Parapsychology Quiz: What Do You Know About Cryptozoology? Trivia Facts

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Welcome to this Parapsychology quiz, what do you know about cryptozoology? There are a lot of animals that have been claimed to exist with some evidence pointing towards the same fact. If you are a believer of some mythical creatures, this study helps you separate facts from fiction. See how much you know of the study by taking this quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Cryptozoology is the study of hidden             ?

    • A.

      Creatures

    • B.

      Animals

    • C.

      Humans

    Correct Answer
    B. Animals
    Explanation
    Cryptozoology is the study of hidden animals. It focuses on creatures that are rumored to exist but have not been proven scientifically. Cryptozoologists investigate reports of sightings, analyze evidence, and search for physical proof of these elusive creatures. By studying animals that are not yet recognized by mainstream science, cryptozoology aims to shed light on the existence and behavior of these mysterious beings.

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  • 2. 

    El Chupacabra, the Goat Sucker originates from the island of Puerto Rico.

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    El Chupacabra, the mythical creature known as the "Goat Sucker," is believed to originate from the island of Puerto Rico. This creature is said to attack and suck the blood of livestock, particularly goats, hence its name. The legend of El Chupacabra has gained popularity in Puerto Rican folklore and has since spread to other parts of the world.

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  • 3. 

    Bear Lake, Utah has been home to a                     creature for hundreds of years, and local Indian tribes tell stories of the monster of Bear Lake. 

    • A.

      Reptile/bird-like

    • B.

      Half man half goat-like

    • C.

      Snake/serpent-like

    Correct Answer
    C. Snake/serpent-like
    Explanation
    The correct answer is snake/serpent-like because the local Indian tribes tell stories of a monster in Bear Lake, Utah, which suggests that the creature is a mythical being. The description of the creature as snake/serpent-like aligns with the mythical nature of the monster and the legends associated with it.

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  • 4. 

    In what year was Echolocation used by the Fauna Communications Research Institute in Lake Champlain, who drew the conclusion that the recordings were close/similar to those of a Beluga whale, although not identical. 

    • A.

      2000

    • B.

      2001

    • C.

      2002

    • D.

      2003

    Correct Answer
    D. 2003
    Explanation
    In 2003, Echolocation was used by the Fauna Communications Research Institute in Lake Champlain. They concluded that the recordings were similar to those of a Beluga whale, although not identical.

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  • 5. 

    The Kraken is believed to be a giant snake of such large proportions that it is capable of destroying a ship by dragging it under the waves. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    B. False
    Explanation
    The statement is false because the Kraken is not believed to be a giant snake, but rather a legendary sea monster that resembles a giant squid or octopus. The Kraken is said to have enormous size and strength, capable of causing destruction to ships by wrapping its tentacles around them and pulling them under the water.

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  • 6. 

    Off of the coast of Vancouver, there continue to be sightings of the sea monster known as Cadborosaurus. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The statement suggests that there are ongoing sightings of Cadborosaurus, a sea monster, off the coast of Vancouver. The word "continue" implies that these sightings have been happening for some time. Therefore, the answer is true, indicating that there have been consistent reports of the sea monster in that area.

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  • 7. 

    Sasquatch is better known to the general public as               ?

    • A.

      Big foot

    • B.

      The loch ness monster

    Correct Answer
    A. Big foot
    Explanation
    Sasquatch is better known to the general public as Bigfoot because Bigfoot is a popular name given to the creature that is believed to exist in North American folklore. It is described as a large, hairy, ape-like creature that inhabits remote forests. The term "Bigfoot" has become synonymous with Sasquatch and is widely recognized by the general public as the name for this legendary creature.

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  • 8. 

    Russia has large areas of land which are unexplored. Reports of the Alma (a.k.a. the Yeti) have been reported for hundreds of years. 

    • A.

      True

    • B.

      False

    Correct Answer
    A. True
    Explanation
    The explanation for the correct answer "True" is that Russia has vast and remote regions that have not been thoroughly explored. Over the course of several centuries, there have been numerous reports and accounts of the Alma, also known as the Yeti, in these unexplored areas. These reports contribute to the belief that the Alma exists in Russia.

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