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Mythological Heroes from Around the World Quiz

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What is the name of the mystical Polynesian trickster known for wielding a hook which he used to alter natural phenomena?
Tita
Liu-Ei
Ibis
Maui

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What is the name of the Greek demi-god who slew Medusa and then rescued the princess Andromeda from the sea beast?
Bellerophon
Achilles
Agamemnon
Perseus

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What is the name of the Norse heroine from Voslunga Saga who gave birth to the hero Siegfried and then saved her kingdom by burning herself alive with her wicked husband? (Hint: She is also known by the name Signy)
Siegerra
Sieglinde
Signiera
Sigmar

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What is the name of the legendary sword saint of Japan who wrote The Book of the Five Rings to describe Japanese sword techniques?
Toyotomi Hidesyoshi
Miyamoto Musashi
Oda Nobunaga
Minonori Yoritomo

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What Greek hero slayed the minotaur in the Cretan labyrinth according to the legends?
Achilles
Theseus
Heracles
Hermes

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What is the name of the canine trickster spirit who appeared in the mythologies of multiple different Native American tribes?
Coyote
Wolf
Hyena
Dingo

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What is the name of the Viking legend who slayed a giant serpent and who was oddly known for wearing a pair of shaggy breeches?
Ragnar Lodbrok
Leif Erikson
Wordon Fiels
Orntag the Mace

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What is the name of the mythological King of England known for using the sword Excalibur to strike down his enemies?
King Edward
King Daniel
King Arthur
King Michael

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What is the common name of the Irish hero known as "The Hound of Ulster" and who used the spear Gae Bulg to conquer friend and foe alike?
Cu Chulainn
Cyrus Rex
Pyrwm Pryandyllwim
Pelleas

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What is the name of the Chinese mythological hero who was said to have carved the lakes and rivers into the face of the Earth with the aid of dragons?
Lao Tzu
Gao Xei
Da Yu
Hua Dan

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What famous Greek hero performed twelve great labors to ascend to Olympus after he slew his family in a mystical rage?
Hector
Paris
Heracles
Achilles

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What is the name of the mythical hero of Carolingian legend who loyally served Charlemagne and fought the Bretons with his sword Durandal?
Hoplite
Roland
MacIntosh
Lancelot

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What is the name of the Celtic sorceress who was known for being a powerful leader and warrior until the kidnapping of her son caused her people to turn on her?
Vierna
Magda
Dierdre
Rhiannon

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What is the name of the mighty hero of the Hindu epic Mahabharata who was spared death as a baby by being sent down a river in a basket?
Karna
Keijir
Asura
Mentat

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What is the name of the Lakota trickster spirit who was a spider but who could shapeshift and was known for playing tricks upon the gods?
Leleig
Cayaba
Hubris
Iktomi

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What is the name of the Norse mythological hero was a shapeshifter said to have won a battle in his sleep by dreaming up a bear spirit to attack his foes?
Ulrich Fjolrin
Grjimgol Terssys
Bodvar Bjarki
Ingtar Onslow

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What is the name of the mighty Greek hero famous for dominating his foes during the Trojan War until he was struck in his heel and immediately died?
Mythological Heroes from Around the World Quiz
Priam
Paris
Achilles
Hector

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What famous Norse hero of Voslunga Saga used the sword Gram to destroy the dragon Fafnir?
Siegfried
Siegrin
Siegbert
Siegmund

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What is the name of the Persian hero who performed seven heroic tasks including killing the White Demon to restore the sight of a powerful Shah?
Rostam
Haladir
Siergis
Onrodd

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What is the name of the wizard from English mythology who aided King Arthur and who protected the mystical forces of Earth from imbalance?
Gandalf
Merlin
Rasputin
Aries

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What is the name of the famous Geatish king who slew the monster Grendel and then died fighting a dragon?
Kyrcis
Beowulf
Maslo
Stefan

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What is the name of the Patron Saint of England who became a legendary hero after folklore claimed he slayed a dragon?
St. George
St. Hudson
St. Rupert
St. Anthony

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What is the name of the Chinese warrior who served his lord Liu Bei and who was one of the primary protagonists of the Romance of the Three Kingdoms?
Goalia Miu
Bei-Rei
Guan Yu
Wufei

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What is the name of the English hero who roamed Sherwood Forest robbing the rich to give to the poor?
Grinning Jak
Laurence of Redgrave
Robin Hood
William Huckston

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What is the name of the Mesopotamian demigod who had the strength of a bull and who built the Walls of Uruk to defend his people from invasion?
Achilles
Malchias
Sargon
Gilgamesh

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What is the name of the samurai legend of Japan who was exiled for killing his brother only to return to retake his kingdom with the sword Kusanagi-no-Tsurugi?
Minonori Yoritomo
Yamato Takeru
Kawamura Sumiyoshi
Miyamoto Musashi

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What is the name of the knight to King Arthur who broke the Round table after his affair with Arthur's wife Guinevere?
Gawain
Lancelot
Galahad
Mordred

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