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Quiz about Mythological creatures
Quiz about Mythological creatures

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I will describe a legendary creature - can you name it?

A multiple-choice quiz by caribbean. Estimated time: 7 mins.
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Author
caribbean
Time
7 mins
Type
Multiple Choice
Quiz #
89,491
Updated
Dec 03 21
# Qns
15
Difficulty
Average
Avg Score
11 / 15
Plays
15022
Awards
Top 35% Quiz
Last 3 plays: Guest 195 (15/15), curdman (12/15), Guest 76 (8/15).
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Question 1 of 15
1. This legendary creature roamed the forest of Europe and never was tamed. It had a single magical horn growing from its head.

Answer: (solitary)
Question 2 of 15
2. This Greek horse of legend was only tamed with a golden bridle.

Answer: (Bellerophon)
Question 3 of 15
3. I was half man, half bull. My domain was the labyrinth of Crete. Countless children became my victims.

Answer: (Theseus)
Question 4 of 15
4. I dwelt in the high mountains of central Europe. I was half eagle and half lion. What am I? Hint


Question 5 of 15
5. You may never have heard of me. I was also part lion but I was deadly. I had a tail with sharp points on it so if anything got too close they would be stuck. Hint


Question 6 of 15
6. I am a symbol of rebirth, as I was born many times. I was born of fire. Every 500 years I would be set aflame and then I would rise from the ashes.

Answer: (hot -- one word)
Question 7 of 15
7. I was a snake with many heads. I was a water creature as my name suggests. I was involved in one of the twelve labors of Hercules.

Answer: (Immortal)
Question 8 of 15
8. I was a member of a race of one-eyed giants in mythology. I was featured in the epic "The Odyssey" by Homer. Hint


Question 9 of 15
9. I was a mythical creature found in the sea. I was half human, half fish. The female of the species was most commonly reported. A classic children's fairy tale and a Disney movie were about me.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 10 of 15
10. I am a harbinger of death. I am mostly connected with Ireland. According to legend I will visit the family of a person about to die. I am best known for my loud wailing sounds.

Answer: (One Word)
Question 11 of 15
11. I am a little person. Follow the rainbow and you might find my pot of gold. I am good at fixing shoes. The color green is associated with me, as I am known in Ireland. Hint


Question 12 of 15
12. I am a legendary Greek forest dweller with the torso of a human and the hind quarters of a goat. You are most likely to find me playing a pan pipe.

Answer: (goats)
Question 13 of 15
13. I am Medusa. One look at me and you would turn to stone. What kind of creature am I?

Answer: (One Word -snakes)
Question 14 of 15
14. I was a horse-man. I lived in the forest. I am in the constellation Sagittarius. What creature am I?

Answer: (forests)
Question 15 of 15
15. I am probably the most famous of mythical creatures. I am depicted in many works of art and featured in many stories. One story about me has this guy named St George. I come in many colors and have origins in many cultures. I am known to have a fiery temper. What am I?

Answer: (One Word)

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Quiz Answer Key and Fun Facts
1. This legendary creature roamed the forest of Europe and never was tamed. It had a single magical horn growing from its head.

Answer: Unicorn

The unicorn was probably most sought after because of the horn. It is said that the horn was good luck.
2. This Greek horse of legend was only tamed with a golden bridle.

Answer: Pegasus

Pegasus was the winged horse of mythology. According to legend, Bellerophon jumped on its back with the golden bridle and tamed it.
3. I was half man, half bull. My domain was the labyrinth of Crete. Countless children became my victims.

Answer: Minotaur

Theseus was the name of the man who killed me. My name literally meant "Bull of Minos".
4. I dwelt in the high mountains of central Europe. I was half eagle and half lion. What am I?

Answer: Griffin

Centaurs, satyrs and fauns all came from Greek mythology. The griffin was a legendary creature of several early civilizations.
5. You may never have heard of me. I was also part lion but I was deadly. I had a tail with sharp points on it so if anything got too close they would be stuck.

Answer: Manticore

Elsinore was the location of Hamlet. It is in Denmark. Albacore is a kind of fish, and dinosaurs were prehistoric creatures but they didn't look like lions. The manticore was not something you would want to encounter.
6. I am a symbol of rebirth, as I was born many times. I was born of fire. Every 500 years I would be set aflame and then I would rise from the ashes.

Answer: Phoenix

I wonder if Phoenix, Arizona was named after this legendary bird because it seems like they were born of fire being that it is hot out there. A city that rose from the desert.
7. I was a snake with many heads. I was a water creature as my name suggests. I was involved in one of the twelve labors of Hercules.

Answer: Hydra

The hydra was a many-headed snake. As one of his twelve labors, Hercules was sent to kill it. He would cut one head off and another would grow. He finally found the immortal head and cut it off, and the hydra was killed.
8. I was a member of a race of one-eyed giants in mythology. I was featured in the epic "The Odyssey" by Homer.

Answer: Polyphemus

Polyphemus is the most famous of these one-eyed giants. In "The Odyssey" Odysseus and his men come upon their island and he loses half of his crew. They decide to kill Polyphemus by poking his eye out. He stumbles out of the cave blinded and still manages to kill some of the crew. Circe is a siren and Scylla is a water monster. Telemachus is the name of Odysseus's son.
9. I was a mythical creature found in the sea. I was half human, half fish. The female of the species was most commonly reported. A classic children's fairy tale and a Disney movie were about me.

Answer: mermaid

Mermaids were said to sun themselves on rocks. They were known to be mischievous and led some ships off course. Hans Christian Andersen wrote a story called "The Little Mermaid". Disney made a movie of the same title and the mermaid's name was Ariel.
10. I am a harbinger of death. I am mostly connected with Ireland. According to legend I will visit the family of a person about to die. I am best known for my loud wailing sounds.

Answer: Banshee

The original name of the banshee was Bean Sidhe. They can take on many forms. Some banshees are attractive young women and others are haggard old women.
11. I am a little person. Follow the rainbow and you might find my pot of gold. I am good at fixing shoes. The color green is associated with me, as I am known in Ireland.

Answer: Leprechaun

Leprechauns are legendary Irish little men. It is believed that if you see one you will find a pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.
12. I am a legendary Greek forest dweller with the torso of a human and the hind quarters of a goat. You are most likely to find me playing a pan pipe.

Answer: Satyr

I am the creature that was half man, half goat. Centaurs were half man, half horse. I am known for playing the pan pipe. Pan was one of my kind.
13. I am Medusa. One look at me and you would turn to stone. What kind of creature am I?

Answer: Gorgon

Medusa was a gorgon. They had snakes for hair and they turned people to stone. Perseus defeated Medusa by reflecting her image off of his shield.
14. I was a horse-man. I lived in the forest. I am in the constellation Sagittarius. What creature am I?

Answer: Centaur

They lived in the forests of Thessaly. Chiron was the leader of these beasts.
15. I am probably the most famous of mythical creatures. I am depicted in many works of art and featured in many stories. One story about me has this guy named St George. I come in many colors and have origins in many cultures. I am known to have a fiery temper. What am I?

Answer: Dragon

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Source: Author caribbean

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