How Well Do You Know Asclepius?

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How Well Do You Know Asclepius?

Certain figures in the past with known or unknown record have achieved great things that are still around today or worth knowing about. God healing, truth and prophecy is such a notable figure. Take a quiz and learn about Ascelpius


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Asclepius was a hero and god of medicine in ancient?  
    • A. 

      Rome

    • B. 

      Egypt

    • C. 

      Greek

    • D. 

      Persia

  • 2. 
    Asclepius represents the healing aspect of the medical arts; his daughters are?  
    • A. 

      Hygieia and Egle

    • B. 

      Laso and Panacea

    • C. 

      Aceso

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 3. 
    Asclepius was associated with the Roman/Etruscan god Vediovis and the Egyptian?  
    • A. 

      Imhotep

    • B. 

      Pharaoh

    • C. 

      Lot

    • D. 

      Apollo

  • 4. 
    Asclepius was one of Apollo’s sons, sharing with Apollo the?  
    • A. 

      Epithet

    • B. 

      John

    • C. 

      Luke

    • D. 

      Panacea

  • 5. 
    The snake-entwined staff, remains a symbol of medicine today, it is called?  
    • A. 

      Rod of Asclepius

    • B. 

      Medicine

    • C. 

      Rod

    • D. 

      Red Cross

  • 6. 
    The physicians and attendants who served this god were known as the?  
    • A. 

      Therapeutae of Asclepius

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Sun god

    • D. 

      Apollo

  • 7. 
    Asclepius was the son of Apollo, either by Coronis, daughter of Phlegyas or by?  
    • A. 

      Arsinoe

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Alexander

    • D. 

      Achilles

  • 8. 
    Asclepius was the son of Apollo and, according to the earliest accounts, a mortal woman named?  
    • A. 

      Coronis

    • B. 

      Ada

    • C. 

      Lovelace

    • D. 

      Machaon

  • 9. 
    His mother was killed for being unfaithful to?  
    • A. 

      Apollo

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Erebus

    • D. 

      Xerxes

  • 10. 
    Cult of Asclepius grew very popular and pilgrims flocked to his healing temple to be cured of their ills, the?  
    • A. 

      5th century BC

    • B. 

      6th century BC

    • C. 

      7th century BC

    • D. 

      8th century BC