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"Scream," "Psycho," "The Thing," "The Shining". . . These are just a few of the classic scary movies that have been made. Are you a fan of scary movies? Are you excited by horrifying, gory scenes? Take this quiz to test your knowledge on popular, classic scary movies!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In "The Exorcist" (1973), what is the name of the innocent twelve-year old girl who becomes possessed?

    • A.

      Sharon

    • B.

      Brooke

    • C.

      Regan

    • D.

      Sarah

    Correct Answer
    C. Regan
    Explanation
    Regan is the correct answer because in the movie "The Exorcist" (1973), the innocent twelve-year-old girl who becomes possessed is named Regan. This character, played by Linda Blair, is subjected to a terrifying demonic possession that leads to her family seeking an exorcism to save her soul. The movie gained significant popularity and is considered a classic in the horror genre.

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  • 2. 

    What is the mysterious killer known as in "Scream" (1996)?

    • A.

      Ghostface

    • B.

      Doomstar

    • C.

      Bluebeard

    • D.

      Scissorman

    Correct Answer
    A. Ghostface
    Explanation
    In the movie "Scream" (1996), the mysterious killer is known as Ghostface. This iconic masked character became synonymous with the franchise and is recognized for its ghostly white face and black cloak. Ghostface is known for terrorizing and killing its victims while using a voice changer to taunt and torment them. The name Ghostface has become widely associated with the "Scream" series and has become a recognizable symbol of the horror genre.

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  • 3. 

    In "Psycho" (1960), what is the occupation of Marion Crane?

    • A.

      Dancer

    • B.

      Actress

    • C.

      Secretary

    • D.

      Nurse

    Correct Answer
    C. Secretary
    Explanation
    In the movie "Psycho" (1960), Marion Crane is portrayed as a secretary. This is evident from the beginning of the film, where Marion is seen working in an office environment and discussing her job with her co-worker. Her occupation as a secretary also plays a crucial role in the plot, as it leads to her decision to steal money and subsequently sets off the events of the film.

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  • 4. 

    Which scary movie is NOT spoofed in "Scary Movie" (2000)?

    • A.

      Night of the Living Dead

    • B.

      The Sixth Sense

    • C.

      I Know What You Did Last Summer

    • D.

      The Blair Witch Project

    Correct Answer
    A. Night of the Living Dead
    Explanation
    In the movie "Scary Movie" (2000), various scary movies are spoofed except for "Night of the Living Dead." This classic horror film directed by George A. Romero is not parodied in "Scary Movie." The other options, "The Sixth Sense," "I Know What You Did Last Summer," and "The Blair Witch Project," are all referenced and spoofed in the film.

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  • 5. 

    Which actress plays Renai Lambert, the mother, in "Insidious" (2010)?

    • A.

      Olivia Wilde

    • B.

      Julianne Moore

    • C.

      Vera Farmiga

    • D.

      Rose Byrne

    Correct Answer
    D. Rose Byrne
    Explanation
    Rose Byrne plays the character Renai Lambert, the mother, in the movie "Insidious" (2010).

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  • 6. 

    Who dies first in "The Cabin in the Woods" (2012)?

    • A.

      Holden

    • B.

      Jules

    • C.

      Curt

    • D.

      Dana

    Correct Answer
    B. Jules
    Explanation
    In "The Cabin in the Woods" (2012), Jules is the first character to die. This is because she is lured into the woods by a mysterious force and is subsequently killed by a zombie. Her death sets off a chain of events that leads to the unraveling of the dark secrets surrounding the cabin.

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  • 7. 

    In "The Shining" (1980), what is the name of the hotel that is inhabited by ghosts?

    • A.

      Overlook Hotel

    • B.

      Hotel de Paree

    • C.

      The Great Northern Hotel

    • D.

      St. Gregory Hotel

    Correct Answer
    A. Overlook Hotel
    Explanation
    In the movie "The Shining" (1980), the hotel that is inhabited by ghosts is called the Overlook Hotel. This iconic location serves as the main setting for the film, where the supernatural events unfold. The hotel's isolation, eerie atmosphere, and dark history contribute to its haunted reputation, making it a central element in the storyline.

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  • 8. 

    What is Rachel Keller's occupation in "The Ring" (2002)?

    • A.

      Actress

    • B.

      Journalist

    • C.

      Teacher

    • D.

      Secretary

    Correct Answer
    B. Journalist
    Explanation
    Rachel Keller's occupation in "The Ring" (2002) is a journalist. This is evident from her character's actions and interactions throughout the film. She is shown investigating the mysterious videotape and its deadly curse, conducting interviews, and researching the history behind it. Her profession as a journalist is crucial to the plot as it drives her curiosity and determination to uncover the truth behind the cursed tape.

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  • 9. 

    Which horror film series is believed by some to be cursed due to the premature deaths of several people associated with the series?

    • A.

      Insidious

    • B.

      Paranormal Activity

    • C.

      A Nightmare on Elm Street

    • D.

      Poltergeist

    Correct Answer
    D. Poltergeist
    Explanation
    Poltergeist is believed by some to be cursed due to the premature deaths of several people associated with the series. The curse is often attributed to the use of real human skeletons as props in the first film, as well as the tragic deaths of two young actresses who appeared in the movies. Dominique Dunne, who played the older sister in the first film, was murdered by her ex-boyfriend shortly after its release, while Heather O'Rourke, who played the young girl Carol Anne, died at the age of 12 due to complications from a misdiagnosed illness. These unfortunate events have led to the belief that the Poltergeist series is cursed.

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  • 10. 

    Where does "The Thing" (1982) take place?

    • A.

      Greenland

    • B.

      Iceland

    • C.

      The Antarctic

    • D.

      Switzerland

    Correct Answer
    C. The Antarctic
    Explanation
    "The Thing" (1982) takes place in the Antarctic. This is evident from the setting and plot of the movie, which revolves around a group of scientists at an isolated research station in Antarctica who encounter a shape-shifting alien organism. The harsh and desolate environment of the Antarctic adds to the suspense and isolation experienced by the characters, making it a crucial aspect of the film's storyline.

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