What Do You Know About Hector?

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What Do You Know About Hector? - Quiz

Hector was the greatest fighter during his time. He was a prince of the royal house and the heir apparent to his father's throne. How well do you know him? Take our quiz to prove your knowledge of him.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    Who was Hector?

    • A.

      Trojan prince

    • B.

      Greek prince

    • C.

       European prince

    • D.

      Roman prince

    Correct Answer
    A. Trojan prince
    Explanation
    Hector was a Trojan prince. He was the son of King Priam and Queen Hecuba of Troy. Hector was known for his bravery and skill in battle, and he played a significant role in the Trojan War. He was considered the greatest warrior of Troy and was admired for his loyalty and devotion to his family and city. Despite his efforts, Hector was ultimately killed by Achilles, the Greek hero.

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  • 2. 

    What is the name of Hector's father?

    • A.

      Hecuba

    • B.

      Priam

    • C.

      Andromache

    • D.

      Scamandrius

    Correct Answer
    B. Priam
    Explanation
    Priam is the correct answer because Priam is known as the father of Hector in Greek mythology. He was the king of Troy and husband of Hecuba. Priam played a significant role in the Trojan War and is often depicted as a wise and respected leader.

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  • 3. 

    Who killed Hector?

    • A.

      Paris

    • B.

      Patroclus

    • C.

      Achilles

    • D.

      Hecuba

    Correct Answer
    C. Achilles
    Explanation
    Achilles killed Hector. In Greek mythology, Hector was a Trojan prince and a great warrior, while Achilles was a Greek hero and the central character of the epic poem, the Iliad. The two engaged in a fierce battle during the Trojan War, and Achilles ultimately killed Hector, avenging the death of his close friend Patroclus, whom Hector had slain. This act of vengeance is a significant event in the poem and marks a turning point in the war.

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  • 4. 

    When did Hector die?

    • A.

      1045

    • B.

      1185

    • C.

      1228

    • D.

      1463

    Correct Answer
    B. 1185
  • 5. 

    Who was the name of Hector's wife?

    • A.

      Alcyone

    • B.

      Ajax

    • C.

      Andromache

    • D.

      Antigone

    Correct Answer
    C. Andromache
    Explanation
    Andromache is the correct answer because she was the wife of Hector, the Trojan prince and hero. Andromache is a prominent character in Homer's Iliad, where she is depicted as a devoted and loving wife to Hector. She is also known for her grief and sorrow after Hector's death during the Trojan War.

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  • 6. 

    What was Hector's position in the family?

    • A.

      5th child

    • B.

      1st child

    • C.

      2nd child

    • D.

      4th child

    Correct Answer
    B. 1st child
    Explanation
    Hector's position in the family was the 1st child.

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  • 7. 

    How old was Hector when he died?

    • A.

      50

    • B.

      60

    • C.

      42

    • D.

      53

    Correct Answer
    C. 42
  • 8. 

    Who was Hector's mother?

    • A.

      Hecuba

    • B.

      Dysscus

    • C.

      Admetus

    • D.

      Andromache

    Correct Answer
    A. Hecuba
    Explanation
    Hector's mother was Hecuba.

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  • 9. 

    The girdle used to attach Hector's corpse to troy was given by who?

    • A.

      Achilles

    • B.

      Ajax

    • C.

      Patroclus

    • D.

      Andromache

    Correct Answer
    B. Ajax
    Explanation
    Ajax is the correct answer because in Greek mythology, after Achilles killed Hector, he refused to give his body back to his family for proper burial. Ajax intervened and convinced Achilles to return the body to Troy. As a gesture of goodwill, Ajax gave a girdle to attach Hector's corpse to the city walls of Troy.

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  • 10. 

    After how many days of Hector's dead was he buried?

    • A.

      10days

    • B.

      15days

    • C.

      7days

    • D.

      12days-

    Correct Answer
    A. 10days
    Explanation
    Hector was buried 10 days after his death.

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