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Greek Mythology Study Guide

34 Questions  I  By Candeostudent
Mythology Quizzes & Trivia
Gods, Goddesses, and Famous Mythological People and Creatures!



  
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1.  Ancient Greeks explained nature and their beliefs with stories called _______
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2.  An ancient Greek  'god' or 'goddess' was which of the following choices?
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3.  If someone was MORTAL, it meant that
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4.  Which god and goddess were married?
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5.  Which famous Greek giant gave man fire and made Zeus angry?
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6.  Which of the following 3 creatures were half human and half animal?
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7.  Which of the following creatures had three heads and was owned by Hades?
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8.  Who was the inventor of the Labrynth?
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9.  What half man and half bull creature guarded the Labrynth?
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10.  Which Prince killed the Minotaur and escaped from the Labrynth?
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11.  Daedalus' son flew too close to the sun and fell.  His name was_____?
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12.  The woman who ran very fast and NEVER wanted to marry was Arachne
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13.  The woman who ran very fast and NEVER wanted to marry was Atalanta
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14.  The woman who beat Athena in a contest ans was a skilled weaver was Arachne.
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15.  THe god of the underworld, Hades, was married to Persephone.
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16.  THe god of fire was Zeus.
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17.  Hephaestus was the god of fire.  
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18.  Pan was a musically talented, pipe-playing, goat-like creature.
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19.  Which curious woman opened a box that "let all the bad" escape into the world?
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20.  THe Greek hero named _______________ solved the Riddle of the Sphinx.
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21.  ______________ was the home of the ancient Greek gods/goddesses.
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22.  An ancient Greek farmer who was worried about his harvest would probably pray to:
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23.  Dionysus was the god of wine
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24.  Two mythological creatures related to horses are:
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25.  Demeter, the goddess of the grain and harvest had a beautiful daughter named _____________. SHe was tricked into marrying  Hades, the god of the underworld.
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26.  The Trojan War included which of the following details?  (You can choose as many as you think are right!)
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27.  The TWIN god and goddess are:
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28.  Athena sprang from the mind of Zeus. She was the goddess of _________ and _________.
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29.  Another male god of WAR was
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30.  This god of the SEA carried a TRIDENT. 
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31.  When the gods wanted to send messages, they could use a special messenger god, called:
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32.  Two of the gods we studied had Hera and Persphone as wives. The gods were ____ and _____.
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33.  What do you think the following statement might mean? " Oops! You really opened up Pandora's box. Good luck sorting that out!" 
34.   Did the Trojan Horse help the Greeks win the Trojan War? Explain your answer. When you answer, think about including details that answer the following questions: What did the Greeks do? WHERE did the Greeks and the 'Trojan' horse go when it was finished? Did the Greeks win or lose with their idea of building the Trojan Horse?
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