How well do you know your literary vampires?

There is a lot of interest in vampires right now in pop-culture. This test was partially motivated by my own personal interest in the subject as, to be honest, a slow day at work. Erm, any way, there are questions not only relevant to contemporary vampire fiction but also historical origins of the genre. It should be noted that I stuck to literature, so there are no references to Buffy/Angel, Blade or other visual forms unless a story was adapted from a book.

So do you have the knowledge to pass this quiz with flying colors? Or are you likely to end up on a vampire's menu? Take the quiz and discover whether your vampire knowledge is up to par.

Created by: LSJansen
  1. A journalist goes to 1930s Chicago looking for a new start, only to end up among the ranks of the undead ...
  2. For all he moans and whines about his existence, this character actually enjoys who and what he is ...
  3. Born the son of a king, this gentleman writes romance novels to pay the bills.
  4. Dracula the Bram Stoker character in the book of the same name is partially based on this historical figure:
  5. "Carmilla" by J. Sheridan Le Fanu came out in what year?
  6. This author's books gave us a different perspective on "Dracula" starting with "The Dracula Tapes"
  7. The novel "Fevre Dream" by George RR Martin takes place on what waterway?
  8. "Those Who Hunt the Night" by Barbara Hambly takes place in what city and country?
  9. This series of children's books features a vampiric rabbit:
  10. Three movies (each with different titles) have been based off of one book. Name the book.
  11. Once an ace detective of this police force, Vickie Nelson is now a freelance agent in what city?
  12. "The Vampyre" was written in 1816 at a party, but not published until 1819. Who was the author?
  13. In Charlaine Harris' series "The Southern Vampire Mysteries" takes place in what city and state?
  14. "Varney the Vampire" (aka "The Feast of Blood") came out between 1845 and 1847 in the form of these kinds of books.
  15. Chelsea Quinn Yarbro is best known for this series of books:
  16. "The Vampire in Lore and Legend" was written by whom?
  17. Harry Dresden's brother's name is:
  18. This famous silent movie was based off "Dracula" without the permission of Mrs. Stoker:
  19. In Terry Pratchett's Discworld Series, the Black Ribboners are vampires who've sworn off drinking what?
  20. "'Salem's Lot" by Stephen King has twice been adapted for television. But did you know it has also been adapted as a seven part radio play? Which company adapted the book?

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