The Art of Darkness

Trivia Tuesday

July 3rd, 2012 by Cobwebs

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

  1. What actor played Daniel “Oz” Osbourne, guitar-player and werewolf, on Buffy the Vampire Slayer?
  2. What was the very first mainstream Hollywood werewolf movie?
    A) The Wolf Man
    B) London After Midnight
    C) The Mad Monster
    D) I Was a Teenage Werewolf
    E) Werewolf of London
  3. The word “lycanthropy” is said to derive from the name of this mythical Greek king who was turned into a wolf as punishment for serving Zeus human flesh in an attempt to disprove his omniscience.
  4. This late-70s cartoon was essentially “Scooby-Doo with Werewolves.” It detailed the adventures of a group of teenagers, one of whom turned into a wolf whenever he saw anything resembling the moon, who drove around in their “Wolf-Buggy” and solved crimes.
    A) Fangface
    B) Wolf Patrol
    C) My Favorite Monster
    D) Jabberjaws
    E) Turbo Teens
  5. In the 2000 movie Ginger Snaps, what is the first thing that Ginger and Brigitte use to try and cure Ginger’s lycanthropy?
  6. This Slavic cross between a vampire and a werewolf returns from the grave specifically to have sex with its widow. Its name translates as “wolf’s hair.”
    A) Votyak
    B) Kashub
    C) Libahunt
    D) Vukodlak
    E) Borzoi
  7. In 1985’s Teen Wolf, Michael J. Fox plays an average high school student whose newfound lycanthropy allows him to become the star player on his team. What sport does he play?
  8. In the DC comic series Fables, the Big Bad Wolf is now Bigby Wolf, a shapeshifter who holds what occupation in Fabletown?
    A) Mayor
    B) Chef
    C) Preacher
    D) Farmer
    E) Sheriff
  9. Who sang the 1978 hit “Werewolves of London”?
  10. “Even a man who is pure in heart and says his prayers by night may become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms and…” what?

(Answers below the fold)

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