Mythology Quiz: 12 Labors Of Hercules

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  • 1. 
    What was the first trial?
    • A. 

      Capture a boar from mt.erymanthus

    • B. 

      Capture the mares of king diomedes

    • C. 

      To get the golden apples of hesperides

    • D. 

      Kill the lion of nemea

    • E. 

      Capture the cretan bull from minos

  • 2. 
    What happened in the first trial?
    • A. 

      Captured a girdle

    • B. 

      Drove into deer snow to trap it

    • C. 

      Hercules choked him; brought lion to mycenae-eurytheus gave orders from afar

    • D. 

      Brought cerebus back alive

    • E. 

      Killed diomedes and took the mares

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      Used arrows to kill them

    • B. 

      Killed diomedes and took the mares

    • C. 

      Didn't kill them at all

    • D. 

      Turned the hydra mortal

    • E. 

      Disposed the immortal heads by burying it under a rock

  • 4. 
    • A. 

      Choked the stag and brought it back

    • B. 

      Took him a year to succeed this trial; went to the forest of cerynita

    • C. 

      Overpowered the stag, brought it back, and released it

    • D. 

      Brought back a dead stag

    • E. 

      Brought back a live stag but it didn't have golden horns

  • 5. 
    The fourth trial was to capture a live boar from Mt. Erymanthus, what happened?
    • A. 

      Captured it on a different mountain

    • B. 

      Killed the boar on Mt. Erymanthus

    • C. 

      Had to get permission to go on the mountain, but succeeded in capturing it (we don't know how the boar got captured)

    • D. 

      Drove it into deep snow to trap it

    • E. 

      He fell off the mountain and didn't make it back

  • 6. 
    What happened in trial#5, when Hercules had to clean the Augeas stables in one day?
    • A. 

      Diverted the course into two rivers to get to the stables

    • B. 

      Failed his trial, it was too difficult

    • C. 

      Had help by cerebus so he could clean the stables in one day

    • D. 

      Completed the trial, but it took him a week

    • E. 

      Cleaned the stables, but they weren't approved

  • 7. 
    The sixth trial was to destroy the Stymphalion birds. These birds had steel wings and metal bodies. What happened to Hercules in this trial?
    • A. 

      Drove the birds into a tree and shot them with a gun

    • B. 

      Used arrows to kill them

    • C. 

      Injured them, but didn't kill them

    • D. 

      Killed some of them, but not all of them

    • E. 

      Killed them by having a wild boar eat them

  • 8. 
    In trial seven, Hercules had to capture the cretan bull from Minos. How did this happen?
    • A. 

      Overpowered the bull and kept him captured

    • B. 

      Overpowered the bull and brought him back to Hades and released him

    • C. 

      Overpowered the bull and brought him back to Eurystheus and released him

    • D. 

      Captured the cretan bull, but it was dead

    • E. 

      None of these

  • 9. 
    The eigth trial was capturing the mares of King Diomedes. What happened?
    • A. 

      He killed the mares

    • B. 

      He captured the mares, but kept Diomedes alive

    • C. 

      He killed Diomedes

    • D. 

      Both a & c

    • E. 

      Killed Diomedes and took the mares

  • 10. 
    • A. 

      He retrieved the girdle, but lost it

    • B. 

      Hercules won and captured the girdle

    • C. 

      He could not capture the girdle in the first place

    • D. 

      The Queen retrieved it before him

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 11. 
    The tenth trial for Hercules was to release the oxen of Geryones, what went on during this trial?
    • A. 

      Hercules had captured the monster with 3 bodies, the oxen clubbed the monster and released Hercules

    • B. 

      Hercules had captured the oxen with 4 bodies, Hercules clubbed the oxen and released the monster

    • C. 

      Monster had captured the oxen with 3 bodies, Hercules clubbed the monster and released the oxen

    • D. 

      Hercules had captured both the monster and oxen

    • E. 

      Monster had captured Hercules and the oxen clubbed the monster

  • 12. 
    In the second to last trial, Hercules had to get the golden apples of Hesperides, what occured in this trial?
    • A. 

      Hercules found the golden apples instantly and didn't need any help

    • B. 

      Hercules made a deal with Diomede and Diomede agreed to find the golden apples, which he did find

    • C. 

      Hercules had failed in getting the golden apples of Hesperides

    • D. 

      Hercules asked Atlas for help, but she refused because she disliked him.

    • E. 

      Hercules went to Atlas, she agreed to give him the apples if they switched places, so he held the world while she got the apples

  • 13. 
    The last trial was the most dangerous one, Hercules had to bring Cerebus alive back to Eurystheus, what happened?
    • A. 

      Never asked permission from Hades to take Cerebus, but Hercules took Cerebus and brought him back

    • B. 

      Went to Hades for permission to take Cerebus and back and he said yes so Hercules brought him back

    • C. 

      Asked permission from Hades to take Cerebus and back

    • D. 

      Hercules took Cerebus and back, even though Hades didn't want him too

    • E. 

      Both c & d