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Cryptids of the World (hard)

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(95 votes)
8 questions
English
A quiz about various cryptids of the world. While making this I tried to steer clear of creatures with mythological origins, such as the kelpie or dragons
1

Chupacabra is a cryptid originally sighted in Puerto Rico. What does Chupacabra translate to?

Goat-sucker

Goat demon

Spanish goatman

Vampire

61% got this right

Chupacabra's name consists of two Spanish words, chupar, ''to suck'' and ''cabras'' meaning goats
2

What animal does the Loch Ness monster bear a striking resemblance to?

A plesiosaur

A coelacanth

A diplodocus

An extinct species of water-giraffe

50% got this right

3

Where was the most famous sighting of the mothman?

Hard  17% got this right

A Mothman museum is also located in point pleasant. It is usually open from 10am to 5pm every day
4

Barghest is a cryptid from Northern England. What species is it said to be?

A black dog

A black horse

A massive raven

An unidentified bipedal creature

41% got this right

The Barghest is described to be a massive black dog with sharp teeth and claws
5

the skinwalker, while not a cryptid, can be traced back to what culture's myths and legends?

A native american Navajo tribe

Ancient egypt

Mayan culture

Trick question, skinwalkers are not depicted in any myths or legends

59% got this right

In Navajo mythology skinwalkers are harmful witches that have the ability to transform and possess animals and humans
6

What cryptid partially inspired the sandworms from Dune?

Mongolian death worm

Kukulkan

Quetzalcoatl

Titanoboa

66% got this right

The original Mongolian name for the death worm translates to ''Large intestine worm''
7

Dobhar-chú is a large otter-like creature from which country?

Ireland

68% got this right

Dobhar-chú's name roughly translates to ''water dog'' or ''water hound''. It is also called King Otter in some cases
8

Selma, also known as Seljordsormen is a lake monster from what country?

Norway

Easy  84% got this right

The Selma is also depicted in the coat of arms of Seljord, Telemark