Only a Well-Read Person Will Name These Creatures of Folklore

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Only a Well-Read Person Will Name These Creatures of Folklore
Many of us learned about legendary mythical creatures in our childhood, but some of us went out and learned more about the Loch Ness monster and unicorns. Learn more and test your knowledge with this quiz!

How do you kill a Hydra?

No need, Hydras are always friendly

Simply cut off all of its heads

You can't

Seal certain wounds with fire

According to Japanese mythology, what happens when a woman doesn't take care of her child in her womb?

The child will steal the life force long after birth, and the husband will unknowingly haunt her dreams

She will not live to see the child turn 18 and will die a long, agonizing death

It turns into a turtle-like demon who if isn't killed right away it will sneak away and come back at night to kill the mother who neglected it

The ancestors of the child will come back and care for him by stealing years and health from the mother

In original folklore, what was a wooden stake used for as far as vampires are concerned?

To trap the vampire in its coffin

To stab through its heart, ensuring death

It had no relevance

By the vampires, to suck the blood out, filtering out diseases

Rumored to turn children's hearts into amulets, the Sigbin lives off of what?

The pure, white lambs under six weeks old

The blood it sucks from the shadows of humans

Absorbing gold from jewelry

Any type of jewel worn by a child

Which of these is not often considered a creature?

Capricorn

Black Tortoise

Gef

Mandrake

The evil Koschei abducts wives, and the only way to kill him is find his soul. Where is it?

Deep somewhere in the Bermuda Triangle only accessible by an aircraft the size of a needle

No one knows

In a needle that's in an egg, that's in a duck, that's in a rabbit, that's in a chest that is buried under an oak tree on the island of Buyan

On the far away planet of Gertrede in another galaxy 3 million light years from earth

What does the Black Annis do?

Eats children, tans their skin, and wears them as a belt

Wards off evil spirits and keeps lambs from being eaten by wolves

Black Annis isn't even a real folklore tale

Haunts your dreams until you're so scared that you die while sleeping

Who is the god of dreams?

Hypnos

Morpheus

The Sandman

Zeus

Why would an Alicanto be attracted to a Leprechaun?

They eat gold

They are poor and need money

The color green gives them power

Rainbows are a life source for them

Which of these creatures is associated with the number one?

Unicorn

Monopod

All of them

Cyclops

If you don't want to be affected by a Banshee, which body part of yours mustn't function?

Privates

Ears

Hands

Eyes

Jinns, or Genies, were originally coined as a being that would...?

Be worshipped

Protect you

Grant wishes

Feed off of the souls of the corrupt

Which creature will die if they don't marry?

Mermaids

Sirens

Swan Maidens

Undines

The earliest accounts state that golems are made from what?

Wood

Mud

Stone

Nothing

What do the Hindu creatures Deva/Devi represent?

Benevolence, goodness, and divinity

Hate, demonism, and strife

Purity, love, and relationships

Prosperity, luck, and good fortune

The Hippogriff is known for being able to do what?

Fly around the world and to the moon

Speak any language he has heard

Heal any wound with his feathers

Have the strength of 1000 oxen

Regionally, what do Great Lake natives' children fear?

Bugbears

Wendigos

Werewolves

Hippogriffs

Which of these are Boggarts not typically responsible for?

Bloody curtains

Lame dogs

Souring milk

Missing items

What traditions were kept to prevent the appearance of Draugen?

Women were not allowed to have long hair

Big toes were tied together

Salt in the windowsills

Bodies were burned

Which of these creatures would Medusa's powers most likely not work on?

Orc

Cyclops

Kappa

Gargoyle

Since they made their appearance, Ogres have been characteristically ...?

Unintelligent

Evil

Male-Only

Green

What did vampires originally look like?

Robert Pattinson

Bloated

Normal Men

Werewolves

Dragons are always...?

