Hercules Quiz

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Hercules Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz designed to assess what you remember as well as conclusions that you have drawn about Herucles.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When Hercules was born, how did Hera feel about him?
    • A. 

      Angry

    • B. 

      Happy

    • C. 

      Sad

    • D. 

      Jealous

  • 2. 
    What crime had Hercules committed for which he had to atone?
    • A. 

      Killed his mother

    • B. 

      Killed his brother

    • C. 

      Killed his sister

    • D. 

      Killed his children

  • 3. 
    Who did Hera trick into having Eurystheus crowned king?
    • A. 

      Apollo

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Mycenae

    • D. 

      Minos

  • 4. 
    When Hercules killed The Nemean Lion, he blocked off the entrances to the cave so that the Lion would have to fight him face to face. What of the following can we conclude about Hercules as a result of this action? Your answer must be supported by the text.
    • A. 

      He was a coward

    • B. 

      He was smart

    • C. 

      He was terrified

    • D. 

      He was lazy

  • 5. 
    By looking at the following quote regarding the Hydra, which of the following can we infer about how people viewed this creature? "All agreed, however, that as soon as one head was beaten down or chopped off, two more grew in its place."
    • A. 

      The Hydra would be difficult to kill

    • B. 

      The Hydra was gentle

    • C. 

      The Hydra was an ox

    • D. 

      The Hydra was a coward

  • 6. 
    "Heracles was on the verge of failure when he remembered his nephew, Iolaus, the son of his twin brother Iphicles". Based upon this quote, what can we predict Hercules is about to do?
    • A. 

      Run away

    • B. 

      Call for assistance

    • C. 

      Summon super human strength

    • D. 

      Die

  • 7. 
    "He hunted it for an entire year before running it down on the banks of the River Ladon in Arcadia." Based upon this statement, which of the following is a logical conclusion regarding Hercules?
    • A. 

      He is persistent

    • B. 

      He is not smart

    • C. 

      He is hungry

    • D. 

      He is rude

  • 8. 
    "Because it had been soaked in poisonous Hydra venom, Pholus succumbed immediately." If I do not know what the word "succumbed" means I can try and determine its meaning by the context in which it is used. Which word in the quote is most helpful for me to determine what it means?
    • A. 

      Soaked

    • B. 

      Poisonous

    • C. 

      Hydra

    • D. 

      Immediately

  • 9. 
    "Eurystheus was very pleased with himself for dreaming up the next Labor, which he was sure would humiliate his heroic cousin." Based  upon the quote provided, what of the following can I conclude is true of Eurystheus?
    • A. 

      His is kind to all beings

    • B. 

      He is gentle to people

    • C. 

      He is angry at people

    • D. 

      He likes to make people feel bad

  • 10. 
    Which of the following let me know that Hercules was an excellent shot with his bow?
    • A. 

      He shot birds down by the dozens.

    • B. 

      We are told by the author that he is a good shot.

    • C. 

      He does not use a bow but throws stones instead.

    • D. 

      All of the above.