Arachne And Athena

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Arachne And Athena

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • A. 

      They traveled far to get weaving lessons from Arachne.

    • B. 

      They traveled far to see Arachne weave and to buy her tapestries.

    • C. 

      They traveled far to challenge Arachne to weaving contests.

    • D. 

      They traveled far to see Mount Olympus.

  • 2. 
    Arache said, “I should live on Mount Olympus. . .” In Greek mythology what was Mount Olympus?
    • A. 

      It was where the Olympic games were held every year.

    • B. 

      It was a volcanic mountain.

    • C. 

      It was the home of the gods and goddesses.

    • D. 

      It was the highest mountain in Rome.

  • 3. 
    What makes the story of Arachne and Athena a myth?
    • A. 

      It is a make-believe story that gives an explanation for something in nature.

    • B. 

      It is a make-believe story whose characters are all gods and goddesses.

    • C. 

      It is a make-believe story with talking animals.

    • D. 

      It is a true story set in ancient Greece.

  • 4. 
    What question does this myth try to answer?
    • A. 

      Why we have arts and crafts.

    • B. 

      Why spiders spin web.

    • C. 

      How the seasons came to be.

    • D. 

      Why leaves on trees turn beautiful colors in autumn.

  • 5. 
    At the end of this Greek myth, why did Athena turn Arachne into a spider
    • A. 

      Athena did it, because Arachne wove a prettier tapestry than she did.

    • B. 

      Athena did it, because Arachne was boastful and insulted the gods by the way she portrayed them in her tapestry.

    • C. 

      Athena did it to defend herself from this dangerous girl.

    • D. 

      Athena turned Arachne into a spider just to be mean.

  • 6. 
    What is the lesson to be learned from this myth?
    • A. 

      Beware of an old woman wearing a cloak.

    • B. 

      You should learn how to spin and weave.

    • C. 

      Don’t try to be the best at anything.

    • D. 

      When a person acts too proud, they might get punished.