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Trivia Tuesday

December 3rd, 2013 by Cobwebs

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

  1. Which “Scream Queen” made a horror workout video in which a masked killer stalks her exercise buddies, then she shows some out-of-shape zombies the best ways to keep fit?
    A) Jamie Lee Curtis
    B) Heather Langenkamp
    C) Linnea Quigley
    D) Debbie Rochon
    E) Neve Campbell
  2. This Japanese river imp has a water-filled depression on top of its head which is its source of power; it can be defeated by bowing to it, forcing it to politely return the bow and spill the water.
  3. The TV series Being Human (BBC version) takes place in what city?
    A) London
    B) Cardiff
    C) Bath
    D) Glasgow
    E) Bristol
  4. This Discworld novel by Terry Pratchett sees Granny Weatherwax and Nanny Ogg pitted against Count Magpyr and his family of vampires.
  5. The album Sunfighter includes songs about werewolves (“When I Was a Boy I Watched the Wolves”) and cannibalism (“Silver Spoon”); it was recorded by two members of this much more famous band:
    A) The Grateful Dead
    B) Jefferson Airplane
    C) Cream
    D) The Who
    E) Jethro Tull
  6. The Scottish were-creatures called Selkies can transform into what animal?
  7. The first known mermaid stories are about the goddess Atargartis, from which ancient civilization?
    A) Assyria
    B) Carthage
    C) Sumeria
    D) Crete
    E) Babylonia
  8. The 1982 movie The Thing opens with a helicopter pursuing what animal?
  9. In the Voudou religion, who is the supreme deity?
    A) Papa Legba
    B) Bondye
    C) Simbi
    D) Damballah
    E) Baron Samedi
  10. In Beetlejuice, what is the name of the Maitland’s case worker?

(Answers below the fold)

  1. C) Linnea Quigley. It has, incidentally, recently been re-released on DVD.
  2. Kappa
  3. E) Bristol
  4. Carpe Jugulum
  5. B) Jefferson Airplane
  6. Seals
  7. A) Assyria
  8. A dog (specifically a Malamute)
  9. B) Bondye
  10. Juno

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