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Passing the tests requires passing some DC Knowledge checks, that might or might not be successful. Once you pass them, you can get the information you need to form a suitable reply.
Or you can deviate from the mechanics, wing it, and get a satisfactory reply.
I didn't say the encounter couldn't be PASSED. Surely, if you've a paladin of Iomadae in the party, or any cleric with Knowledge Religion, you should be fine.
But, mechanically, as written, it basically punishes people who don't know much about the goddess or her beliefs.
Oh, and Good does not mean 'nice'. Tough love is a thing. Ants should be respectful even to nice people, lest they be stepped on.
Actually you are only punished when no one knows the answer AND no one appears humble or confident.
The reward for this question is the Chalice of Ozem, which is pretty much as important for Iomedans as the Cross Christ died on or Thor's hammer. Iomeda is testing the heroes worthiness for such an artefact.
Plus the question about the morgh lord is directly linked to the Chalice. Maybe Iomeda wants the heroes to understand the significance of the artefact she is about to bestow upon them.
Personally I say: Knowledge check, by sucess Major artefact, by failure sonic damage you can easily survive at your level.
Seems like a fair deal to me.