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How Much Do You Really Know About Serial Killers?

Take this killer quiz and find out.

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  1. Who is "the Silence of the Lambs" Buffalo Bill based on?
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    Ed Gein
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    Jeffrey Dahmer
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    Ted Bundy
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    Ed Kemper
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    Ed Gein

    He also inspired the fictional characters of Norman Bates (Psycho) and Leatherface (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre).

  2. What does BTK in "the BTK killer" stand for?
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    Blindfold, taunt, kill
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    burn, torture, kill
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    Bind, torture, kill
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    burn, taunt, kill
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    Bind, Torture, Kill

    Dennis Rader was found guilty of 10 murders over the span of 17 years.

  3. What costume was John Wayne Gacy Jr. known for dressing in?
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    scarecrow
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    clown
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    doctor
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    convict
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    Clown

    People were shocked to learn of the murders of his 33 teenaged boy victims because he played such an active, respectable role in his community.

    Clown
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  4. Which serial killer tried to create his own zombies by performing lobotomies and injecting acid in the heads of his victims?
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    H.H. Holmes
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    jack the ripper
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    Jeffrey dahmer
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    Peter Kurten
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    Jeffrey Dahmer

    A couple of Dahmer's victims escaped, but he was able to persuade the police that they were simply drunk or high and that's why they were not making any sense.

  5. Which U.S. killer has the most confirmed murders?
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    Gary Ridgway
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    Jack the Ripper
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    Zodiac Killer
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    Henry Lee Lucas
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    Gary Ridgway

    Also known as the Green River Killer, he was convicted of 49 confirmed murders, but is presumed to have close to 90 victims.

  6. Which of these Boston killers was known as an "angel of death"?
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    Boston Strangler
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    Jolly Jane
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    The Giggler
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    Jesse Pomeroy
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    Jane Toppan

    While working as a nurse is Boston, she claimed she poisoned and murdered over 30 people because she enjoyed the thrill of killing.

  7. How many people did Charles Manson kill?
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    zero
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    three
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    five
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    seven
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    Zero

    Technically, the powerful cult leader did not murder anyone, but influenced his family of followers to murder seven people.

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