Trivia Quiz: How Well Do You Know About Yoruba Gods?

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Trivia Quiz: How Well Do You Know About Yoruba Gods?

How Well Do You Know About Yoruba Gods? The Yoruba people have a vibrant culture, and their gods, goddesses and supernatural beings are quite intriguing. They are known as Orishas. The quiz below is a quiz designed to help you see just how much you know about them and what people believe about them. Do give it a shot!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In Yoruba language, what are they called? 
    • A. 

      Chi's

    • B. 

      Orisha's

    • C. 

      Ab┼ębuwan's

    • D. 

      Gode's

  • 2. 
    • A. 

      Sango

    • B. 

      Eledumare

    • C. 

      Obatala

    • D. 

      Ogun

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Monkey

    • B. 

      Rhinoceros

    • C. 

      Lion

    • D. 

      Lizard

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      God of music

    • B. 

      God of charm

    • C. 

      God of thunder

    • D. 

      God of love

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      Palm Nuts

    • B. 

      Cloud

    • C. 

      Water Jug

    • D. 

      White Cloth

  • 6. 
    In Yoruba folkdances, what representation of Oya do women carry? 
    • A. 

      Axes

    • B. 

      Rods

    • C. 

      Gele's

    • D. 

      Staffs

  • 7. 
    • A. 

      Goddess of water

    • B. 

      God of water

    • C. 

      Goddess of health

    • D. 

      Goddess of fertility

  • 8. 
    Sango had how many wives; Is Oya one? 
    • A. 

      Two; Yes

    • B. 

      Two; No

    • C. 

      Three; Yes

    • D. 

      Three; No

  • 9. 
    In order of eminence, which god comes after Sango? 
    • A. 

      Ifa

    • B. 

      Obatala

    • C. 

      Ajagun

    • D. 

      Olorun

  • 10. 
    Nyankupon is to the Tshis as Olorun is to the Yorubas. Why? 
    • A. 

      Both wear white clothes

    • B. 

      Both are sky-gods

    • C. 

      Both are water-gods

    • D. 

      They have nothing in common