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Quiz: How well do you know your mythical figures?

How well do you know your Greek gods? Norse mythology? Irish heroes?

A BIT OF escapism isn’t a bad thing.

Over the years, there have been countless books, films, comics and TV shows written about mythology from all traditions.

We’ve all have heard some of these names over the years, but how well do you know your mythical figures?

Let’s find out…

What's Thor's hammer called in Norse mythology?
Loki
Mjolnir

Brokkr
Jim
In Gaelic myth, which of these objects was not one of the four treasures of the Tuatha Dé Dannan
Cauldron
Spear

Shield
Stone
Who was the Roman god of war?
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Mars
Jupiter

Saturn
Ceres
How long did Oisín spend with Niamh in Tír na nÓg?
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10 years
150 years

300 years
500 years
In Chinese myth, Cai Shen is the god of what?
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Agriculture
Love

War
Wealth
Greek hero Hercules was said to have famously completed twelve labours. Some involving killing while some involved capturing. Which one of these did he have to capture?
Disney
Nemean lion
Nine-headed Lernaean Hydra

Stymphalian birds
Cretan Bull
What's the name of the king who leads the Greeks into battle against the Trojans in The Illiad?
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Menelaus
Agamemnon

Odysseus
Priam
In Norse mythology, Odin is described as flanked by two animals. They are wolves and...
Bears
Horses

Ravens
Eagles
Which province did Queen Medb rule over?
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Ulster
Munster

Leinster
Connacht
Who is queen of the gods in Greek mythology?
Eris
Hera

Angelos
Hebe
Answer all the questions to see your result!
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Top Dog
Pawsitively perfect
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Clever cat
Almost purrfect
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What are ewe doing?
Baaaaaad
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Turtely awful
Shell of a bad effort
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Fintastic
That went swimmingly
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