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Mythology Quiz Questions I

  1. In Norse mythology, name the enormous magnificent hall in Asgard ruled over by the god Odin?


  2. Which month is named after the Roman goddess of marriage and queen of the gods?
  3. Which creatures lures sailors onto rocks with their enchanting voices and music in Greek mythology?
  4. In Roman mythology, name the god of beginnings and doorways?
  5. Which serpentine water monster was killed by Hercules as part of his Twelve Labours?
  6. Name the Greek god of the sea, rivers, floods? And who is the Roan equivalent god?
  7. In Greek mythology who is the god of the underworld and the dead? And who is his consort?
  8. Can you name the three Roman gods of the Sun, Moon, and the Dawn? And name their Greek equivalents?
  9. In Greek mythology whose wax wings melted when he flew too close to the sun?
  10. Which river formed the boundary between Earth and the Underworld in Greek mythology?
  11. In Greek mythology, who was described as a winged human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair?
  12. Can you name the muses of the following: (a)comedy, (b)history, (c)astronomy, and (d)dance?

Answers:

  1. Valhalla



  2. June (after Juno)
  3. Sirens
  4. Janus (the month of January is named after Janus)
  5. Hydra (Lernaean Hydra)
  6. Poseidon. Roman equivalent is Neptune.
  7. Hades. Persephone.
  8. ROMAN: Sol (Sun), Luna (Moon) Aurora (Dawn). GREEK: Helios (Sun), Selene (Moon), Eos (Dawn)
  9. Icarus
  10. Styx
  11. Medusa
  12. (a)Thalia, (b)Clio, (c)Urania, and (d)Terpsichore



Mythologyc Quiz Questions II

  1. The beginnings of Australian mythology, which dates back as far as 65,000 years, centres on which Aboriginal belief system (a term devised by early anthropologists)?
  2. Translated to 'woman of the fairy mound' name the female spirit in Irish mythology that heralds the death of a family member?
  3. According to Greek mythology, what animal is usually depicted as a lion with a goat's head arising from its back, and a tail ending with a snake's head?
  4. Which actress played Hera, the goddess of women and marriage, in the 1963 film Jason and the Argonauts?
  5. Which Trojan hero did Achilles slay outside the gates of Troy?
  6. Name the four faced creator god in the Trimurti (Hindu trinity) of Hinduism?
  7. Which monstrous multi-headed dog is offten called the 'hound of Hades' in Greek mythology?
  8. Which elaborate structure was built by Daedalus for King Minos of Crete to hold the Minotaur?
  9. In Greek mythology, which god of the wild has the hindquarters, legs, and horns of a goat?
  10. Name the the Sun-god of ancient Egypt?
  11. Which legendary king was the father of King Arthur?
  12. Which offspring of Aphrodite and Ares, is the personification of fear in Greek mythology?
  13. In Roman mythology, which fire-breathing giant, the son of Vulcan, was killed by Hercules before the founding of Rome?
  14. Can you give the Roman equivalents of the following Greek gods:(a)Zeus, (b)Artemis, (c)Eros, (d)Ares, and (e)Hermes?

Answers:

  1. Dreamtime
  2. Banshee





  3. Chimera
  4. Honor Blackman
  5. Hector
  6. Brahma
  7. Cerberus
  8. The labyrinth
  9. Pan
  10. Ra
  11. Uther Pendragon
  12. Phobos
  13. Cacus
  14. (a)Jupiter, (b)Diana, (c)Cupid, (d)Mars, and (e)Mercury






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