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These quizzes cover a range of myth groups, but each one focuses on some unifying aspect that can be found across the disparate cultures.   

There are 31 quizzes and 335 trivia questions in this category.
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1
Idiots of Myth and Legend

Many of the key characters of the world's various mythologies were frankly not too bright. How about you?
Tough (10 qns)
Islingtonian
15507 plays
2
The Wife's Giving Me Grief

As a marriage counsellor, you are faced with ten disgruntled men complaining about their wives. However, their wives are not humans, but are figures which can be found in mythological tales from all around the world. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
doublemm
849 plays
3
The Mythology of Volcanoes

Volcanoes have fascinated people around the world since ancient times. Myths and legends were created to explain the behaviour of these fire-breathing mountains - see how much you know!
Average (10 qns)
NatalieW
2031 plays
4
The Entity

A demon is usually defined as an evil spirit. Here is a quiz on demons, devils, and other evil beings from different cultures and religions, throughout time and from all over the globe. Forewarning, some of these beings are rather unusual.
Tough (10 qns)
dcpddc478
573 plays
5
The Nymphs

Myths abound in numerous cultures, and several of those mythologies mention nymphs. But, how much do we know about those nubile creatures?
Average (10 qns)
beergirllaura
399 plays
6
The Personification of Death

For at least 7000 years of art, literature and religious belief people have projected human qualities onto the phenomenon of death - intentions, motivations, emotions and even corporeality. This quiz treats the personification of Death in 25 questions.
Difficult (25 qns)
xaosdog
4584 plays
7
Herbs in Myths and Legends

Herbs have been around for a long time and appear in the myths and legends of many cultures. This quiz focuses mainly on European (especially Greek), Egyptian and Indian myths and legends.
Tough (10 qns)
cyberhen
966 plays
8
Luck Be A Lady

This quiz is all about goddesses from mythology and religion who are associated with luck, fortune or misfortune.
Average (10 qns)
guitargoddess
399 plays
9
It Was the Best of Mythological Times

This quiz is an author challenge that is going to be about creation myths and heavenly myths, some in ancient religions and philosophies and some in modern ones. After all, these are usually considered the best of times!
Average (10 qns)
dcpddc478
804 plays
10
These Eyes Don't Lie

Eyes and sight are a recurring motif in many mythologies, as shown by the deities and creatures described in this matching quiz.
Tough (10 qns)
LadyNym
May 05 16
369 plays
11
Blacksmiths of Myth and Legend

This quiz treats blacksmiths of myth and legend from around the world.
Difficult (20 qns)
xaosdog
909 plays
12
Operatic Non-Greek Myth and Legend

After my quiz on operatic Greek myth, here is one on non-Greek myths and legends. Both have been inspired by the "Phaeton Great Opera Book".
Average (10 qns)
JanIQ
522 plays
13
Cute and Fluffy Beings of British Myth and Legend

Not all creatures of myth and legend are evil and so this quiz takes a look at some of the more benevolent creatures of British myth. You, the player, will need to identify and match each being with its description.
Tough (10 qns)
SisterSeagull
Mar 31 16
249 plays
14
Myth-taking the Constellations

Many people love to look up at the night sky to see the stars and trace the constellations that they form. Trace your way through this quiz about the stories behind some of these star formations.
Average (10 qns)
Caseena
369 plays
15
Eyes...Windows to the Soul?

Most of the world's cultures have myths and legends involving eyes. Here is just a smattering of these tales.
Average (10 qns)
dcpddc478
519 plays
16
My Mother Is...

The mother goddess has been revered by humankind since ancient times. This commission quiz looks at just a small number of those mother goddesses worshipped in the mythologies of ancient peoples from around the world.
Average (10 qns)
SisterSeagull
Jun 04 16
186 plays
17
Gods Of The Night

The gods and goddesses featured in this quiz are all related to the night or to darkness. You may need a flashlight to make your way through this quiz concerning the myths of various regions. I hope you enjoy it!
Average (10 qns)
reeshy
306 plays
18
Divine Retribution

Throughout history there have been stories of mortals angering the gods, and gods angering the gods. How well do you know these stories? This covers mythologies from around the world.
Difficult (10 qns)
xylian
798 plays
19
Places That Never Were

Imaginary places that never existed. Do you know them?
Easy (10 qns)
bjohms
6075 plays
20
'O' My God..

OMG! There have been many deities over the centuries whose names begin with the letter "O". How many do you know?
Average (10 qns)
Lalenya
324 plays
21
A Prayer in the Night

While on your whirlwind tour of the world, you'd be remiss not to visit some of the local landmarks in the nighttime. Of course, for that, you'll need protection, and these gods of the night would be happy to oblige.
Tough (10 qns)
daBomb619
270 plays
22
Weapons of Yore

OK, so everybody knows the stories and legends of heroes slaying various monsters and villains...but can you tell me the names of the weapons used?
Difficult (15 qns)
JTass
1659 plays
23
Mythological Goddesses: Worldwide

Following are 10 questions about various goddesses who are an integral part of the Pagan tradition.
Tough (10 qns)
ravenskye
1593 plays
24
Great Women in Mythology

The title sums it up - Throughout mythology there have been some tough, strong, loyal and brave women and this quiz will show you my personal favourites. Can you guess who is who from my descriptions? :)
Tough (10 qns)
Phoenix101
1608 plays
25
Man, Myth & Magic: Wands

As symbols of authority, the wand and the rod can be traced back to the staff of the priest kings and magician healers of antiquity. All materal is from the "Man, Myth & Magic" encyclopedias. How much do you know about the history of the wand?
Tough (10 qns)
joaniem
384 plays
26
Tragic Love Stories In Mythology

Throughout all mythology there is one constant theme - love. Some people and gods were betrayed, taken advantage of, used and lied to but that doesn't take away the fascination for love in myth.
Difficult (10 qns)
Phoenix101
1710 plays
27
Name the Goddess

This quiz will test your knowledge of Goddesses. Have fun with it.
Difficult (10 qns)
Tatiangel
753 plays
28
Patricide or Regicide?

The quiz is based on real/mythical characters who killed their own fathers, who also happened to be kings. In some cases, there are contradictory rumours; I have stuck to the 'official' versions.
Difficult (5 qns)
ace_sodium
795 plays
29
Legendary Weapons!

Weapons shape eras and destroy epochs! Here is a quiz on the weapons which are more famous than the famed mythological heroes who wielded them. Enjoy!
Average (10 qns)
Shravan1
513 plays
30
Cauldrons and Wells in Norse and Celtic Myth

A mystique surrounds cauldrons and wells in Norse and Celtic myth. Indeed, there is striking similarity between the mystic significance of the cauldron and that of the well. This quiz tests knowledge of tales involving cauldrons and wells of "power."
Difficult (10 qns)
xaosdog
570 plays
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