Riddle Of The Sphynx

5 Questions | Total Attempts: 57

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Myth Quizzes & Trivia

Read the Greek Myth and then answer these questions.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where did the idea of the Greek Sphinx originate? 
    • A. 

      The idea originated in Greek mythology.

    • B. 

      The idea originated in Roman mythology.

    • C. 

      The idea originated in American mythology.

    • D. 

      The idea originated online.

  • 2. 
    What would NOT be another good title for this story? 
    • A. 

      The Sphynx

    • B. 

      The Riddle

    • C. 

      Oedipus

    • D. 

      Ancient Greeks

  • 3. 
    What did the Sphinx ask everyone who approached Thebe? 
    • A. 

      Who should I kill?

    • B. 

      Do you know the way?

    • C. 

      What walks on four feet in the morning, on two at noon, and on three in the evening?

    • D. 

      What should I have for lunch?

  • 4. 
    What became of almost everyone who approached Thebes? 
    • A. 

      They were killed

    • B. 

      They passed the riddle.

    • C. 

      They looked up the answer at the library.

    • D. 

      They became friends with the sphinx.

  • 5. 
    How did Oedipus solve the riddle?
    • A. 

      He was very smart.

    • B. 

      He had already heard this riddle.

    • C. 

      He cheated.

    • D. 

      He had help from the gods.

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