Do You Know Hercules?

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Do You Know Hercules? - Quiz

Hercules was a Roman hero and god,he was the son of Zeus. Hercules was famous for his strength and for his numerous far ranging adventure. There a lot about him. Let's have little fun by having a quiz about him.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What is the name of Hercules father?

    • A.

      Zeus

    • B.

      Poseidon

    • C.

      Ur

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Zeus
    Explanation
    Zeus is the correct answer because in Greek mythology, Hercules is known as the son of Zeus. Zeus was the king of the gods and the ruler of Mount Olympus. He had many children with mortal women and Hercules was one of them. Hercules was known for his incredible strength and completed twelve labors as punishment for killing his wife and children in a fit of madness, which were set upon him by his cousin Eurystheus.

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  • 2. 

     What is the meaning of the word "Hercules"?

    • A.

      Glory of Zeus

    • B.

      Strong warrior

    • C.

      Glory Of Hera

    • D.

      Ancient Warrior

    Correct Answer
    C. Glory Of Hera
    Explanation
    The word "Hercules" derives from the Greek name "Herakles," which means "glory of Hera." In Greek mythology, Hera was the queen of the gods and the wife of Zeus. However, Hercules is primarily associated with Zeus, who was his father. The name "Hercules" reflects the divine connection between Hercules and both Zeus and Hera, emphasizing the glory and significance of Hera in his story.

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  • 3. 

    Who was Hera to Hercules?

    • A.

      Friend

    • B.

      Enemy

    • C.

      Brother

    • D.

      Sister

    Correct Answer
    B. Enemy
    Explanation
    Hera was the enemy of Hercules. In Greek mythology, Hera was the wife of Zeus and the queen of the gods. She held a grudge against Hercules because he was the illegitimate son of Zeus and a mortal woman. Hera constantly tried to harm Hercules and make his life difficult, sending various monsters and challenges his way. This antagonistic relationship between Hera and Hercules is a recurring theme in many myths and stories involving the hero.

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  • 4. 

    How many step father does Hercules have,according to the Greek?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    According to Greek mythology, Hercules had two stepfathers. His biological father was Zeus, but his mother, Alcmene, was married to Amphitryon, who raised Hercules as his own. However, Zeus also played a role as Hercules' stepfather, as he disguised himself as Amphitryon and impregnated Alcmene, resulting in Hercules' birth. Therefore, Hercules had two stepfathers in Greek mythology.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following is said to be a step father to Hercules?

    • A.

      Zeus

    • B.

      Amphitryon

    • C.

      Ophni

    • D.

      Winfrey

    Correct Answer
    B. Amphitryon
    Explanation
    Amphitryon is said to be a stepfather to Hercules. In Greek mythology, Amphitryon was married to Alcmene, Hercules' mother. He raised Hercules as his own son, even though Hercules was conceived by Zeus, who disguised himself as Amphitryon. This makes Amphitryon the stepfather of Hercules.

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  • 6. 

    Which of the following is said to be a step father of Hercules?

    • A.

      Amphitryon

    • B.

      Radamanthes

    • C.

      All of the above

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. All of the above
    Explanation
    All of the above is the correct answer because both Amphitryon and Radamanthes are said to be stepfathers of Hercules. Amphitryon was the mortal husband of Hercules' mother, Alcmene, and Radamanthes was the son of Zeus and an unknown mortal woman, who married Alcmene after the death of Amphitryon. Therefore, both of them can be considered as stepfathers of Hercules.

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  • 7. 

    What is the name of the first wife of Hercules?

    • A.

      Chimera

    • B.

      Nickel

    • C.

      Megara

    • D.

      Liardon

    Correct Answer
    C. Megara
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Megara. In Greek mythology, Megara was the first wife of Hercules. They had two children together, but their marriage ended tragically when Hercules was driven mad by the goddess Hera and killed Megara and their children.

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  • 8. 

    What is the name of the father of Megara?

    • A.

      Shrik

    • B.

      Creon

    • C.

      Shrew

    • D.

      Cren

    Correct Answer
    B. Creon
    Explanation
    Creon is the correct answer because in Greek mythology, Creon is known as the father of Megara. He was the king of Thebes and the father of Megara, who was the first wife of the hero Heracles. Creon plays a significant role in the tragic story of Heracles and his family, and his name is often associated with being the father of Megara.

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  • 9. 

    What is the name of Hercules second wife?

    • A.

      Deianira

    • B.

      Megara

    • C.

      Shiranka

    • D.

      Phranka

    Correct Answer
    A. Deianira
    Explanation
    Deianira is the correct answer because she is known as the second wife of Hercules in Greek mythology. After completing his Twelve Labors, Hercules married Deianira, the daughter of King Oeneus. However, their marriage faced challenges when Hercules accidentally killed the centaur Nessus, who had tried to abduct Deianira. Nessus gave Deianira a cloak soaked in his poisoned blood, which caused Hercules great pain when he wore it. This ultimately led to Hercules' tragic death.

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  • 10. 

    What is the name of Hercules third wife?

    • A.

      Shir

    • B.

      Hebe

    • C.

      Linka

    • D.

      He had None

    Correct Answer
    B. Hebe
    Explanation
    Hebe is the correct answer because she is known in Greek mythology as Hercules' third wife. Hebe was the goddess of youth and the daughter of Zeus and Hera. After Hercules completed his twelve labors, he was granted immortality and married Hebe, who became his eternal companion.

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