Strange Anomalies Quiz
Artifacts and absurdities that cast doubt on scientific understanding. 10 Questions.
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Known as the "Antikythera Mechanism", this artifact is over 2000-years-old and is technoligically way ahead of its time. Similar artifacts did not reappear until the 14th century. What is it?
An astronomical clock
A gear wheel
A mechanical pulley wheel
A steering wheel
This coin, found in a 300 million year old coal seam, bore what impossible date?
This footprint was discovered by archaeologists in solid granite, and is estimated to be 1 billion years old. Which of the following was not proffered as a theory to account for the anomaly?
it was left by an extraterrestrial visiting our world
It was left by a time traveller from our future
It merely resembles a shoe print, but isn't
The image and provenance of the artifact are a fabrication
From July to September 2001, red rain fell over Kerala, India. In 2006, following a scientific study, what did scientists conclude the rain contained?
Sand from the Sahara desert
Red spores from an island 5,000 km away
Where was this skull-like artifact discovered?
In rocks that predate human history by millions of years
On the Moon
Inside the fossilised remains of a pterosaur
Who was the first recorded stigmatic in Christian history?
Padre Pio of Pietrelcina
St. Francis of Assisi
This artifact, which pre-dates Alessandro Volta's 1800 invention of an electrochemical cell by more than a milennium, is know commonly by what name?
The "Baghdad Battery"
The "Sumerian Battery"
The "Karnak Battery"
The "Carthusian Battery"
Which researcher, and author of "The Book of the Damned", popularised and wrote about anomalous phenomena such as rainfalls of frogs and toads?
Charles Hoy Fort
The earliest recorded image of a crop circle was titled the "Mowing-Devil" lts image was depicted in a pamphlet from which century?
What is the name of the pilot on the right who vanished, after reporting he was being followed by an unusual aircraft, and whose last words were "It is hovering, and it's not an aircraft" ?
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