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Quiz about Mythological Creatures
Quiz about Mythological Creatures

Mythological Creatures Test | Mythology Mixture


I'll describe myself as a mythic creature, and you supply what it is. Don't put any articles in front of your answers, such as "a" or "the".

A multiple-choice quiz by billybob87. Estimated time: 5 mins.
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Author
billybob87
Time
5 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
88,599
Updated
Jun 04 22
# Qns
10
Difficulty
Easy
Avg Score
9 / 10
Plays
8244
Last 3 plays: nicechicki (10/10), Upstart3 (10/10), Guest 69 (4/10).
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Question 1 of 10
1. I am sometimes white, sometimes silver. It is rumored that only a virgin can ride me. What am I?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 2 of 10
2. Some scientists think I could be the last remaining dinosaur. No one has ever seen me, but most theories are of a green serpent. I live in water, in Scotland. What am I?

Answer: (One, Two, or Three Words)
Question 3 of 10
3. I am a wailing creature whose cry means certain death to certain families. I am an Irish creature. What am I?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 4 of 10
4. My singing is so lovely, it lures seafaring men to their doom on my island. I have several sisters and we are all very beautiful, but deadly. What am I?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 5 of 10
5. I am a bird that dies periodically in a burst of flame, then rises again from my ashes. I am sometimes known as "the Bird of Hope". What am I?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 6 of 10
6. My hair is perpetually a mess, as each strand is a snake. My gaze would turn anyone to stone. I was beaten by Perseus with help from the god, Hermes. What or Who am I?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 7 of 10
7. I have only one eye. Zeus freed me and my brothers to overthrow the Titans from the heavens. What am I?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 8 of 10
8. I am half man, half horse. What am I?

Answer: (One Word)
Question 9 of 10
9. I am half woman, half fish. I live in the sea. What am I?

Answer: (One Word, the female kind)
Question 10 of 10
10. I am one of the most famous mythic creatures. I am usually depicted as green, hostile, and fire-breathing. What am I?

Answer: (One Word)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. I am sometimes white, sometimes silver. It is rumored that only a virgin can ride me. What am I?

Answer: unicorn

A good book about them is Bruce Coville's "Into the Land of Unicorns".
2. Some scientists think I could be the last remaining dinosaur. No one has ever seen me, but most theories are of a green serpent. I live in water, in Scotland. What am I?

Answer: loch ness monster

Loch Ness, the lake in which it supposedly resides, is one of Scotland's biggest attractions.
3. I am a wailing creature whose cry means certain death to certain families. I am an Irish creature. What am I?

Answer: banshee

This creature was prominently featured in an episode of Disney's "So Weird".
4. My singing is so lovely, it lures seafaring men to their doom on my island. I have several sisters and we are all very beautiful, but deadly. What am I?

Answer: siren

One of the many dangers in Homer's book "The Odyssey". Their voice nearly drove Odysseus crazy-- luckily he had instructed his men to stuff their ears and tie him to the mast. Thanks for extra information on the "Lorelei" from player Flem-ish!
5. I am a bird that dies periodically in a burst of flame, then rises again from my ashes. I am sometimes known as "the Bird of Hope". What am I?

Answer: phoenix

A phoenix was a crucial character in the second Harry Potter book "The Chamber of Secrets", written by J.K. Rowling.
6. My hair is perpetually a mess, as each strand is a snake. My gaze would turn anyone to stone. I was beaten by Perseus with help from the god, Hermes. What or Who am I?

Answer: medusa

Medusa didn't start out like this. Originally she was a beautiful but vain maiden. For her pride she was transformed into a Gorgon-- she had two sisters. Perseus defeated her by using his mirrored shield to reflect her stone stare back on her.
7. I have only one eye. Zeus freed me and my brothers to overthrow the Titans from the heavens. What am I?

Answer: cyclops

In the Disney movie "Hercules", Cyclops was one of the many monsters Hercules had to defeat. Many thanks to xaosdog for info on Cyclops! Cyclops is the term for one of these creatures; if you have two or more, they are a group of cyclopes.
8. I am half man, half horse. What am I?

Answer: centaur

Centaurs had their own musical spot in Disney's "Fantasia".
9. I am half woman, half fish. I live in the sea. What am I?

Answer: mermaid

The main character in Disney's "The Little Mermaid". Mermaids originated in Western Europe. Many seamen would mistake an animal called the manatee for a mermaid. This animal, from far away, looked big enough to be a human. Males are mermen.
10. I am one of the most famous mythic creatures. I am usually depicted as green, hostile, and fire-breathing. What am I?

Answer: dragon

Also one of the most beloved mythical creatures, they've been shown both evil and good. Evil portrayals can be found in the movie "Reign of Fire" and the Harry Potter series. Some good portrayals are in the Disney movie "Pete's Dragon" and "Dragonheart". Thanks for playing my quiz!
Source: Author billybob87

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