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. Apollo (also known as Apollo to the Romans) and _________ were the children of Zeus and Leto.
(a) Diana/Venus.
(b) Artemis/Aphrodite.
(c) Artemis/Diana.
(d) Aphrodite/Venus.

2. The behavior of the Greek gods reflects the Greek attitude towards the beauty and perfection of _______.
(a) Man.
(b) Nature.
(c) Animals.
(d) God.

3. ________________ was the goddess of marriage and women.
(a) Hera/Juno.
(b) Zeus/Jupiter.
(c) Poseidon/Neptune.
(d) Hades/Pluto.

4. Zeus imprisoned the Titans and forced _______ to hold up the sky.
(a) Athena.
(b) Atlas.
(c) Artemis.
(d) Artemisia.

5. Hesiod's _______________ is another main source, which asked questions about the origins of things.
(a) Theogony.
(b) Meogony.
(c) Monogamy.
(d) Theology.

Short Answer Questions

1. Later Greek writers include ______________, a lyric poet whose poems contained references to mythology, and the tragic playwrights Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides.

2. Zeus and the other gods took over when Zeus dethroned ____________ and seized his power.

3. Homeric hymns, written from the end of the ______________ century BC to the fifth or even fourth century BC, were written to honor various gods.

4. _________ was the king of the gods and ruler of Olympus.

5. _______________ was the goddess of wisdom, and protector of cities and civilization.

(see the answer key)

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