Paranormal Quiz XIX
Spring 2016
Creepy Castles and Mansions
of Europe
This season's quiz will test your knowledge of creepy castles and mansions.
Simply match the questions with the correct answers.
When you're finished, scroll down to the bottom of the page for the answers.
Good luck!
1. What is the name of the castle associated with Shakespeare's play, Macbeth, wherein Macbeth and his lady plot the murder of King Duncan in order to fulfill a prophecy?

2. William the Conquerer originally built this ediface in 1078, and it underwent several phases of expansion by subsequent kings such as Richard Lionheart, Henry III, and Edward I.

3. Built in the 13th and early 14th century, this castle is closely associated with Prince Vlad III the Impaler. It is located in the Carpathian Mountains in what is now Romania. Do you know its name?

4. British statesman Charles Townshend caught his wife cheating on him, and he subsequently locked her in the mansion rooms until she died in 1726. Her famous ghost, the "Brown Lady," was first observed in 1835 and a famous photograph was taken of her in 1936. Name the mansion!

5. This castle, built in the 1150s, is situated above the Moselle River in Germany. It is still owned by the same family for 33 generations. Also inhabiting the castle are ghosts of medieval knights and a female spirit, Agnes, who died defending the castle. What is its name?

6. Built around 1250 by the O' Bannon clan north of Roscrea, Ireland, this castle is haunted by several ghosts and an elemental. It is considered by many to be the most haunted castle in Ireland. Select the correct answer!

7. Built on the cap of an extinct volcano from the 12th to the 16th centuries, this castle boasts a number of spirits such as the headless drummer and an old man in a leather apron. Visitors have experienced cold spots, being touched and pulled
and have seen mysterious mists. Name this Scottish castle.

8. Construction of this building began in 1858, but it was abandoned 15 years later. Located in Gloucestershire, England, it has earned a reputation as being one of the most haunted locations in England. Various apparitions and an elemental are in residence, and visitors have been known to be poked or grabbed, and reportedly several have also fainted from fright. Know the name?

9. Known also as the "Witches' Castle," this imposing structure is located in Unternberg, Austria. Built in the early 13th century, it is famous for being the location of extreme torture and "the bloodiest witch trial between 1675 and 1687."
People allegedly hear ghosts and witches, and they have reported werewolves lurking in the castle's environs. What is its name?

10. It began as a spacious hunting lodge when Louis XIII started construction in 1623. Several periods of expansion took place over the years. Today it is a major tourist attraction. Visitors and employees have observed people in the building and walking the grounds who are wearing 18th century clothing. Orbs and apparitions are sometimes captured in visitors' photos, and a beheaded queen reportedly also has been seen on the site. What is the name of this huge and grand ediface?
A. Moosham Castle

B. Bran Castle

C. Edinburgh Castle

D. Cawdor Castle

E. Raynham Hall

F. Tower of London

G. Palace of Versailles

H. Eltz Castle

I. Woodchester Mansion

J. Leap Castle

1 D
2 F
3 B
4 E
    6 J
    7 C
    8 I
    9 A
    10 G
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4 - 5                                    Average Ghost Hunter
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