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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.
52 World Myth quizzes and 728 World Myth trivia questions.
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  Fox Haunting editor best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Foxes have appeared in myths and legends worldwide, in various forms. While some mythical foxes are lovable tricksters, others are downright malicious.
Average, 10 Qns, Kankurette, Nov 16 22
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Kankurette gold member
Nov 16 22
93 plays
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  There Are Diamonds Dancin' in the Sky top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Rihanna once compared stars to diamonds, and stars are not only beautiful, but also play an important role in various world myths. You might know the Greek origins of the Western Zodiac, but what about other myths and lesser-known stars?
Average, 10 Qns, Kankurette, Oct 14 22
Average
Kankurette gold member
Oct 14 22
134 plays
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  Take a Hike Take a Hike - 10 questions - 4 mins
Mountains are the homes of creation legends, earth shattering events, and everything in between. Take a hike up these ten mountains, each of which plays an important role in various world myths.
Average, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Jul 12 22
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Joepetz gold member
Jul 12 22
207 plays
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  Myths and Legends of England Myths and Legends of England great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
When you think of myths of the UK, Celtic myth seems to dominate, but England does have myths of its own. This quiz covers a few of them, with some photos to assist.
Average, 10 Qns, rossian, Jun 09 22
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rossian editor
Jun 09 22
504 plays
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  Mayan Myth best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
The Mayan civilization bloomed in the Mesoamerica area from 300 BC until the Spanish arrived in the 1500s. Elements of Mayan myth are similar to those of other civilizations. Here are some of their views of the gods and their relationship with humans.
Tough, 10 Qns, pollucci19, Jul 18 22
Tough
pollucci19 gold member
Jul 18 22
117 plays
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  Myths and Legends of Scotland top quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, rossian, Mar 30 16
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rossian editor
Mar 30 16
780 plays
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The Ryukyuan indigenous faith may share similarities with Chinese and Japanese religions but it still retains distinct beliefs that are rooted in myths. Here we delve into some of these intriguing Ryukyuan legends.
Average, 10 Qns, purelyqing, Jun 30 22
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purelyqing
Jun 30 22
97 plays
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  Waking Light Waking Light - 10 questions - 3 mins
Here are ten Goddesses of Dawn. They come from different locations and times. Let's see how many of them you remember.
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Feb 18 20
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dcpddc478
Feb 18 20
327 plays
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  Anansi: The Trickster - 10 questions - 4 mins
For my 185th quiz I have finally decided to write for the Humanities category. This quiz explores the mythology of Anansi. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, jonnowales, May 07 22
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jonnowales
May 07 22
78 plays
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  Cursed, You Say? great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Creedy, Jul 21 19
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Creedy gold member
Jul 21 19
829 plays
trivia question Quick Question
What is the Japanese word for "God"?

From Quiz "Gods and Goddesses of Japanese Myth"




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  Filipino Mythical Creatures - 10 questions - 4 mins
This is about creatures appearing in Filipino myths, legends, epics and folk tales. I'll describe it, you name it.
Average, 10 Qns, layadriel, Feb 25 08
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layadriel
1746 plays
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  C'mon Baby, Light My Fire! popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, jaknginger, Dec 12 13
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jaknginger gold member
503 plays
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  Gods and Pumas and Eggs, Oh My! - 10 questions - 5 mins
The Aztecs have their own category, but what about the Incas? As a child, I did a topic on the Incas in primary school, and my parents bought me a book of Inca myths and legends. This quiz is about some of them.
Tough, 10 Qns, Kankurette, Mar 11 21
Tough
Kankurette gold member
Mar 11 21
141 plays
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  Kenya: Her Tales and Her People popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, stuthehistoryguy, Mar 30 09
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stuthehistoryguy gold member
1494 plays
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  Figures from Celtic Folklore popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Celtic culture is primarily found in six Celtic nations of the British Isles and France. Here are some folklore figures from these traditions. By the way, each of these names has a multitude of spelling variations, so bear with me. Thanks and enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, shvdotr, Jul 31 17
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shvdotr gold member
Jul 31 17
197 plays
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  He's a Hero - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, dcpddc478, Mar 21 15
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dcpddc478
403 plays
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  Layla and Majnun popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
This true story of unrequited love (along with Patti) provided the inspiration for Eric Clapton's "Layla".
