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Serial Killers of the 20th Century

written by: LegalGal
This quiz consists of questions related to some of the most infamous serial killers of the 20th Century. Although not the most pleasant topic, you might surprise yourself in just how much you know about these deviant members of our society!

Question 1:

This serial killer who believed that his neighbor's dog was possessed by ancient demons, told police that the dog had "barked" orders for him to kill.
David Berkowitz
John Haigh
Ted Bundy
Albert Fischer

Question 2:

John Wayne Gacy, the 'Killer Clown", buried over 30 victims in his garden.

Question 3:

On January 16, 1936 this man who was dubbed the original "Hannibal Lecter", died in the electric chair.
Albert DeSalvo
Albert Fish
Dennis Rader
Gary Leon Ridgway

Question 4:

In November of 1983 Angelo Buono Jr . was sentenced to life in prison. He was convicted of killing nine young women and dumping their bodies in the Los Angeles area. Based on the geographical locations where the bodies were found, what was the nickname given to Buono?
The Hillside Strangler
The Avenue Assassin
the Green river Killer

Question 5:

Part of this killer's MO (modus operendi) was to send letters to newspapers which were written in code and always signed with the same alias and symbol. Some theorists believe that his cross circle symbol along with certain cryptic codes were indications as to where the next victims would be found.
Jack the Ripper
The Zodiac Killer
The Trailside Killer
The Unabomber

Question 6:

This female serial killer has been dubbed the "The Damsel of Death" for violently killing men along Florida highways while working as a prostitute.
Aileen Wuornos
Waltraud Wagner
Marybeth Tinning
Charlene Gallego

Question 7:

Most likely one of the sickest serial killers of the 20th century, this killer kept his victims' decaying bodies in acid vats in his apartment. There were severed heads in his refrigerator and other human body parts around his home.
Charles Manson
Ted Bundy
Jeffrey Dahmer
Richard Ramirez

Question 8:

Due to inconsistencies in his confession and the wide variety of behavioral patterns regarding the murders of several women in Boston, Massachusetts, there still remains doubt that this man was The Boston Strangler.
Charles Ng
David Carpenter
Robert Hansen
Albert De Salvo

Question 9:

In Alfred Hitcock's classic thriller Psycho, the main character Norman Bates, was inspired by a real life serial killer.

Question 10:

What was the name given to the trio of killers who claimed to have had over 110 young male victims in California from the late 1970's to early 1980's?
The Moors Murderers
Lonely Hearts Killer
The Freeway Killer
The Gay slayer


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