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

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

The Yoruba people have very rich culture and their gods, goddesses and supernatural beings are quite intriguing. Take this test to know how well you know these Yoruba gods.


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