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Beasts & Monsters of Mythology Quiz

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What is the name of the monster of Greek mythology which is like a 3-headed dog who guards the Underworld?
Cerberus
Harpie
Hypnos
Cu

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What is the name of this water monster of Japanese folklore which is said to drag people into the depths of rivers to drown them?
Kappa
Garuda
Koshi
Phi-Un

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What is the name of the one-eyed giant of Greek myth whom Odysseus blinded?
Unigorn
Monos
Cyclops
Hetaconcheries

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What is the name of the massive sea beast that is referenced in Judeo-Christian traditions and whose name has come to mean any sea creature of considerable size?
Behemoth
Leviathan
Ziz
Quetzalcoatl

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What is the name of the creature with the body of a lion but the wings of an eagle which appears in a number of folklores?
Kaiser
Pegasus
Griffin
Moebius

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What is the name of the creature of Celtic mythology which is a spectral woman whose scream brought death to those who heard it?
Kelpie
Nightmare
Banshee
Shisha

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What is the name of this folkloric creature from Hindu oratory which is a sea monster that is often said to protect spaces where it is depicted?
Makara
Naga
Sellus
Tempest

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What is the name of the merciless bird-women of Greek mythology?
Gargoyle
Gorgon
Fate
Harpy

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What is the name for the creatures of Jewish folklore which were clay automatons built to guard their creators?
Portion
Tumbel
Ziz
Golem

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What is the name of the odd hybrid beast of Greek mythology which breathed fire and was made up of parts of goats, serpents, and lions?
Pegasus
Chimera
Hippogriff
Catoblepas

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What is the name of the Celtic folkloric creature which was a ghostly knight with no head?
Galahad
Dullahan
Lancelot
Tristan

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What is the name of this Scandinavian creature described as a reptile with wings, two legs, no arms, and often a venomous stinger?
Garuda
Pestus
Wyrm
Wyvern

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What is the name of this creature from South American mythology which is said to be a large ape with a single eye and a carnivorous mouth on its belly?
Kokogi
Mapinguari
Kettleburn
Catoblepas

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What is the name of this creature from European folklore which is a demonic horse said to take its riders to Hell?
Beasts & Monsters of Mythology Quiz
Nightmare
Colleidos
Udonne
Belladonna

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What is the name of this creature from Inuit folklore which is said to have the bottom half of a hound and the top half of a man?
Adlet
Werner
Muskogee
Prentiss

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What is the name of the giant cephalopod sea beast of Scandinavian folklore which is said to drag ships to the icy depths?
Behemoth
Kraken
Soriell
Unterrook

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What is the name of this horse demon of Celtic folklore whose breath caused blights?
Orteg'Oteg
Kelpie
Master Sullivan's Ghost
Nuckelavee

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What is the name of the folkloric Chinese hopping zombies who would drain the life force from the living?
Ro-Dei
Ansionce
Jiangshi
Quro-di

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What is the name of this creature which is part lion, part eagle, and part man, and which told a famous riddle to the Greek legend Oedipus?
Manticore
Fury
Scarab
Sphinx

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In Hindu tradition, the netherworld is filled with snake people who are part deity and are referred to as which of the following?
Jiun-Dai
Hecataconcheries
Kushrenada
Naga

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What is the name of the massive evil wolf of Norse mythology who is said to be destined to kill Odin in Ragnarok?
Malkeith
Nifl
Garthus
Fenrir

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What is the name of the Greek nature spirits who were often used as symbols of romantic passion?
Nymphs
The Fates
The Aloes
Gorgons

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What is the name of the legendary Greek beast which was a winged horse and was ridden by the hero Bellerophon?
Pegasus
Griffin
Aeros
Satyr

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What is the name of the creature from the mythology of a number of Native American tribes which is an entity resembling a humanoid deer and feasts on the flesh of humans?
Alloro
Tira-Mami
Wendigo
Kokosho

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What is the name of this folkloric monster from a number of cultures which is a man who turns into a hound-like being during the full moon?
Kokogi
Werewolf
Furnoss
Catoblepas

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What is the name of the mythological giant catfish who legends claim lives beneath Japan and is responsible for the country's earthquakes?
Byakkyo
Minetaka
Oroku
Namazu

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What is the name of the legendary bird of mythology which would die in a fire only to be reborn from its own ashes?
Ziz
Phoenix
Garuda
Daedalus

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What is the name of the aquatic humanoids of mythology which would sing out to sailors in order to trick them into wrecking their ships?
Sirens
Kelpies
Banshees
Trunades

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What is the name of the creature from Greek mythology which is half man and half bull?
Minotaur
Manticore
Molydon
Merrid

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What is the name of the giant sky monster mentioned in Judeo-Christian tradition and who is said to have a wing span that could eclipse the sun?
Behemoth
Ra
Ziz
Terrus

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