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) Apollo.
(b) Athena.
(c) Artemis.
(d) Aphrodite.

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

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

4. The main gods, or ______________, lived on Mount Olympus.
(a) Olymps.
(b) Olympusians.
(c) Olympians.
(d) Athletes.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. The Greeks created their gods in whose image?

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

3. Why did the Greeks create their myths, initially?

4. When Zeus was born, what did Cronus' wife Rhea do?

5. The Titan called Cronus fought his father and took his power. Fearing that his children would do the same when they grew up, what did he do to each newborn baby?

(see the answer key)

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