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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.
47 quizzes and 495 trivia questions.
  Great Legends - 10 questions - 3 mins
Each of these people from myth and legend have been described as "Great". Can you determine where they were idolized?
Easier, 10 Qns, parrotman2006, Feb 05 23
parrotman2006 gold member
Feb 05 23
174 plays
  Potent Potables and Mythology - 10 questions - 3 mins
Cultures around the world and across time have had various mythological figures associated with alcoholic drinks. Some are associated with wine, others with beer/ale, and some with alcoholic spirits. Match each name with his or her corresponding drink.
Average, 10 Qns, stephgm67, Oct 26 22
stephgm67 gold member
Oct 26 22
187 plays
  Who's Who: The Wise Ones best quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Nearly every culture had/has at least one deity that governs the domains of wisdom and intelligence in its religious beliefs. See if you can match each deity with its corresponding culture.
Easier, 10 Qns, ponycargirl, Feb 12 22
ponycargirl editor
Feb 12 22
265 plays
  Idiots of Myth and Legend editor best quiz popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Many of the key characters of the world's various mythologies were frankly not too bright. How about you?
Tough, 10 Qns, Islingtonian, Apr 20 20
Apr 20 20
15720 plays
  Faces of the Goddess great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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.
Easier, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Apr 08 17
LadyNym gold member
Apr 08 17
1405 plays
  I See Stars I See Stars popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
There are many interesting mythical stories among the stars. Join me on a trip through mythology and space as we visit the characters that inspired the celestial bodies we seek in the night's sky.
Average, 10 Qns, TemptressToo, Oct 23 17
Oct 23 17
419 plays
  Icons of Death great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match each of these gods or spirits associated with death to the culture from which it originates. Some of the myths are more modern than others.
Easier, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Sep 08 18
looney_tunes editor
Sep 08 18
396 plays
  The Mythology of Volcanoes best quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Dec 12 16
NatalieW gold member
Dec 12 16
2390 plays
  Uneasy Lies the Head great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
Throughout human existence we've believed in half-humans--creatures and gods whose human body bears the head of another species. Match them up! Some very easy, some hard. The area of origin alongside the name may help you.
Easier, 10 Qns, Godwit, May 31 18
Godwit gold member
May 31 18
449 plays
  The Moon is a Harsh Mistress popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Cold, silver and beautiful, the Moon, like the Sun, is ruled by a god or goddess in many different myths and cultures. Can you match these ten moon gods and goddesses with the cultures they come from?
Average, 10 Qns, Kankurette, Apr 20 20
Kankurette gold member
Apr 20 20
282 plays
trivia question Quick Question
Count Dracula is the famous lord of the nosferatu. What type of creature would he be called in China?

From Quiz "Damaging Demons"

  I am the Goddess (or God) of Love - 10 questions - 3 mins
Match the deity of love with the mythology of a particular culture.
Easier, 10 Qns, bernie73, Mar 05 22
bernie73 gold member
Mar 05 22
202 plays
  The Wife's Giving Me Grief best quiz - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Jun 05 10
1180 plays
  These Eyes Don't Lie popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
Eyes and sight are a recurring motif in many mythologies, as shown by the deities and creatures described in this matching quiz.
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, May 09 16
LadyNym gold member
693 plays
  My Mother Is... - 10 questions - 5 mins
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
SisterSeagull gold member
Jun 04 16
295 plays
  Operatic Non-Greek Myth and Legend popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Sep 16 22
JanIQ gold member
Sep 16 22
697 plays
  Places That Never Were - 10 questions - 2 mins
Imaginary places that never existed. Do you know them?
Easier, 10 Qns, bjohms, Apr 14 16
6487 plays
  The Personification of Death top quiz - 25 questions - 8 mins
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, Jun 17 13
4671 plays
  Tricky Situation great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
For some reason, mythology seems to get a real kick out of figures who pull the rug out from under us normal folks. This quiz looks at ten tricksters from world myth and technically, by some logic, they're all trick questions.
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Sep 04 18
kyleisalive editor
Sep 04 18
254 plays
  Face It Head-On - 10 questions - 4 mins
Humans have long believed in half-humans--creatures whose animal body bears the face, head or torso of a human. Match them up! Some are easy, some quite hard. The area of origin may help you.
