Spooky Story Problems

Josh is a college student majoring in History at a top university. He is also a Vampire. At a recent party he took one half pint of blood from Brittany, a full pint of blood from Hank, a full pint from the Johnson twins, and 1/3 pint from Sarah. He went home with his crush Kylee who threw up all over his shoes. What are the odds of Josh getting a good paying job without going to graduate school?

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Bram Stoker wrote Dracula. He also managed a famous theater. If the theater had been haunted by 32 ghosts how many actors would be used for the production of Taming of the Shrew and how many vampires were in the book Dracula?

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Doris walks 1.02 miles to high school. When it rains her mother drives her. One day her mom’s car wouldn’t start so Doris had to walk in the rain. What is the law of physics called that changed that 1.02 miles into 10 miles and changed the rain to snow?

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If the average zombie eats 1.5 brains a day how long will it take for 23 zombies to eat all the brains in the US House of Representatives in Washington DC during a month with full attendance? Yes, this is a trick question.

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After a life of moral decay and debauchery, Sir Helwig died at the age of 42. He was buried in the family crypt. After the Devil took his soul, a witch took his cold black heart, a vampire took his gold watch, a zombie took his brain and a werewolf took his leg bone. How long did it take for the worms to crawl in and out?

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Have fun! Answers are in the back of the book.

~ Juliette aka Vampire Maman

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