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. When Zeus was born, what did Cronus' wife Rhea do?
(a) Buried Zeus before his father could find him.
(b) Poisoned Cronus.
(c) Fed Cronus a stone wrapped in blankets instead of Zeus.
(d) Fed Zeus to her husband.

2. 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) Animals.
(c) Youth.
(d) Nature.

3. Whose family survived Zeus' anger?
(a) Aristophanes'.
(b) Prometheus'.
(c) Zeus'.
(d) Diogenes'.

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

5. To punish men, Zeus sent them ___________.
(a) Disasters.
(b) Women.
(c) Children.
(d) Plagues.

Short Answer Questions

1. The main gods, or ______________, lived on Mount Olympus.

2. There are _______ different versions of the story of the creation of man.

3. The behavior of the Greek gods reflects the Greek attitude towards the beauty and perfection of _______.

4. The Greeks created their gods in whose image?

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

(see the answer key)

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