Avoid Being Eaten: Test Your Dragon Lore
Depending on where you live, dragons are creatures to fear or revere -- and wherever they’re from, they’re just about always a force to be reckoned with. How well do you know your dragon lore?
A dragon is part of which royal coat of arms?
- Prince of Thailand
- Prince of Monaco
- Prince of Wales
Where is one of the world's most famous dragon sculptures located?
- Cape Town, South Africa
- Beijing, China
- Cairo, Egypt
What Mandarin word is part of the name for the Chinese dinosaur <i>Dilong paradoxus</i>?
True or False: There's a dragon in Poland that breathes fire when cued via text request.
Who is Dragon*Con a convention for (mainly)?
- sci-fi and fantasy enthusiasts
Who were the first people to record a sighting of Scotland's Loch Ness monster?
- boaters who hightailed it to shore
- a shop owner near the lake
- an ancient people called Picts
What does a cryptozoologist do?
- studies extinct or mythological creatures
- studies dinosaurs
- studies fossils
What are European dragons known for eating?
- the flower of a rare water lily
- fair maidens
Which influential psychiatrist used dragons to help form his theory?
- Carl Jung
- Abraham Maslow
- Sigmund Freud
Which animated movie featured a small, friendly dragon with a good sense of humor?
- "Puff, the Magic Dragon"
Which dragon is part of an urban legend regarding marijuana use?
- Puff, the Magic Dragon
Which fashion designer is known for incorporating dragon designs into clothing?
- Ralph Lauren
- Vera Wang
- Ed Hardy
Which dragon, originally thought to be a male, turned out to be female?
Which game involving role-playing and winged, fire-breathing beasts is the oldest?
- Dragon Sun
- Dragon Fable
- Dungeons & Dragons
Where's the best place to spot a modern dragon?
- in the sky
- in a cave
- in an underwater lair
Who was the Jabberwock, a famous literary figment, created by?
- Ray Bradbury
- J.K. Rowling
- Lewis Carroll
What was the name of the dragon that liked to hoard gold in "The Hobbit"?
Which dragon became an Internet sensation?
- Trogdor the Burninator
- Pudgy, the Hungry Dragon
Does the Bible mention a dragon?
- only in the Dead Sea scrolls
What is the name of the dragon that the hero must slay in the poem "Beowulf"?
- Monstrous Nightmare
- None of these