Aquatic Mythology Quiz
A quiz on aquatic mythology and creatures (mermaids, nymphs and sirens). 10 Questions.
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In Greek Mythology, who encountered the Sirens?
Jason and the Argonauts
In the Victorian times, why were Mermaids considered to be untrustworthy?
They were abnormal and ugly
They were associated with floods and shipwrecks
Women were jealous of the idea of their beauty.
Hans Christian Anderson's 'The Little Mermaid' ended in tragedy.
Selkies, from Orkney Island Folklore, can take which forms?
Mermaid and Dolphin
Human and Seal
Squid and Human
Mermaid and Human
Christopher Columbus claimed that he saw mermaids. What were they really?
Survivors from a shipwreck
What is the name given to a mythical, female, elemental being linked to water (such as a mermaid or nymph)?
Where is the original 'mermaid' myth believed to have come from?
Is this True or False? In the original story of 'The Little Mermaid', by Hans Christian Anderson, the mermaid is nameless.
Her name is Ariel!
What is a Naiad in Greek Mythology?
A salt water nymph
A fresh water nymph
A young mermaid
A river spirit
The child/children of a selkie and a human are born with what?
The ability to cry at will
What was the name of the nymph that wouldn't allow Odysseus to leave her island for several years?
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