From Myths to Superheroes Quiz Stats

 Plays Quiz Updated Feb 11, 2019

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Question Answer % Correct
What would Roman god Cupid shoot at people to make them fall in love?Arrows
86.5%
Osiris, the Egyptian god of the underworld, the afterlife, and rebirth, is often depicted with skin of what color?Green
86%
The above are weapons and equipment used by which group of superheroes?The Avengers
84.4%
What is Yggdrasil, which connects the nine worlds of Norse mythology through its branches and roots?Tree
81.4%
Can you fill in the blank of this quote said by Vishnu in the Bhagavad Gita? 'Now I am become Death, the _________ of worlds.'Destroyer
73.9%
What artifact was created by the brothers Sindri and Brokkr on a bet from Loki, whose meddling contributed to its handle being short?Mjölnir
72.7%
Which human emotion was personified by Alecto, one of the Erinyes, or Furies, the goddesses of vengeance?Anger
72.5%
Which group of superheroes is suggested by the above answers?Guardians of the Galaxy
72.2%
Abenaki mythology includes Azeban, a trickster spirit in the form of what 'masked' mammal native to North America?Raccoon
71.7%
What group of superheroes is suggested by the above?Justice League
71.4%
What island is described by Plato in two of his dialogues as having sunk into the Atlantic Ocean after losing favor with the gods?Atlantis
71.2%
In what part of her armor did Athena place Medusa's head after Perseus gave it to her?Shield
69.6%
What animal is often depicted with Minerva and is considered a symbol of wisdom?Owl
69.6%
What textile was discovered when a cocoon fell into the empress' tea cup, according to Chinese mythology?Silk
67.8%
Winged or not, Hermes' sandals were reputed to grant him the what of the wind?Speed
64.8%
Question Answer % Correct
The Pleiades were nymphs transformed into what by Zeus, to help them avoid Orion's pursuit?Star
64.4%
What river got its mythology-related name after an expedition was attacked by a local tribe where women fought alongside the men?Amazon
63%
Prometheus and Atlas are two Titans depicted in statues near Rockefeller Center in which New York borough?Manhattan
62.9%
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? Cyborg
60.5%
Artemis, Orion, and Atalanta are most closely related to what occupation? Hunter
60.2%
What type of 'stand-up' performer should be inspired by the muse Thalia?Comedian
59.1%
What group of superheroes has names containing the above words? Watchmen
51.1%
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?Krypton
50.5%
Egyptian scribes would spill one drop of ink in honor of Thoth, their god. What modern psychological test records people's perceptions of inkblots?Rorschach
49.6%
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?Martial arts
47%
The warrior Sigurd, or Siegfried, awakened the valkyrie Brunhild by cutting what protective gear off her?Armor
42.3%
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?Bat
36.7%
What item does Alberich make from Rhine gold in the cycle of operas by Wagner based on Norse sagas?Ring
34.9%
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?Ozymandias
33.5%

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