Mythology Quiz | Eight Week Quiz A

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part One. How the World and Mankind Were Created, and The Earliest Heroes.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. ____________ was the god of light, archery, music, culture, healing, and prophecy.
(a) Aphrodite.
(b) Artemis.
(c) Apollo.
(d) Athena.

2. How did the Greek gods act?
(a) In a very god-like manner.
(b) In a very human manner.
(c) Very kindly.
(d) In a very odd manner.

3. The myths conveyed developing religious ideas concerning ____________.
(a) The Bible.
(b) Birth and death.
(c) God and heaven.
(d) Morality and justice.

4. The Greeks saw perfection in the ideal beauty of __________, and they used it as a model for their statues of the gods. .
(a) Man.
(b) Youth.
(c) Animals.
(d) Nature.

5. Zeus and the other gods took over when Zeus dethroned ____________ and seized his power.
(a) Cromagden.
(b) Crispus.
(c) Cronus.
(d) Callinus.

Short Answer Questions

1. The Roman poet ________ wrote a lot about the myths, but presented them as silly stories that held no inner meaning.

2. Apollo (also known as Apollo to the Romans) and _________ were the children of Zeus and Leto.

3. Whose family survived Zeus' anger?

4. According to the Greeks, in the beginning there was only __________.

5. Hesiod's _______________ is another main source, which asked questions about the origins of things.

(see the answer key)

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