Mythology Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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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. One of the earliest kings was _______________, who ruled at the time Demeter brought agriculture to earth.
(a) Philomela.
(b) Theseus.
(c) Erectheus.
(d) Perseus.

2. To what did Atalanta challenge all her suitors?
(a) A race on horseback that she knew she would win.
(b) A hotdog eating contest that she knew she would win.
(c) A foot race that she knew she would win.
(d) A jousting tournament that she knew she would win.

3. The Greeks created their gods in whose image?
(a) Their own.
(b) No one's image.
(c) The Romans' images.
(d) The leaders' images.

4. _______________ was the goddess of wisdom, and protector of cities and civilization.
(a) Athena/Diana.
(b) Diana/Minerva.
(c) Artemis/Diana.
(d) Athena/Minerva.

5. Agamemnon had sacrificed whom to Artemis in order to set sail for Troy?
(a) His neighbor.
(b) His wife.
(c) His niece.
(d) His own daughter.

Short Answer Questions

1. Procris was happily married to Cephalus, until one day Aurora, the goddess of the dawn, ____________.

2. Why did Hercules kill his wife and children?

3. Homer, an ancient Greek _________, provided a lot of important insight in his epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey.

4. Aeneas stayed with her for a time, but eventually ___________ sent a message telling him to remember his great destiny and to sail for Italy.

5. When a mortal committed a crime, broke an oath, or harmed a guest, they were seen to be ___________.

(see the answer key)

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