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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 hideous 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 Shinning’?

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 in 1989?

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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Take our Spooktacular Kids Halloween Quiz

From the history of Halloween to the modern-day trends like Trick-or-treating and Bobbing for Apples. Think Ghosts, Ghouls, and Witches for inspiration to ace our free Halloween quiz. You’ll find 50 questions divided into 4 rounds, so gather the children for some spooktacular quizzing.

Round 1

1 – In which month does Halloween fall?

2 – Halloween falls on different dates each year – True or False?

3 – Who are the witches Sarah, Mary and Winifred better known as?

4 – What S is the name of the popular teenage witch?

5 – Which fruits would you traditionally bob for at Halloween parties?

6 – What large fruit do you carve to make a Jack-o-Lantern?

7 – Real vampire bats live in Transylvania – True or False?

8 – What howling creature might someone turn into during a full moon?

9 – In which animated film would you expect to see a vampire called Mavis?

10 – In the film The Witches, what does the potion turn children into?

11 – In the film ‘Monsters Inc’, what is the name of Sully’s green, one-eyed best friend?

12 – Which magical school celebrates Halloween with a feast in the Great Hall?

13 – What C is a group of witches called?

14 – What is the word Halloween an abbreviation of – All Hallows Eve or Haunted Night?

15 – On what date does Halloween always fall?

Round 2

1 – What household item do witches use to fly?

2 – When knocking on doors Halloween night, what words should be spoken?

3 – Which children’s author wrote a famous book called ‘The Witches’?

4 – Which vegetable is said to repel/scare off a vampire?

5 – What type of creature is Shrek?

6 – Who wrote the popular children’s book ‘Room on the Broom’?

7 – Name the popular Halloween treat that consists of a fruit covered in a sticky glaze?

8 – In the animated film ‘Hotel Transylvania’ what J is Dracula’s son-in-law’s name?

9 – Which insect, popular at Halloween parties has 8 legs?

10 – What do you put inside a pumpkin once carved?

Round 3

1 – What is Scooby Doo’s Ghost hunting group called?

2 – How many ghosts visited Ebenezer Scrooge in the book A Christmas Carol?

3 – What animals do Vampires commonly transform into?

4 – Vampire bats solely feed on blood – True or False?

5 – What is the name of the man/creature who hides away in the tower in the novel/film ‘The Hunchback of Notre-Dame’?

6 – Before people used pumpkins, what vegetables were Jack O’ Lanterns made out of?

7 – Which family was considered, creepy, Kooky, Mysterious, Spooky, and altogether ooky?

8 – Which spooky characters often have black cats as pets?

9 – What do pumpkins grow on – Trees or Vines?

10 – What is the name of the large metal pot that witches use to brew their potions in?

11 – You can get purple Pumpkins – True or False?

12 – In Monsters Inc, what is the name of the baby who is not afraid of monsters?

13 – In which iconic Halloween film would you hear the song ‘I Put a Spell on you’?

14 – What is the name of Scooby Doo’s best friend and monster hunting partner?

15 – Which member of the Addams family is named after a day of the week?

Round 4

1 – Halloween was first celebrated by the Druids – True or False?

2 – In the film ‘Ghostbusters’, what is the name of the slimy green ghost?

3 – Which animated character from ‘The Nightmare before Christmas’ film is also known as ‘Pumpkin King’?

4 – Someone with Bogyphobia is afraid of what?

5 – What is the name of the uncle from ‘The Addams Family’?

6 – What is Frankenstein’s monster scared of?

7 – Is a banshee likely to laugh, cry, scream or sing?

8 – From the film ‘Hotel Transylvania, finish this sentence. “I don’t say……”

9 – Casper is a friendly……?

10 – What Disney film portrays the celebration of Mexico’s ‘Day of the Dead’?

 

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Fancy Facing some Terrifying Trivia?

From the history of Halloween to the modern-day trends like Trick-or-treating and Bobbing for Apples. Think Ghosts, Ghouls, and Witches for inspiration to ace our free Halloween quiz. You’ll find 100 questions divided into 4 rounds, so gather your family or friends for some spooky quizzing.

Round 1

1 – In which month does Halloween fall?

2 – Halloween falls on different dates each year – True or False?

3 – Who are Sarah, Mary and Winifred better known as?

4 – What is the name of the popular teenage witch?

5 – Which fruits would you traditionally bob for at Halloween parties?

6 – Bobbing for apples originated in Ancient Rone – True or False?

7 – The original ‘Halloween’ film was released in 1968 – True or False?

8 – In which film is the infamous Jason Voorhees the lead character?

9 – What is a Jack-o-Lantern made out of?

10 – Which 1973 hit song featured the lyric “It was a graveyard smash”?

11 – If you see a ghost, ‘Who you gonna call’?

12 – Real vampire bats live in Transylvania – True or False?

13 – What creature might someone turn into during a full moon?

14 – Where were the most notorious Witch trials held?

15 – A Besom is another word for a cauldron – True or False?

16 – Which country celebrates ‘The Day of the Dead’ instead of Halloween?

17 – In which animated film would you expect to see a vampire voiced by ‘Adam Sandler’?

18 – Spider cakes are traditionally baked on All Souls Day – True or False?

