Mythology Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part Two. Cupid and Psyche, and Eight Brief Tales of Lovers.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Endymion was a shepherd who was loved by the Moon goddess __________.
(a) Serenus.
(b) Sabinus.
(c) Severus.
(d) Selene.

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

3. Pygmalion fell in love with the statue of a woman that he had created. Venus took pity on his aching heart and turned the statue into a real, living woman. Pygmalion married her and named her ____________.
(a) Gaetulicus.
(b) Gallus.
(c) Galatea.
(d) Gnaeus.

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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

2. When Alcyone's husband Ceyx was killed in ______________, the pitying gods sent her a dream to tell her the truth about what had happened to him.

3. Why were the gods worshiped?

4. These gods were the children of the ____________, who were the children of heaven and earth.

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

(see the answer key)

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