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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.   

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Trivia Quizzes in category Something in Common
1
Idiots of Myth and Legend 10 questions

Many of the key characters of the world's various mythologies were frankly not too bright. How about you?
Tough
Islingtonian
15531 plays
2
The Wife's Giving Me Grief 10 questions

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
doublemm
858 plays
3
The Entity 10 questions

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
dcpddc478
585 plays
4
The Mythology of Volcanoes 10 questions

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!
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NatalieW
2031 plays
5
The Nymphs 10 questions

Myths abound in numerous cultures, and several of those mythologies mention nymphs. But, how much do we know about those nubile creatures?
Average
beergirllaura
402 plays
6
Faces of the Goddess 10 questions

As a belated celebration of International Women's Day, the Last Ones In offer you a priceless opportunity to test your knowledge of some of the mighty goddesses worshiped by humankind throughout the centuries.
Easy
LadyNym
Mar 11 17
231 plays
7
It Was the Best of Mythological Times 10 questions

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
dcpddc478
804 plays
8
The Personification of Death 25 questions

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
xaosdog
4593 plays
9
Herbs in Myths and Legends 10 questions

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
cyberhen
972 plays
10
Luck Be A Lady 10 questions

This quiz is all about goddesses from mythology and religion who are associated with luck, fortune or misfortune.
Average
guitargoddess
402 plays
11
These Eyes Don't Lie 10 questions

Eyes and sight are a recurring motif in many mythologies, as shown by the deities and creatures described in this matching quiz.
Tough
LadyNym
381 plays
12
Blacksmiths of Myth and Legend 20 questions

This quiz treats blacksmiths of myth and legend from around the world.
Difficult
xaosdog
909 plays
13
Eyes...Windows to the Soul? 10 questions

Most of the world's cultures have myths and legends involving eyes. Here is just a smattering of these tales.
Average
dcpddc478
519 plays
14
Operatic Non-Greek Myth and Legend 10 questions

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
JanIQ
525 plays
15
Cute and Fluffy Beings of British Myth and Legend 10 questions

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.
Average
SisterSeagull
252 plays
16
My Mother Is... 10 questions

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
SisterSeagull
189 plays
17
Myth-taking the Constellations 10 questions

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
Caseena
372 plays
18
Divine Retribution 10 questions

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
xylian
798 plays
19
Places That Never Were 10 questions

Imaginary places that never existed. Do you know them?
Easy
bjohms
6108 plays
20
'O' My God.. 10 questions

OMG! There have been many deities over the centuries whose names begin with the letter "O". How many do you know?
Average
Lalenya
330 plays
21
Gods Of The Night 10 questions

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
reeshy
309 plays
22
A Prayer in the Night 10 questions

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
daBomb619
276 plays
23
Weapons of Yore 15 questions

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
JTass
1659 plays
24
Mythological Goddesses: Worldwide 10 questions

Following are 10 questions about various goddesses who are an integral part of the Pagan tradition.
Tough
ravenskye
1599 plays
25
Great Women in Mythology 10 questions

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
Phoenix101
1608 plays
26
Man, Myth & Magic: Wands 10 questions

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
joaniem
384 plays
27
Tragic Love Stories In Mythology 10 questions

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
Phoenix101
1710 plays
28
Name the Goddess 10 questions

This quiz will test your knowledge of Goddesses. Have fun with it.
Difficult
Tatiangel
753 plays
29
Patricide or Regicide? 5 questions

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
ace_sodium
795 plays
30
Legendary Weapons! 10 questions

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
Shravan1
513 plays
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