Things that go BUMP in the Night

Human nature has always been intrigued by the darker side, and many of us love to be terrified. From Television and Movies to Literature, real-life horrors, Myth and legends. You’ll find 100 questions divided into 4 rounds, so gather your family or friends for some hideously macabre quizzing, if you dare!


Round 1

1 – ‘Lycan’ is the species name of which mythical creature?

2 – What were the names of the real-life‘ body snatchers’, in 1820’s Edinburgh?

3 – Which horror did St Patrick drive from Ireland?

4 – What creature is the ‘Beast of Bodmin Moor’?

5 – The UK folklore legend, ‘Black Shuck’, is what?

6 – Which ‘dog-like’, vampiric creature was first allegedly spotted in areas of the America’s in 1995?

7 – Which precious metal is the scourge of the Werewolf?

8 – How many ‘canonical’ victims did ‘Jack the Ripper’ claim – 5, 6 or 7?

9 – Which sixteenth century, Hungarian Countess is nicknamed ‘The Blood Countess’?

10 – The beast known as the ‘Manticore’ is a Lion with a Human head & sharp tail – True or False?

11 – What is the name of the murderous goblin, who protects the Anglo-Scottish border?

12 – The Kappa, is a murderous, humanoid, demon that resides in Japanese rivers – True or False?

13 – In which continent’s folklore did the ‘Ghoul’, a flesh eating, humanoid demon, originate?

14 – Which European, giant serpent of legend, is said to be able to kill with only a gaze?

15 – Which famous legendary creature from Himalayan folklore is also known as Meh-Teh?

16 – What are baby dragons usually referred to as?

17 – Which country is the water-dwelling beast, The Bunyip, said to live in?

18 – The Mandrake is a humanoid, root type creature that can kill with what?

19 – Which English Occultist and Illusionist was said to be in cahoots with the Devil?

20 – A Dybbuk, is a dislocated soul that has possessed another – True or False?

21 – The Minotaur, a half man, half bull hybrid, features in which ancient mythology?

22 – Where does the often mischievous Leprechaun, hide his ill-gotten gains?

23 – The true form of a Golem, is a clay monster, controlled by a vengeful master – True or False?

24 – What is the term used to name a beautiful female demon who seduces men and feeds on them?

25 – Jinn or Djinn, is another name for which magical, often nefarious spirit?


Round 2

1 – What is the name of Gomez and Morticia Addams’ first-born son?

2 – What is Season 3 of ‘American Horror Story’ entitled?

3 – Who is the star of ‘Ash versus the Evil Dead’, which follows on from the iconic ‘Evil Dead’ movies?

4 – Who is the baseball-bat wielding antagonist of ‘The Walking Dead’?

5 – Who is the main protagonist of the series ‘The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina’?

6 – Horror TV show, ‘The Strain’, features which classic monster?

7 – Who was the creator of the X-Files?

8 – Which actor was the original host of ‘The Twilight Zone’?

9 – Who is the star of the 2015 TV show ‘The Frankenstein Chronicles’?

10 – What was the name of the 1992 mock horror documentary screened on British TV?

11 – The 1958, Boris Karloff series, ‘The Veil’, was never actually aired – True or False?

12 – Which director, lent his name to a TV Horror Anthology, popular in the 1970s and ’80s?

13 – The 2015 series, ‘Jekyll and Hyde’ was created by which actor and writer?

14 – Rock Star, David Bowie, acted as ‘The Host’ for season 2 of which Horror Anthology series?

15 – Who plays the titular character in the TV series, ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’?

16 – Cult British horror Anthology ‘Urban Gothic’, was first broadcast on which British TV Channel?

17 – Which long running paranormal series, featuring the Winchester brothers, first aired in 2005?

18 – Which 2000’s series depicted the life of CSI investigator turned serial killer?

19 – The ‘Vampire Diaries’ spawned which spin-off show?

20 – The Series ‘Bates Motel’, acted as a prequel to which famous horror movie?

21 – What is the name of the sci-fi/ horror series, written by British Comedian, Charlie Brooker?

22 – What is the name of the series, that sees a Werewolf, Ghost and a Vampire, sharing a flat?

23 – Which classic horror creature, was Herman Munster, a version of?

24 – ‘Penny Dreadful’, the gothic horror series, starred which former James Bond?

