Mythology Quiz Questions with Answers - Part 2

  1. (a) Who crushed the pillars of the Temple with his bare hands?
    (b) Who betrayed the secret of his strength?
  2. Aphrodite was the Goddess of Love in Greek mythology. What was she called in the other mythologies given below?
    (a) Roman
    (b) Egyptian
    (c) Hindu
  3. Who was Merlin?
  4. To which mythology do the following belong?
    (a) Ares
    (b) Mars
    (c) Skanda
    (d) Odin
    (e) Ek Chuah
    (f) Oro
  5. Who were the following deities belong to?
    (a) The Graces
    (b) The furies
    (c) The Valkyries
  6. Poseidon was the Greek God of the sea. What was he called in the other mythologies given below?
    (a) Roman
    (b) Hindu
    (c) Egyptian
  7. What was unusual about the Phoenix?
  8. Who were:
    (a) Trolls
    (b) Gremlins
    (c) Leprechauns
  9. Who were Scylla and Charybdis?
  10. Who was the Latin Goddess of Peace?
  11. What was the Sphinx in Greek mythology?
  12. Where did the soul of brave warriors go to in Norse mythology?
  13. How many years did Ulysses wander after the siege of Troy?
  14. What was the emblem of Mercury, the Messenger of the Gods of Roman mythology?
  15. Who were Daedalus and Icarus?
  16. Who was killed by the evil-minded Loki in Norse mythology?
  17. What was the name of the ‘prophets of doom in Trojan myth’?
  18. What kind of fruit were the apples of Greek mythology?
  19. What creature is associated with Athena, the Greek Goddess of Wisdom?
  20. What was the name of the fabled lost kingdom?

Answers

  1. (a) Samson
    (b) Delilah, Samson’s wife
  2. (a) Venus
    (b) Astarte
    (c) Rati
  3. The wizard of Arthurian legend
  4. (a) Greek
    (b) Roman
    (c) Hindu
    (d) Norse
    (e) Maya
    (f) Tahitian
  5. (a) The three female deities, Aglaia, Thalia and Euphrosyne, who represented perfection of grace and beauty.
    (b) The avenging deities of Greek mythology.
    (c) The personal attendants of Odin in Norse mythology.
  6. (a) Neptune
    (b) Varuna
    (c) Nun
  7. In Egyptian Myth, the Phoenix sacrificed itself to fire and arose reborn from its own ashes.
  8. Little people, creatures of folklore
  9. In Greek mythology, Scylla was a 6-headed sea monster who lived in a cave opposite charybdis, a violent whirlpool.
  10. Pax
  11. A monster with face and form of a woman, the body of a lion and the wings of a bird, who guarded the pass near Thebes and posed a riddle to all who passed by.
  12. To Valhalla
  13. 20 years
  14. A wand twined with snakes and surmounted with wings
  15. Daedalus was the legendary Greek craftsman. He and his son Icarus, tried to escape from captivity on wings. Icarus flew too near the sun and the wax holding his wings together melted. He fell into the se and was drowned. But Daedalus managed to reach with safety.
  16. Balder
  17. Cassandra
  18. Golden apricots
  19. The owl
  20. Atlantis

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