Super Creepy Web Hunt

6 Questions
Internet Quizzes & Trivia

What gets buried along with a mummy? What do vampire bats eat for dinner? And whose brain is behind Frankenstein? Find these frightful facts along with the history of Halloween traditions.

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Mummies - The ancient Egyptians developed a method of preserving bodies so they would remain lifelike even after death. Today we call this process mummification. Visit the British Museum and x-ray a mummy. What is kept in canopic jars?
    • A. 

      Dried human organs

    • B. 

      Human hair

    • C. 

      Jewels

  • 2. 
    Vampire Bats - There are over 1,000 different kinds of bats. How many of those are vampire bats, the kind that drink blood? Find the answer in the Bat Library.
    • A. 

      35

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      600

  • 3. 
    Vampire Bats - What kind of blood do these bats usually dine on?  Find the answer in the Bat Library.
    • A. 

      Human

    • B. 

      Fake blood

    • C. 

      Other animals (not humans)

  • 4. 
    The Frankenstein Monster - Long before this monster landed a starring role on the movie screen, he originally came to life through another art form. Read about it at the National Library of Medicine.  Scroll down to "Exhibit Images and Artifacts."   Was Frankenstein originally brought to life in a painting, a novel, or a play?
    • A. 

      Painting

    • B. 

      Novel

    • C. 

      Play

  • 5. 
    The Frankenstein Monster - Who is the original creator of the Frankenstein monster and how old was he or she when he or she introduced this classic monster to the world? Read about it at the National Library of Medicine.  Scroll down to "Exhibit Images and Artifacts."
    • A. 

      Victor Frankenstein; in his sixties

    • B. 

      Mary Shelley; in her thirties

    • C. 

      Mary Shelley; in her teens

  • 6. 
    Halloween History - Bonfires, treats to eat, and dressing up in costumes all play a major part in the history of Halloween. To find the original thinking behind these traditions, read the first section of this article.What was Halloween originally called?
    • A. 

      All Hallows' Even

    • B. 

      All Hallows' Evening

    • C. 

      Halloweenholidaygoodtime