Trivia On Serial Killers

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Serial Killer Quizzes & Trivia

A General quiz on different types of Serial Killers


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    How did Ed Gein kill Bernice Worden?

    • A.

      Strangled Her

    • B.

      Shot Her

    • C.

      Poisoned Her

    • D.

      Stabbed Her

    Correct Answer
    B. Shot Her
  • 2. 

    Where did Ed Gein at first claim he got all the body parts found in his house?

    • A.

      Cemetery

    • B.

      County Morgue

    • C.

      Pathology Lab

    • D.

      Science Class At College

    Correct Answer
    A. Cemetery
    Explanation
    Ed Gein claimed that he got all the body parts found in his house from the cemetery. This suggests that he was involved in grave robbing and exhumed corpses from the cemetery to use for his macabre purposes. Ed Gein's actions and the discovery of human remains in his house shocked the nation and inspired numerous books and movies, making him one of the most infamous serial killers in American history.

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  • 3. 

    At Ted Bundy's Chi Omega trial, what was Dr. Richard Souviron's specialty?

    • A.

      Forensic Odontology

    • B.

      Dentistry

    • C.

      Pathology

    • D.

      Psychiatry

    Correct Answer
    A. Forensic Odontology
    Explanation
    Dr. Richard Souviron's specialty at Ted Bundy's Chi Omega trial was Forensic Odontology. Forensic Odontology involves the use of dental knowledge and expertise in legal and criminal investigations. In this case, Dr. Souviron likely provided expert testimony and analysis based on dental evidence, such as bite marks, to help establish Bundy's involvement in the crime.

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  • 4. 

    What caliber gun did Ed Gein shoot Bernice Worden with?

    • A.

      0.44

    • B.

      0.45

    • C.

      0.38

    • D.

      0.22

    Correct Answer
    D. 0.22
    Explanation
    Ed Gein shot Bernice Worden with a 0.22 caliber gun.

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  • 5. 

    What was Ed Gein's victim Evelyn Hartley doing when she disappeared?

    • A.

      Attending School

    • B.

      Playing With Friends

    • C.

      Visiting Her Aunt

    • D.

      Babysitting

    Correct Answer
    D. Babysitting
    Explanation
    Ed Gein's victim Evelyn Hartley was babysitting when she disappeared.

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  • 6. 

    Which Ed Gein victim was last seen in a bar?

    • A.

      Mary Hogan

    • B.

      Evelyn Hartley

    • C.

      Victor Travis

    • D.

      Bernice Worden

    Correct Answer
    C. Victor Travis
    Explanation
    The question asks which victim of Ed Gein was last seen in a bar. The correct answer is Victor Travis. This suggests that Victor Travis was seen in a bar before he became a victim of Ed Gein.

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  • 7. 

    Who finally escaped Jeffrey Dahmer's clutches and convinced police to arrest Dahmer?

    • A.

      John Tracy

    • B.

      Kanekar Singh

    • C.

      Dave Jones

    • D.

      Tracy Edwards

    Correct Answer
    D. Tracy Edwards
    Explanation
    Tracy Edwards is the correct answer because he was the person who managed to escape from Jeffrey Dahmer's captivity and then informed the police about the situation, leading to Dahmer's arrest.

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  • 8. 

    What was the original nickname of David Berkowitz before the "Son of Sam" letter?

    • A.

      Psycho Kat

    • B.

      The .44 Caliber Killer

    • C.

      Son Of Frances

    • D.

      Cousin Of Victor

    Correct Answer
    B. The .44 Caliber Killer
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "The .44 Caliber Killer." This was David Berkowitz's original nickname before he sent the "Son of Sam" letter. The nickname was derived from the type of gun he used in his crimes, a .44 caliber revolver.

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  • 9. 

    What kind of ring did Richard Ramirez wear on his wedding day in 1996?

    • A.

      None

    • B.

      Gold

    • C.

      Platinum

    • D.

      Silver

    Correct Answer
    C. Platinum
    Explanation
    Richard Ramirez did not wear any kind of ring on his wedding day in 1996.

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  • 10. 

    Who did the "Jack the Ripper" typically prey on?

    • A.

      Homosexuals

    • B.

      Prostitutes

    • C.

      Runaways

    • D.

      Sailors

    Correct Answer
    B. Prostitutes
    Explanation
    Jack the Ripper is infamous for targeting prostitutes. The serial killer operated in the Whitechapel district of London in the late 1800s and primarily targeted women who worked as prostitutes in the area. The brutal nature of the murders and the fact that the victims were involved in the sex trade contributed to the media attention and fascination surrounding the case.

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  • 11. 

    What state was Ed Gein's base of operations?

    • A.

      Illinois

    • B.

      Wisconsin

    • C.

      Indiana

    • D.

      Michigan

    Correct Answer
    B. Wisconsin
    Explanation
    Ed Gein's base of operations was in Wisconsin. Ed Gein was a notorious American murderer and body snatcher who lived in Plainfield, Wisconsin. He committed his crimes in this state, which included the murder and mutilation of several women. Gein's actions gained significant media attention and inspired various fictional characters in books and movies, such as Norman Bates from Psycho and Leatherface from The Texas Chainsaw Massacre.

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  • 12. 

    What was Albert Fish famous for doing to his victims?

    • A.

      Setting Their Bodies On Fire

    • B.

      Mutilating Them

    • C.

      Beheading Them

    • D.

      Eating Them

    Correct Answer
    D. Eating Them
    Explanation
    Albert Fish, also known as the "Gray Man" or the "Werewolf of Wysteria," was a notorious serial killer and cannibal. He is famous for his gruesome acts of kidnapping, torturing, and killing children. Fish would often mutilate his victims, but his most shocking and infamous act was consuming parts of their bodies. He claimed to have a particular preference for young children, believing that their flesh was the most tender. His horrifying crimes earned him a reputation as one of the most deranged and sadistic criminals in history.

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  • 13. 

    What city did "Jack the Ripper" terrorize?

    • A.

      Manchester

    • B.

      New York

    • C.

      Paris

    • D.

      London

    Correct Answer
    D. London
    Explanation
    Jack the Ripper is famously known for terrorizing the city of London during the late 1800s. His gruesome murders and the mystery surrounding his identity have made him one of the most notorious serial killers in history. The correct answer is London.

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  • 14. 

    How did "Son of Sam" David Berkowitz finally get caught?

    • A.

      DNA Evidence

    • B.

      Pulled Over By Police For Speeding

    • C.

      His Ex-Girlfriend Called The Police

    • D.

      Traffic Ticket

    Correct Answer
    D. Traffic Ticket
    Explanation
    David Berkowitz, also known as the "Son of Sam," was ultimately caught due to a traffic ticket. In 1977, Berkowitz was stopped by police for a traffic violation, which led to his arrest. During the investigation, the police discovered a weapon in his car that matched the ballistics evidence from the Son of Sam shootings. This crucial evidence, combined with Berkowitz's suspicious behavior and statements, ultimately led to his conviction for the series of murders he committed.

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  • 15. 

    What were Charlie Manson's followers called?

    • A.

      The Manson Men

    • B.

      The Manson Family

    • C.

      The Manson Clan

    • D.

      Friends Of Manson

    Correct Answer
    B. The Manson Family
    Explanation
    The correct answer is The Manson Family. The Manson Family refers to the group of followers led by Charles Manson, a cult leader and convicted murderer. They were known for carrying out a series of gruesome murders in the late 1960s, including the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders. The term "Manson Family" became synonymous with their cult-like devotion and criminal activities.

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