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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 Q
Islingtonian
Oct 24 02
15438 plays
2
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 Q
dcpddc478
May 08 11
537 plays
3
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 Q
doublemm
Jun 05 10
795 plays
4
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 Q
NatalieW
Sep 16 03
1986 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 Q
beergirllaura
Feb 15 13
390 plays
6
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 Q
dcpddc478
Feb 19 10
780 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 Q
cyberhen
Mar 18 09
945 plays
8
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 Q
xaosdog
Sep 19 02
4557 plays
9
Luck Be A Lady

This quiz is all about goddesses from mythology and religion who are associated with luck, fortune or misfortune.
Average
10 Q
guitargoddess
Feb 25 10
375 plays
10
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 Q
dcpddc478
Nov 23 12
486 plays
11
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 Q
Caseena
Apr 20 10
339 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 Q
JanIQ
May 16 06
507 plays
13
Blacksmiths of Myth and Legend

This quiz treats blacksmiths of myth and legend from around the world.
Difficult
20 Q
xaosdog
Jul 25 05
894 plays
14
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 Q
reeshy
Nov 10 12
276 plays
15
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 Q
xylian
Jun 23 04
786 plays
16
'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 Q
Lalenya
Jul 13 12
312 plays
17
Places That Never Were

Imaginary places that never existed. Do you know them?
Easy
10 Q
bjohms
Nov 07 00
5922 plays
18
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 Q
daBomb619
May 22 13
243 plays
19
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 Q
joaniem
Jun 12 07
381 plays
20
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 Q
JTass
May 07 02
1647 plays
21
Mythological Goddesses: Worldwide

Following are 10 questions about various goddesses who are an integral part of the Pagan tradition.
Tough
10 Q
ravenskye
Dec 06 00
1572 plays
22
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 Q
Phoenix101
Dec 21 01
1593 plays
23
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 Q
Phoenix101
Jan 13 02
1698 plays
24
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 Q
ace_sodium
Oct 16 02
792 plays
25
Name the Goddess

This quiz will test your knowledge of Goddesses. Have fun with it.
Difficult
10 Q
Tatiangel
Apr 02 06
738 plays
26
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 Q
Shravan1
Dec 07 09
492 plays
27
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 Q
xaosdog
Aug 19 02
564 plays
28
Myths - Fertility And Cultivation

Covers a range of different myths throughout the world.
Tough
10 Q
Zargo
Feb 28 01
633 plays
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