Phoenix (mythology): Quiz

Question 1: They and the Romans subsequently pictured the bird more like a peacock or an ________.
Bald EagleAquila (genus)Golden EagleEagle

Question 2: ________, mythical bird of ancient India.

Question 3: AD 170), who wrote the biography Life of Apollonius of Tyana, refers to the phoenix as a bird living in ________, but sometimes migrating to Egypt every five hundred years.
Lok SabhaResearch and Analysis WingIndiaIndia and the Non-Aligned Movement

Question 4: At dawn, it bathed in the water of the well, and the Greek sun-god ________ stopped his chariot (the sun) in order to listen to its song.
Atlas (mythology)Titan (mythology)HeliosGreek mythology

Question 5: It is the second most-respected legendary creature (second to the dragon), largely used to represent the empress and females, and as such as the counterpart to the ________, traditionally seen as masculine or imperial.
FenghuangChinese mythologyChinese dragonThree Sovereigns and Five Emperors

Question 6: And when the time of its dissolution draws near that it must die, it builds itself a nest of ________, and myrrh, and other spices, into which, when the time is fulfilled, it enters and dies.
BurseraceaeSomaliaFrankincenseNatural History (Pliny)

Question 7: ________, a Huma, Simurgh, Persian phoenixes.
JamshidKayanian dynastyZahhakSimurgh

Question 8: In ________, the phoenix is called hō-ō (kanji: 鳳凰) or fushichō (不死鳥?), literally "Immortal Bird".
CanadaUnited KingdomCambodiaJapan

Question 9: He considered the bird as an emanation of sunlight, being in appearance and size much like an ________.
Aquila (genus)Golden EagleBald EagleEagle

Question 10: In Persian mythology, ________, (Persian: سيمرغ, Middle Persian: senmurv) was a winged, bird-like creature that was very large and extremely ancient.
ZahhakJamshidSimurghKayanian dynasty

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