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Cryptozoology

How much do you know about this field of study?


 

Quiz ID:#21716
Fun:*** (2.53)
Difficulty:** (1.67)
Category:Science
Created By:Hrsemn4Aus****mod

 

 

 



#1   The word "cryptozoology" comes from the Greek word "kriptos" and "zoology". "Zoology" means "the study of animals". What does "kriptos" mean?






#2   What is the name for an animal sought by a cryptozoologist?






#3   Cryptozoology is known as a certain "kind" of science. What six-letter prefix meaning "lying" or "false" is often added to "science" when describing cryptozoology? (Hint: it begins with "Ps".)

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#4   Critics of cryptozoology do not believe there are unknown creatures left to be found.




#5   What marine animal was discovered in Hawaii in 1976, stirring debate as to the credibility of cryptozoology?





#6   Cryptozoologists often reference the real life Giant squid when discussing which creature that appeared in "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest"?

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#7   Cryptozoologists are concerned only with discovering animals that have never been seen before.




#8   Despite eluding the cameras of many a cryptozoologist, several creatures have appeared, in fictional form, on the big screen. Which of these movies involves a "real" animal sought by cryptozoologists?







#9   The study of cryptozoology can be dated as far back as 1892.




#10   In 2007, the History Channel began airing a program focused on cryptozoology and paranormal investigations. What is this show called?






 

 


   



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