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Friday, October 31, 2008

Halloween quiz

1. They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re altogether hooky. Who are they?
2. In which horror movie series does “the Jigsaw Killer” set elaborate traps for his victims?
3. The premise of this current Disney channel show features three siblings with magical powers involved in a competition to determine which one of them will keep his/her powers as an adult. Name the series. .

4. In Squidward the Unfriendly Ghost, the main characters of this popular children’s series destroy a wax statute of Squidward, and, believing they have killed him, mistake the real Squidward for a ghost. Name the series.

5. Spooky Island, a monster-based theme park, is the setting for which of these movies: (a) Scooby Doo; (b) Monsters Inc., (c) Beetlejuice; (d) The Mummy.
6. According to legend, tattoos, hairy palms, a unibrow and a long middle finger are all signs of what?
7. In Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”, which famous House of Wax star does the voice over at the end of the song?

8. The Greenwich Village Halloween Parade was first presented in what year?

9. Which horror movie parody features a dance called “The Time Warp”?
10. This Stephen King novel is set in The Overlook, an isolated resort in Colorado, where the Jack Torrence, his wife and son are spending the winter as caretakers. Name the novel.
11. John Travolta had a role in which of these movies? (a) Scream; (b) I Know What You Did Last Summer; (c) Carrie; (d) The Blair Witch Project.
12. According to the song lyric, when there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who you are going to call?

13. Bodies that are wrapped in cloth and stored in tombs are known as what?

14. The first jack-o’lanterns were made of what?

15. In It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Linus spends the whole night in the pumpkin patch waiting for the Great Pumpkin. Who or what shows up instead?

16. “You start to play it and it's like somebody's nightmare. And then this woman comes on, smiling at you, right? Seeing you... through the screen. Then when it's over, your phone rings, someone knows you watched the tape... and what they say is, ‘You will die in seven days’". Name the movie.

17. This movie, starring Eddie Murphy, is based on a Disneyworld ride. The Haunted Mansion
18. Rick Moranis starred in the movie musical Little Shop of Horrors, but Steve Martin had a cameo role who sings about his job. What was his profession?
19. According to the song, in what city would you expect to see a werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand?
20. Jack Skellington is a character in which movie (a) Corpse Bride (b) Nightmare on Elm Street (c) Nightmare Before Christmas (d) the Mask.
21. Transylvania is known as the home of Dracula and other vampires. It’s a region in which country?
22. Sabrina the Teenaged Witch is a spin off from which comic book series?
23. Kathy Najimy, Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker star as witches in what movie?
24. This cartoon character is referred to as “the friendly ghost”. Caspar
25. Who are Prue, Piper and Phoebe?
26. In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, what happens to Mrs. Norris on Halloween night?
27. Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Stockard Channing, and Dianne Wiest starred in this movie about two witches who kill an abusive boyfriend and then try to bring him back to life. Name the movie.
28. An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what food do you use to repel vampires?
29. Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell starred in this 2005 movie version of a 1960’s television show.
30. This classic1974 Mel Brooks parody of horror films, starring Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Cloris Leachman and Teri Garr, is the basis for which Broadway musical?

Tiebreaker: In the classic short story “the Tell-Tale heart”, a murderer is haunted by the sound of his victim’s beating heart. Who wrote the story?

4 comments:

Suzanne said...

Do you want the answers here, or emailed?

BTW, I love it!

songbird's crazy world said...

here is fine, this is just an informal test. no prizes or anything.

Joyce-Anne said...

I knew most of the answers, but not all. :-( It was a fun quiz though.

songbird's crazy world said...

and the answers are:

1. They’re creepy and they’re kooky, mysterious and spooky, they’re altogether hooky. Who are they? The Addams Family.

2. In which horror movie series does “the Jigsaw Killer” set elaborate traps for his victims? (Saw I –V)

3. The premise of this current Disney channel show features three siblings with magical powers involved in a competition to determine which one of them will keep his/her powers as an adult. Name the series. The Wizards of Waverly Place.

4. In Squidward the Unfriendly Ghost, the main characters of this popular children’s series destroy a wax statute of Squidward, and, believing they have killed him, mistake the real Squidward for a ghost. Name the series. Spongebob Squarepants.

5. Spooky Island, a monster-based theme park, is the setting for which of these movies: (a) Scooby Doo; (b) Monsters Inc., (c) Beetlejuice; (d) The Mummy. (a) Scooby Doo.

6. According to legend, tattoos, hairy palms, a unibrow and a long middle finger are all signs of what? A werewolf

7. In Michael Jackson’s “Thriller”, which famous House of Wax star does the voice over at the end of the song? Vincent Price

8. The Greenwich Village Halloween Parade was first presented in what year? 1973

9. Which horror movie parody features a dance called “The Time Warp”? The Rocky Horror Picture Show.

10. This Stephen King novel is set in The Overlook, an isolated resort in Colorado, where the Jack Torrence, his wife and son are spending the winter as caretakers. Name the novel. The Shining

11. John Travolta had a role in which of these movies? (a) Scream; (b) I Know What You Did Last Summer; (c) Carrie; (d) The Blair Witch Project. (c) Carrie

12. According to the song lyric, when there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who you are going to call? Ghostbusters.

13. Bodies that are wrapped in cloth and stored in tombs are known as what? Mummies

14. The first jack-o’lanterns were made of what? turnips

15. In It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown Linus spends the whole night in the pumpkin patch waiting for the Great Pumpkin. Who or what shows up instead? Snoopy

16. “You start to play it and it's like somebody's nightmare. And then this woman comes on, smiling at you, right? Seeing you... through the screen. Then when it's over, your phone rings, someone knows you watched the tape... and what they say is, ‘You will die in seven days’". Name the movie. The Ring

17. This movie, starring Eddie Murphy, is based on a Disneyworld ride. The Haunted Mansion
18. Rick Moranis starred in the movie musical Little Shop of Horrors, but Steve Martin had a cameo role who sings about his job. What was his profession? A dentist
19. According to the song, in what city would you expect to see a werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand? London
20. Jack Skellington is a character in which movie (a) Corpse Bride (b) Nightmare on Elm Street (c) Nightmare Before Christmas (d) the Mask. (c) Nightmare Before Christmas
21. Transylvania is known as the home of Dracula and other vampires. It’s a region in which country? Romania
22. Sabrina the Teenaged Witch is a spin off from which comic book series? Archie
23. Kathy Najimy, Bette Midler and Sarah Jessica Parker star as witches in what movie? Hocus Pocus
24. This cartoon character is referred to as “the friendly ghost”. Caspar
25. Who are Prue, Piper and Phoebe? The original Charmed Ones
26. In Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, what happens to Mrs. Norris on Halloween night? She is petrified by a basilisk
27. Sandra Bullock, Nicole Kidman, Stockard Channing, and Dianne Wiest starred in this movie about two witches who kill an abusive boyfriend and then try to bring him back to life. Name the movie. Practical Magic
28. An apple a day keeps the doctor away, but what food do you use to repel vampires? garlic
29. Nicole Kidman and Will Ferrell starred in this 2005 movie version of a 1960’s television show. Bewitched.
30. This classic1974 Mel Brooks parody of horror films, starring Gene Wilder, Peter Boyle, Marty Feldman, Cloris Leachman and Teri Garr, is the basis for which Broadway musical? Young Frankenstein

Tiebreaker: In the classic short story “the Tell-Tale heart”, a murderer is haunted by the sound of his victim’s beating heart. Who wrote the story?
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