The Myth Of Daedalus And Icarus! Greek Mythology Trivia Quiz

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What we have here is a Greek mythology trivia quiz on the myth of Daedalus and Icarus. This story has been told over the years to discourage people from aiming too high or not listening to elders. Do you know how the story went? Do take up the quiz and get to find out how well you remember it. All the best!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    King Minos asked Daedalus to build him a new 
    • A. 

      Church

    • B. 

      Hospital

    • C. 

      Palace

  • 2. 
    What is the relationship between Daedalus and Icarus?
    • A. 

      Father and son

    • B. 

      Friends

    • C. 

      Uncle and nephew

  • 3. 
    Why aren't Daedalus and Icarus allowed to leave Crete?
    • A. 

      They will kill everybody

    • B. 

      They know the secret of the maze

    • C. 

      They are not healthy

  • 4. 
    What do they use to make the wings?
    • A. 

      Plastic and butter

    • B. 

      Feathers and wax

    • C. 

      Paper and glue

  • 5. 
    Where does Daedalus get the idea for their escape?
    • A. 

      From the birds

    • B. 

      From the newspaper

    • C. 

      From the guards

  • 6. 
    What instructions does Daedalus give Icarus before Icarus flies away?
    • A. 

      Not to eat anything

    • B. 

      Not to fly close to the sun

    • C. 

      Not to laugh

  • 7. 
    What is the problem during their escape?
    • A. 

      The sun melts the candle wax

    • B. 

      It is raining

    • C. 

      The guards arrest them

  • 8. 
    What happens to Icarus at the end of the story?
    • A. 

      He is safe and sound

    • B. 

      He goes to another country

    • C. 

      He is drowned

  • 9. 
    Where does Daedalus go in the end?
    • A. 

      He goes back to Crete

    • B. 

      He goes to Athens

    • C. 

      He goes to Sicily

  • 10. 
    What is at the heart of the maze?
    • A. 

      A secret prison

    • B. 

      The king's treasure

    • C. 

      Minotaur

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