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Can You Name These Following Creatures from Greek Mythology??

Greek mythology has been a part of our World Literature subject since we all went schooling. What made this myth truly inspiring is the stories of heroes and other mortals who live with the Olympian gods and the goddesses, how they mutually care for each other and show balance of peace and prosperity from two different worlds, despite vile elements are being foreseen.

So I have created here a quiz to test your knowledge on how well you familiarize these following creatures that took part in the stories and fame of some renowned Greek heroes.

Take this quiz and share this to your friends. Make sure you get 6/10 or above for a passing score.

This quiz is just as easy as you can imagine. So try to make a perfect score.

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    These are half-human, half-horse creatures in Greek mythology. They have the body of a horse and the torso, head and arms of a man. They were considered to be the children of Ixion, king of the Lapiths, and Nephele, a cloud made in the image of Hera. Chiron, is one of the most famous of their race, who was a mentor of Heracles.

    • Basilisks
    • Centaurs
    • Wyverns
    • Phoenices
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    It is the three-headed dog that guards the gate of the Underworld to prevent the dead from leaving. It was the offspring of the monsters Echidna and Typhon, and usually is described as having three heads, a serpent for a tail, and snakes protruding from parts of his body. It is primarily known for his capture by Heracles, one of Heracles’ twelve labours.

    • Harpy
    • Siren
    • Griffin
    • Cerberus
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    It was a creature with the head of a bull and the body of a man. It dwelt at the center of the Labyrinth, which was an elaborate maze-like construction designed by the architect Daedalus and his son Icarus, on the command of King Minos of Crete. It was eventually killed by the Athenian hero Theseus.

    • Amazon
    • Minotaur
    • Brobdingnag
    • Cyclops
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    They were dangerous creatures, who lured nearby sailors with their enchanting music and voices to shipwreck on the rocky coast of their island. Roman poets placed them on some small islands called Sirenum scopuli. Odysseus have met these creatures on his sea-faring Odyssey adventure.

    • Hydras
    • Harpies
    • Sirens
    • Furies
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    He is a winged divine stallion usually depicted as pure white in color. He was sired by Poseidon, in his role as horse-god, and foaled by Medusa. He was the brother of Chrysaor, born at a single birthing when his mother was decapitated by Perseus.

    • Phoenix
    • Unicorn
    • Griffin
    • Pegasus
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    It is is a mythical creature with the head of a human and the body of a lion. In Greek tradition, it has the head of a human, the haunches of a lion, and sometimes the wings of a bird. It is mythicised as treacherous and merciless. Those who cannot answer its riddle suffer a fate typical in such mythological stories, as they are killed and eaten by this ravenous monster. This deadly version of a creature appears in the myth and drama of Oedipus.

    • Sphinx
    • Griffin
    • Pegasus
    • Centaur
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    It had many heads and every time someone would cut off one of them, two more heads would grow out of the stump. It was one of the offspring of Typhon and Echidna, the father and mother of all monsters respectively. It lived in the lake Lerna in the region of Argolid in the Peloponnese. Heracles had defeated this monster in his twelve labours.

    • Harpy
    • Hydra
    • Basilisk
    • Wyvern
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    They are also known as the Furies. They were female chthonic (from underworld) deities of vengeance. Their task is to hear complaints brought by mortals against the insolence of the young to the aged, of children to parents, of hosts to guests, and of householders or city councils to suppliants – and to punish such crimes by hounding culprits relentlessly.

    • Fates
    • Moirae
    • Erinyes
    • Gorgons
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    She was a monster, a Gorgon, generally described as a winged human female with living venomous snakes in place of hair. Gazers upon her hideous face would turn to stone. Most sources describe her as the daughter of Phorcys and Ceto.

    • Psyche
    • Arachne
    • Medusa
    • Circe
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    They are also called as Centimanes. These are three giants of incredible strength and ferocity that surpassed all of the Titans, whom they helped overthrow. They became the guards of the gates of Tartarus. The Hundred-Handed-Ones are “giants” of great storms and hurricanes. They are Briareos, Kottos, and Gyges.

    • Pleiades
    • Charybdis
    • Scylla
    • Hecatoncheires

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