The Mary Nichols Murder Quiz

The murder of Mary Nichols, who is believed by many to have been the first victim of the killer who became known as Jack the Ripper, took place in the early hours of the 31st August 1888. Over the last few weeks we’ve been adding press reports and sundry facts about the crime. Now it is time to test how much of the information you have retained!

Today we present our latest quiz which features 10 questions about the Mary Nichols murder. The question is, how many of them can you answer?

Images from the Illustrated Police News showing the murder and the aftermath.
The Illustrated Police News Reporting Mary Nichols Murder

If you wish to get started with the quiz without reading the pre-amble then simply scroll down to the bottom of the page where you will find the quiz awaiting your arrival!

Below you will find the box in which to enter your name and begin the quiz. We only ask fro your name so that we can personalise the certificate that you will receive on completing the quiz. You can just put your first name or, if you would prefer, you can even use an alias!

If you have any trouble getting started (sometimes the quiz doesn’t work with the settings on some systems) simply scroll to the very bottom of this page and click on the white link that reads “Pro Profs Mary Nichols Quiz”, this will then take you to the quiz.

The questions are all multi-choice, so do take the time to read the questions. We find that people often get the questions wrong because they haven’t read the question properly.

As usual, we will be awarding our usual sought after certificate issued by our esteemed Department of Ripperology to all those who complete the quiz.

To add an extra competitive element to the quiz, why not share it with your friends and see which of you can achieve the highest score?

Please also be sure to let us know how you do on our Facebook page.

Anyway, enough of the rambling, the quiz awaits so, when you feel ready, tap out your name and off you go.

Good luck.

IF YOU HAVE ANY PROBLEMS STARTING THE QUIZ PLEASE SCROLL TO THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE AND CLICK ON THE PROPROFS MARY NICHOLS MURDER QUIZ WHITE LINK. THIS WILL TAKE YOU DIRECTLY TO THE QUIZ,