John Wayne Gacy Trivia Questions and Answers
Who was John Wayne Gacy?
A: John Wayne Gacy was an American serial killer and rapist.
He was convicted of the sexual assault and murder of how
many teenage boys and young men?
A: A minimum of 33.
What was his birth name?
A: John Wayne Gacy, Jr.
On what date was John Wayne Gacy born?
A: March 17, 1942.
On what date did John Wayne Gacy die?
A: May 10, 1994.
How did John Wayne Gacy die?
A: He was executed via lethal injection.
How old was Gacy when he was executed?
John Wayne Gacy, was also known as what?
A: The Killer Clown.
All of Gacy's known murders were committed where?
A: Inside his Norwood Park Township home.
How many of Gacy’s victims were buried in the crawl space
of his home?
After being convicted of 33 murders, Gacy was sentenced to
A: Death for 12 of these killings on March 13, 1980.
How long did Gacy spend on death row before he was executed
by lethal injection at Stateville Correctional Center on May 10, 1994?
A: 14 years.
How did Gacy become known as the "Killer Clown"?
A: At charitable and fundraising events, parades and children's parties he would dress as "Pogo the Clown.
Who were John’s parents?
A: John Stanley Gacy and Marion Elaine Robinson.
John Wayne Gacy was the second of how many children?
Gacy endured a difficult relationship with his father, an
alcoholic who was what?
A: Physically abusive toward his wife and children.
Throughout his childhood, Gacy strived to make his stern
A: Proud of him, but seldom received his approval.
When he was six-years-old, what did Gacy do?
A: He stole a toy truck from a neighborhood store.
What did his mother make him do?
A: Walk back to the store, return the toy and apologize to the owners.
What happened to Gacy at the age of nine?
A: He was molested by a family friend, a contractor who would take Gacy for rides in his truck, then fondle him.
At school he was ordered to avoid all sports due to what?
A: A heart condition.
During the fourth grade, Gacy began to suffer from what?
He was occasionally hospitalized due to these seizures, and
also in 1957 for a what?
A: A burst appendix.
At the age of 18, Gacy became involved in what?
A: Politics, working as an assistant precinct captain for a Democratic Party.
What did his father buy him the same year he became a
Democratic Party candidate?
A: A car.
On one occasion in 1962, Gacy bought an extra set of keys
after his father did what?
A:Confiscated the original set of keys from him.
In response, his father removed the distributor cap from
the vehicle, withholding the component for how long?
A: Three days.
When his father replaced the distributor cap, Gacy drove to
Las Vegas, Nevada, where he found work as a what?
A: A mortuary attendant.
He worked in this role for how long before returning to
A: Three months.
In August 1967, Gacy committed his first known sexual
assault upon a what?
A: A teenage boy.