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Mythical creatures

A quiz about strange creatures and spirits. 10 Questions.

 
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1

A monster formed of a lion, snake and goat, originally found in Greek mythology is called.....

  • A medusa
  • A chimera
  • A siren

2

Sirens are known for luring sailors to their death. Homer writes about them in connection with....

  • Pericles
  • Hector
  • Odysseus

3

The 'German version' of the siren, found in the River Rhine, is called ...

  • Bochwurst
  • Stammtisch
  • Lorelei

4

A doppelganger is .....?

  • A four engine, double deck aeroplane
  • A double of a living person
  • A South American monkey

5

Match the creature to the body parts.

Drag items from right column to match with left column

Left

  • Griffin
  • Centaur
  • Medusa
  • Minotaur

Right

  • Torso of a man, legs and body of a horse.
  • Human head, snakes for hair.
  • body of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle.
  • Head of a bull, body of a man

6

A poltergeist is ....?

  • A spirit that makes a noise and moves things around.
  • A spirit that lives in the woods and makes a wailing sound.
  • A spirit that lives in a lakes and pulls swimmers under the water.

7

The Irish banshee is well known for ....

  • Foretelling someone's death
  • Granting three wishes
  • Being a matchmaker

8

The three-headed dog which guards the gates of Hades is known as ....

  • Leander
  • Ambrose
  • Cerberus

9

In Greek mythology, the half-woman, half-bird creatures that stole food from Phineas were called....

  • Harpies
  • Carpies
  • Sharkies

10

And finally, the phoenix is a mythical bird that ....

  • Guards the entrance to Egyptian pyramids
  • Ignites, burns to ashes and then is reborn.
  • Changes shape between a human and a swan

 

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