Average, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Feb 20 09
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ponycargirl editor
524 plays
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  Japanese Mythology - Gods to Men - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz looks at some tales of gods in early Japanese mythology, as well as the stories of human heroes. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, Aug 07 13
Average
doublemm gold member
210 plays
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  Magical Stories Found in the Night Sky great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, shvdotr, Jul 07 16
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shvdotr gold member
Jul 07 16
234 plays
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  Fruits of the Gods - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, dcpddc478, Sep 11 15
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dcpddc478
652 plays
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  Japanese Mythology - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Play3Away, Jun 04 21
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Play3Away
Jun 04 21
286 plays
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  Wee Scottish Beasties top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Scotland is full of myths and legends. How much do you know about the creatures that infest the tartan lands?
Average, 10 Qns, ajwtimperley, Sep 01 10
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ajwtimperley
542 plays
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  Outstanding Ovarian Ogres of Old popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, dcpddc478, Jul 23 14
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dcpddc478
462 plays
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  The Tales of Wales popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, doublemm, Jul 22 21
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doublemm gold member
Jul 22 21
291 plays
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  A World Full of Myths popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Enjoy a tour around the world of myths and legends.
Difficult, 10 Qns, ClaudiaCat, Oct 26 22
Difficult
ClaudiaCat gold member
Oct 26 22
617 plays
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  Not Just Nessie great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 6 mins
Scottish folklore is full of beasts, fairies and malicious spirits, not just Nessie! How much do you know about these beings?
Tough, 10 Qns, doublemm, Aug 13 10
Tough
doublemm gold member
480 plays
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  Japanese Mythology - The Creation - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, doublemm, Aug 02 13
Average
doublemm gold member
197 plays
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  Japanese Mythology - Spirits and Creatures - 10 questions - 4 mins
Japanese mythology is rich with bizarre and wondrous spiritual beings and creatures. Here are just some of them. Enjoy!
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, Aug 11 14
Average
doublemm gold member
209 plays
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  Some Folks from Russian Folklore best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
Funky questions on some major figures in Russian folklore.
Tough, 10 Qns, stuthehistoryguy, Apr 30 21
Tough
stuthehistoryguy gold member
Apr 30 21
799 plays
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  Genie Myths and Lore popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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!
Tough, 10 Qns, Joepetz, Nov 21 15
Tough
Joepetz gold member
275 plays
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  Hawai'ian Mythology - 10 questions - 4 mins
Not only are the Hawai'ian Islands a beautiful tropical vacation paradise, but they have a rich culture and fascinating mythology.
Average, 10 Qns, aliki, Mar 04 13
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aliki
285 plays
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  Exact Revenge popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 7 mins
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, Lorvanwa, Dec 01 11
Tough
Lorvanwa
405 plays
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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, ironqueen, May 30 12
Tough
ironqueen
365 plays
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  Lesser Gods - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, TheQueenly1, Jul 04 16
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TheQueenly1
Jul 04 16
241 plays
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  The Animals of Mesoamerican Myths - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, theskink, Feb 21 12
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theskink
285 plays
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  Prince Madoc top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The Welsh legend says he discovered America before Columbus. Did he really? Historians are still arguing over it.
Average, 10 Qns, blakey, Feb 20 20
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blakey
Feb 20 20
549 plays
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  God of Thunder popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
A quizzical visit to mythological Gods of Thunder.
Average, 10 Qns, gme24, Jan 03 15
Average
gme24 gold member
291 plays
38.
  Ancient 'Poem of Aqhat' popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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!
Tough, 10 Qns, thejazzkickazz, Dec 12 12
Tough
thejazzkickazz gold member
540 plays
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  Gods and Goddesses of Japanese Myth - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, Hiyori, Nov 29 14
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Hiyori
266 plays
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  Giant Apes? - 10 questions - 5 mins
During the last few centuries reports of giant ape-like creatures have become subject of local folklore in various places throughout the world.
Tough, 10 Qns, blackandgreen, Sep 17 14
Tough
blackandgreen
228 plays
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  Australian Mythical Creatures and Cryptids - 10 questions - 5 mins
I was searching through the Myths and Legends, and although I found them all interesting, I was disappointed to find that there wasn't any that I could see on some of the myths that float around Australia.
Average, 10 Qns, AussieAngel96, Mar 23 11
Average
AussieAngel96
316 plays
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  Japanese Mythology II - 10 questions - 3 mins
Japan has many gods and goddesses but there is a group of gods specifically known for their luck. These are the "Seven Lucky Gods of Japan." Take this quiz and see if you know what kinds of luck each god brings.
Average, 10 Qns, Play3Away, May 17 15
Average
Play3Away
220 plays
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  Myths and Legends of Lithuania - 10 questions - 5 mins
Hej, have you ever heard of Lithuania? Do you know, that Lithuanians were the last pagans of Europe? Try your wits and answer these questions, concerning Lithuanian mythology, legends and ...
Tough, 10 Qns, Angua, Jun 26 20
Tough
Angua
Jun 26 20
528 plays
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