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Odd, Strange and Scary

There are 10 questions in this Quiz

West Virginia has more than its share of oddities, monsters, and unusual place names. But mummies?

  1. Batboy, allegedly the offspring of creatures living deep in the caverns of Greenbrier County, was first reported by:
    1. The Charleston Gazette
    2. The New York Times
    3. The Weekly World News
    4. Oprah
  2. Which of the following is not known to be a creek name in West Virginia?
    1. Strange Creek
    2. Scary Creek
    3. Big Ugly Creek
    4. Fright Creek
  3. Which of the following is not located in West Virginia?
    1. Booger Hole
    2. Smoke Hole
    3. Casto Hole
    4. Jackson Hole
  4. The Mystery Hole is:
    1. a Fayette County roadside attraction
    2. a haunted coal mine
    3. the den of an unidentified animal
    4. no one knows; it’s a mystery
  5. Which of the following was not an infamous West Virginia murderer?
    1. Harry Powers
    2. John Morgan
    3. John Hardy
    4. Henry Morgan
  6. Which of the following was human?
    1. Flatwoods Monster
    2. Mothman
    3. Batboy
    4. Clay County Wild Man
  7. Braxton County native Gray Barker wrote which of the following:
    1. They Knew Too Much About Flying Saucers
    2. The Silver Bridge
    3. MIB [Men in Black], The Terror Among Us
    4. all of the above
  8. Which of the following unfortunate events is sometimes attributed to the “Curse of Cornstalk”?
    1. Silver Bridge Collapse
    2. Hatfield-McCoy Feud
    3. Shinnston Tornado
    4. Flood of 1985
  9. The Mountain State’s only known mummies were created in which of these West Virginia communities?
    1. Cairo
    2. Darkesville
    3. Philippi
    4. Odd
  10. The Greenbrier Ghost is commemorated by a:
    1. haunted house and lonely road
    2. highway historical marker and tombstone
    3. major resort and casino
    4. hanging tree and frayed noose