Dragons In World Mythology Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    In this ancient culture, dragons have always been thought to be good luck.

    • A.

      Roman

    • B.

      Chinese

    • C.

      Babylonian

    • D.

      Native American

    Correct Answer
    B. Chinese
    Explanation
    Dragons being associated with good luck is a belief deeply rooted in Chinese culture. In Chinese mythology, dragons are revered as powerful and benevolent creatures that bring prosperity, abundance, and protection. They are seen as symbols of imperial power and are believed to bring good fortune and blessings to those who encounter them. This cultural belief has been passed down through generations and is still prevalent in Chinese society today. Therefore, the correct answer is Chinese.

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  • 2. 

    The dragon Jormungander was created by this mischevious god.

    • A.

      Odin

    • B.

      Loki

    • C.

      Hermes

    • D.

      The Korean Monkey God

    Correct Answer
    B. Loki
    Explanation
    Loki is known for his mischievous nature and is often associated with creating chaos and trouble. In Norse mythology, he is the god of mischief and trickery. Jormungandr, also known as the Midgard Serpent, is one of Loki's three children. It is a giant sea serpent that encircles the world and is destined to battle Thor during Ragnarok, the end of the world. Therefore, it is fitting that Loki is the correct answer as he is the one who created Jormungandr.

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  • 3. 

    This dragon was sent by Posiedon to punish an arrogant queen.

    • A.

      Cetus

    • B.

      Leviathan

    • C.

      Kraken

    • D.

      Metopholes

    Correct Answer
    A. Cetus
    Explanation
    Cetus is the correct answer because it is a sea monster in Greek mythology that was sent by Poseidon to punish the queen Cassiopeia for her arrogance. Cetus is often depicted as a large sea serpent or whale-like creature and is known for causing destruction and chaos in the ocean. Therefore, Cetus fits the description of a dragon sent by Poseidon to punish an arrogant queen.

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  • 4. 

    This son of a dwarven king was turned into a dragon by his greed.  Later, he was slain by a warrior sent by his own brother.

    • A.

      Siegfried

    • B.

      Cetus

    • C.

      Fafnir

    • D.

      Loki

    Correct Answer
    C. Fafnir
    Explanation
    Fafnir is the correct answer because he fits the description given in the question. According to Norse mythology, Fafnir was a dwarf who was transformed into a dragon due to his insatiable greed for gold. He was eventually killed by Sigurd, a warrior who was sent by Fafnir's own brother. This story is part of the Völsunga saga and the Nibelungenlied, making Fafnir a well-known character in Norse mythology.

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  • 5. 

    This feathered serpent was one of the gods revered by the Mayans and Aztecs.

    • A.

      Phoenix

    • B.

      Quetzalcoatl

    • C.

      Cestus

    • D.

      Arachnea

    Correct Answer
    B. Quetzalcoatl
    Explanation
    Quetzalcoatl is the correct answer because it is a well-known feathered serpent deity worshipped by both the Mayans and Aztecs. This god held great importance in their religious beliefs and was associated with various aspects such as creation, fertility, and wisdom. The name "Quetzalcoatl" is derived from the Nahuatl language, with "quetzal" referring to the colorful bird called quetzal and "coatl" meaning serpent. The combination of these two symbols represents the divine nature of this deity, making it a significant figure in Mesoamerican mythology.

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