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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part Three. The Great Heroes before the Trojan War - Perseus, Theseus, Hercules and Atalanta.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Theseus was the son of ____________, king of Athens, but he was brought up in a city in southern Greece.
2. When a mortal committed a crime, broke an oath, or harmed a guest, they were seen to be ___________.
(a) Displeasing and dishonoring the gods.
3. Theseus was honored by the Athenians as a protector of _____________ and a great king of their city.
(a) The sick.
(c) The defenseless.
(d) The poor.
4. Cupid became Psyche's husband, but she was instructed that she must never _______.
(a) Touch him.
(b) Kiss him.
(c) Speak his name.
(d) Look upon him.
5. According to the Greeks, in the beginning there was only __________.
Short Answer Questions
1. The main gods, or ______________, lived on Mount Olympus.
2. _________ was the king of the gods and ruler of Olympus.
3. How is the creation myth of the Greeks peculiar?
4. Homeric hymns, written from the end of the ______________ century BC to the fifth or even fourth century BC, were written to honor various gods.
5. ________________ was the goddess of marriage and women.
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