19 – In the film The Witches, what does the potion turn children into?

20 – In the film ‘Monsters Inc’, what is the name of Sully’s one-eyed best friend?

21 – Which school celebrates Halloween with a feast in the Great Hall?

22 – Which band sang the song ‘Pet Sematary’?

23 – What is a group of witches called?

24 – What is the word Halloween an abbreviation of?

25 – On what date does Halloween always fall?

Round 2

1- What household item does Mary Sanderson use to fly?

2 – What is the name of the talking black cat from ‘Sabrina the teenage Witch’?

3 – On which historical figure was Bram Stoker’s Dracula said to have been based?

4 – What is the name of a ghost that can move things around your house?

5 – What’s the only way to kill a zombie?

6 – When knocking on doors Halloween night, what words should be spoken?

7 – Which celebrity, famed for her outrageous Halloween parties?

8 – Name the 1988 Disney Halloween film starring a young girl living with her good-witch grandmother?

9 – A Hallow is a saint or a holy person – True or False?

10 – There was a full moon at Halloween in 2020 – True or False?

11 – Which children’s author has a famous book called ‘The Witches’?

12 – Which vegetable is said to repel a vampire?

13 – Which Michael Jackson song is often played at Halloween parties?

14 – What type of creature is Shrek?

15 – Who wrote the popular children’s book ‘Room on the Broom’?

16 – Name the popular Halloween treat that consists of a fruit covered in a sticky glaze?

17 – Which horror film features Pennywise?

18 – Who is the lead actress in the Halloween film franchise?

19 – Which game is used to talk to spirits and awaken the dead?

20 – Name the 2020 American mystery comedy-horror film starring and written by Adam Sandler?

21 – Mummies were ground up during the middle ages to make medicine – True or False?

22 – In what country did the tradition of carving jack o’ lanterns originate?

23 – The next full moon due at Halloween will be in 2030 – True or False?

24 – Which ghost ship is said to foretell imminent doom or disaster if seen at sea?

25 – In the animated film ‘Hotel Transylvania’ what is Dracula’s teenage daughter’s name?

Round 3

1 – What is the UK’s Most-Watched Halloween Movie?

2 – Who wrote the novel ‘Frankenstein’?

3 – Werewolves are immortal – True or False?

4 – Who was ‘The Worst Witch’?

5 – What is the name of the serial killer in the film ‘The Silence of The Lambs’?

6 – Who is dr Jekyll’s alter ego?

7 – Who played the charlatan psychic ‘Oda Mae Brown’ in the film ‘Ghost’?

8 – What is Scooby Doo’s Ghost hunting group called?

9 – What does wica mean?

10 – How many ghosts visited Ebenezer Scrooge in the book A Christmas Carol?

11 – What is a lycanthrope better known as?

12 – Vampire bats solely feed on blood – True or False?

13 – Which 2007 action film stars Nicolas Cage as stunt motorcyclist Johnny Blaze?

14 – What animals do Vampires commonly transform into?

15 – Samhainophobia is a fear of Halloween – True or False?

16 – Where is Transylvania?

17 – Which fictional character is the main protagonist of the novel/film ‘The Hunchback of Notre-Dame’?

18 – Before people used pumpkins, what vegetables were Jack O’ Lanterns made out of?

19 – Who wrote and directed the film ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’?

20 – Which family was considered, creepy, Kooky, Mysterious, Spooky, and all together ooky?

21 – What is the title of a witch’s pet (or Imp)?

22 – What do pumpkins grow on?

23 – What do witch’s use to brew their spells?

24 – By what name is midnight also known?

25 – What was Dr. Frankenstein’s first name?

Round 4

1 – In which film is the infamous Michael Myers the lead character?

2 – Who wrote the novel ‘Dracula’?

3 – Halloween was first celebrated by the Druids – True or False?

4 – Which famous magician died on Halloween in 1926?

5 – In Ghostbusters, what is the name of the infamous green ghost?

6 – What is the name of the ginger doll that terrorised its owners?

7 – Who wrote and directed the film ‘Frankenweenie’?

8 – On which night of the week, do Witches traditionally hold their meetings?

9 – When did Starbucks first introduce the pumpkin spice latte – 2000, 2002 or 2003?

10 – Catherine of Arragon is said to haunt the Tower of London, where she was beheaded in 1536 – True or False?

11 – In Medieval Europe, owls were thought to be witches, and to hear an owl’s call meant what?

12 – Which animated character is also known as ‘Pumpkin King’?

13 – Who wrote “Pet Sematary” and “The Shining”?

14 – How long did it take to make the first Halloween movie – 21 days, 21 months or 21 years?

15 – Someone with Bogyphobia is afraid of what?

16 – Why were people suspicious of black cats during the Middle Ages?

17 – Gargoyles also protect against harmful spirits – True or False?

18 – The word “Witch has derived from which term?

19 – Which actor played Beetlejuice in the film?

20 – What are the first names of the parents from ‘The Addams Family’?

21 – Name the American sitcom depicting the home life of a family of benign monsters?

22 – What is Hong Kong’s Festival of Hungry Ghosts called?

23 – What is Frankenstein’s monster scared of?

24 – What is the day after Halloween called?

25 – Is a banshee likely to laugh, cry, scream or sing?

 

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