Perseus, Theseus, G & R Quiz

27 Questions | Total Attempts: 370

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This is to help kids on the Willow Team study for our ELA quiz on Friday, January 30th, 2009. Study hint: Read the explanations if you get one wrong.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Oracles predicted that Acrisius' grandson would one day kill him.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    King Acrisius locked Danae in her room, so she would have no male interaction...
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Danae was afraid, so she took off in a boat with baby Perseus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Danae and Perseus die in the boat.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Upon arriving at the island, they go see King Polydectes, who falls in love with Danae. (Aww!)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 6. 
    Polydectes tells everyone that he and Danae are getting married and that everyone should get him Medusa's head.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Hermes brings advice and some special flying sandals from Athena to help him kill Medusa and her ugly snake hair. (Someone's having a bad hair day...)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Upon Perseus' arrival to the Gray Sisters, they mug him and throw him in a hole.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Perseus tricks the Gray Sisters into telling him where the Nymphs of the West are.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Perseus flies to the Nymphs of the West (who, by the way, are Atlas, the sky holder's daughters) and they give him some special tools.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    From the Nymphs of the West, Perseus gets a sword, so he can trim the plants in Medusa's garden.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    Perseus takes a vacation to Hogwarts and they give him a Cap of Darkness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 13. 
    Also gets a shiny mirror-ish shield to protect him from being statue-ized by Medusa's extreme ugliness.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Perseus kills Medusa with his tools, and also escapes the evil wrath of the chasing Gorgons.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    On his way home, Perseus kills this girl chained to a rock, cause he's on a roll. He proposes to the mean sea monster.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 16. 
    Onto the next story, Theseus...Theseus learns a secret from his mom that his dad's a king. He's just chillin' out on the beach when this dove comes and tells him that Poseidon is his dad (and is also a TOTAL SCANDAL FOR LYING TO POOR UNSUSPECTING MRS. THESEUS' MOM!) AND... the dove gives Theseus a fighting trick.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Theseus tries to use the new trick to pull the sword out of the rock in the village, but it wont budge. He goes home to his mom and cries. (Boo hoo)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    1st Giant: CorynetesTheseus gets his head bashed in with the giant's beautiful club because the giant is too smart for dumb Theseus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    2nd Giant: ScironTheseus throws evil Sciron to his own evil man-eating turtle (Don't ask) and he continues his stroll.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 20. 
    3rd Giant: PityocamptesPine- bender gets tricked into getting smacked in the face (Oh, no he didn't! *Snaps fingers in a for-ma-tion*) and Theseus rips his body in half. (HA-YA! Your kung-fu is no match for my skills!)
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Last Giant: ProcrustesUgly old inn-keeper says no way when Theseus asks for a room. Theseus is forced to sleep outside and gets his arm eaten by a coyote.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    Offers to go to Crete on the ship of the black flags after meeting his "supposed" father, Aegeus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 23. 
    Minos locks Theseus up in the Labyrinth because he is too awesome to be alive.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    Ariadne, Minos' daughter, comes to save Theseus in the Labyrinth. They mark their way by dropping crumbs. But, when they get to the middle, they are too busy killing the Minotaur to notice that a squirrel ate them. STUCK IN THE LABYRINTH. FOREVER!
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 25. 
    Minos releases both of his daughters to Theseus to go to Athens. They forget to change the flag on the ship to a white one...
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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