What Do You Know About Aeneas?

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What Do You Know About Aeneas? - Quiz

Aeneas was famous for being the first true hero of Rome. Additionally, he was the son of Anchises. Do you think you know him? If so, then try this quiz to prove your knowledge of him.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    What was Aeneas occupation?

    • A.

      Trojan hero

    • B.

      Prince Anchises

    • C.

      King of troy

    • D.

      King of Venus

    Correct Answer
    A. Trojan hero
    Explanation
    Aeneas' occupation was a Trojan hero. This means that he was a prominent figure in the Trojan War and played a significant role in the events surrounding the fall of Troy. As a hero, Aeneas was known for his bravery, leadership, and his important role in the foundation of Rome, as depicted in Virgil's epic poem, the Aeneid.

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  • 2. 

    What was his father's name?

    • A.

      Priam

    • B.

      Venus

    • C.

      Frankie

    • D.

      Anchises

    Correct Answer
    D. Anchises
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Anchises. This suggests that the person being referred to had a father named Anchises.

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  • 3. 

    Which of the following depicts Aeneas name?

    • A.

      Glory

    • B.

      Praised

    • C.

      Rejoice

    • D.

      Sadness

    Correct Answer
    B. Praised
    Explanation
    The name "Aeneas" means "praised" in Greek. Therefore, the word "Praised" accurately depicts Aeneas' name.

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  • 4. 

    Aeneas mother was popularly known as what?

    • A.

      Virgil

    • B.

      Romulus

    • C.

      Aphrodite

    • D.

      Remus

    Correct Answer
    C. Aphrodite
    Explanation
    Aeneas' mother was popularly known as Aphrodite. In Greek mythology, Aphrodite was the goddess of love, beauty, and desire. She played a significant role in Aeneas' story as his mother, guiding and protecting him throughout his journey. This association with Aphrodite also highlights Aeneas' divine lineage and his connection to the gods.

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  • 5. 

    Which of the following places did Aeneas found?

    • A.

      Italy

    • B.

      Rome

    • C.

      Troy

    • D.

      Mount Ida

    Correct Answer
    B. Rome
    Explanation
    Aeneas founded Rome. This is evident from historical and mythological accounts, such as Virgil's epic poem "The Aeneid." According to the legend, Aeneas, a Trojan hero, fled from Troy after its fall and eventually settled in Italy. He established a new city called Lavinium, which later became the precursor to Rome. Aeneas is considered the ancestor of Romulus and Remus, the legendary founders of Rome. Therefore, Rome is the correct answer.

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  • 6. 

    What was the relationship between Aeneas and Hector?

    • A.

      Brother

    • B.

      Nephew

    • C.

      Uncle

    • D.

      Cousin

    Correct Answer
    D. Cousin
    Explanation
    Aeneas and Hector were cousins.

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  • 7. 

    How many fleets of ships were built by Aeneas at the foot of the mountain?

    • A.

      10

    • B.

      15

    • C.

      25

    • D.

      20

    Correct Answer
    D. 20
    Explanation
    Aeneas built 20 fleets of ships at the foot of the mountain.

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  • 8. 

    Aeneas wife was known as what?

    • A.

      Lulus

    • B.

      Ascanium

    • C.

      Creusa

    • D.

      Palladium

    Correct Answer
    C. Creusa
    Explanation
    Creusa was the wife of Aeneas, a legendary hero in Greek and Roman mythology. She was the daughter of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy. Creusa played a significant role in the story of Aeneas, particularly in Virgil's epic poem, the Aeneid. She was the mother of Aeneas' son, Ascanius, and was tragically separated from her husband during the fall of Troy. Creusa's fate is not fully known, but according to some versions of the myth, she died while trying to escape the city, while in others, she was taken by the gods to become a goddess herself.

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  • 9. 

    Aeneas buried his father in which of these locations?

    • A.

      Anchisia

    • B.

      Etis

    • C.

      Locania

    • D.

      Sicily

    Correct Answer
    A. Anchisia
    Explanation
    Aeneas buried his father in Anchisia.

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  • 10. 

    Who healed Aeneas when he sustained injuries during battle?

    • A.

      Diomedes

    • B.

      Apollo

    • C.

      Leto

    • D.

      Poseidon

    Correct Answer
    C. Leto
    Explanation
    Leto healed Aeneas when he sustained injuries during battle.

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