Pandora's Box Quiz Questions And Answers

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Have you ever read or heard about the myth of Pandora's box in Greek mythology? Attempt these quiz questions and answers and check your understanding of the significance of Pandora's box. It was an artifact connected with the myth of Pandora, the first human woman in Greek mythology. There are different versions of this story. Here, we will ask a few questions based on Pandora's box. Are you ready to check how sharp your memory is? Play the quiz, then!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What prompts Pandora to look inside the box?
    • A. 

      Love

    • B. 

      Belief in good

    • C. 

      Curiosity

    • D. 

      Hope

  • 2. 
    Which statement best represents the theme of "Pandora's Box"?
    • A. 

      The gods are smarter than humans and can use curiosity against humans

    • B. 

      The early bird gets the worm and curiosity kills the cat

    • C. 

      Believe in yourself and don't let others control you! Only you, yourself, can decide what is right for you!

    • D. 

      Humans usually want what they cannot have, and curiosity can cause problems/one shouldn't let it get out of hand!

    • E. 

      Zeus was angry with someone, and for revenge he had Pandora created. Pandora was full of curiosity and this caused lots of problems for the human race; however, hope was also in the box.

  • 3. 
    What was Zeus' main reason for creating Pandora?
    • A. 

      To have her have a box that would cause problems

    • B. 

      To get revenge on Epimetheus

    • C. 

      To make the other women feel very jealous

    • D. 

      To give magic to the world

  • 4. 
    How does the 'winged creature', mentioned at the end of the selection, relate to the other things in the box?
    • A. 

      The winged creature is all the evil in the world and it represents Pandora's curiosity.

    • B. 

      The winged creature represents hope, and it is the only thing that can outlive evil, war, etc....it is something that will stay with humans even if it goes away for a bit.

    • C. 

      The winged creature represents flitting pieces of good found in people throughout the world and will lead the people to happiness.

    • D. 

      The winged creature represents curiosity and tells the reader that without curiosty we - as humans - wouldn't have had so many problems in life!

  • 5. 
    What supernatural beings were involved in the creation of Pandora?
    • A. 

      Zeus, Hephaestus, and the Five Winds, and Hades

    • B. 

      Zeus, Athena, The Four Winds, Helena, and Hephastus

    • C. 

      Aphrodite, Hera, Athena, Zeus, The Four Winds, Hephaestus

    • D. 

      None of the beings were supernatural!

  • 6. 
    What came out of the box?
    • A. 

      The evils of the world

    • B. 

      A giant monster

    • C. 

      An angel

    • D. 

      A queen

  • 7. 
    Pandora did not go with her husband because she
    • A. 

      Wanted to open the chest

    • B. 

      Was tired

    • C. 

      Was upset

    • D. 

      All of these

  • 8. 
    Who did Prometheus steal fire from?
    • A. 

      Greek God

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Monsters

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 9. 
    Who was Hephaestus?
    • A. 

      A god of fire

    • B. 

      A god of greed

    • C. 

      A god of rain

    • D. 

      A god of wisdom

  • 10. 
    What warning did Mercury give to Epimetheus and Pandora?
    • A. 

      Not to sleep

    • B. 

      Not to open the box under any circumstances

    • C. 

      Not to go outside alone

    • D. 

      Not to talk to strangers

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