Greedy

Evil

Wise

There is no consistency

If a woman were raped while she slept, and a human were not responsible, who would be the most likely culprit?

Harpy

Incubus

Siren

Succubus

In Babylonian folklore, Abzu is the god of the fresh water. Who is the god of saltwater?

Tiamat

Anuket

Triton

Enki

Who makes the shy Dryads come out of their shell?

Zeus

Phoebe

The Regional Unicorn

Artemis

If you found an underground tunnel, which of these would you most likely run into?

Elf

Ghoul

Centaur

Dwarf

Kappas most likely shared the form of a...?

Man

Child

Turtle

Woman

So, then who was Pegasus' mother?

Rhea

Amphitrite

Medusa

Epona

Everyone knows Pegasus, but do you know who sired him?

Titus

Zeus

Hercules

Poseidon

Which of these creatures would most likely relate to Loki?

Centaur

Callisto

Arachne

Sun Wukong

Which of these would you NOT want to come to for advice?

Preta

Bai Ze

Griffin

Baby Yaga

If you were afraid of Sirens, which of these weaknesses should you work on?

Hate

Lust

Envy

Impatience

Which of these are associated with the number nine?

Gorgon

Kitsune

Hydra

Kishi

The Mokumokuren, Argus Panoptes, and the Hydra all have...?

Large frames

Many Eyes

Serpent-like tails

Female bodies

If you were being chased by a werewolf and locked yourself in a toolshed, which weapon should you pick up before he reaches you?

Steel Screwdriver

Iron Hammer

Silver Wrench

Loaded Pistol

Which creature was created for the sole purpose of scaring children?

Medusa

Bugbear

Bigfoot

Werewolf

When was the English word "vampire" first mentioned?

512

1734

2200 BCE

1450

Which of these creatures is not mentioned in The Bible?

Unicorn

Behemoth

Griffin

Leviathan

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How do you kill a Hydra?
According to Japanese mythology, what happens when a woman doesn't take care of her child in her womb?
In original folklore, what was a wooden stake used for as far as vampires are concerned?
Rumored to turn children's hearts into amulets, the Sigbin lives off of what?
Which of these is not often considered a creature?
The evil Koschei abducts wives, and the only way to kill him is find his soul. Where is it?
What does the Black Annis do?
Who is the god of dreams?
Why would an Alicanto be attracted to a Leprechaun?
Which of these creatures is associated with the number one?
If you don't want to be affected by a Banshee, which body part of yours mustn't function?
Jinns, or Genies, were originally coined as a being that would...?
Which creature will die if they don't marry?
The earliest accounts state that golems are made from what?
What do the Hindu creatures Deva/Devi represent?
The Hippogriff is known for being able to do what?
Regionally, what do Great Lake natives' children fear?
Which of these are Boggarts not typically responsible for?
What traditions were kept to prevent the appearance of Draugen?
Which of these creatures would Medusa's powers most likely not work on?
Since they made their appearance, Ogres have been characteristically ...?
What did vampires originally look like?
Dragons are always...?
If a woman were raped while she slept, and a human were not responsible, who would be the most likely culprit?
In Babylonian folklore, Abzu is the god of the fresh water. Who is the god of saltwater?
Who makes the shy Dryads come out of their shell?
If you found an underground tunnel, which of these would you most likely run into?
Kappas most likely shared the form of a...?
So, then who was Pegasus' mother?
Everyone knows Pegasus, but do you know who sired him?
Which of these creatures would most likely relate to Loki?
Which of these would you NOT want to come to for advice?
If you were afraid of Sirens, which of these weaknesses should you work on?
Which of these are associated with the number nine?
The Mokumokuren, Argus Panoptes, and the Hydra all have...?
If you were being chased by a werewolf and locked yourself in a toolshed, which weapon should you pick up before he reaches you?
Which creature was created for the sole purpose of scaring children?
When was the English word "vampire" first mentioned?
Which of these creatures is not mentioned in The Bible?

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