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The Ultimate Bigfoot, Sasquatch or Yeti Quiz
by Staff
What's that tall, dark and furry figure striding ominously through the woods? Is it a bear? A moose? Or something more mysterious? Maybe now is the time to test your Bigfoot/Yeti cred with our 'squatchy' little quiz.

The study of animals that are not recognized by science (like Bigfoot and Yeti) is called:

  • cryptozoology
  • pseudozoology
  • fraudulology

The earliest accounts of "sasquatch" don't mention the tall, ape-like creature we think of today. Instead, they refer to what?

  • Bipedal black bears
  • Escaped zoo monkeys
  • Giant Indians

The word "sasquatch" originates from the folklore of what Native American group?

  • Tillamook
  • Tlingit
  • Coast Salish

This man's 1955 Bigfoot encounter is considered the first modern Sasquatch sighting.

  • Gerald Simpson
  • Sam Farnsworth
  • William Roe

Which is a scientific name given to Bigfoot?

  • Gigantopithecus
  • Enormosapien
  • Apeoid Erectus

According to the Bigfoot Field Researchers Association, which state boasts the most Bigfoot sightings?

  • Florida
  • Washington
  • California

Bigfoot's snow-loving cousin, the Yeti, is usually associated with which mountain range?

  • Himalayas
  • Andes
  • Rockies

The term "Big Foot" was popularized after huge footprints were found at a construction site outside of Klamath, California, in what year?

  • 1758
  • 1858
  • 1958

Bigfoot plays a starring role in what 1980s movie?

  • "Harry and the Hendersons"
  • "Big, Tall and Smelly"
  • "Creature From the Deep Woods"

What company airs "Messin' with Sasquatch" commercials?

  • Slim Jim
  • Jack Link's
  • Oberto

What now-relocated NBA team's mascot was a Sasquatch?

  • San Diego Clippers
  • Vancouver Grizzlies
  • Seattle Supersonics

According to the Bigfoot Field Researchers Organization, which is the only state without a Bigfoot sighting?

  • Hawaii
  • Delaware
  • Rhode Island

According to a 2007 Baylor Religion Survey, what percentage of Americans believe Bigfoot "absolutely" exists?

  • 3.1 percent
  • 13 percent
  • 44.3 percent

What duo captured the most famous film of Bigfoot at Bluff Creek, California, in 1967?

  • Hawthorne and Neal
  • Gimlin and Patterson
  • Davis and Walters

Which is NOT a television show about the search for Bigfoot?

  • "Finding Bigfoot"
  • "Bigfoot Captured"
  • "Where is Bigfoot?"

What is Arkansas's most famous Bigfoot?

  • Fouke Monster
  • Little Rock Longlegs
  • Ozark Apeman

What state is home to the Bigfoot known as Grassman?

  • Kansas
  • Ohio
  • North Dakota

Which mountain range is home to Bigfoot's snow-loving counterpart, the Yeti?

  • Himalayas
  • Andes
  • Rockies

The name "Yeti" is probably a mispronunciation of "Yeh-teh," a term for the creature used by what ethnic group?

  • Gurung
  • Sherpa
  • Tharu

Himalayan lore originally described the Yeti as:

  • a dark-furred creature resembling a gorilla
  • a tall, white-furred beast that walks on two legs
  • a blue human with icicles for hair

When did the first Westerner report a Yeti sighting?

  • 1732
  • 1832
  • 1932

The term "Abominable Snowman" has become synonymous with "Yeti" thanks to:

  • an ancient Sherpa religious text
  • a popular Nepalese novel
  • a mistranslation

Whose 1951 footprint discovery brought worldwide attention to the Yeti?

  • Eric Shipton
  • Francois Liege
  • Gyalzen Norbu Sherpa

A man named Tom Slick led three Yeti expeditions in the 1950s. What was his occupation?

  • oilman
  • biologist
  • hunting guide

One of the most famous television Yetis appeared in the 1964 stop-motion classic, "Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer." What was his name?

  • Bumble
  • Sam
  • Hermey

The Pangbouche Buddhist monastery in Nepal claims to possess what part of a Yeti?

  • the skull
  • the scalp
  • the tail

What famous mountain climber participated in a Yeti expedition in 1960-61?

  • David Livingstone
  • Roald Amundsen
  • Sir Edmund Hillary

What animal is frequently mistaken for a Yeti?

  • Escaped zoo orangutans
  • Brown bears
  • Yaks

What Disney/Pixar movie includes a Yeti cameo?

  • "Cars"
  • "Finding Nemo"
  • "Monsters, Inc."

Which is NOT named after the Yeti?

  • Nepal's largest bank
  • A line of cooler chests
  • A cycling company