The Loch Ness Monster
Q: What is Loch Ness?
A: a. an ocean b. a large river in Scotland c. a large lake in Scotland
Q: The first written account of the Loch Ness Monster, in the year 565, mentions St Columba. What did he do?
A: a. He saved a swimmer from the monster
b. He tried to kill the monster.
c. He gave food to the monster.
Q: How many people have reported seeing the Loch Ness Monster since then?
A: a. ten b. hundreds c. thousands
Q: What did scientists discover when they used sonar to search for the Loch Ness Monster?
A: a. The Loch Ness Monster definitely doesn't exist.
b. There are creatures the size of whales in the loch
c. The Loch Ness Monster is actually a big fish.
Did You Know? Some people have suggested that the Loch Ness Monster might be a dinosaur!
Q: Which sentence often describes the Yeti in myths?
A: a. It loves children and playing in the snow.
b. It smells terrible and is very strong
c. It used to be human.
Q: What is another name for the Yeti?
A: a. The Abominable Snowman b. the Snow Eater c. the White Gorilla
Q: In which mountain range is the Yeti supposed to live?
A: a. the Alps b. the Andes c. the Himalayas
Q: What do some people say is the best evidence that the Yeti really exists?
A: a Yeti skeleton c. legends told by people in Tibet
Q: What do people in Nepal call the Yeti?
A: a. a monster b. a wild animal c. a god
Q: Where do people believe that leprechauns hide their gold?
Did You Know? An English newspaper once sent a team to Mount Everest to look for the Yeti. They didn't find it, but they found paintings of a similar creature.
Q: Which sentence is true about leprechauns?
A: a. They are male fairies b. They are female fairies. They can be male or female.
Q: What is the leprechaun's profession?
A: a. a cook b. A shoemaker c. an artist
A: a. In ports b. under their pillows c. in their shoes
Q: How can you make a leprechaun lead you to its gold?
A: a. Laugh at it. b. Ask it to take you there. c. Look at it and don’t look away
Q: What happens if you look away?
a. The leprechaun disappears b. You turn into a leprechaun. c. The gold disappears.
Did You Know?
People used to believe that there was a leprechaun's pot of gold at the end of a rainbow.
Q: In medieval times, many people bought "unicorn horns". What did people believe about these horns?
A: a. that they stopped poison from working
b. that they helped poison work
c. that they were delicious food
Q: According to legend, which conqueror turned back from India after seeing a unicorn?
A: a. Alexander the Great b. Napoleon c. Genghis Khan
Q: A famous circus once claimed to hove a "living unicorn". What was this animal in reality?
A: a. a goat b. a horse c. a deer
Did You Know? Unicorns appear in the Harry Potter stories. There's even one on the cover of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.