Welcome to summer! This time our seasonal quiz tests you on a variety of ghostly subjects. Grab a notepad, something to write with, and answer the following ten questions. When you're finished, scroll to the bottom for the answers. Good luck!
1. Adams Tennessee is unique in that it reportedly is one of the few locations in the United States where a ghost was directly
responsible for the death of a human being. John Bell, a farmer from Robertson County, was the unfortunate victim. Question:
What is the name of the entity that allegedly murdered John Bell and tortured his family?
2. Until he died on January 25,
1947, mobster Al Capone was said to be haunted by the ghost of James Clark who was gunned-down along with several other members of
rival "Bugs" Moran's gang. Question: What is the name given to the murderous event that Al Capone supposedly organized that
occurred on February 14, 1929?
3. Famous for their investigation of the "Amityville Horror House," in Long Island, NY,
this couple was considered to be the top psychic research team in the United States for over 30 years. Question: What
are their names?
4. A story entitled "The Ghost of Metedeconk" is about a female ghost dressed in white that prowls the
beaches in the Metedeconk area of New Jersey. The author of the story also wrote the classic Civil War novel, The Red Badge
of Courage. Question: What is the author's name?
5. When the Snedecker family of Southington, Connecticut moved
into their just purchased house that happened to be a former funeral home, they never expected to experience such a wide
variety of frightening paranormal events. It wasn't long before they decided to pack their things and move away. Hollywood
eventually released a movie of the Snedecker's haunting, and although the story was embellished with special effects and
certain events that didn't actually happen, the Snedeckers were subjected to eerie, unexplained phenomena. Question:
What is the name of the movie?
6. On the campus of the University of North Carolina is a 185 room inn designed to be a
hospitible and warm meeting place for students, visitors, tourists, and local residents. A blend of Colonial and Southern Antebellum
architectural design, the famous inn in on the National Register of Historic Places as well as being listed as one of America's Top
Ten Haunted Hotels. Question: What is the name of this historical building?
7. The Salem Witch Trials that
began in 1692 as a result of mass hysteria led to the executions of 20 innocent people who were accused of being witches. Today,
only one building associated with the trials remains. It was the home of Judge Jonathan Corwin, and it still hosts visitors
and tourists on Essex Street. Question: What is its popular name?
8. This movie was released in 1990 and turned
a 22 million dollar investment into a tremendous hit that grossed more than 200 million dollars in the United States alone.
Two lovers in the film were Sam Wheat (portrayed by Patrick Swayze) and Molly Jensen (played by Demi Moore). Question:
What is the name of this popular film?
9. "I would not participate in a seance under any circumstances. Not even
if my wife died and a medium said that she had a message from my wife...We are too close as it is to a world that is incomprehensible."
Question: What modern master of horror fiction living in Maine made this statement?
10. Hollywood Forever Cemetery is home
to several celebrity ghosts. Question: Which one of these famous people is buried there? 1. Marilyn Monroe; 2. John Wayne;
3. Oliver Hardy; or 4. Clifton Webb.