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1 Trick or Treat on World Street
It's your first Halloween on World Street - a street full of families of different nationalities - and you are faced with a group of trick-or-treaters dressing up as scary monsters from their homelands. Can you recognise these spooky costumes?
Average
10 Q
doublemm
May 20 10
2109 plays
2 Werewolves and Other Werecreatures
A quiz on some of the most famous mythical beasts.
Difficult
10 Q
crisw
Jan 15 01
6753 plays
3 Mythological Mish-Mash
Mythology is full of weird and wonderful creatures. In this quiz, I'll describe a mythical creature and you identify it.
Easy
10 Q
ElusiveDream
Jun 06 14
291 plays
4 The All-Aussie Bunyip
The bunyip is a recurring image in Australian stories, one which has evolved in surprising ways over the years since the arrival of European settlers.
Average
10 Q
looney_tunes
Jul 05 12
192 plays
5 The Chimaera
The Chimaera (or Chimera) is one of mythology's frightening creatures. This quiz will test your knowledge of this fearsome beast.
Average
10 Q
rossian
Jul 08 12
255 plays
6 Ralph's Dabble In Mythical Ornithology
Having been an explorer, war historian, genealogist, myth-buster, and natural historian, Ralph the Llama now enters the rather odd field of mythical ornithology. Come with Ralph as he takes a look at some incredible birds found in myths around the world.
Average
10 Q
doublemm
Jun 12 10
747 plays
7 Rolling in the Deep
The water hides many a secret, and there are many mythical creatures associated with it. Dive in and test your knowledge of aquatic creatures from a mixture of mythologies.
Average
10 Q
malik24
Apr 06 12
633 plays
8 How to Defend Yourself Against a Mythical Beast
Picture the scene: you're walking home late at night, when a terrible monster - one you believed didn't even exist - attacks you! Fear not! This handy guide will help you survive!
Easy
10 Q
deus_ex
Jun 03 08
2892 plays
9 Imaginary Creatures
Since the beginning of time, man has been dreaming up imaginary creatures - from the Yeti of the Himalayas to the Bunyip of Australia. This quiz is about some of those creatures. Good luck.
Easy
10 Q
wenray
Jan 29 12
663 plays
10 Not Birds, Not Planes, Just Flies in Mythology!
As part of "Mike and Rowena's Invertebrate Inquizitions", this quiz looks at the role played by the fly and its close relatives in myths from around the world.
Average
10 Q
doublemm
Feb 26 10
4422 plays
11 Stinging Tales From Around the Globe
As part of "Mike and Rowena's Invertebrate Inquizitions", this quiz looks at one often overlooked, but ever-present character in myths from around the world - the bee. Enjoy!
Average
10 Q
doublemm
Feb 17 10
4443 plays
12 Mythological Monsters
Lots of creatures which would be difficult to keep as pets.
Average
15 Q
drowsteel
Feb 18 12
582 plays
13 Fluttering by a Folktale
As part of "Mike and Rowena's Invertebrate Inquizitions", this quiz looks at the more colourful parts of world myth - butterflies!
Average
10 Q
doublemm
Feb 28 10
4320 plays
14 In Need of a Good Home
Here are ten creatures in need of a caring home. But think twice before you decide to keep one of these as a pet, as they are no ordinary animals, but are mythical beasts, and have many special requirements.
Average
10 Q
doublemm
Jul 01 10
1404 plays
15 Oh No! There's a Gorgon in My Soup
It's the Restaurant at the End of all Universes, the place where fantasy and mythology become alive. Unfortunately, the cook has been a bit tipsy today and so a few mishaps happened. Can you unravel the carnage?
Average
10 Q
WesleyCrusher
Sep 26 11
1101 plays
16 Magical Beasts and How to Assemble Them
Melding animals is a common act in legendary bestiaries. With the right parts, let's see what we can conjure.
