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

2. Another story tells that Zeus was angry with early men and sent what to destroy them?
(a) A great flood.
(b) A plague.
(c) A swarm of locusts.
(d) A great snow storm.

3. Out of this came Night and Death, then Light, followed by Earth (_________) and Heaven (Ouranos, or Uranus).
(a) Parmenides.
(b) Ephesus.
(c) Xenophon.
(d) Gala.

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

5. The Romans believed in the Olympian gods, giving them different ___________.
(a) Names.
(b) Personalities.
(c) Attributes.
(d) Jobs.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. ____________ was the goddess of love, who was said to have been born from the foam of the sea.

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

4. Homer, an ancient Greek _________, provided a lot of important insight in his epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey.

5. Why were the gods worshiped?

(see the answer key)

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