Paranormal Quiz V
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     Autumn brings another SCOPE NJ Paranormal Quiz. This time we're going to test your knowledge of reported haunted locations. After you write down your answers, scroll down to see how well you've done.
Fall 2012
1. Butch DeFeo murdered his whole family in cold blood. The Lutz family bought the house and claimed that it was haunted. This spurred the writing of a book and movie that grossed millions of dollars. Where was the house located?

2. America's Stonehenge is a 4,000 year-old megalithic site with a maze of stone walls and paths intertwined with stone chambers. Visitors have experienced feelings of being watched, and some have claimed to have seen apparitions. Where is this haunted site located?

3. Tales of hauntings prevail at the Dakota Hotel. Built in 1884, it has been home to many celebrities that included Boris Karloff, Lauren Bacall, and John Lennon. The famous horror movie, Rosemary's Baby, was filmed here because of its creepy Gothic architecture. On December 8, 1980 John Lennon was shot and killed in front of the hotel. Where is the hotel located?

4. Jack the Ripper walked its foggy, dimly lit streets. In Buck's Row the ghost of one of Jack's victims, Mary Anne Nichols, has been seen as a macabre, green apparition. Where did Jack commit his serial murders?

5. The abandoned Waverly Hills Sanitarium is reportedly one of the most haunted locations in the world. It opened its doors in 1910 as a tuberculosis hospital. In 1962, its use was converted to house and treat geriatric patients. The state of Kentucky closed it in 1982. Over the years, countless patients died from disease and abuse. Many of their spirits are said to roam the facility. Where was it located?

6. During the late 1800's, Boot Hill Graveyard was so named because the majority of the men buried there died with their boots on. Most were murdered prospectors, outlaws, and other unsavory characters. Apparitions, peculiar lights, and strange noises account for its haunted nature. Visitors often capture ghostly figures in their photographs. Where is Boot Hill located?

7. Paranormal investigators love to visit Sachs Bridge as they are almost always guaranteed to obtain some remarkable EVPs and photographs pertaining to the spirits that haunt this battle site. Where is Sachs Bridge located?

8. From 1829 until 1971, Eastern State Penitentiary kept some of America's most famous and ruthless convicts. Among them were the infamous Al Capone and notorious Willie Sutton. Particularly during its
early years of operation, a number of horrific tortures and punishments were carried out within the penitentiary's walls. As a result, many of the prisoners went mad or committed suicide. Where is Eastern State Penitentiary located?

9. Bobby Mackey's Music World is a well-known haunted venue to ghost hunters. Back in the 1880's it was used as a slaughterhouse until it was torn down and a roadhouse was built on the site. Over the years it gained a reputation for accommodating satanic rituals, several grusome murders, and a suicide. In 1978 Bobby Mackey bought the place and opened a dance club. Ghostly apparitions, violent physical attacks, and a host of other paranormal events have earned it a reputation as the "Gateway to Hell." Where is Bobby Mackey's Music World located?

10. "Lizzie Borden took an axe..." starts a short poem that tells about the grizzly murders of Lizzie's parents on August 4, 1892. Many claim that the souls of the slaughtered parents still roam throughout the rooms of the house. Today it is a popular bed and breakfast for both tourists and ghost hunters. Where is the Lizzie Borden House located?


Match the Description of the Haunted Location with the correct answers!
 Answers
A.  Fall River, Massachusetts
 
B.  New York City, New York
 
C.  Louisville, Kentucky
 
D.  Wilder, Kentucky
 
E.  Salem, New Hampshire
 
F.  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
G.  Tombstone, Arizona
 
H.  Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
 
I.  Amityville, Long Island, New York
 
J.  London, England 
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Correct Answers
1.  I
 
2.  E
 
3.  B
 
4.  J
 
5.  C
 
6.  G
 
7.  H
 
8.  F
 
9.  D
 
10.  A
 
10 Correct   =   Lead Investigator
 
8 or 9 Correct  =  Senior Investigator
 
6 or 7 Correct  =  Ghost Hunter Trainee
 
4 or 5 Correct  =  Inspector Clouseau
 
2 or 3 Correct  =  Slime Target
 
0 or 1 Correct  =  Zombie 
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