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Mythology Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Free mythology trivia quiz questions with answers.

 

Mythology Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers

Pax was the Roman Goddess of what?
A:  peace

Which Norse God invulnerable to all else was killed by mistletoe?
A:  Baldur

In mythology what is the offspring of a God and mortal called?
A:  Hero

The Hindu trinity are Brahma ,Shiva and who?
A: Vishnu

Hymen in Greek and Genius in Roman are Gods of what?
A:  Fertility and Marriage

In Greek mythology, what group was Atlas a member of?
A: The Titans

 

What kind of tree is sacred to Apollo ?
A: Laurel

In Greek mythology Clio was the muse of what?
A:  History

In mythology Romulus and Remus were suckled by a she-wolf and fed by a what?
A:  Woodpecker

Perseus turned who into stone with the Gorgons head?
A:  Atlas

In Norse mythology, Odin traded an eye for what?
A:  Wisdom

What was the name of the mythological monster that had nine heads?
A: Hydra

 

What was the name for the Phoenician Goddess of love?
A: Astarte

What is the name of the Indian God of Palmistry?
A: Panchaguni

A Griffin is a mythical beast that is a cross between a lion and a what?
A:  Eagle

Jason and the Argonauts sailed to Colchis looking for the what?
A: Fleece

In mythology, who married the maid Galatea?
A:  King Pygmalion Aphrodite

What was the name of the Norse Goddess of truth?
A: Vor

 

Of the twelve labors Hercules performed,  what was number seven ?
A: Capture of the Cretan Bull

Who slew the nine headed hydra?
A:  Hercules

What is a myth?
A: A myth is a folklore genre consisting of narratives or stories that play a fundamental role in a society, such as foundational tales or origin myths.

The main characters in myths are usually what?
A: Gods, demigods or supernatural humans.

Myths are often endorsed by rulers and priests or priestesses, and are closely linked to what?
A: Religion or spirituality.

Many societies group their myths, legends and history together, considering myths and legends to be what?
A: True accounts of their remote past.

 

Creation myths take place in a primordial age when the world had not done what?
A: Achieved its later form.

The term mythology may either refer to the study of myths in general, or a what?
A: A body of myths regarding a particular subject.

The academic comparisons of bodies of myth are known as what?
A: Comparative mythology.

Because the term myth is widely used to imply that a story is not objectively true, the identification of a narrative as a myth can be highly what?
A: Political.

Many adherents of religions view their religion's stories as true and therefore object to the stories being what?
A: Characterized as myths.