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Mythical Animals Quiz


  1. Which mythical animal can kill with a look?
  2. What has the head of a man, with a body and legs of a horse?
  3. What bird rises from its ashes?
  4. Which winged horse in Greek mythology is usually depicted as a white stallion?
  5. A chimera is part lion, part goat, and part what?

  6. Which mythical creature has the head of an eagle and the body of a lion?
  7. What has a body and head of a woman, with feet and wings of a vulture?
  8. A minotaur has the head of which animal?
  9. Which legendary sea monster from Scandinavian folklore is often described as a giant octopus sinking ships?
  10. Which three-headed dog from Greek mythology guards the entrance to the underworld?
  11. Which mythical creature with the body of a lion and the head of a human is often depicted as a guardian of royal tombs in ancient Egyptian mythology?
  12. The unicorn was adopted as which country's national animal in the 15th century?
  13. In Chinese mythology, Tengshe has the head of a dragon and the body of a what?
  14. Which shape-shifting spirit in Scottish folklore is often depicted as a white horse-like creature with the ability to take on human form?


  1. Basilisk
  2. Centaur
  3. Pheonix
  4. Pegasus
  5. Serpent
  6. Griffin
  7. Harpy
  8. A bull
  9. Kraken
  10. Cerberus
  11. Sphinx
  12. Scotland's
  13. Snake or serpent
  14. Kelpie