Myth & Epic Tale Grade 7 ELA

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 147

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Epic Quizzes & Trivia

This is a quiz on the myths and epic tales taught in 7th grade ELA with Mrs. Rose.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    A princess of Colchis who aided Jason in obtaining his hero's task.
    • A. 

      Medusa

    • B. 

      Medea

    • C. 

      Midas

    • D. 

      Hera

  • 2. 
    His hero's task was the Golden Fleece.
    • A. 

      Odysseus

    • B. 

      Jason

    • C. 

      Perseus

    • D. 

      Theseus

  • 3. 
    The son of Zeus who slew Medusa.
    • A. 

      Perseus

    • B. 

      Thetis

    • C. 

      Persephone

    • D. 

      Odysseus

    • E. 

      Jason

  • 4. 
    A prince of Troy who stole the Spartan Queen.
    • A. 

      Paris

    • B. 

      Perseus

    • C. 

      Zeus

    • D. 

      Hector

  • 5. 
    A "clean" hero on the Greek/Spartan side of the Trojan war.
    • A. 

      Achilles

    • B. 

      Ajax

    • C. 

      Hector

    • D. 

      Paris

  • 6. 
    The goddess of love on Troy's side is__.
    • A. 

      Aphrodite

    • B. 

      Athena

    • C. 

      Hera

    • D. 

      Andromeda

  • 7. 
    A beautiful daughter of Zeus who was abducted by the prince of Troy which started the Trojan War.
    • A. 

      Aphrodite

    • B. 

      Eurydice

    • C. 

      Helen

    • D. 

      Hera

  • 8. 
    A Greek warrior who was invincible because his mother dipped him in the river Styx.
    • A. 

      Ajax

    • B. 

      Achilles

    • C. 

      Hector

    • D. 

      Paris

  • 9. 
    An ancient Greek poet responsible for The Illiad and The Odyssey.
    • A. 

      Hera

    • B. 

      Hector

    • C. 

      Homer

    • D. 

      Hades

  • 10. 
    A journey taken in search of a person or object.
    • A. 

      Quest

    • B. 

      Hero's task

    • C. 

      Myth

    • D. 

      Epic tale

  • 11. 
    A ______ is a narrative featuring a hero on a quest; the hero is often helped by a helper or enchanted object.
  • 12. 
    A ___ is a traditional story about gods and goddesses told to explain the natural world.
  • 13. 
    He is the supreme Greek god.
  • 14. 
    He was a musician who went to the Underworld to rescue his wife Eurydice.
  • 15. 
    A Gorgon with snakes for hair whose stare could turn a person to stone.
  • 16. 
    A prophetess in Troy whose predictions, while true, were never believed.
  • 17. 
    She won the goddess beauty contest.
  • 18. 
    Who won the Trojan war?
  • 19. 
    He thought up the Trojan Horse scheme.
  • 20. 
    She is Zeus' wife.
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