Freshman English Final Exam: Quiz!

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Freshman English Final Exam: Quiz!

Check out our online quiz about ancient Greek religion and mythology and learn interesting trivia. The stories of ancient Greece relate to the foundation and activities of the world. In this specific quiz, you will be queried about who was the king of the Olympians, who was the goddess of the rainbow, who was Zeus’s messenger, and who was the god of wine and partying. This quiz celebrates Ancient Greek mythology. Good luck with the quiz.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
     Who was the king of the Olympians?
    • A. 

      Hades

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Poseidon

  • 2. 
    What modern word with roots in Greek mythology means to “regard with reverence?”
    • A. 

      Volcano

    • B. 

      Verify

    • C. 

      Venerate

  • 3. 
    Who was the goddess of the rainbow?
    • A. 

      Aphrodite

    • B. 

      Iris

    • C. 

      Hera

  • 4. 
    Who was Zeus’s messenger?
    • A. 

      Hermes

    • B. 

      Atlas

    • C. 

      Paris

  • 5. 
    Who was the king of the Titans?
    • A. 

      Uranus

    • B. 

      Cronus

    • C. 

      Pluto

  • 6. 
    Who was the god of wine and partying?
    • A. 

      Aphrodite

    • B. 

      Hera

    • C. 

      Dinoysius

  • 7. 
    Who was the queen of the Olympians?
    • A. 

      Hera

    • B. 

      Rhea

    • C. 

      Hebe

  • 8. 
    What word with roots in Greek mythology means “wheat, oats, and corn?”
    • A. 

      Vestal

    • B. 

      Martial

    • C. 

      Cereal

  • 9. 
    Who was the goddess of beauty?
    • A. 

      Athene

    • B. 

      Aphrodite

    • C. 

      Iris

  • 10. 
    What did Hades rule over?
    • A. 

      The Underworld

    • B. 

      The Seas

    • C. 

      The Heavens

  • 11. 
    Who were the goddesses of the arts?
    • A. 

      The Moira

    • B. 

      The Horai

    • C. 

      The Muses

  • 12. 
    Who was the god of war?
    • A. 

      Apollo

    • B. 

      Achilles

    • C. 

      Ares

  • 13. 
    What was Zeus’s weapon of choice?
    • A. 

      Sword

    • B. 

      Thunder

    • C. 

      Lightning bolt

  • 14. 
    In Greek Mythology, who spun the thread of life, determining how long one would live?
    • A. 

      The Charities

    • B. 

      The Muses

    • C. 

      The Fates

  • 15. 
    Who was the strongest of the Greek heroes or demigods?
    • A. 

      Achilles

    • B. 

      Hercules

    • C. 

      Perseus

  • 16. 
    What is a satyr?
    • A. 

      Half horse, half man

    • B. 

      Half goat, half man

    • C. 

      Half ape, half man

  • 17. 
    Who was the greatest Greek warrior, he was a killing machine?
    • A. 

      Achilles

    • B. 

      Hercules

    • C. 

      Perseus

  • 18. 
    The Olympians were so named because they all lived on Mt Olympus with the exception of Poseidon and Hades. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    The Titans were the children of the Olympians. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    Myths probably started with fact. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    What was the setting for the Trojan War?
    • A. 

      Paris

    • B. 

      Troy

    • C. 

      Greece

  • 22. 
    Which woman’s beauty is supposed to have started the Trojan War?
    • A. 

      Hera

    • B. 

      Helen

    • C. 

      Aphrodite

  • 23. 
    The main character in a story, the good guy or girl.
    • A. 

      Antagonist

    • B. 

      Resolutionist

    • C. 

      Protagonist

  • 24. 
    What has been going on up to and including what is going on when the story begins. 
    • A. 

      Setting

    • B. 

      Disposition

    • C. 

      Exposition

  • 25. 
    The setting is _________ the story takes place.
    • A. 

      When and where

    • B. 

      Where and why

    • C. 

      When and why

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