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

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

3. _________ was the king of the gods and ruler of Olympus.
(a) Zeus/Jupiter.
(b) Poseidon/Neptune.
(c) Zeus/Neptune.
(d) Hera/Juno.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Whose family survived Zeus' anger?

2. In one version of the story of the creation of man, the gods created different races of men based on _________.

3. ________________ was the goddess of marriage and women.

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

5. How is the creation myth of the Greeks peculiar?

(see the answer key)

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