Average
10 Q
nautilator
Sep 04 13
258 plays
17 Eye of Toad and Tail of Newt
As well as to brew odd witches' concoctions, parts of different animals have been thrown together in the minds of storytellers throughout the years to create hybrid mythological creatures. This quiz looks at just 10 of them.
Average
10 Q
doublemm
May 22 10
1443 plays
18 What Pliny Saw
Pliny the Elder was one of the great writers of his time, yet he was rather gullible and fanciful in his dealings with creatures of the earth. Nevertheless, his colourful depictions have provided us with many mythical beasts. Here are just ten of them!
Average
10 Q
doublemm
Jul 13 10
1041 plays
19 Monsters and Beasts of Legend
Monsters and fantastic creatures have been part of various cultures throughout world history. See if you can name these beasts. Let me know what you think! If you like this quiz, try my others by clicking on my name.
Easy
15 Q
dray37803
May 30 01
11739 plays
20 Legends In The Mythical World
Legends and myths can be found in every culture around the world, influencing many societies. See how many of these legendary creatures you are familiar with.
Easy
10 Q
szabs
Apr 18 12
606 plays
21 This Little Piggy
The pig plays an important role in world myth. Are you familiar with these spectacular swine?
Average
10 Q
SBH
Jul 04 12
201 plays
22 Yeti Fight!
This is a quiz about the mythical beast most commonly known as Yeti. Let's see what you know about this unusual man-beast thought to inhabit high altitude locations.
Average
10 Q
dcpddc478
Jul 16 12
273 plays
23 Invertebrates in Mythology
Perhaps surprisingly, there are lots of invertebrates which feature in the mythology of various cultures through the ages. Come and take a quick look at some of them with me...
Tough
10 Q
Rowena8482
Feb 09 10
4755 plays
24 Werewolves With Depression
Werewolves can sometimes get down about things - silver bullets, ruined clothes, angry Harry Potter fans - but they can always look at the following ten mythical beasts and say, "I guess I've not got things so bad."
Average
10 Q
doublemm
Aug 10 10
879 plays
25 Mythical Creatures
Ten questions on the strange and wonderful creatures of mythology.
Average
10 Q
Evangeline30
Jun 13 10
909 plays
26 Unleash the Kraken!
Tales of the Kraken, perhaps the most feared of all sea creatures, haunted sailors for centuries. How much do you know about it? Good luck and enjoy!
Tough
10 Q
tiffanyram
Jul 04 12
171 plays
27 Mythological creatures
I will describe a legendary creature - can you name it?
Average
15 Q
caribbean
Aug 16 02
14022 plays
28 Noble Steeds VI: Fabulous
Each of these equines, demi-equines, semi-equines or quasi-equines, selected from mythology and literature, has something chimeric or magical about it. This is surely the easiest of the 'Noble Steeds' series.
Tough
10 Q
xaosdog
Apr 30 02
1191 plays
29 A Blind Eye
Polyphemus, one of the most famous characters of Homer's "Odyssey", had his single eye blinded by Odysseus. However, that didn't stop him from being one of the most fearsome monsters ever. See how much you know about him!
Average
10 Q
remote9
May 06 13
297 plays
30 Surviving a Mythical Creature Encounter
You are in the kitchen, leisurely sipping a cup of coffee, when suddenly a werewolf bursts through the door! Sound familiar? Chances are no, but you better take this quiz "just in case". This is my first quiz. Hope you like it!
Average
10 Q
Peanut2572
Jan 21 14
354 plays
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Some sample questions from this category:

* Of which beast did Tennyson write - "Below the thunders of the upper deep; Far, Far beneath the abysmal sea, His ancient, dreamless, uninvaded sleep..."
* This monster had the body of a goat, the head of a lion and the tail of a serpent. Popularly depicted as fire vomiting.
* This beautiful beast according to legend could be hunted with the help of a Virgin. Allegedly, her purity will lull him to lay his head on her lap and then hunters would finish him off with spears.
* A couple of these creatures dropped by Confucius mom's house when he was born.
* According to Hindu mythology, this was the first avatar of Vishnu, the Preserver of Life.


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