Average, 10 Qns, Godwit, Jul 29 18
Godwit gold member
Jul 29 18
283 plays
  Can't Get Over the Rainbow Myths great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
A rainbow is such an amazing sight in the sky, it's no surprise there are so many myths about it. This quiz is about ten of them.
Average, 10 Qns, Upstart3, Aug 30 18
Upstart3 gold member
Aug 30 18
171 plays
  The Nymphs top quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Feb 15 13
448 plays
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, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Mar 31 16
SisterSeagull gold member
290 plays
  It Was the Best of Mythological Times popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Feb 19 10
1091 plays
  The Entity great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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.
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, May 08 11
890 plays
  Sharp Objects - 10 questions - 4 mins
Mythology is full of heroes, and many of them wielded swords. Some of these swords weren't just ordinary swords, either; they had magic powers, or were gifts from gods. This quiz is about ten mythological swords.
Average, 10 Qns, Kankurette, Jul 09 19
Kankurette gold member
Jul 09 19
219 plays
  Luck Be A Lady great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz is all about goddesses from mythology and religion who are associated with luck, fortune or misfortune.
Average, 10 Qns, guitargoddess, Feb 25 10
guitargoddess gold member
466 plays
  Who's Your Daddy? popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
The different world mythologies contain a multitude of gods and their origins. Can you match the gods, goddesses or beasts with their respective fathers?
Average, 10 Qns, kino76, May 13 18
kino76 gold member
May 13 18
250 plays
  Gods Of The Night - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Nov 10 12
reeshy gold member
329 plays
  Damaging Demons - 10 questions - 4 mins
This quiz will focus on demonic creatures and evil deities from various cultures on Earth.
Average, 10 Qns, RedHook13, Oct 06 20
RedHook13 gold member
Oct 06 20
221 plays
  Myth-taking the Constellations popular trivia quiz - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, Apr 20 10
425 plays
  Epic Heroes - 10 questions - 4 mins
Some cynics will argue that the concept of an epic hero is outmoded. I think that, at the least, heroes provide insight about the cultures that birthed and revered them. Here are ten epic heroes from around the world.
Average, 10 Qns, Jdeanflpa, Aug 27 18
Aug 27 18
250 plays
  Herbs in Myths and Legends great trivia quiz - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, May 22 21
May 22 21
1017 plays
  'O' My God.. - 10 questions - 3 mins
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, Mar 17 13
Lalenya gold member
512 plays
  Eyes...Windows to the Soul? - 10 questions - 4 mins
Most of the world's cultures have myths and legends involving eyes. Here is just a smattering of these tales.
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Nov 24 12
545 plays
  Blacksmiths of Myth and Legend popular trivia quiz - 20 questions - 8 mins
This quiz treats blacksmiths of myth and legend from around the world.
Difficult, 20 Qns, xaosdog, Feb 26 08
952 plays
  A Prayer in the Night - 10 questions - 6 mins
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, May 22 13
304 plays
  Man, Myth & Magic: Wands - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Jan 30 22
Jan 30 22
421 plays
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, Feb 26 08
595 plays
  Divine Retribution - 10 questions - 7 mins
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, Feb 26 08
824 plays
  Mythological Goddesses: Worldwide - 10 questions - 6 mins
Following are 10 questions about various goddesses who are an integral part of the Pagan tradition.
Tough, 10 Qns, ravenskye, Feb 26 08
1639 plays
  Weapons of Yore - 15 questions - 7 mins
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, Feb 26 08
JTass gold member
1707 plays
  Myths - Fertility And Cultivation - 10 questions - 5 mins
Covers a range of different myths throughout the world.
Tough, 10 Qns, Zargo, Jun 28 12
669 plays
  Tragic Love Stories In Mythology - 10 questions - 9 mins
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, Jan 05 16
1736 plays
  Great Women in Mythology - 10 questions - 5 mins
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, Jan 13 21
Jan 13 21
1637 plays
  Patricide or Regicide? - 5 questions - 5 mins
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.
Tough, 5 Qns, ace_sodium, Feb 26 08
822 plays
  Name the Goddess - 10 questions - 5 mins
This quiz will test your knowledge of Goddesses. Have fun with it.
Difficult, 10 Qns, Tatiangel, Feb 26 08
791 plays
  Legendary Weapons! - 10 questions - 4 mins
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, Dec 07 09
552 plays
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