A good ghost story transcends time, and the most beloved tales in this genre are just as likely to send a shiver down your spine as any modern ghost story. Take our quiz to see how much you know about the spookiest stories ever told!
What year did Shirley Jackson release the spooky classic "The Haunting of Hill House"?
Who descends into madness in "The Haunting of Hill House"?
How many total wishes can a monkey's paw grant?
What is the name of the son in "The Monkey's Paw"?
What classic ghost story is narrated by Arthur Kipps?
"The Woman in Black"
"The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"
"The Canterville Ghost"
What fine manor serves as the setting for "The Woman in Black"?
Salt Box House
Eel Marsh House
Twelve Oaks Manor
What character stars in "The Graveyard Book"?
What river serves as the setting for "The Willows"?
How many ghosts are in "A Christmas Carol"?
Who wrote the 1979 novel "Ghost Story"?
What group is featured in "Ghost Story"?
Who is the narrator's second wife in "Ligeia"?
What ghostly tale centers around two children named Miles and Flora?
"The Turn of the Screw"
Where does "The Turn of the Screw" take place?
Who wrote "The Turn of the Screw"?
Edgar Allan Poe
What former rocker is haunted in "Heart-Shaped Box"?
What arrives in the heart-shaped box that's sent to Judas?
What year was "The Shining" novel released?
What family stars in "The Shining"?
What is the name of the hotel in "The Shining"?
What haunted establishment serves as the setting for "The Canterville Ghost"?
What is the name of the family spooked by spirits in "The Canterville Ghost"?
Who wrote "The Phantom Rickshaw"?
Who is the narrator of "The Phantom Rickshaw"?
What chilling apparition appears in "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"?
Who wrote "The Legend of Sleepy Hollow"?
Irish writer Sheridan Le Fanu wrote this early vampire tale.
What was the first name of the scientist in "Frankenstein"?
What classic horror tale was penned by William Peter Blatty?
"The Amityville Horror"
What is the name of the main character in "The Exorcist"?