Vampires by LuskT

Champion(s):

AdamKing


Runner(s)-Up:

lehmanns
pluto was big enough for your mom last night


Quiz Description

Twelve questions about the legendary creatures and things related to them. Obviously, because of their myriad appearances in literature, TV, and film, this quiz will be heavy on pop culture.

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Questions:

In what work does Louis de Pont du Lac, when asked about certain vampire characteristics in Bram Stoker's Dracula, describe them as "the vulgar fictions of a demented Irishman?"

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Interview with the Vampire

Speaking of Dracula, the Black Sea resort town of Varna features in the novel. In what modern country is this city located?

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Bulgaria

Certain elements of the vampire legend may be traced to what genetic condition that impairs the production of heme in the body and, in certain cases, can make the skin blister when exposed to sunlight?

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Porphyria

From which classic vampire film is this screenshot taken?

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Nosferatu (eine Symphonie des Grauens)

In Anne Rice's Vampire Chronicles, the source of all modern vampires is revealed to be the couple Akasha and Enkil, who took on the personifications of what pair of Egyptian gods who were husband/wife and also brother/sister?

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Osiris, Isis

Blood-drinking is not limited to vampires - as an example, we have the insect family Cimicidae, whose members are more commonly known as what and whose bite one might be warned to avoid at a certain time of day?

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Bedbugs

What 1995 song by the Smashing Pumpkins begins with the following line?

The world is a vampire, sent to drai-ai-ain

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Bullet with Butterfly Wings

For a good time, you could visit what fictional town in Renard Parish, Louisiana, the center of action for the HBO series True Blood?

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Bon Temps

While Sarah Michelle Gellar is the actress most commonly associated with Buffy the Vampire Slayer, what other actress starred in the lead role in the 1992 film of the same name?

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Kristy Swanson

Vlad ČšepeČ™, aka Vlad Dracula, served three separate times as ruler of what principality that contained most of modern Romania?

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Wallachia

Which vampire character is known in his international appearances as Graaf Tel in the Netherlands, Mar Sofer in Israel, and Liczyhrabia in Poland?

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The Count (Count von Count)

The Tuscan city of Volterra is home to an ancient and powerful coven in what author's young adult book series about vampires, werewolves, and moody teenagers?

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Stephanie Meyer