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Names in Mythology
"A quiz on the meaning of mythological names and terms."
15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit
In Greek mythology, what is the meaning of the name "Aphrodite"?
Daughter of Zeus
Risen from the foam
In Irish mythology, what does the name "Brigid" mean?
From Hindu mythology, what does the name "Chandra" mean?
What is the Germanic form of the name of the god Thor?
Electra killed her mother, Clytemnestra, to avenge her father, Agamemnon. What does her name mean?
Fionn mac Cumhail was a legendary Irish hero. What does his name "Fionn" mean?
Grid was a frost giantess in Norse mythology. What does her name mean?
Hermione is well known to Harry Potter fans. Her name is the feminine form of the name of a male god whose name means?
pile of stones
India's first female prime minister shared her name with a goddess whose name means what in Sanskrit?
The Kalliope is named after one the muse of epic poetry and eloquence. What does the name mean?
What was the name of an Assyrian demon and Adam's first wife?
(One Word, six letters)
Which is the Slavic goddess whose name is derived from "wet, moist"?
The "Nike" company is named after a Greek goddess, the goddess of _______?
Which are the oldest hieroglyphics denoting the name of Osiris, or Asar (his original name)?
Bull and spear
Hippopotamus and reed
Man and woman
Throne and eye
Which of the following was an epithet of the Greek god Apollo?
What does the name "Quetzalcoatl" mean?
Lord of Dawn
Old moon god
This god's name means "thunder and lightning".
The Sith are the bad guys in George Lucas' 'Star Wars' universe. What does "sith" mean in Gaelic?
For friends of "Asterix": who was the Celtic god of thunder?
Who was the father of the Titans in Greek mythology?
(One Word, also the seventh planet)
What is the meaning of "Valkyrie"?
Daughter of Odin
Ring of fire
Chooser of the slain
The original meaning of "warlock" was "male witch".
What hair colour would you expect to see on the Greek goddess Xanthe?
The name Yggdrasil (the world tree) is derived from one of the names for Odin.
Zephyr was the personification of the wind from which direction?
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