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. When a mortal committed a crime, broke an oath, or harmed a guest, they were seen to be ___________.
(a) God-like.
(b) Powerful.
(c) Barbaric.
(d) Displeasing and dishonoring the gods.

2. The Roman poet ________ wrote a lot about the myths, but presented them as silly stories that held no inner meaning.
(a) Ovid.
(b) Oppian.
(c) Homer.
(d) Cercops.

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

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

5. 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) Gallus.
(b) Gaetulicus.
(c) Galatea.
(d) Gnaeus.

Short Answer Questions

1. Later Greek writers include ______________, a lyric poet whose poems contained references to mythology, and the tragic playwrights Aeschylus, Sophocles and Euripides.

2. Cupid became Psyche's husband, but she was instructed that she must never _______.

3. The Greeks created their gods in whose image?

4. ________________ was the goddess of marriage and women.

5. ______________ was the god of the sea and brother of Zeus.

(see the answer key)

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