The Art of Darkness

Trivia Tuesday

April 7th, 2015 by Cobwebs

  1. Although not as famous as Nessie, the lake monster Ogopogo has plenty of fans. The critter allegedly makes its home in Okanagan Lake, in which country?
  2. In the “Mecha-Streisand” episode of South Park, this goth music legend voiced an animated version of himself; he engages the evil Barbra Streisand in a giant robot battle and saves the world from her tyranny.
    A) Peter Murphy
    B) Andrew Eldritch
    C) Robert Smith
    D) Nick Cave
    E) Ian Curtis
  3. Armin Shimerman, who played Principal Snyder on Buffy the Vampire Slayer, also played which character on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine?
  4. Which of the following locations gained fame as “the most haunted house in England”?
    A) Raynham Hall
    B) Woodchester Mansion
    C) Chillingham Castle
    D) Salmesbury Hall
    E) Borley Rectory
  5. What is the license plate of the Ghostbusters’ vehicle?
  6. The Monster in Young Frankenstein was accidentally given an “abby normal” brain instead of the brain belonging to whom?
    A) Friedrich Wöhler
    B) Hans Delbrück
    C) Karl Stetter
    D) Gottfried Leibniz
    E) Julius Plücker
  7. The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse are War, Famine, Death, and Pestilence. In Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchett’s Good Omens Pestilence retired in 1936, “muttering about penicillin,” and was replaced by whom?
  8. One of the most famous cases of purported past life regression is that of Virginia Tighe, who claimed to recall a past life as a 19th century Irish woman named what?
    A) Mary Reilly
    B) Fiona Shaw
    C) Nora Barnacle
    D) Bridey Murphy
    E) Kate O’Brien
  9. Who lives at 1313 Mockingbird Lane?
  10. In the novel Dracula, which of these vampire-hunters doesn’t survive until the end of the book? (Um, spoiler alert for a 115-year-old novel, I guess.)
    A) Jonathan Harker
    B) Arthur Holmwood
    C) John Seward
    D) Abraham Van Helsing
    E) Quincey Morris

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