Ted Bundy Trivia Questions with Answers About Serial Killer Ted Bundy

Ted Bundy trivia quiz questions about the killer, rapist, and kidnapper Ted Bundy


Ted Bundy Trivia Questions with Answers About Serial Killer Ted Bundy

Who was Ted Bundy?
A: Ted Bundy was an American serial killer, kidnapper, and rapist.

He assaulted and murdered numerous young women and girls during what decade?
A: The 1970s and possibly earlier.

What was Ted Bundy's birth name?
A: Theodore Robert Cowell.

On what date was Ted Bundy born?
A: November 24, 1946.

Where was Ted Bundy born?
A: Burlington, Vermont.

On what day did Ted Bundy die?
A: On January 24, 1989.

How did Ted die?
A: In Florida's electric chair.


What age was Bundy when he was executed?
A: 42.

Where was Ted Bundy executed?
A: Florida State Prison, Bradford County, Florida

Just before his execution he confessed to how many homicides?
A: 30.

The murders were committed in seven states between what years?
A:  1974 and 1978.

Bundy was regarded as handsome and charismatic by whom?
A: His young female victims.

Where did he typically approach his victims?
A: In public places, feigning injury or disability, or impersonating an authority figure.

What would he do then?
A: He would overpower and assault them at more secluded locations.


He sometimes revisited his crime scenes for hours at a time, doing what?
A: Grooming and performing sexual acts with the decomposing corpses.

He would do that until putrefaction and destruction by wild animals did what?
A: Made further interaction impossible.

How many of his victims did he decapitate?
A: At least 12.

He kept some of the severed heads in his apartment for a period of time as what?
A: Mementos.

A few times he just broke into dwellings at night and did what?
A: Bludgeoned his victims as they slept.

In 1975, he was incarcerated in Utah for what?
A: Aggravated kidnapping and attempted criminal assault.

Bundy became a suspect in a progressively longer list of what?
A: Unsolved homicides in multiple states.


Where was Bundy born?
A: At the Elizabeth Lund Home For Unwed Mothers.

Where did Bundy live for the first three years of his life?
A:  Bundy lived in the Philadelphia home of his maternal grandparents, Samuel and Eleanor Cowell.

They raised him as their son to avoid what?
A: The social stigma that accompanied birth outside wedlock at the time.

Family, friends, and even young Ted were told that his grandparents were his what?
A: Parents and that his mother was his older sister.

Bundy expressed a lifelong resentment toward his mother for what?
A: Lying about his true parentage and leaving him to discover it for himself.

In 1950 Louise abruptly changed her surname from Cowell to what?
A: Nelson.

At the urging of several family members, she left Philadelphia with her son to live where?
A: With cousins Alan and Jane Scott in Tacoma, Washington.


In 1951 Louise met what hospital cook, at an adult singles night at Tacoma's First Methodist Church?
A: Johnny Culpepper Bundy.

They got married later that year and Johnny Bundy did what?
A: Formally adopted Ted.

Bundy's only significant athletic avocation was what?
A: Snow skiing, which he pursued enthusiastically using stolen equipment and forged lift tickets.

During high school he was arrested at least twice on for what?
A: Suspicion of burglary and auto theft.

After graduating from high school in 1965 Bundy spent a year at what University?
A: The University of Puget Sound (UPS) before transferring to the University of Washington (UW) in 1966 to study Chinese.