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Werewolves!

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1. ANIMALS:
A werewolf is a human who, in certain circumstances, turns into a wolf. What is the scientific name for the Gray Wolf?
    Canis adustus
    Canis lupus
    Canis latrans
    Australopithecus afarensis


2. BRAIN TEASERS:
If a 'lycanthrope' is a werewolf, a 'cynanthrope' is a weredog, and an 'ailuranthrope' is a werecat, what is a misanthrope?
    Someone who dislikes other people
    Werejackal
    Wereseal
    Wereswan


3. CELEBRITIES:
He didn't achieve sex-symbol status from his early work in "The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D" or "Cheaper by the Dozen 2", but as soon as he started to play a werewolf, this martial artist became the hot young actor (to a whole lot of girls, at least). Who is he?
    Robert Pattinson
    Seth Green
    Michael J. Fox
    Taylor Lautner


4. ENTERTAINMENT:
Werewolves were very big in one particular year--"Wolfen", "The Howling", "An American Werewolf in London", "Full Moon High" and "Saturday the 14th" all appeared on the big screen, "The Captive" and "The Beast Within" showed up at bookstores and the television show "The Darkroom" aired an episode starring Helen Hunt in which her boyfriend turns out to be...well, you know what. What was this year?
    1973
    1981
    1990
    1969


5. FOR CHILDREN:
In 1978 and 1979, a cartoon showed on television that detailed the adventures of a group of teenagers driving around in a convertible called the "Wolf-Buggy" solving crimes. Sound like "Scooby-Doo"? Well, it's by the same creators, but THIS show features a teenaged werewolf instead of a Great Dane. Remember what it was called?
    My Favorite Monster
    Captain Caveman
    Fangface
    The Wolf Squad


6. GENERAL:
Which of these characteristics, according to folklore, is NOT a sign that someone might be a werewolf?
    Hairy palms
    Eyebrows that meet
    Acne
    Curved fingernails


7. GEOGRAPHY: Where would you likely be, were you to be attacked by a loup-garou rather than by a werewolf?
    Bahía Blanca, Argentina
    Lozère, France
    Silkeborg, Denmark
    Temryuk, Russia


8. HISTORY:
Perhaps the first instance of lycanthropy in a historical record is the story of Lycaon, king of Arcadia, who served Zeus a meal of human flesh and, for this sin, was turned into a wolf. Which classical author, in his "Metamorphoses", related this warning tale?
    Thucydides
    Ovid
    Aristophanes
    Dan Brown


9. HOBBIES:
A 1992 role-playing game by White Wolf (appropriately!) was set in the "World of Darkness" fictional universe, and the players would take the roles of werewolves known as 'Garou'. What was this game?
    Nightbane
    Werewolf: The Apocalypse
    Bureau 13: Stalking the Night Fantastic
    All Flesh Must Be Eaten


10. HUMANITIES:
In Native American mythology, which of these methods will NOT turn one into a werewolf?
    Going on a dream-quest and envisioning the Wolf Spirit
    Getting bitten by a werewolf
    Having a shaman curse you
    Being called by the Wolf Spirit


11. LITERATURE:
Which Pulitzer Prize-winning author, better known for his "The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay" and "Wonder Boys", also published a collection of short stories in 1999 called "Werewolves in Their Youth"?
    Michael Chabon
    Richard Russo
    Cormac McCarthy
    Michael Cunningham


12. MOVIES:
Which 2002 British werewolf movie stars Sean Pertwee, Kevin McKidd and Liam Cunningham as British Army soldiers battling werewolves in the Scottish Highlands?
    Lycanthrophobia
    An English Werewolf in Scotland
    Dog Soldiers
    Ginger Snaps


13. MUSIC:
Who sang 1978's "Werewolves of London"?
    Warren Zevon
    Sid Vicious
    Elvis Costello
    Barry Manilow


14. PEOPLE:
This actor and humanitarian is best known for his roles of Little Joe Cartwright, Charles Ingalls and Jonathan Smith, and for his work with cancer victims and people with disabilities. But he also played the title role in the 1957 film "I Was a Teenage Werewolf". Who was this television icon?
    Danny Thomas
    Robert Urich
    Michael Landon
    Jerry Lewis


15. RELIGION:
"Topographia Hibernica" tells a story of a priest traveling in the woods in Ireland in 1182, when he is asked to do something unusual. What was the task?
    Slay a werewolf
    Spell 'werewolf'
    Take a werewolf to the Vatican
    Give a werewolf Holy Communion


16. SCIENCE/TECHNOLOGY:
There is a physical syndrome that causes heavy hair growth on parts of the body that don't normally grow hair, and in extreme cases this disease is known as "werewolf syndrome". What is this malady's scientific name?
    Hypertrichosis
    Lotsafurranoma
    Arrhythmogenic right ventricular dysplasia
    Amniocentesis


17. SPORTS:
In 1985's "Teen Wolf", Michael J. Fox plays the titular character, an average high school student who wants to be special. His lycanthropy provides him with the opportunity, and he uses his new skills to become the star player on his team. What sport does he play?
    Basketball
    Coed Naked Water Polo
    Football
    Soccer


18. TELEVISION:
What is the name of the actor who played Daniel "Oz" Osbourne, guitar-player and werewolf, on "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"?
    Anthony Stewart Head
    David Boreanaz
    Seth Green
    James Marsters


19. VIDEO GAMES:
In 1986, a coin-operated video game came out in which you played as one of three characters: Lizzie (a Godzilla-like monster), George (a giant monkey) or Ralph (a humungous werewolf). What was the name of this game?
    Exterminator
    Battlezone
    Rampage
    Chiller


20. WORLD:
Prince Vseslav Bryachislavich of Polotsk was supposed to have been a werewolf. According to a 12th-century account, "Vseslav the prince judged men; as prince, he ruled towns; but at night he prowled in the guise of a wolf. From Kiev, prowling, he reached, before the cocks crew, Tmutorokan. The path of Great Sun, as a wolf, prowling, he crossed. For him in Polotsk they rang for matins early at St. Sophia the bells; but he heard the ringing in Kiev." What country is Polotsk now in?
    Thailand
    Denmark
    Chile
    Belarus


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Compiled Jun 28 12