Mythology Unit Exam

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Mythology Unit Exam

Mythology is a study which is involved in the analysis of different myths of a given people or community. Mythology unit exam tests on different basic aspects of the study. How good are you? Find out below.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Uranus angered Gaea by 
    • A. 

      Eating her children

    • B. 

      Imprisoning her children

    • C. 

      Disowning her children

    • D. 

      Killing her children

  • 2. 
    Why does Orpheus lose his wife on the way out of the Underworld? 
    • A. 

      She ate pomegrante seeds

    • B. 

      She took a wrong turn

    • C. 

      he looked back to make sure she was really there

    • D. 

      He turned to stone

  • 3. 
    At first, Psyche’s relationship with her husband is difficult because 
    • A. 

      He’s ugly

    • B. 

      He’s invisible

    • C. 

      He’s mean

    • D. 

      He’s in love with himself

  • 4. 
    Who overthrew Uranus and became the ruler of Mount Olympus? 
    • A. 

      Zeus

    • B. 

      Kronos

    • C. 

      Poseidon

    • D. 

      Hades

  • 5. 
    Who is Persephone’s father? 
    • A. 

      Zeus

    • B. 

      Kronos

    • C. 

      Poseidon

    • D. 

      Uranus

  • 6. 
    What does Theseus’ father ask the hero to use as a signal of his victory against Minos?
    • A. 

      An owl

    • B. 

      A white sail

    • C. 

      A black sail

    • D. 

      A special sword

  • 7. 
    Daedalus was gossiped about in Athens because
    • A. 

      He made a wooden cow

    • B. 

      He offended Zeus

    • C. 

      He killed the minotaur

    • D. 

      He pushed a young boy off a cliff

  • 8. 
    When she was little, she played with mechanical dolls made by Daedalus 
    • A. 

      Psyche

    • B. 

      Andromeda

    • C. 

      Danae

    • D. 

      Ariadne

  • 9. 
    Rhea was the wife of Uranus and Hera was the wife of Zeus. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Hera was the wife of Uranus and Rhea was the wife of Zeus. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Echo was given a diamond ring for protecting Zeus. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    The Gray Sisters shared three eyes and one tooth.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Apollo punishes Midas, but later shows mercy toward the foolish king.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Aphrodite was born from the blood of Kronos that seeped into Gaea, the earth mother. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Sciron and Pitocamptes, thugs Theseus kills on the way to Athens, were actually brothers. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Daedalus drowns in the ocean as he tries to save his son, Icarus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Procrustes is the creepy inn-keeper who had a bed of tortures for his unfortunate guests. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Greek myths are not only entertaining, but also provide a multitude of important life lessons. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False