The Existing Immortals In Greek World

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Quiz pertaining about greek mythology.


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  • 1. 
    How does Psyche betray Cupid?
    • A. 

      A) Cheating on him with another god

    • B. 

      B) Stealing his magic bow and arrows

    • C. 

      C) Telling her sisters who he is

    • D. 

      D) Seeing what he looked like

  • 2. 
     What is the name of Daedalus’s son?
    • A. 

      A) Theseus

    • B. 

      B) Minos

    • C. 

      C) Perseus

    • D. 

      D) Icarus

  • 3. 
    • A. 

      A) Democracy

    • B. 

      B) The Labyrinth

    • C. 

      C) A way to raise the dead

    • D. 

      D) The constellations

  • 4. 
    The myths served many functions for the Greeks. Which of the following purposes did they not serve?  
    • A. 

      A) Literature, functioning as entertainment and pure fantasy

    • B. 

      B) Science, explaining the mechanics of the physical world

    • C. 

      C) Prophecy, showing how the world will end

    • D. 

      D) Religion, explaining the role of gods and morality in everyday life

  • 5. 
    For what is Perseus most famous?
    • A. 

      A) Killing the Minotaur

    • B. 

      B) Killing Medusa

    • C. 

      C) Killing the Sphinx

    • D. 

      D) Killing the Hydra

  • 6. 
    What famous couple does the story of Pyramus and Thisbe most closely resemble?
    • A. 

      A) Anthony and Cleopatra

    • B. 

      B) Pygmalion and Galatea

    • C. 

      C) Romeo and Juliet

    • D. 

      D) Napoleon and Josephine

  • 7. 
    What is the name of the second best Greek hero who lost out to Odysseus?
    • A. 

      A)Achilles

    • B. 

      B)Agamemnon

    • C. 

      C)Ajax

    • D. 

      D)Atreus

  • 8. 
    How does Odysseus escape Polyphemus’s cave?
    • A. 

      A) A cap of invisibility and winged sandals

    • B. 

      B) Wine, a very sharp stick, and lots of rams

    • C. 

      C) A hollow wooden horse

    • D. 

      D) A winged horse and a magic spear

  • 9. 
    In what practice do the flower myths of Hyacinth and Adonis probably have their roots?
    • A. 

      A) Human sacrifice

    • B. 

      B) Homosexuality

    • C. 

      C) Adultery

    • D. 

      D) Cannibalism

  • 10. 
    Without whose help would Jason not have gotten the Golden Fleece?
    • A. 

      A) Hercules’

    • B. 

      B) Perseus’s

    • C. 

      C) Medea’s

    • D. 

      D) Teiresias’s

  • 11. 
    In Greek mythology, who created woman?
    • A. 

      A)Epimetheus

    • B. 

      B)Hephaestus

    • C. 

      C)Prometheus

    • D. 

      D)Zeus

  • 12. 
    Which category best fits Prometheus?
    • A. 

      A)God

    • B. 

      B)Hero

    • C. 

      C)Hundred-Handed

    • D. 

      D)Titan

  • 13. 
    After the Trojan War, which Greek was killed by his wife?
    • A. 

      A)Agamemnon, killed by Clytemnestra

    • B. 

      B)Menelaus, killed by Helen

    • C. 

      C)Nestor, killed by Chloris

    • D. 

      D)Odysseus, killed by Penelope

  • 14. 
    • A. 

      A) Poisoning his robe

    • B. 

      B) Accidentally hitting him with a discus

    • C. 

      C) Forgetting to change his ship’s sail

    • D. 

      D) Angering King Minos

  • 15. 
    Why did the Trojans take the gigantic wooden horse within the city’s walls?
    • A. 

      A) If they did not, they would offend Aphrodite.

    • B. 

      B) The Greeks expected them to leave it outside the gates, which would offend Athena.

    • C. 

      C) They were desperate for firewood after years of siege.

    • D. 

      D) Zeus himself had given it to them.