Creation Myths: Lesson for Kids


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What is the purpose of creation myths?

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1. In the Chinese myth of the Cosmic Egg, who was Phan Ku?

2. In the Chinese myth of the Cosmic Egg, how did Phan Ku create the mountains and the oceans?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Almost every culture has a creation story. This quiz/worksheet will test your understanding of why creation stories were so important and ask you questions about two interesting stories: the Chinese Myth of the Cosmic Egg and the Iroquois myth of Sky-Woman.

Quiz and Worksheet Goals

Complete this quiz/worksheet to test your understanding of:

  • The purpose of creation myths
  • Who Phan Ku was in the myth of the Cosmic Egg
  • What Phan Ku did to create oceans and mountains
  • Who helped Sky-Woman in the Iroquois myth

Skills Practiced

Skills you will use when you take the quiz include:

  • Interpreting information - read and understand information about the purpose of creation stories
  • Information recall - remember what you learned about Phan Ku and the myth of the Cosmic egg
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the Iroquois creation story

Additional Learning

Learn more about these stories by studying the lesson called Creation Myths: Lesson for Kids. This lesson will help you find out about:

  • What was in the Cosmic Egg
  • Phan Ku's fate
  • What the Earth was like before Sky-Woman fell