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QUIZ: Can We Test Your Mythological Wisdom

 Mythology is something many of us love. The stories of antiquity that people truly believed, the tall tales and miraculous and magical creatures, monsters, gods and demi-gods, famous heroes and famous beasts - creating a pattern of stories that together make a religion, a culture and a people. This fun quiz has 15 questions to ask about the gods and monsters of mythology. Are you up for it?
 
 
In Greek Mythology, what creature has snakes for hair?
Medusa
The Minotaur
The Hydra
Aphrodite
 
 
What Creature is half man and half bull?
The Minotaur
The Naga
The Hydra
A Griffin
 
 
In Greek Mythology, what is the name of the Three-headed dog guarding the entrance to Hades?
Cerberus
Sorberos
Sarbanos
Shadow
 
 
What is the name of Thor's Hammer?
Mjollnir
Gungnir
Dáinsleif
Lævateinn
 
 
In Greek mythology, who is the most famous Centaur?
Chiron was held to be the superlative centaur among his people since he was called the "wisest and justest of all the centaurs".
Chiron
Thor
Morpheus
Can-Tet
 
 
What Creature has both parts of a lion and parts of an eagle?
A Griffin
The Naga
The Hydra
The Chimera
 
 
In Icelandic mythology, Yggdrasil is the World Tree that connects worlds together - how many worlds does it connect?
The 9 worlds are called Niflheim, Muspelheim, Asgard, Midgard, Jotunheim, Vanaheim, Alfheim, Svartalfheim and Helheim.
Three
Nine
Eight
Ten
 
 
In Icelandic mythology, how many legs did Odin's horse have?
Odin's horse, Sleipnir, had 8 legs.
Four
Six
Eight
Ten
 
 
On Asgard, world of the Icelandic gods, there is a hall where Odin receives the souls of heroes killed in battle. What is it called?
Valhalla
Nirvana
Eden
Elysium
 
 
In Slavic Folklore, who lives in a wooden hut that walks around on chicken legs?
Baba Yaga
Stribog
Mokosh
Baba Arga
 
 
In Greek mythology, who is the god of dreams?
Morpheus
Pan
Dionysus
Thanatos
 
 
Manannan is a god from which mythology?
Manannan was the Celtic god of the seas and belonged to a mythological race.
Celtic
Greek
Roman
Slavic
 
 
What is the name of a monster with the head of lion, the body of a goat, and the tail of a serpent?
The Chimera
A Griffin
Medusa
The Hydra
 
 
Which Egyptian god had the head of a jackal?
Anubis
Osiris
Amun-Ra
Horus
 
 
This Slavic god was known as the giver god, as he gave out wealth and provided the sun. He was born every day, grew older with the day and died at sunset. What was his name?
Dazhbog
Odin
Mut
Thoth
Don't Blame Us When a Hydra Attacks!
We're afraid you failed this one. Now really, don't you think you should know these things in case an angry god or monster decide to pay you a visit? That's right, sorry to scare you, but you better be prepared! How about looking at your mistakes and learning from the answers or trying again?
You Would Probably Survive Mythological Times
Not bad at all! You clearly have some knowledge of mythological beasts and gods. In case we sent you to mythological times, you might just survive and live during those legendary times. Good for you!
You'd Be Right At Home in Mythological Times!
Wow, you really know your mythology. Can't get a monster or god past you! We're so proud, and we hope you have many pleasant dreams about mythological heroes and gods, because if you lived in mythological times you'd probably really enjoy it! You did really well, share this test with others to see if they can live up to your legend!
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