Are You A Vampire Expert?

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Are You A Vampire Expert? - Quiz


How much do you know about current and past vampire lore?


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Which of these is NOT a way to kill a vampire?

    • A.

      Wooden Stake through the heart

    • B.

      Burn them

    • C.

      Silver Bullet through the heart

    • D.

      Decapitate him and bury the head away from the body

    • E.

      Throw Garlic at them.

    Correct Answer
    D. Decapitate him and bury the head away from the body
    Explanation
    Decapitating a vampire and burying the head away from the body is not a way to kill a vampire. While wooden stakes through the heart, burning them, silver bullets through the heart, and throwing garlic at them are all commonly known methods to kill vampires in folklore and fiction, decapitation is not typically associated with vampire destruction.

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  • 2. 

    What typically recognizable trait of a vampire is NOT a trait of Stephenie Meyer's vampires?

    • A.

      Pale, cold skin

    • B.

      Superhuman strength

    • C.

      Sharp Fangs

    • D.

      Unearthly beautiful

    • E.

      Able to charm it's victims

    Correct Answer
    C. Sharp Fangs
    Explanation
    Stephenie Meyer's vampires do not possess sharp fangs, which is a traditionally recognizable trait of vampires. In her Twilight series, Meyer's vampires have a different physical appearance and abilities compared to traditional vampires. They have pale, cold skin, superhuman strength, and are unearthly beautiful. They are also able to charm their victims, which is another common trait of vampires. However, they do not have sharp fangs, which sets them apart from the typical depiction of vampires.

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  • 3. 

    In which cultures is the word Vampire synonymous with the word Werewolf? (3)

    • A.

      Philippines

    • B.

      Greece

    • C.

      Malaysia

    • D.

      Serbia

    • E.

      India

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Philippines
    B. Greece
    D. Serbia
    Explanation
    The word "Vampire" is synonymous with the word "Werewolf" in the cultures of Philippines, Greece, and Serbia. In these cultures, both vampires and werewolves are often associated with folklore and mythical creatures. They share similar characteristics and are believed to possess supernatural powers. These cultures have their own unique legends and stories surrounding vampires and werewolves, which have contributed to the synonymous use of the two terms.

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  • 4. 

    Which 2 countries have legends about a female vampire who preys on victims, often having either died in childbirth or given birth to a stillborn?

    • A.

      Greece

    • B.

      Malaysia

    • C.

      Brazil

    • D.

      India

    • E.

      France

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Malaysia
    D. India
    Explanation
    Malaysia and India have legends about a female vampire who preys on victims, often having either died in childbirth or given birth to a stillborn. In Malaysia, the vampire is known as the Pontianak, a female ghost who died during childbirth and seeks revenge on men. In India, the vampire is known as the Churel, a female ghost who died during childbirth or while pregnant and targets men, especially those who mistreat women. These legends reflect cultural beliefs and fears surrounding childbirth and the power of female spirits seeking justice or revenge.

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  • 5. 

    The Asanbosam of Ghana is said to bite it's victims where?

    • A.

      Neck

    • B.

      Femoral Artery

    • C.

      Foot

    • D.

      Thumb

    • E.

      Abdomen

    Correct Answer
    D. Thumb
    Explanation
    The Asanbosam of Ghana is said to bite its victims on the thumb. This suggests that the creature specifically targets the thumb as a vulnerable spot to attack.

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  • 6. 

    Which of these would NOT be handy to have around in order to ward off a vampire?

    • A.

      Garlic

    • B.

      Holy water

    • C.

      Rosemary

    • D.

      Salt

    • E.

      Silver

    Correct Answer
    C. Rosemary
    Explanation
    Salt keeps the vampire busy, because legend says they have to count every grain. Some herbs might be useful, but not rosemary.

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  • 7. 

    In Eastern Europe, what was hung over the front door of a home as protection from vampires?

    • A.

      Silver chains

    • B.

      Mirrors

    • C.

      Vervain

    • D.

      Fishing Nets

    • E.

      Roses

    Correct Answer
    D. Fishing Nets
    Explanation
    It kept them busy, trying to untie the knots.

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  • 8. 

    From which country comes the myth of vampires turning into bats?

    • A.

      India

    • B.

      Brazil

    • C.

      China

    • D.

      Italy

    • E.

      Romania

    Correct Answer
    B. Brazil
    Explanation
    Brazil is not traditionally known for its vampire folklore. The myth of vampires turning into bats is more commonly associated with Romania, where the legend of Count Dracula originated. While bats are present in Brazil, they are not specifically tied to vampire mythology in the country. Therefore, Brazil is an unexpected answer and may be considered incorrect in the context of this question.

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  • 9. 

    According to legends, which of these is NOT a way to turn into a werewolf?

    • A.

      Be bitten by a werewolf.

    • B.

      Drink rainwater from the paw print of an animal.

    • C.

      Sleep under the full moon.

    • D.

      Be infected with a disease.

    • E.

      Be placed under a curse.

    Correct Answer
    D. Be infected with a disease.
    Explanation
    I couldn't make this stuff up, people.

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  • 10. 

    Which of these fictional vampires has NOT had a human girlfriend?

    • A.

      Louis de Pont du Lac

    • B.

      Angel

    • C.

      Edward Cullen

    • D.

      Stefan Salvatore

    • E.

      Bill Compton

    Correct Answer
    A. Louis de Pont du Lac
    Explanation
    Louis de Pont du Lac is a fictional vampire character from the novel "Interview with the Vampire" by Anne Rice. In the story, Louis has relationships with both human and vampire characters, including Claudia and Armand, but he does not have a human girlfriend.

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