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From ancient times to the present, myths have been used for a variety of reasons, including the explanation of the existence of natural phenomena and historical events. Cultures all over the world have developed these stories that are still read and enjoyed today.   

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Some Folks from Russian Folklore

Funky questions on some major figures in Russian folklore.
Tough (10 qns)
729 plays
Myths and Legends of Scotland

Scotland has many myths, some well known and others which may be new to you. I hope you enjoy finding out about some of them.
Average (10 qns)
231 plays
Prince Madoc

The Welsh legend says he discovered America before Columbus. Did he really? Historians are still arguing over it.
Average (10 qns)
507 plays
Magical Stories Found in the Night Sky

The names and stories of many stars and constellations are related to magical events on earth. Which of these can you identify? Have fun!
Average (10 qns)
Jul 07 16
171 plays
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 qns)
498 plays
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 qns)
396 plays
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 qns)
444 plays
Genie Myths and Lore

This a quiz on genie mythology spanning many different cultures but with a heavy focus on Islamic culture where genies or jinn have had a significant presence. Wish for good luck!
Difficult (10 qns)
168 plays
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 qns)
738 plays
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 qns)
1395 plays
Layla and Majnun

This true story of unrequited love (along with Patti) provided the inspiration for Eric Clapton's "Layla".
Average (10 qns)
321 plays
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 qns)
375 plays
God of Thunder

A quizzical visit to mythological Gods of Thunder.
Average (10 qns)
228 plays
A World Full of Myths

Enjoy a tour around the world of myths and legends.
Difficult (10 qns)
549 plays
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 qns)
498 plays
C'mon Baby, Light My Fire!

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 qns)
474 plays
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 qns)
246 plays
Lesser Gods

Everyone has heard of Zeus, Odin, and all the major gods of world mythology, but this quiz deals with the lesser gods and goddesses from a variety of world mythology. It was written in response to a challenge by lowtechmaster.
Average (10 qns)
Jul 04 16
204 plays
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 qns)
564 plays
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 qns)
342 plays
He's a Hero

This is a quiz about some of the heroes in mythology and folklore, throughout time. They come from different centuries, different countries, and were thought to be heroes for different reasons.
Average (10 qns)
345 plays
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 qns)
255 plays
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!
Average (10 qns)
168 plays
Waking Light

Here are ten Goddesses of Dawn. They come from different locations and times. Let's see how many of them you remember.
Tough (10 qns)
Aug 22 16
207 plays
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 qns)
240 plays
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 qns)
246 plays
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 qns)
159 plays
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 qns)
156 plays
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 qns)
1647 plays
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 qns)
219 plays
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