Cliffhangers and Cryptograms: The Unsolved Mystery Quiz
by Staff
Unsolved mysteries appeal to our curious side, leaving us hoping that maybe we can be the one to finally crack the code, find the killer or track down some priceless artifact. Put on your sleuthing hat and take our unsolved mystery quiz!

What is the name of the mysterious statue that sits outside the CIA headquarters in Washington D.C.?

  • Mythos
  • Santos
  • Kryptos

In 1959, nine skiers met their mysterious end in these Russian mountains.

  • Ural Mountains
  • Crimean Mountains
  • Altai Mountains

True or False? In 1940, searchers found the skeletal remains of a woman near the spot where Amelia Earhart may have disappeared.

  • true
  • false

In 1941, the Nazis stole a priceless room made of this material.

  • gold
  • amber
  • silver

What phrase provides the only clue to a mysterious corpse found in Australia in December 1948?

  • Taman Shud
  • Abandon Hope
  • He Has Risen

Who committed the only unsolved skyjacking in U.S. history?

  • Jimmy Hoffa
  • D.B. Cooper
  • Al Capone

Where can you find the Oak Island Money Pit?

  • Vancouver
  • Manitoba
  • Nova Scotia

What yet-to-be-deciphered language was used on Easter Island around the late 18th or early 19th century?

  • Rongorongo
  • Indus
  • Linear A

Some point to a series of these out-of-place artifacts in China as proof that aliens have visited the Earth.

  • stars
  • pyramids
  • metal pipes

What did the lost colony of Roanoke leave behind when they disappeared around 1587?

  • a map
  • signs of a bloody battle
  • a single word carved in a tree

What was the real name of the Black Dahlia?

  • Mary Ann Nichols
  • Elizabeth Short
  • Ann Franklin

Where can the mysterious code OUOSVAVV be found?

  • Shepard's Monument, Stafford, England
  • Georgia Guidestones, Atlanta, Georgia
  • Stonehenge, Wiltshire, England

Which institution holds the Voynich manuscript, a bizarre medieval text that has yet to be deciphered?

  • Yale University
  • Library of Congress
  • the Vatican

Which U.S. state contains a series of 20-foot high slabs of granite inscribed with some peculiar rules for humanity?

  • California
  • Nevada
  • Georgia

How many victims did Jack the Ripper claim in 1888?

  • 5
  • 12
  • dozens

Who was Mary Celeste?

  • a code breaker
  • a ship
  • a serial killer

The Beale Ciphers allegedly contain clues to the location of a treasure buried in this U.S. state.

  • Massachusetts
  • Virginia
  • Texas

What is UVB-76?

  • a radio station
  • a boat
  • an alien spaceship

What former teamster president mysteriously disappeared in 1975 after meeting a union boss (with alleged mob connections) for lunch?

  • Jimmy Hoffa
  • Roy Lee Williams
  • Frank Fitzsimmons

What name is used to describe a supposed signal from space that reached the Earth in 1977?

  • Bloop
  • Wow
  • Buzz