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Test Your Sleuthing Skills with True Crime Trivia!

March 22, 2024

Hey there, fellow true crime enthusiasts and murderinos! Remember when we talked about turning your birthday party into a gripping True Crime-themed event complete with a documentary marathon and murder mystery party? Well, we’re back with another fantastic idea to make your celebration even more thrilling: a True Crime Trivia Quiz!

Hosting a murder mystery party is an exceptional way to dive deep into the intriguing world of true crime. And what better way to kick off the festivities than with a true crime trivia quiz that tests the sleuthing skills of your guests? Below you’ll find 25 tantalizing true crime questions designed to challenge even the most avid true crime fans. Use this quiz to set the mood at your next birthday party, then let The Murder Mystery Company take the reins and guide you through an unforgettable murder mystery experience. Remember, we’re here to ensure your party is a hit, with no detail left to chance.

Now, grab your detective hats, and let’s see how well you know your true crime stories!

True Crime Trivia Questions

  1. Who was famously known as the “Night Stalker”?
  2. In which city did Jack the Ripper commit his infamous murders?
  3. What was Ted Bundy studying in college?
  4. Who were the main victims of the Zodiac Killer?
  5. What Netflix documentary tells the story of Steven Avery?
  6. Who was the subject of the podcast “Serial” Season 1?
  7. What year did the Black Dahlia murder occur?
  8. Who directed the movie “Zodiac”?
  9. What nickname was given to the serial killer Albert DeSalvo?
  10. Which true crime author wrote “In Cold Blood”?
  11. Who is the “Co-Ed Killer”?
  12. What was unique about the BTK killer’s method of communication with police?
  13. Who was wrongfully convicted in the Central Park Jogger case?
  14. What is the name of the hotel associated with serial killer H.H. Holmes?
  15. Who was acquitted of the murder of her daughter Caylee Anthony?
  16. Which podcast, hosted by Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark, discusses true crime stories?
  17. In what state did the Clutter family murders occur, which Truman Capote wrote about?
  18. Who was the original “America’s Most Wanted” host, whose son was murdered?
  19. What infamous cult leader orchestrated a series of murders in the late 1960s?
  20. What documentary series focuses on the unsolved murder of Sister Cathy Cesnik?
  21. Who was the lawyer that defended O.J. Simpson in his murder trial?
  22. What true crime book did Ann Rule write about Ted Bundy?
  23. Which serial killer operated in the Pacific Northwest and was known for leaving cryptic messages?
  24. What is the name of the Netflix series about the 1989 Central Park Jogger case?
  25. Who claimed to have committed his murders in the name of “Sam”?

Ready for the answers? Scroll down to see how well you did!

Answers to True Crime Trivia

  1. Richard Ramirez
  2. London
  3. Psychology
  4. Young couples
  5. “Making a Murderer”
  6. Adnan Syed
  7. 1947
  8. David Fincher
  9. The Boston Strangler
  10. Truman Capote
  11. Edmund Kemper
  12. He sent letters to the media.
  13. The Central Park Five
  14. The Murder Castle
  15. Casey Anthony
  16. “My Favorite Murder”
  17. Kansas
  18. John Walsh
  19. Charles Manson
  20. “The Keepers”
  21. Johnnie Cochran
  22. “The Stranger Beside Me”
  23. Gary Ridgway, the Green River Killer
  24. “When They See Us”
  25. David Berkowitz

Make Your Party the Talk of the Town

Intrigued? This quiz is just the beginning. Imagine hosting a murder mystery party where the intrigue of true crime comes to life, and you and your guests get to solve a mystery together. That’s where we come in. The Murder Mystery Company is your go-to for planning an engaging, unique, and fun party. Don’t hesitate to reach out to us by calling 888-643-2583 or filling out one of our contact forms. Let’s make your true crime-themed birthday party an event to remember!

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