If like me you are deeply attracted by the lure of Mythical creatures and think you know all the facts about such legends as Kelpies, Jinn, Griffins and many more, then try out the quiz below…
1; What was Medusa’s hair made of ?
2; If you looked in to Medusa’s eyes what would happen to you?
Turn to stone.
3; What does a Greek Sphinx usually have that Egyptian ones don’t ?
4; What creature was half man and half bull ?
5; The Chimera has the tail of a Dragon, the body of a Goat but the head of what ?
6; A Cerberus was a type of 3 headed hound which guarded what ?
The gates to the underworld.
7; Do Chinese Dragons bring bad luck ?
8; The Phoenix was said to have made it’s nest from what ?
9; What is a Basilisk ?
Part Spider and part wolf
Part Snake and Part Rooster
Part Lion and part Man.
10; Werewolves are vulnerable to which type of metal ?
11; Valkyries are usually depicted as being Beautiful ?
12; Why did the ancient Egyptian’s were jewelry adorned with Scarab beetles ?
For Good luck
To ward off Evil
To ensure a safe journey.
13; What is a Golem ?
A character from Lord of the Rings
A Troll type creature living under bridges and in caves, waiting for unsuspecting Humans to pass by so it can eat them.
A type of monster made of clay in the form of a giant man that can carry out the wishes of its creator.
14; What do Kelpies like to pray on ?
15; Gargoyles were created to remind sinners of the monsters in Hell ?
So how well do you know all your creatures and their legends, did you manage to figure out all the questions?. Find out how many you got correct from the answers below…
2; Turn to Stone.
6; Gates to the underworld.
7; No (said to bring peace and prosperity).
9; Part Snake part Rooster.
12; Good luck.
13; A type of monster made of clay in the form of a giant man that can carry out the wishes of its creator.