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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 41 quizzes and 435 trivia questions in this category.
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trivia quiz  Idiots of Myth and Legend Editor choice 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, Islingtonian, Oct 24 02

Many of the key characters of the world's various mythologies were frankly not too bright. How about you?
Oct 24 02
15606 plays
trivia quiz  The Mythology of Volcanoes cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, NatalieW, Sep 16 03

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!
NatalieW editor
Sep 16 03
2115 plays
trivia quiz  The Wife's Giving Me Grief cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, doublemm, Jun 05 10

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!
Jun 05 10
1041 plays
trivia quiz  The Entity cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, May 08 11

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.
dcpddc478 gold member
May 08 11
765 plays
trivia quiz  The Nymphs cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, beergirllaura, Feb 15 13

Myths abound in numerous cultures, and several of those mythologies mention nymphs. But, how much do we know about those nubile creatures?
Feb 15 13
423 plays
trivia quiz  The Personification of Death cool 25 questions
Difficult, 25 Qns, xaosdog, Sep 19 02

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.
Sep 19 02
4629 plays
trivia quiz  It Was the Best of Mythological Times cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Feb 19 10

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!
dcpddc478 gold member
Feb 19 10
828 plays
trivia quiz  Herbs in Myths and Legends cool 10 questions
Tough, 10 Qns, cyberhen, Mar 18 09

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.
Mar 18 09
999 plays
match quiz  Uneasy Lies the Head cool 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, Godwit, May 31 18

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.
Godwit gold member
May 31 18
375 plays
trivia quiz  Tricky Situation cool 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kyleisalive, Sep 04 18

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.
kyleisalive editor
Sep 04 18
213 plays
trivia quiz  Luck Be A Lady 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, guitargoddess, Feb 25 10

This quiz is all about goddesses from mythology and religion who are associated with luck, fortune or misfortune.
guitargoddess editor
Feb 25 10
429 plays
match quiz  Faces of the Goddess 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, LadyNym, Mar 11 17

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.
LadyNym gold member
Mar 11 17
1092 plays
photo quiz  I See Stars 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, TemptressToo, Oct 21 17

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.
Oct 21 17
312 plays
match quiz  These Eyes Don't Lie 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, LadyNym, May 05 16

Eyes and sight are a recurring motif in many mythologies, as shown by the deities and creatures described in this matching quiz.
LadyNym gold member
May 05 16
537 plays
trivia quiz  Who's Your Daddy? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, kino76, May 13 18

The different world mythologies contain a multitude of gods and their origins. Can you match the gods, goddesses or beasts with their respective fathers?
May 13 18
231 plays
match quiz  Icons of Death 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, looney_tunes, Aug 30 18

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.
looney_tunes editor
Aug 30 18
255 plays
match quiz  Cute and Fluffy Beings of British Myth and Legend 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Mar 31 16

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.
SisterSeagull gold member
Mar 31 16
264 plays
trivia quiz  Operatic Non-Greek Myth and Legend 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, JanIQ, May 16 06

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".
JanIQ gold member
May 16 06
600 plays
trivia quiz  Blacksmiths of Myth and Legend 20 questions
Difficult, 20 Qns, xaosdog, Jul 25 05

This quiz treats blacksmiths of myth and legend from around the world.
Jul 25 05
927 plays
trivia quiz  Can't Get Over the Rainbow Myths 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Upstart3, Aug 30 18

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.
Upstart3 gold member
Aug 30 18
138 plays
trivia quiz  Eyes...Windows to the Soul? 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, dcpddc478, Nov 23 12

Most of the world's cultures have myths and legends involving eyes. Here is just a smattering of these tales.
dcpddc478 gold member
Nov 23 12
519 plays
match quiz  My Mother Is... 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, SisterSeagull, Jun 04 16

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.
SisterSeagull gold member
Jun 04 16
195 plays
trivia quiz  Myth-taking the Constellations 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Caseena, Apr 20 10

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.
Apr 20 10
384 plays
match quiz  Face It Head-On 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Godwit, Jul 29 18

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.
Godwit gold member
Jul 29 18
255 plays
trivia quiz  Places That Never Were 10 questions
Easy, 10 Qns, bjohms, Nov 07 00

Imaginary places that never existed. Do you know them?
Nov 07 00
6288 plays
trivia quiz  Gods Of The Night 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, reeshy, Nov 10 12

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!
reeshy gold member
Nov 10 12
315 plays
trivia quiz  Divine Retribution 10 questions
Difficult, 10 Qns, xylian, Jun 23 04

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.
Jun 23 04
810 plays
trivia quiz  'O' My God.. 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Lalenya, Jul 13 12

OMG! There have been many deities over the centuries whose names begin with the letter "O". How many do you know?
Lalenya gold member
Jul 13 12
441 plays
trivia quiz  Epic Heroes 10 questions
Average, 10 Qns, Jdeanflpa, Aug 27 18

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.
Aug 27 18
210 plays
trivia quiz  Weapons of Yore 15 questions
Difficult, 15 Qns, JTass, May 07 02

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?
JTass gold member
May 07 02
1671 plays
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