Weird Facts About Witches And Witchcraft! Trivia Quiz

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The trivia quiz below is designed to test your understanding of some of the weird facts about witches and witchcraft! For some people, witchcraft is real, while others view it as a myth. If you believe it is real and think you know all there is to it, be sure to give the quiz below a try and see what more you stand to learn.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    It is believed that those who become werewolves do so when the moon is what?

    • A.

      Full

    • B.

      Half

    • C.

      Quarter

    Correct Answer
    A. Full
    Explanation
    Werewolves are believed to transform into their wolf-like form during the full moon. This belief is rooted in mythology and folklore, where it is often depicted that the power of the full moon triggers the transformation. The full moon is considered to have a strong influence on supernatural beings, including werewolves. It is believed that the gravitational pull and the intensity of the full moon's energy play a significant role in causing this transformation.

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  • 2. 

    In Italy, it was a common misconception that those who suffered from epilepsy were in the throes of turning into a werewolf. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    In Italy, it was not a common misconception that those who suffered from epilepsy were turning into werewolves.

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  • 3. 

    In France, to stop a werewolf gaining entrance to your house it is customary to place sprigs of              over the external doors and windows.

    • A.

      Thistle

    • B.

      Wolfsbane

    • C.

      Ivy

    Correct Answer
    B. Wolfsbane
    Explanation
    Wolfsbane is a plant that is believed to have protective properties against werewolves. By placing sprigs of Wolfsbane over the external doors and windows, it is believed to prevent werewolves from entering the house. This tradition is specific to France and is a way to ward off any potential danger or harm from werewolves.

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  • 4. 

    On the African continent, animal possessions are seen as part of the traditions of many tribes. The wolf does not play a part, but its counterparts are; 

    • A.

      Lions

    • B.

      Tigers

    • C.

      Leopards

    • D.

      Hyenas

    Correct Answer(s)
    B. Tigers
    C. Leopards
    D. Hyenas
    Explanation
    In many African tribes, animal possessions are considered an important part of their traditions. While the wolf is not included in these traditions, other animals like lions, tigers, leopards, and hyenas are highly regarded. These animals likely hold cultural significance and may symbolize certain qualities or characteristics that are valued within these tribes.

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  • 5. 

    Vlad the Impaler was a fifteenth-century King of Walachia,                . He was also known as Dracula although Dracula was not his name but can be attributed to his father, who was known as Vlad Draculea. 

    • A.

      Romania

    • B.

      Slovakia

    • C.

      Chechnya

    Correct Answer
    A. Romania
    Explanation
    Vlad the Impaler, also known as Dracula, was a fifteenth-century King of Walachia, which is located in Romania. Although Dracula was not his name, it can be attributed to his father, Vlad Draculea.

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  • 6. 

    The ‘Dusseldorf Monster’ was a sexual psychopath. His real name was Peter Kurten who, during the late 1920s and early 1930s is known to have killed and drunk the blood of at least nine people.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The given statement is true. The 'Dusseldorf Monster', whose real name was Peter Kurten, was indeed a sexual psychopath. He was active during the late 1920s and early 1930s and is known to have killed and consumed the blood of at least nine individuals.

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  • 7. 

    To ward off a vampire attack, the following items are a must.

    • A.

      Crucifix

    • B.

      The Bible

    • C.

      Holy water

    • D.

      A sharpened stake

    Correct Answer(s)
    A. Crucifix
    C. Holy water
    D. A sharpened stake
    Explanation
    The given answer includes three items that are commonly associated with warding off vampires: a crucifix, holy water, and a sharpened stake. A crucifix is a religious symbol that represents the Christian faith and is believed to repel evil forces. Holy water is water that has been blessed by a priest and is considered to have sacred properties, making it effective against supernatural beings. A sharpened stake is often depicted in vampire folklore as a weapon used to kill vampires by driving it through their hearts. Therefore, these three items are considered essential for protecting oneself against a vampire attack.

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  • 8. 

    One of the most famous 20th-century people to have been involved with the occult is Aleister Crowley, also known as The            

    • A.

      Dog

    • B.

      Devil

    • C.

      Beast

    • D.

      Crow

    Correct Answer
    C. Beast
    Explanation
    Aleister Crowley, also known as "The Beast," was indeed a famous 20th-century figure associated with the occult. He was an influential occultist, writer, and ceremonial magician who founded the religious movement called Thelema. Crowley referred to himself as "The Beast" in reference to the biblical figure of the Beast of Revelation. He embraced a philosophy that encouraged individualism, self-fulfillment, and the pursuit of one's true will. Crowley's controversial and provocative lifestyle, as well as his writings on magic and mysticism, have made him a significant figure in occult history.

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  • 9. 

    The word ‘witch’ comes from the old English for Wicca and denotes a practitioner of witchcraft. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The word 'witch' does not come from the old English for Wicca. The term 'witch' actually comes from the Old English word 'wicce' which means 'wise woman' or 'woman with supernatural powers'. It does not specifically denote a practitioner of witchcraft. Therefore, the statement is false.

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  • 10. 

    Vodoun (Voodoo) has a great following and is seen as a major religion of          . It is the loa, the spirits of earth, air, water, and fire, along with ancestors, that are the dominating factors of Vodoun.

    • A.

      Haiti

    • B.

      Croatia

    • C.

      Africa

    Correct Answer
    A. Haiti
    Explanation
    Vodoun, also known as Voodoo, is a major religion in Haiti. It has a significant number of followers and is deeply rooted in the culture and traditions of the country. In Vodoun, the loa, which are the spirits of earth, air, water, and fire, as well as ancestors, play a central role. Haiti has a rich history and cultural heritage associated with Vodoun, making it the correct answer for this question.

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