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1 Some Folks from Russian Folklore
Funky questions on some major figures in Russian folklore.
Tough
10 Q
stuthehistoryguy
Aug 13 04
648 plays
2 Outstanding Ovarian Ogres of Old
Here is a quiz about some of the more infamous mythical female beings. Let's see what you remember about these memorable monsters.
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Feb 24 12
309 plays
3 Wee Scottish Beasties
Scotland is full of myths and legends. How much do you know about the creatures that infest the tartan lands?
Average
10 Q
ajwtimperley
Sep 01 10
450 plays
4 Prince Madoc
The Welsh legend says he discovered America before Columbus. Did he really? Historians are still arguing over it.
Average
10 Q
blakey
Dec 27 06
456 plays
5 Not Just Nessie
Scottish folklore is full of beasts, fairies and malicious spirits, not just Nessie! How much do you know about these beings?
Tough
10 Q
doublemm
Aug 13 10
402 plays
6 The Animals of Mesoamerican Myths
This quiz is based on the animals found in Aztec, Mayan, and other Mesoamerican cultures' myths. Even though this quiz is difficult, I hope you will try it and hopefully learn a lot!
Average
10 Q
theskink
Feb 16 12
210 plays
7 Japanese Mythology - Gods to Men
This quiz looks at some tales of gods in early Japanese mythology, as well as the stories of human heroes. Enjoy!
Tough
10 Q
doublemm
Aug 07 13
126 plays
8 C'mon Baby, Light My Fire!
Team quiz by Phoenix Rising
Was Jim Morrison a closet pyromaniac or perhaps just a secret sun worshiper? Join us on a journey of discovery into the world of fire-related mythology as we seek to answer this most burning question.
Average
10 Q
jaknginger
Dec 12 13
405 plays
9 The Tales of Wales
How much do you know about the beasts, fairies, and other mystical beings found in Welsh folklore? Take this challenging quiz and find out.
Average
10 Q
doublemm
Aug 14 10
225 plays
10 Exact Revenge
This quiz will cover ten ancient mythological tales of a dish best served cold: Revenge! (Note: they will not appear in chronological order.)
Tough
10 Q
Lorvanwa
Oct 28 11
330 plays
11 Ancient 'Poem of Aqhat'
This ancient epic poem was written approximately 3300 years ago, but the resounding tone of the poem may resonate with people of the modern era. You may never have heard of it...but give it a try anyway!
Difficult
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
Jul 26 02
480 plays
12 Kenya: Her Tales and Her People
I hope you enjoy this quiz - taken largely from Paul Radin's "African Folktales". Reading the book helps, but you may be able to get these regardless.
Average
10 Q
stuthehistoryguy
Mar 29 09
1323 plays
13 Fruits of the Gods
Fruit has appeared in mythology from cultures all over the world. Take your sweet time and enjoy these ten questions about fruits and the legends that surround them.
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Apr 18 12
420 plays
14 Japanese Mythology - The Creation
This quiz looks at how the world was created in Japanese mythology and the gods who played a role in its creation. Enjoy!
Average
10 Q
doublemm
Aug 02 13
120 plays
15 Slavic and Russian Mythology, Legend, and Folklore
This quiz is a survey of some figures found in Slavic and Russian legend, myth, and folklore. Some of these entities are lesser known. All entries have been selected from "The Encyclopedia of Russian and Slavic Myth and Legend" (Mike Dixon-Kennedy ed.)
Tough
10 Q
ironqueen
Nov 12 08
318 plays
16 Cursed, You Say?
In response to a challenge from Jazmee27 for the Author Challenges badge, here is a quiz on curses. Bring out your dead, bring out your dead!
Average
10 Q
Creedy
Oct 16 11
549 plays
17 Japanese Mythology
As someone who respects Japanese culture, I have learned about some fascinating Japanese deities and a wonderful creation myth of Japan. I hope you enjoy the mythos of Japan as much as I do.
Average
10 Q
Play3Away
Jun 17 11
213 plays
18 Layla and Majnun
This true story of unrequited love (along with Patti) provided the inspiration for Eric Clapton's "Layla".
Average
10 Q
ponycargirl
Aug 07 08
306 plays
19 Hawai'ian Mythology
Not only are the Hawai'ian Islands a beautiful tropical vacation paradise, but they have a rich culture and fascinating mythology.
Average
10 Q
aliki
Mar 04 13
189 plays
20 Japanese Mythology - Spirits and Creatures
Japanese mythology is rich with bizarre and wondrous spiritual beings and creatures. Here are just some of them. Enjoy!
Average
10 Q
doublemm
Aug 13 13
123 plays
21 Gods and Goddesses of Japanese Myth
There are many quizzes on Gods and Goddesses. This one also is on Gods and Goddesses but of Japanese myth. I hope you enjoy it!
Average
10 Q
Hiyori
Oct 20 12
174 plays
22 Japanese Mythology II
Japan has many gods and goddesses but there is a group of gods specifically known for their luck. These are the "Seven Lucky Gods of Japan." Take this quiz and see if you know what kinds of luck each god brings.
Average
10 Q
Play3Away
Jun 21 11
177 plays
23 Mayan Myth
The Mayan civilization flourished in Mexico circa 250-900. There were about 30 deities that were worshipped at the giant step-pyramids.
Very Difficult
10 Q
thejazzkickazz
May 17 01
720 plays
24 Australian Mythical Creatures and Cryptids
I was searching through the Myths and Legends, and although I found them all interesting, I was disappointed to find that there wasn't any that I could see on some of the myths that float around Australia.
Average
10 Q
AussieAngel96
Mar 23 11
255 plays
25 Myths and legends of Lithuania
Hej, have you ever heard of Lithuania? Do you know, that Lithuanians were the last pagans of Europe? Try your wits and answer these questions, concerning Lithuanian mythology, legends and ...
Tough
10 Q
Angua
May 07 02
483 plays
26 Filipino Mythical Creatures
This is about creatures appearing in Filipino myths, legends, epics and folk tales. I'll describe it, you name it.
Average
10 Q
layadriel
May 28 04
1533 plays
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Last Updated May 29 14 4:16 PM

Some sample questions from this category:

* Priests dressed often in Jaguar skins. The Jaguar was the deity of the darkness, which ruled the underworld called _______?
* Who was the creator-god of the Mayans, often portrayed as an old,wrinkled, and toothless man?
* Who was the agricultural god, often portrayed as the weeping-warrior?
* What animal represented Time, and stood for the Katun 7200 days?
* Which god was often depicted as drunk, yet held the 4 corners of heaven up and controlled the weather?


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