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1. In Greek mythology, five rivers separated earth from the underworld. At which river was Charon the ferryman who took souls across?
2. For a certain created race, at the end of life when an individual dies he or she is fated to travel on the Barge of Death along a river of blood. Among which imagined race is Gre'Thor the afterlife?
3. "It is said that your life flashes before your eyes just before you die. That is true, it's called Life," is one of the pithy quotes attributed to a best-selling author. Which wordsmith created a hell where punishments included repeated viewings of other people's holiday slides, elevator music, and the reading aloud of every clause of the 40,000 volumes of health and safety rules?
4. Death is only an interruption of life in one set of ancient beliefs. Which people believed their soul's final judgment took place in the Hall of the Two Truths?
5. In Norse mythology, to which of these did half of all those who died in battle go?
6. The Native American Caddo people of East Texas believed permanent death was brought into the world by a god against the wishes of man. Who was that god?
7. In which mythology was there an Otherworld known as Tír na nÓg?
8. In the tradition of one indigenous race of a Southern Hemisphere country, it is believed that after death the spirit travels to a tree on the very edge of their land and then slips into the sea below. Which people believe this?
9. In which Eastern faith is Naraka the name given for the place that souls go after death?
10. The Luba people of central Africa believed in a creator god known as Kalumba who kept Life and Death tied to a pole. He set two animals to guard that pole and to only allow Life to pass them. What were they?
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