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Quiz about A Murder Mystery
Quiz about A Murder Mystery

A Murder Mystery! Trivia Quiz


Jimmy O'Donnell was brutally murdered in his father's mansion. From these questions, can you figure out who killed him? We need you!

A multiple-choice quiz by irishpuppygal. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
102,969
Updated
Jul 23 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Tough
Avg Score
6 / 10
Plays
3689
Awards
Top 20% Quiz
Question 1 of 10
1. Detectives have worked out that the killer was a member of staff who was working at the time. Pathologists who worked on the body figured out that Jimmy was murdered on the day that Easter always falls on. What day was it?

Answer: (one word)
Question 2 of 10
2. Jemima, the beloved aunt of Jimmy (who is paralysed, therefore could not have killed him), stated that the voice she heard along with Jimmy's, just before he was killed, was the voice of the same sex as the first person in space. Was the killer a woman?


Question 3 of 10
3. The killer was wearing some type of hand protection so his fingerprints would not be found. Pathologists know that the killer was wearing some type of gloves that you would wear to do the dishes (washing up). The killer was wearing... Hint


Question 4 of 10
4. Three honest bystanders claimed they saw the killer running out of the mansion with blood all over his/her hands. The killers face was masked. They immediately phoned the police and gave all the details they knew. Unfortunately, all they could say was what height the killer was. He/She was around the same height as the actor John Lithgow. The killer was... Hint


Question 5 of 10
5. The pathologists were able to figure out how Jimmy was killed. All they told us was that Jimmy was killed by the same method as was attempted on the wife from Alfred Hitchcock's "Dial M for Murder". How was Jimmy killed? Hint


Question 6 of 10
6. Elderly Jemima (Jimmy's aunt) said that the killer's accent was the same as the actor Montgomery Clift's accent. What nationality was the killer? Hint


Question 7 of 10
7. Jemima also said that Jimmy called out the killer's initials just before he died. They are the same as the initials of a George Orwell novel about Communism. What were the killer's initials?

Answer: (Two letters. Do not use punctuation)
Question 8 of 10
8. Pathologists found one of the killer's hairs on Jimmy's coat. They told us that it is the same colour as the surname of the singer whose songs include, "This Years Love" and "Babylon". What colour is the killer's hair?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 9 of 10
9. Finally, the three bystanders later revealed that the killer was a couch potato and not interested in athletics at all. Was the killer a personal trainer?


Question 10 of 10
10. So, using the evidence you have, who is the killer? Is it Declan, the Irish butler? Is it Aiden, Jimmy's (American) personal fitness instructor? Is it Julie, the French, blonde hair blue eyed 6ft 4in maid? Is it Adam, the old grey haired gardener? It is Sean, the old grey haired pool cleaner who doesn't work weekends? Is it Aaron, the storyteller to Jimmy's children, who has no arms? Is it Alex, the plumber who only works weekends and is fatally allergic to latex? Is it Alfie, the electrician who is shorter than the actor Michael J Fox? Is it Benny, Jimmy's grey-haired cook? Or is it Abe, the accountant with black hair? Well, can you figure it out?

Answer: (One Word)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. Detectives have worked out that the killer was a member of staff who was working at the time. Pathologists who worked on the body figured out that Jimmy was murdered on the day that Easter always falls on. What day was it?

Answer: Sunday

2. Jemima, the beloved aunt of Jimmy (who is paralysed, therefore could not have killed him), stated that the voice she heard along with Jimmy's, just before he was killed, was the voice of the same sex as the first person in space. Was the killer a woman?

Answer: No

The first person in space was Yuri Gagarin.
3. The killer was wearing some type of hand protection so his fingerprints would not be found. Pathologists know that the killer was wearing some type of gloves that you would wear to do the dishes (washing up). The killer was wearing...

Answer: rubber gloves

4. Three honest bystanders claimed they saw the killer running out of the mansion with blood all over his/her hands. The killers face was masked. They immediately phoned the police and gave all the details they knew. Unfortunately, all they could say was what height the killer was. He/She was around the same height as the actor John Lithgow. The killer was...

Answer: 6ft 4

John Lithgow is the actor in '3rd Rock From The Sun.'
5. The pathologists were able to figure out how Jimmy was killed. All they told us was that Jimmy was killed by the same method as was attempted on the wife from Alfred Hitchcock's "Dial M for Murder". How was Jimmy killed?

Answer: he was strangled

6. Elderly Jemima (Jimmy's aunt) said that the killer's accent was the same as the actor Montgomery Clift's accent. What nationality was the killer?

Answer: American

Montgomery Clift was American.
7. Jemima also said that Jimmy called out the killer's initials just before he died. They are the same as the initials of a George Orwell novel about Communism. What were the killer's initials?

Answer: af

The novel is "Animal Farm", therefore the killers initials are AF.
8. Pathologists found one of the killer's hairs on Jimmy's coat. They told us that it is the same colour as the surname of the singer whose songs include, "This Years Love" and "Babylon". What colour is the killer's hair?

Answer: grey

The singer is David Gray.
9. Finally, the three bystanders later revealed that the killer was a couch potato and not interested in athletics at all. Was the killer a personal trainer?

Answer: No

10. So, using the evidence you have, who is the killer? Is it Declan, the Irish butler? Is it Aiden, Jimmy's (American) personal fitness instructor? Is it Julie, the French, blonde hair blue eyed 6ft 4in maid? Is it Adam, the old grey haired gardener? It is Sean, the old grey haired pool cleaner who doesn't work weekends? Is it Aaron, the storyteller to Jimmy's children, who has no arms? Is it Alex, the plumber who only works weekends and is fatally allergic to latex? Is it Alfie, the electrician who is shorter than the actor Michael J Fox? Is it Benny, Jimmy's grey-haired cook? Or is it Abe, the accountant with black hair? Well, can you figure it out?

Answer: Adam

The first clue is the killer works on Sundays, this rules out Sean, who doesn't work weekends. The second clue is that the killer is a man, which rules out Julie. The third is that the killer was wearing rubber gloves. This rules out Alex as he is allergic to latex.

The fourth clue is that the killer is 6ft 4in, which rules out Alfie who is too short. The fifth is that Jimmy was strangled. This rules out Aaron as he couldn't because he has no arms. The sixth clue is that the killer was American, which rules out Declan who is Irish.

The seventh is that the killers initials are AF which rules out Benny. The eighth is that the killer had grey hair which rules out Abe. The ninth is that the killer was a big bloke which rules out Aiden the fitness instructor, which leaves us with Adam, the old gardener.
Source: Author irishpuppygal

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