Pagan Quiz 2015

Pagan Quiz 2015

Norwich Pagan Moot 2nd of December

The Gods


  • Q: What was the name of the Greek Goddess of Love?

    • A: Aphrodite

  • Q: What is the name of the shapeshifter trickster god of the Norse pantheon?

    • A: Loki

  • Q: Which God in Egypt was known as "the scribe of the gods" and is also the name of the world's most popular tarot deck?

    • A: Thoth

  • Q: Which Irish God possessed a spear that could never be overcome?

    • A: Lugh

  • Q: Which angel is worshipped by both the Feri Tradition and the Yetzi People of Iraq?

    • A: The Peacock Angel

  • Q: What is the name of the Sumerian Goddess who descended into the underworld?

    • A: Inanna

  • Q: What was the name of the Roman God of the Fire?

    • A: Vulcan

  • Q: What is the name of the star goddess found within Thelema?

    • A: Nuit

  • Q: What is the name of the Horned God who first makes an appearance in Shakespeare's, the Merry Wives of Windsor?

    • A: Herne the Hunter

  • Q: What set of spirits does Papa Legba belong to in voodoo?

    • A: The Loa


Cycles of Nature


  • Q: Which planet forms a pentagram by its major conjunctions?

    • A: Venus

  • Q: What three trees does Kipling talk about in his poem ‘A Tree Song’?

    • A: Oak, Ash and Thorn

  • Q: What is the name of the Pagan festival in which it is customary to leave a dumb supper out?

    • A: Samhain/Hallow’s Eve/All Hallows/November Eve

  • Q: How many days are there within the cycle of the moon?

    • A: 28

  • Q: What compass direction does the Sun set in Wales?

    • A: East

  • Q: What is the more common name for the aromatic resin known as olibanum, which is used for incenses and perfumes?

    • A: Frankincense

  • Q: What popular street name is given to Fly Agaric and Liberty Cap

    • A: Magic Mushrooms

  • Q: What are the three basic categories of rock called?

    • A: Igneous, Sedimentary, Metamorphic

  • Q: What date does the ancient roman festival of Saturnalia fall upon?

    • A: 17th of December

  • Q: What is the name of the three astrological fire signs?

    • A: Aries, Leo & Sagittarius


Magic & Ceremony


  • Q: What are the names of the four classical Greek elements, which are invoked within ceremonies of many of the different Pagan paths?

    • A: Earth, Air, Fire, Water

  • Q: What is a common and alternative name for the Magic Circle in Traditional Witchcraft?

    • The Compass

  • Q: What is the name of the force or spirit, which in english means poetic inspiration is called upon within druidic ceremonies?

    • A: Awen

  • Q: Within the influential grimoire text, the Key of Solomon (KoS), what substance is mixed with water for the purification of practitioners and has found its way into Pagan ritual?

    • A: Salt

  • Q: What set of markings are used for divination within heathenry?

    • A: The Runes

  • Q: What is the name of the central glyph of 10 spheres within Jewish Mysticism, which has found its way into many Pagan paths?

    • A: The Tree of Life

  • Q: What is the name given to the book within initiatory Wicca, which contains a collection of writings on seasonal rites, initiations and instructions on witchcraft and is passed down from initiator to initiate?

    • A: The Book of Shadows

  • Q: What are the three worlds called that a Shaman will journey to with the aid of drumming?

    • A: Lower, Middle and Upper World

  • Q: What is the name of a system of magic created by Queen Elizabeth the I's advisor John Dee that was later adopted by the Hermetic Order of the Golden Dawn?

    • A: Enochian

  • Q: What is the common name for the rite within Wicca where the God and Goddess come together in sexual union?

    • A: The Great Rite