Mythology Quiz | One Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part Five. The Royal House of Athens.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Procne became a ______________ that sang mournfully for her dead son whom she now regretted killing.
(a) Cricket.
(b) Nightingale.
(c) Whippoorwhill.
(d) Robin.

2. Endymion was a shepherd who was loved by the Moon goddess __________.
(a) Severus.
(b) Sabinus.
(c) Serenus.
(d) Selene.

3. Odysseus' journey home to Ithaca took him ______ years, and he faced many fierce monsters and dangerous people along the way.
(a) Twenty.
(b) Fifteen.
(c) Five.
(d) Ten.

4. Odysseus' adventures were told in the _________ poem The Odyssey.
(a) Short.
(b) Epic.
(c) Epigram.
(d) Idyll.

5. Procris was happily married to Cephalus, until one day Aurora, the goddess of the dawn, ____________.
(a) Killed him.
(b) Turned them against each other.
(c) Killed her.
(d) Took him away for herself.

Short Answer Questions

1. Pygmalion fell in love with the statue of a woman that he had created. Venus took pity on his aching heart and turned the statue into a real, living woman. Pygmalion married her and named her ____________.

2. What turned crimson in honor of Pyramus and Thisbe's great love?

3. When Odysseus blinded the Cyclops, he angered whom?

4. Procne was married to Tereus of Thrace, a son of Ares, who fell in love with ______________ and tricked her into a marriage before cutting out her tongue and locking her up.

5. After killing some of the Sun-god's ______________, all of Odysseus' men were punished by drowning in a storm.

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