4 Adventures Quiz

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4 Adventures Quiz

Quiz over The Four Great Adventures, page 180-195.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is Phaethon's father?
    • A. 

      Sun

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Poseidon

    • D. 

      Helios

  • 2. 
    What does the Sun say to prove that he is Phaethon's father?
  • 3. 
    What does Phaethon want to do when the Sun says that he  can ask for anything from him?
    • A. 

      Go to Hades to bring his mother back from the dead.

    • B. 

      Become a god like Hercules.

    • C. 

      Take Sun's place and drive his chariot for a day.

    • D. 

      Take Sun's place and heat up the Earth.

  • 4. 
    Why is driving Sun's chariot so dangerous for Phaethon?
  • 5. 
    How does the story of Phaethon end?
    • A. 

      Phaethon accomplishes what any other mortal would not be able to do.

    • B. 

      Phaethon accomplishes his task, but dies at the end.

    • C. 

      The horses lose control of the chariot and Sun comes to the rescue.

    • D. 

      Phaethon loses control of the chariot and Zeus (Jove) kills him with a lightening bolt.

  • 6. 
    What did Bellerophon want more than anything else on earth?
    • A. 

      Cerebus

    • B. 

      Pegasus

    • C. 

      Harpies

    • D. 

      Medusa

  • 7. 
    Bellerphon is given a bridle to catch Pegasus with.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    In order to put Bellerophon in way of certain death, the Lycian king asks Bellerophon to slay the Chimaera.  What does the Chimarea look like?
    • A. 

       

    • B. 
    • C. 
    • D. 
  • 9. 
    How do Pegasus and Bellerophon kill the Chimaera?
    • A. 

      They flew over her and shot her with his arrows.

    • B. 

      He snuck up on her while she was sleeping and beat it to death.

    • C. 

      He ran it off a cliff.

    • D. 

      He didn't defeat the Chimaera.

  • 10. 
    How did Bellerophon make the gods angry?
    • A. 

      He became too great a hero.

    • B. 

      He tried to sleep with Aphrodite.

    • C. 

      He tried to fly to Mt. Olympus.

    • D. 

      He tried to devour his own soul.

  • 11. 
    Otus and Ephilates are little people.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Which goddess to Otus and Ephilates try to catch?
    • A. 

      Artemis

    • B. 

      Aphrodite

    • C. 

      Hestia

    • D. 

      Athena

  • 13. 
    How does it end up that the brothers, who love each other more than anything, kill each other?  Describe the vengeance of Artemis...
  • 14. 
    What is Daedalus the architect of and most famous for designing?
    • A. 

      A flying contraption.

    • B. 

      Labyrinth

    • C. 

      The huge boat

    • D. 

      The Parthenon

  • 15. 
    How do Daedalus and Icarus escape from the Labyrinth?
  • 16. 
    How does this come true in the story:  "What the elders say youth disregards."
    • A. 

      Icarus doesn't listen to Daedalus and dives into the sea and is eaten by a monster.

    • B. 

      Icarus doesn't listen to Daedalus and becomes stuck in the Labyrinth forever.

    • C. 

      Icarus doesn't listen to Daedalus and is captured and eaten by the Minotaur.

    • D. 

      Icarus doesn't listen to Daedalus and flies to close to the sun, his wings fell off, and he died.

  • 17. 
    Minos passes a thread through an intricately spiraled shell by tying a thread to ________.