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Ghost Trivia Quiz

Ghosts appear in many film and works of literature. Match the ghost to the work in which it appears. Warning: Spoiler Alert.

A matching quiz by clevercatz. Estimated time: 4 mins.
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4 mins
Match Quiz
Quiz #
Mar 09 22
# Qns
Avg Score
8 / 10
Last 3 plays: Minerva928 (8/10), Guest 1 (5/10), haydenspapa (10/10).
(a) Drag-and-drop from the right to the left, or (b) click on a right side answer box and then on a left side box to move it.
1. A Christmas Carol  
  Malcolm Crowe
2. The Others  
  Susie Salmon
3. Ghost  
  Grace Stewart
4. Truly, Madly, Deeply  
  Barbara Maitland
5. The Lovely Bones  
  Jacob Marley
6. The Sixth Sense  
7. The Turn of the Screw  
  Peter Quint
8. What Lies Beneath  
  Sam Wheat
9. Macbeth  
10. Beetlejuice  
  Madison Elizabeth Frank

Select each answer

1. A Christmas Carol
2. The Others
3. Ghost
4. Truly, Madly, Deeply
5. The Lovely Bones
6. The Sixth Sense
7. The Turn of the Screw
8. What Lies Beneath
9. Macbeth
10. Beetlejuice

Most Recent Scores
May 31 2024 : Minerva928: 8/10
May 13 2024 : Guest 1: 5/10
May 03 2024 : haydenspapa: 10/10
May 02 2024 : Guest 108: 10/10
Apr 29 2024 : bradez: 5/10

Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. A Christmas Carol

Answer: Jacob Marley

The novella "A Christmas Carol" was written by the author Charles Dickens in 1843. It is the story of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge who is visited by four ghosts on Christmas Eve. These ghosts are his former partner Jacob Marley and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Christmas Present and Christmas Yet to Come.

These visits result in him becoming a much more considerate and kinder man as he realises the mistakes he has made in his life. The story has been adapted many times for stage, screen and radio.
2. The Others

Answer: Grace Stewart

"The Others" is a supernatural and psychological thriller which was released in 2001. It stars Nicole Kidman as Grace Stewart who lives with her two young children, Anne and Nicholas, and three servants in a remote house on the island of Jersey in the Channel Islands. Grace becomes convinced that the house is haunted seeing a strange group of people in the house including a boy called Victor. Finally, Grace realises that "the others" are the new occupants of the house and that she, her children and servants the ghosts in the house as they are all dead.
3. Ghost

Answer: Sam Wheat

"Ghost" is a 1990 romantic fantasy thriller film which stars Patrick Swayze as banker Sam Wheat and Demi Moore as Molly Jensen his potter girlfriend. After Sam is murdered his ghost has to save Molly from being murdered too. Although initially helpless Sam encounters local con artist Oda Mae Brown (played by Whoopi Goldberg) who is posing as a medium to con local people out of their money. Sam finds that Oda Mae can hear him and eventually persuades her to help him.

The film is known for its famous "pottery scene" when a shirtless Swayze embraces Moore as she is making a pot on her wheel to the sound of "Unchained Melody" by the Righteous Brothers. Whoopi Goldberg won Best Supporting Actress Oscar for her portrayal of Oda Mae.
4. Truly, Madly, Deeply

Answer: Jamie

"Truly, Madly, Deeply" is a British fantasy drama that was released in 1990 starring Alan Rickman as Jamie, a recently deceased cello player, and Juliet Stephenson as Nina, his grieving girlfriend. When Jamie returns as a ghost Nina is ecstatic but as he starts displaying his irritating habits, such as turning up the central heating to an unbearable heat, their relationship deteriorates.

The film ends with Jamie leaving and Nina being able to move on and form a new relationship without feeling she is being unfaithful to Jamie.
5. The Lovely Bones

Answer: Susie Salmon

"The Lovely Bones" is a 2002 novel written by American authoress Alice Sebold. It tells the story of Susie Salmon, a 14 year old girl who is raped and murdered by a neighbour as she is walking home from school. After her murder she retreats to her own personal heaven where she is able to watch her family and friend's reactions to her disappearance.

In 2009 the book was made into a film directed by Peter Jackson starring Saoirse Ronan as Susie, Mark Wahlberg as her father Jack Salmon and Stanley Tucci as George Harvey the neighbour and serial killer who was responsible for Susie's death.
6. The Sixth Sense

Answer: Malcolm Crowe

"The Sixth Sense" is a film directed by M Night Shyamalan which was released in 1999. It is a supernatural psychological thriller which stars Bruce Willis as a child psychologist Malcolm Crow and Haley Joel Osment as his nine-year-old patient Cole Sear who can communicate with the dead.

At the beginning of the film Crow is shot by an intruder into his house and it is only when he finds he is not wearing his wedding ring near the end of the film that he realises that he did not survive the shooting and that he has been dead all the time he has been working with Cole.
7. The Turn of the Screw

Answer: Peter Quint

"The Turn of the Screw" is a horror novella written by Henry James, an American born British author, which first appeared in the American general interest magazine "Collier's Weekly" in serial form in 1898. It tells the story of a governess in charge of two children, Flora and Miles, at a remote house in Bly, Essex.

The governess becomes increasingly convinced that the grounds of the house are haunted by the ghosts of two former employees of the estate Miss Jessel (the governess's predecessor) and Peter Quint.

The novella has been adapted in several films including "The Innocents" (1961) and "The Turning" (2020). The English composer Benjamin Brittain composed the opera "The Turn of the Screw" in 1954.
8. What Lies Beneath

Answer: Madison Elizabeth Frank

The supernatural horror film "What Lies Beneath" was released in 2000 starring Harrison Ford as Dr Norman Spencer, a college professor, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Norman's wife Claire. The film was directed by Robert Zemeckis. Claire starts to hear voices in the lakeside Vermont home they share and sees a young woman's face reflected in the water.

She also witnesses eerie experiences such as the words "You know" appearing on a steamed up mirror in the bathroom. The ghost turns out to be a young graduate named Madison who disappeared while Spencer was having an affair with her. Spencer has drowned Madison to keep the affair secret but when he tries to drown his wife her ghost intervenes, saves Claire, and sends her ex-lover to a watery grave.
9. Macbeth

Answer: Banquo

"Macbeth" by the British playwright William Shakespeare is a tragedy play that is believed who have been first performed in 1606. It tells the story of Scottish general Macbeth who is told by three witches that he will become King of Scotland. Encouraged by his wife he kills King Duncan which leads to mayhem and further deaths. Banquo is the Thane of Lochaber who meets the three witches with Macbeth.

The witches tell Banquo that while he will not become king his descendants will. Macbeth sees him as a threat and sends three assassins to kill him.

However Banquo's son Fleance escapes. Banquo appears to Macbeth during a feast that he has thrown for the Scottish Thanes. Banquo is believed to be an embodiment of Macbeth's guilt for his actions.
10. Beetlejuice

Answer: Barbara Maitland

The 1988 film "Beetlejuice" is an American fantasy film directed by Tim Burton and starring Michael Keaton as the eponymous title character. It centres on married couple Barbara and Adam Maitland, played by Geena Davis and Alec Baldwin, who are killed in a road accident and become ghosts haunting their former home.

Their home is bought by the Deetz family from New York. The Maitlands contact Beetlejuice, a freelance "bio-exocist", to help them scare the Deetz family away. Eventually Beetlejuice shows his dark side and get stuck in the afterlife waiting room and the Maitlands and the Deetzes agree to live in harmony in the house.
Source: Author clevercatz

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