25 – Which foul-mouthed, comic book anti-hero was featured in an eponymous TV series in 2014?


Round 3

1 – Who wrote the controversial, ‘American Psycho’?

2 – Where in the UK did Dracula first land?

3 – What horror is the author, Max Brookes, known for writing about?

4 – What is the name of Dr. Frankenstein’s assistant?

5 – Which famous literary duo came face to face with the terrifying ‘Hound of the Baskervilles’?

6 – Where is the ‘Haunting’ in Shirley Jackson’s terrifying novel?

7 – Who is Dr. Jekyll’s crazy alter-ego?

8 – Who wrote, the ghostly, ‘The Turn of the Screw’?

9 – Which William Peter Blatty novel caused an international scandal when it was adapted for film?

10 – What was Stephen King’s first Published Novel?

11 – In which novel did Dr. Hannibal Lector first appear?

12 – Which famous horror author is responsible for the entire Cthulhu mythos?

13 – Which bird features in the title of, one of Edgar Allan Poe’s most famous works?

14 – Which famous author, associated with sci-fi, wrote ‘Something Wicked This Way Comes’?

15 – ‘Omega Man’ was the first movie adaptation of the novel ‘I am Legend’ – True or False?

16 – In which Stephen King Novel does an author become the victim of the story?

17 – Who wrote the spooky story, ‘The Woman in Black’?

18 – Which British horror novelist is responsible for books such as ‘The Rats’ and ‘Survivor’?

19 – ‘The Grownup’ is a supernatural novel by ‘Gone Girl’ author Gillian Flynn – True or False?

20 – Which creatures appear in John Ajvide Lindqvist’s novel ‘Let the Right One In’?

21 – ‘Interview With a Vampire’ was written by which famous horror author?

22 – Which real-life incident is the backbone for the, fictionalized graphic novel ‘From Hell?’

23 – Which British horror director, also wrote the scary anthology, ‘The Books of Blood’?

24 – What is the nationality of prolific horror author, Dean Kootz?

25 – Who is horror and fantasy author ‘Joe Hill’s’ famous father?


Round 4

1 – Which movie features ‘The Overlook Hotel’?

2 – In which horror movie franchise does ‘Jigsaw’ act as a major antagonist?

3 – Where is Freddy Krueger’s favorite haunt?

4 – From which country did the original ‘Ringu’ originate?

5 – George A Romero is famous for directing movies, featuring which terrifying Monster?

6 – What terrorizes the inhabitants of the town of Perfection, in the cult movie ‘Tremors’?

7 – In which country was, found footage, horror movie ‘(REC)’ made?

8 – The 2001 horror movie, ‘Ginger Snaps’ puts a new twist on which classic monster?

9 – Which director is responsible for movies such as ‘Poltergeist’ and ‘Texas Chain Saw Massacre’?

10 – The rescue of what type of animal sets events spiraling in John Carpenter’s ‘The Thing’?

11 – Which city does the ‘American Werewolf’ visit in John Landis’ seminal comedy-horror?

12 – What is the title of the movie that is a direct follow-up to ‘The Shining’?

13 – Which Italian, directed the movies ‘Suspiria’ and ‘The Bird with the Crystal Plumage’?

14 – Which cult actor is the star of HP Lovecraft vehicle, ‘Re-Animator’?

15 – Jeff Goldblum stars in which, 1986, body-horror masterpiece?

16 – 2017’s horror movie ‘Raw’, tackles which terrifying and taboo subject?

17 – Who plays Rosemary Woodhouse, in the classical, satanic horror movie, ‘Rosemary’s Baby’?

18 – The 2019 psychological horror ‘The Lighthouse’ is filmed in black and white – True or False?

19 – Modern horror movie, ‘The Babadook’ is set in which country?

20 – The classic horror movie, ‘Nosferatu’ was released in 1930 – True or False?

21 – Which Jordan Peele movie mix’s themes of modern racism with classic horror movie tropes?

22 – Which 1973 horror movie, that even had its trailer banned, was released in the UK on March 16th 1974?

23 – The 2019 horror movie ‘Midsommer’ features what type of terrifying threat?

24 – ‘The Cabin in the Wood’s’ features which future Marvel Universe Star?

25 – Jason Vorhees is the antagonist of which series of slasher movies?



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