octopus
    B) Elephant
    C) Stegosaurus
    D) Turtle
    E) Parrot
  3. What well-known Eurythmics song was covered by Cruxshadows on their “Until the Voices Fade” album?
  4. In this classic short story by W. W. Jacobs, a couple is given an artifact which grants them three wishes, but each one comes at a terrible cost.
  5. In the voodoo religion, loas are intermediary spirits which are often worshipped in their own right. Which of these is NOT a loa?
    A) Damballa Weddo
    B) Ogou Feray
    C) Baron Samedi
    D) Oreille Singe
    E) Erzulie Fr├ęda
  6. Named for the mythical Mars’ acolytes, Fear and Terror, the moons of Mars are called what?
  7. Winston Smith met his greatest fear in Room 101. What was it?
  8. The Blob’s theme song (of course it had a theme song) was written by Hal David and:
    A) Warren Zevon
    B) Art Garfunkel
    C) Don Ho
    D) Burt Bacharach
    E) Paul Anka
  9. The drum machine used by The Sisters of Mercy on many of their albums also “runs” an advice column on their Website. What is its name?
  10. What did Sarah Connor work as before the Terminator arrived from the future?
    A) Police Officer
    B) Teacher
    C) Waitress
    D) Secretary
    E) Taxi Driver

(Answers below the fold)

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