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Can you answer these mythology-related questions and then deduce which superhero group is represented by each group of answers?

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What is Yggdrasil, which connects the nine worlds of Norse mythology through its branches and roots?
The Pleiades were nymphs transformed into what by Zeus, to help them avoid Orion's pursuit?
Osiris, the Egyptian god of the underworld, the afterlife, and rebirth, is often depicted with skin of what color?
Can you fill in the blank of this quote said by Vishnu in the Bhagavad Gita? 'Now I am become Death, the _________ of worlds.'
Abenaki mythology includes Azeban, a trickster spirit in the form of what 'masked' mammal native to North America?
Which group of superheroes is suggested by the above answers?
What would Roman god Cupid shoot at people to make them fall in love?
What artifact was created by the brothers Sindri and Brokkr on a bet from Loki, whose meddling contributed to its handle being short?
Which human emotion was personified by Alecto, one of the Erinyes, or Furies, the goddesses of vengeance?
Glima, first mentioned in the 9th C. in Snorri's Edda, is a Scandinavian form of what arts, whose name comes from the Roman god of war?
In what part of her armor did Athena place Medusa's head after Perseus gave it to her?
The warrior Sigurd, or Siegfried, awakened the valkyrie Brunhild by cutting what protective gear off her?
The above are weapons and equipment used by which group of superheroes?
What island is described by Plato in two of his dialogues as having sunk into the Atlantic Ocean after losing favor with the gods?
The word cryptids, meaning animals whose existence is questionable, including many mythological creatures, derives from the Greek for 'hidden', the same as what chemical element?
Winged or not, Hermes' sandals were reputed to grant him the what of the wind?
Artemis, Orion, and Atalanta are most closely related to what occupation?
What river got its mythology-related name after an expedition was attacked by a local tribe where women fought alongside the men?
What item does Alberich make from Rhine gold in the cycle of operas by Wagner based on Norse sagas?
Talos, a giant protector of Crete made of bronze with one single vein, could be described with what modern word for a being with both organic and mechanical parts?
Which Egyptian goddess, related to Hathor, is depicted with a human face and cow ears and horns, or as a celestial cow surrounded by stars?
What group of superheroes is suggested by the above?
What animal is often depicted with Minerva and is considered a symbol of wisdom?
Egyptian scribes would spill one drop of ink in honor of Thoth, their god. What modern psychological test records people's perceptions of inkblots?
What textile was discovered when a cocoon fell into the empress' tea cup, according to Chinese mythology?
Prometheus and Atlas are two Titans depicted in statues near Rockefeller Center in which New York borough?
What type of 'stand-up' performer should be inspired by the muse Thalia?
What is the name of a famous poem by Shelley and a Greek name for Ramses II, held in modern popular culture mythology as the pharaoh in Moses' story?
What group of superheroes has names containing the above words?

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