Mythological Monsters Quiz

Test your knowledge on mythical monsters with this fun quiz.

Quiz

Test your knowledge on mythical monsters with this fun quiz.

1. This half-man, half-bull beast was kept in a labyrinth on Crete.

  • Minotaur.
  • Chimera.
  • Phoenix.

2. In Egypt, this beast had the body of a lion and the head of a man; in Greece, it had the breasts and head of a woman and wings.

  • Basilisk.
  • Sphinx.
  • Chimera.

3. Talk about ugly. Just looking at this snake-haired monster would turn you to stone.

  • Medusa.
  • Harpies.
  • Chimera.

4. The original hound from hell, this pooch had three heads, a tail and mane of snakes, and guarded the entrance to Hades.

  • Basilisk.
  • Cerberus.
  • Minotaur.

5. This fire-breathing mishmash of a monster was a lion with a goat's head in the middle of its back and a dragon's head for a tail.

  • Basilisk.
  • Medusa.
  • Chimera.

6. If looks could kill: this tiny king of serpents' single glance would knock you dead—if his bad breath or trail of deadly venom didn't get you first.

  • Basilisk.
  • Hydra.
  • Minotaur.

7. They're giants with only one eye. Odysseus and his men were imprisoned by one.

  • Cyclopes.
  • Gorgons.
  • Harpies.

8. This many-headed water serpent was pretty hard to kill--cut off one head, two more appear.

  • Hydra.
  • Phoenix.
  • Basilisk.

9. This monster is why peacocks' tails have eyes.

  • Cyclops.
  • Medusa.
  • Argus.

10. The granddaddy (well, daddy) of monsters, he sired Cerberus, Hydra, Chimera, and Sphinx among others.

  • Typhon.
  • Phoenix.
  • Kraken.

Your Results:

1. This half-man, half-bull beast was kept in a labyrinth on Crete.
Minotaur.

2. In Egypt, this beast had the body of a lion and the head of a man; in Greece, it had the breasts and head of a woman and wings.
Sphinx.

3. Talk about ugly. Just looking at this snake-haired monster would turn you to stone.
Medusa.

4. The original hound from hell, this pooch had three heads, a tail and mane of snakes, and guarded the entrance to Hades.
Cerberus.

5. This fire-breathing mishmash of a monster was a lion with a goat's head in the middle of its back and a dragon's head for a tail.
Chimera.

6. If looks could kill: this tiny king of serpents' single glance would knock you dead—if his bad breath or trail of deadly venom didn't get you first.
Basilisk.

7. They're giants with only one eye. Odysseus and his men were imprisoned by one.
Cyclopes.

8. This many-headed water serpent was pretty hard to kill--cut off one head, two more appear.
Hydra.

9. This monster is why peacocks' tails have eyes.
Argus.

10. The granddaddy (well, daddy) of monsters, he sired Cerberus, Hydra, Chimera, and Sphinx among others.
Typhon.

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