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Question 1: Great horror writers of the early twentieth century include ________ and M.R. James.
H. P. LovecraftLovecraftian horrorS. T. JoshiCthulhu

Question 2: Enduring icons of horror derived from these stories include Dr Frankenstein and Frankenstein's Monster, ________, and Dr Jekyll and his evil double Mr Hyde.
Dracula (1931 film)NosferatuCount Dracula (1977)Count Dracula

Question 3: [1] These were manifested in stories of witches, vampires, werewolves and ghosts and demonic pacts such as that of ________.
FaustJohann Georg FaustJohann Wolfgang von GoetheWorks based on Faust

Question 4: Horror fiction at the ________
Time WarnerJim BarksdaleOpen Directory ProjectLife (magazine)

Question 5: Supernatural horror has its roots in folklore and religious myth, focusing on death, the afterlife, evil, the demonic and the principle of evil embodied in ________.
DevilChristian teaching about the DevilGodSatan

Question 6: The best-known contemporary horror writer is ________.
The Dark Tower (series)Stephen KingThe Stand'Salem's Lot

Question 7: [3] Other legendary figures of horror from the nineteenth century are the murderers ________, Sweeney Todd and Jack the Ripper.
County DonegalBurke and Hare murdersRobert KnoxEdinburgh

Question 8: The Horror Writer's Association presents the Bram Stoker Awards for Superior Achievement, named in honor of ________, author of the seminal horror work, Dracula.
Abraham Van HelsingDracula: Dead and Loving ItBram StokerAbbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

Question 9: The genre has ancient origins which were reformulated in the eighteenth century as ________, with publication of the Castle of Otranto (1764) by Horace Walpole.
Horror filmLovecraftian horrorHorror fictionGothic fiction

Question 10: Examples of well-received horror movies include The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Exorcist and ________.
Wes Craven's New NightmareA Nightmare on Elm Street (franchise)A Nightmare on Elm StreetFreddy Krueger
















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