How Well Do You Know Janus?

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How Well Do You Know Janus? - Quiz

In Roman mythology, Janus is the god of beginnings and endings. Thought to look to the future and the past, hence his two faces. It is a general belief that the month January is named after him.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Etruscan equivalent‎ of Janus is...
    • A. 

      Ytr

    • B. 

      Janus

    • C. 

      Culśanś

    • D. 

      Herme

  • 2. 
    In Roman religion, Janus is regarded as the spirit of...
    • A. 

      Kindness

    • B. 

      Wisdom

    • C. 

      Doorways

    • D. 

      Night

  • 3. 
    Who is one of Janus' siblings?
    • A. 

      Camese

    • B. 

      Rhea

    • C. 

      Talia

    • D. 

      Searz

  • 4. 
    Who is one of his children?
    • A. 

      Veti

    • B. 

      Petra

    • C. 

      Olistene

    • D. 

      Rhea

  • 5. 
    Janus is also believed to be the god of...
    • A. 

      Transitions

    • B. 

      Wonders

    • C. 

      Appreciation

    • D. 

      Healing

  • 6. 
    One of Janus' children is...
    • A. 

      Thyr

    • B. 

      Polies

    • C. 

      Lainx

    • D. 

      Aithex

  • 7. 
    Janus is said to live in...
    • A. 

      Extremes of heaven

    • B. 

      Hades

    • C. 

      Olympus

    • D. 

      Erebus

  • 8. 
    Janus' other name is...
    • A. 

      Ereptus

    • B. 

      Sund

    • C. 

      Aanusi

    • D. 

      Ianuspater

  • 9. 
    Janus is associated with this god.
    • A. 

      Isa

    • B. 

      Verne

    • C. 

      Portunus

    • D. 

      Ares

  • 10. 
    Janus is often invoked together with this god.
    • A. 

      Zeus

    • B. 

      Jupiter

    • C. 

      Saturn

    • D. 

      Iris

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