Zombie Jeopardy

Yes, you too can host your own Zombie Jeopardy game! Below, you will find a list of questions and answers. They are in categories and have been assigned a points. You can print the questions and arrange them like the photo below.

If you would prefer, you can download this Microsoft Word file or Adobe Acrobat PDF version of the game.

Hollywood Creatures

{100}

Shrek may now be the most famous one, but he is not your typical ogre. What is an ogre’s preferred meal?

Humans

{200}

What famous monster did Mary Shelley create in the summer of 1816?

Frankenstein

{300}

In the Twilight series, the character “Leah” is a what?

Werewolf

{400}

What Rudolph monster was seen in 1832 in Nepal by B.H. Hodson?

Abominable Snowman

{500}

What movie resulted from a Mexican cinematographer’s tales of a legendary humanoid creature that supposedly lived in South America?

The Creature from the Black Lagoon

Biblical Demons

{100}
Fill in this verse from Jeremiah:

“For, behold, I will send serpents, _________, among you, which will not be charmed, and they shall bite you, saith the LORD.” (Jer 8:17)

Cockatrices (serpents hatched from a cock’s egg that can kill with a glance. They are rare nowadays.)

{200}

Job 40 says “Behold now behemoth, which I made with thee; he eightieth grass as an ox. He moveth his tail like a cedar…his bones are as strong pieces of brass.” A behemoth is similar to what?

Dinosaur

{300}

What book of the Bible is this verse taken from?
“But wild beasts of the desert shall lie there; and their houses shall be full of doleful creatures; and owls shall dwell there, and SATYRS shall dance there. And the wild beasts of the islands shall cry in their desolate houses, and DRAGONS in their pleasant places”

Isaiah (13-21-22)

{400}

What is a satyr?

A Greek mythological creature that is half man on top and half goat on the bottom with ears and horns. Often portrayed carrying a flute.

{500}

From Job: “Canst thou draw out leviathan with a hook? Or his tongue with a cord which thou lettest down? He beholdeth all high things; he is a king over all the children of pride” (Job 41: 1, 34)
What is a leviathan?

Huge sea monster

Attack of the Zombies

{100}

Zombies are associated with what southern “religion”?

Voodoo

{200}

Give or take 5 years, when did the word “zombie” come into general usage around the world?

1929 with William Seebrook’s book “The Magic Island”

{300}

In the 1960s and 70s, Papa Doc Duvalier was rumored to have his own private army of zombies. He was the dictator of what country?

Haiti

{400}

Where did zombie legend originate?

African region that is now Nigeria/Togo. The people were brought to Haiti as slaves.

{500}

In European mythology of the Middle Ages, someone who returned from the dead was called a what?

Revenant

Monster Mash

{100}

Screaming Banshees are ghostly women who portend an impending death. Generally, what colors are they said to be?

Blue

{200}

What NHL team is named after a monster that had leathery wings, two legs, hooves, the face of a horse and a forked tail?

The New Jersey Devils

{300}

In modern fiction, which metal incapacitates a werewolf?

Silver

{400}

Why were dragon-like gargoyles used in medieval churches as decorations?

They represent evil to scare the churchgoers into regular attendance as well as to ward off other evil spirits.

{500}

Which very popular creature was first seen in pictures on excavated pottery shards from Persia?

Vampires

Mythological Creatures

{100}

Vlad Tepes was a Romanian price in the 1400s. Which legendary character is based on him?

Dracula

{200}

Cerberus is the legendary three-headed monster that guards the entrance to what?

Hades

{300}

A “basilisk” is a mythological monster said to be produced when a chicken egg was hatched under what?

A toad or serpent

{400}

In Greek mythology, what was a gorgon?

A woman with hair of living, venomous snakes…like Medusa, the one of three who was not immortal.

{500}

In Greek mythology, the story of Lyceum serves as one of the earliest examples of what kind of monster?

Werewolf

Final Jeopardy

Which musician directed the movie
“House of 1000 Corpses”?

Rob Zombie