Quiz: Test Your Knowledge: Horror Movie Villain Quiz
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Test Your Knowledge: Horror Movie Villain Quiz
By: Staff
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About This Quiz

Count Dracula is one of the most classic horror movie villains, having been portrayed in some 300 movies — the most-portrayed literary character in film. How could he not induce terror, with that creepy cape and those pointed fangs just waiting to sink into your neck and suck out your blood?

From early movie creeps such as Dracula, Frankenstein, the Mummy, and Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde, all popular in the first half of the 20th century, Hollywood moved on to create terrifying characters such as Carrie, Freddy Krueger, Jigsaw and Hannibal Lecter. Some tortured or mutilated their victims. One famous villain ate his. Their signature attire — a hockey mask, a striped sweater, clown garb — might have caused you to forever shy away from someone so clad.

So why do we watch these flicks if they're so terrifying? For some of us, it's simple curiosity or the desire to conquer the fear of the unknown. You can also claim bragging rights if you make it through some of these films! Others like the rush of adrenaline that comes with being terrified, especially when it subsides as we realize we're perfectly safe.

One thing is clear. Horror movies aren't going away. They're cheap to make and profitable, which means a great return on investment for producers. Now it's time to see how much you know about horror movie villains by taking this quiz.

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Hooked chains are the favored weapon of which bad guy?
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Which monster is based on an 1818 novel by Mary Shelley?
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In what movie does the "Lakeshore Strangler" die and then use voodoo to transfer his soul to a doll?
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What's the name of the vengeful doll in "Child's Play?"
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Which villain appears if you say his name repeatedly while looking into a mirror?
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A deranged man in a hockey mask terrorizes which summer camp?
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What is one of Candyman's killing weapons?
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What kind of dog plays the villain in "Cujo?"
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Which horror movie villain loves using a machete to kill people?
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How does the character named Jigsaw kill his victims?
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Who is the "Springwood Slasher?"
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Robert Englund, who played Freddy Krueger, has said that he feels his character represents what?
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Captain Spaulding, from "The Devil's Rejects," gets his name from what source?
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What's Jigsaw's favorite fashion statement?
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What's the name of the villain in the "Texas Chainsaw Massacre?"
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What method does Freddy Krueger use to attack his victims?
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Which bad guy says vulgar rhymes during his bloodthirsty killing sprees?
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"Leatherface" was inspired by which real-life killer?
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Anthony Hopkins portrays which psychotic killer?
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In "The Ring," a demon strikes its victims after they do what?
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When Jason (from "Friday the 13th") dies, how can he be resurrected?
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The Creeper, from "Jeepers Creepers" appears once every how many years?
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What's the color of Freddy Krueger's iconic sweater?
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Norman Bates likes to dress up like what?
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In 10 "Halloween" movies, about how many people has Michael Myers killed?
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How old was Michael Myers when he murdered his first victim?
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What is Hannibal Lecters's profession?
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Which villain looks like part of an Edward Munch painting?
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How does Norman Bates murder his victims?
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