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☙ Mysteries ❧
What number completes the name of a former military base in Nevada, suspected to hide UFO secrets: Area ___?
51
90.6%
61
0.6%
19
1.7%
007
1.7%
☙ Creatures ❧
Sasquatch, as called in some native American languages, gets his anglicized name from what large part of its body?
Feet
89%
Head
4.4%
Ears
1.7%
Tail
1.1%
☙ Native American Legends ❧
During the Great Flood, 'Old Man' turned water into different colors - tribes drank it, giving them different what?
Languages
81.2%
Names
8.3%
Chiefs
1.7%
Lands
3.3%
☙ Creatures ❧
Each year, Douglas, WY, Chamber of Commerce issues thousands of what animal hunting licenses, despite rules specifying that hunters can't have IQ higher than 72 and can hunt only between midnight and 2 AM each June 31st?
Jackalope
76.2%
Ghost camel
6.6%
Thunderbird
6.1%
Specter moose
7.7%
☙ Creatures ❧
El Chupacabra is literally translated as sucker of what animal's blood, said to be its favorite target?
Goat
74%
Pig
17.1%
Wolf
4.4%
Duck
0.6%
☙ Folklore Heroes ❧
What 'girly' name had the blue ox companion of Paul Bunyan, the giant lumberjack?
Babe
73.5%
Doll
4.4%
Belle
14.4%
Lass
5%
☙ Mysteries ❧
D.B. Cooper, an unidentified man hijacked (and escaped from) Boeing 727 between Portland, OR and what Pacific Northwest city?
Seattle, WA
64.6%
Boise, ID
9.9%
Salem, OR
8.3%
Vancouver, BC
13.8%
☙ Folklore Heroes ❧
One of the most phenomenal feats of mythical hero Pecos Bill is riding what?
A cyclone
64.6%
A hummingbird
5%
An alligator
14.4%
A lightning
11%
☙ Folklore Heroes ❧
For how many years was Rip Van Winkle asleep in Catskill Mountains, according to Washington Irving's story?
21
60.8%
17
13.3%
13
14.4%
9
6.1%
☙ Folklore Heroes ❧
What kind of animal did Davy Crockett, super folk hero, allegedly kill at the age of three?
Bear
54.1%
Wolf
7.7%
Snake
8.8%
Raccoon
24.9%
☙ Native American Legends ❧
According to Cherokee, the only two who managed to stay awake for seven nights, and thus given the nightvision by the Great Spirit, were owl and what other animal?
Panther
53.6%
Tiger
4.4%
Lion
5%
Jaguar
32%
☙ Native American Legends ❧
Gigantic wolf-god in Inuit mythology, who takes those foolish enough to hunt alone at night, shares its name with what Volkswagen car?
Amarok
28.2%
Passat
21.5%
Touareg
18.8%
Tiguan
25.4%
☙ Mysteries ❧
The elusive Zodiac Killer was active during which decade of the 20th century?
1960s
23.8%
1970s
53%
1980s
14.4%
1990s
3.3%
☙ Creatures ❧
Altamaha-ha, sturgeon/alligator-like serpent, is believed to be dwelling in which southern US State?
Georgia
19.3%
Louisiana
59.7%
Texas
7.2%
Arkansas
8.3%
☙ Native American Legends ❧
Before belonging to Man, Fire was owned by whom?
Bear
19.3%
Sky
14.4%
Sun
57.5%
Tree
3.9%
☙ Mysteries ❧
Blythe intaglios, geoglyphs resembling Nazca lines, are the only known desert intaglios of North America and can be found in what desert?
Colorado Desert
14.4%
Mojave Desert
64.1%
Chihuahuan Desert
13.3%
Carcross Desert
2.8%
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