How Well Do You Know Dionysus?

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How Well Do You Know Dionysus?

In Greek religion and mythology, Dionysus is the god of grape harvest and winemaking. The youngest son of Olympian gods, he is also known as the god of theatre and religious ecstasy.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The Greeks worshipped Dionysus because they viewed him as...
    • A. 

      Powerful

    • B. 

      Good

    • C. 

      Kind

    • D. 

      Beautiful

  • 2. 
    Who is the mother of Dionysus?
    • A. 

      Semele

    • B. 

      Lisa

    • C. 

      Aphrodite

    • D. 

      Venus

  • 3. 
    Dionysus is said to be the only god with a...
    • A. 

      Symbol

    • B. 

      Mortal parent

    • C. 

      Work of art

    • D. 

      Shrine

  • 4. 
    One of the symbols of Dionysus is...
    • A. 

      Snow

    • B. 

      Roses

    • C. 

      Ivy crown

    • D. 

      Helmet

  • 5. 
    In Roman mythology, Dionysus is known as...
    • A. 

      Legend

    • B. 

      Bacchus

    • C. 

      Romario

    • D. 

      Tacchyus

  • 6. 
    Who is the Etruscan equivalent‎ of Dionysus?
    • A. 

      Athens

    • B. 

      Fufluns

    • C. 

      Tacchiddus

    • D. 

      Leo

  • 7. 
    Dionysus is constantly surrounded by a gathering of wild females called...
    • A. 

      Venuses

    • B. 

      Maenads

    • C. 

      Maidens

    • D. 

      Operas

  • 8. 
    In Rome, Dionysus is called...
    • A. 

      Sater

    • B. 

      Liber Pater

    • C. 

      Vino

    • D. 

      Vino Pater

  • 9. 
    A group of lustful, male followers constantly found around Dionysus are the...
    • A. 

      Satyrs

    • B. 

      Herds

    • C. 

      Millers

    • D. 

      Viners

  • 10. 
    A typical symbol of Dionysus is...
    • A. 

      Staff

    • B. 

      Thyrsos

    • C. 

      Grapes

    • D. 

      Fruits

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