Statistics for Creatures from English and Scottish Folklore

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  • The average score is 4 of 20

Answer Stats

GroupDescriptionCreature% Correct
ScottishA long-necked aquatic creature said to dwell in a particular loch.Loch Ness Monster
65%
EnglishSmall creatures that cause malfunctions in machinery.Gremlin
62%
ScottishA shape-shifting spirit that can take on a horselike or a human appearance.Kelpie
50%
ScottishBeings that can change from a seal to a human by shedding their skin.Selkie
50%
EnglishType of animal that the Beast of Bodmin Moor and the Beast of Exmoor are said to look like.Big cat
46%
EnglishAn entity that appears in the form of a large dark canine, typically with glowing eyes. Often regarded as a portent of death.Black dog
27%
ScottishSmall household spirits which perform various chores and farming tasks while the owners of the house are asleep.Brownie
27%
EnglishSmall beings which inhabit sites such as stone circles and dolmen. They are generally benign and are fond of dancing.Pixie
27%
ScottishAnother creature from the Orkney Islands, this one is sea creature that appears as a horse-human hybrid when on land. It has no skin and the horse's mouth produces toxic vapour.Nuckelavee
12%
ScottishA type of malevolent goblin which lives in ruined castles along the Anglo-Scottish border and is known for soaking its hat in blood.Redcap
12%
ScottishA female omen of death, seen cleaning blood off of clothes.Bean-nighe
8%
EnglishA blue-faced hag with iron claws, said to haved lived in a cave in Dane Hills, Leicestershire. She would feed on lambs and children.Black Annis
8%
EnglishCreatures that dwell underwater, which grab and drown children that get too close. The name of the creature is thought to be connected to Grendel.Grindylow
8%
EnglishSmall, large-headed and long-armed creature that commits random mischief in mines.Knocker
8%
EnglishA giant worm (dragon), told of in a legend set around the River Wear in North East England.{Lambton} Worm
8%
ScottishA humanoid wolf creature from the folklore of the Shetland Islands.Wulver
8%
EnglishA fairy or ghost that inhabits mines and appears as a small blue flame.Bluecap
4%
ScottishA fairy creature which resembles a large black cat with a white spot on its chest, said to inhabit the Scottish Highlands.Cat Sìth
4%
ScottishAn aquatic race from the folklore of the Orkney Islands who kidnap people near the shore.{Fin}folk
4%
EnglishA spirit of the hearth that looks like a small hairy man. They help out around the home but also play practical jokes.Hobgoblin
4%

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