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Pot of Gold

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Pot of Gold game quiz
"The Four Winds have decided to follow the leprechauns in the hope of finding the legendary pot of gold. Do join us as we meet various other fairy folk on our way."

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1. Leprechauns are fairies that form part of Irish folklore. An alternative name for these fairies is 'leithbragan'. While 'leith' means half, what type of apparel commonly associated with these fairy folk is the second part of this term derived from?
    Shoes
    Belts
    Hats
    Coats


2. Clurichauns are another form of Irish fairy folk and are regarded by some as cousins of leprechauns while others consider them to be regional variations of leprechauns themselves. Which of the following is a distinguishing character trait of these fairies?
    They are almost twice the height of leprechauns
    They are a female-only race
    They only appear during full moon nights
    They are always drunk


3. The Cyhyraeth is a Welsh spirit whose wail portends the death of a person. Which Irish fairy would also fit this description?
    Kali
    Valkyrie
    Kraken
    Banshee


4. The Pooka from Celtic folklore is adept at shapeshifting, and is known to appear in various different forms which range from pleasant to terrifying. With which of these festivals is this creature associated?
    Lammas
    Samhain
    Beltane
    Imbolc


5. Another not-so-nice Celtic creature is the kelpie which is believed to lure children into the water, drowning them and later eating them. Which animal does the kelpie resemble?
    Cow
    Horse
    Cat
    Dog


6. The next fairy on the list is the Boggart. Is the Boggart considered to be a friend of humans?
    Yes
    No


7. Yet another scary fairy is the Irish dullahan - a headless horseman seen riding a black horse. Which of these is the only thing that can strike fear in a dullahan?
    Silver
    Gold
    Diamond
    Copper


8. The Scottish Ghillie Dhu is a benevolent fairy and is regarded as a kind and gentle spirit. Which of these is he most closely associated with?
    Water
    Moon
    Birds
    Trees


9. The Scottish fairy creature Fachen is also commonly referred to as Peg Leg Jack. What is distinctive about his appearance?
    He has only half a body.
    He has a third eye.
    He has an extra pair of limbs.
    He is headless.


10. Another solitary Scottish fairy creature is the water imp, Glastig. While her upper body is that of a human, which animal's lower body is she believed to have?
    Rabbit
    Lion
    Fox
    Goat


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Compiled Jun 28 12