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Vanished Without a Trace: Infamous Disappearances Quiz
by Staff
Forget ghost stories — the most terrifying tales tell of real people who seemingly vanished from sight. Take our quiz to test your knowledge of famous disappearances, past and present.

Where was Virginia Dare born?

  • London
  • Roanoke
  • Dallas

What word did the Roanoke colony leave as a clue to their disappearance?

  • Navajo
  • Croatoan
  • death

What missing person was famously impersonated by Anna Anderson?

  • Anastasia Romanov
  • Natalee Holloway
  • Elizabeth I

True or false: Anastasia's body has never been found.

  • true
  • false

Who wrote "An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge"?

  • Ambrose Bierce
  • Edgar Allan Poe
  • H.P. Lovecraft

Where did Ambrose Bierce disappear?

  • Australia
  • Mexico
  • the Amazon

What was the first name of the Lindbergh baby?

  • Stevie
  • Charlie
  • Joey

How much did the Lindbergh kidnappers ask for in ransom?

  • $10,000
  • $25,000
  • $50,000

Where did Amelia Earhart depart from on her famous last flight?

  • Tokyo
  • Vancouver
  • Miami

True or false: Amelia Earhart was flying solo when she disappeared.

  • true
  • false

Where did Frank Morris and John and Clarence Anglin disappear from?

  • Alcatraz
  • Folsom State Prison
  • Rikers Island

What year did D.B. Cooper famously hijack a Northwest Airlines flight?

  • 1951
  • 1961
  • 1971

How much ransom did Cooper demand?

  • $50,000
  • $100,000
  • $200,000

True or false: None of the D.B. Cooper ransom was ever found.

  • true
  • false

What year did "Steal This Book" author Abbie Hoffman disappear?

  • 1954
  • 1964
  • 1974

True or false: As of 2016, Jimmy Hoffa's body has never been found.

  • true
  • false

Where was Hoffa last seen?

  • Detroit
  • Memphis, Tennessee
  • New York

Where was the Mary Celeste heading when its crew vanished?

  • Spain
  • France
  • Italy

Where was Natalee Holloway vacationing when she vanished in 2005?

  • Aruba
  • Mexico
  • Jamaica

Where was Glenn Miller heading when he mysteriously disappeared?

  • California
  • Paris
  • Japan

Where was Agatha Christie found after she vanished in 1926?

  • her home
  • the beach
  • hotel spa

Who is Lord Lucan accused of murdering?

  • his wife
  • his children's nanny
  • his children

Where was Percy Fawcett exploring when he was lost in 1925?

  • Nile River
  • Sahara Desert
  • Amazon

What was Fawcett searching for in the Amazon when he vanished?

  • spices
  • a city
  • a lost friend

What country did Harold Holt serve as prime minister of?

  • Australia
  • Canada
  • France

What country was the McCann family visiting when their daughter Madeleine disappeared?

  • Portugal
  • Spain
  • Mexico

What year did the Princes in the Tower vanish?

  • 1383
  • 1483
  • 1583

Where was Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 heading when it vanished in 2014?

  • New York
  • London
  • Beijing

Where was Michael Rockefeller last seen in 1961?

  • New Zealand
  • New Guinea
  • New Hampshire

What state employed Ray Gricar as a prosecutor until 2005?

  • California
  • Texas
  • Pennsylvania