Mythology Quiz | Eight Week Quiz C

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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.
(a) Aristeas.
(b) Automedon.
(c) Aegeus.
(d) Aratus.

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.
(b) God-like.
(c) Barbaric.
(d) Powerful.

3. Theseus was honored by the Athenians as a protector of _____________ and a great king of their city.
(a) The sick.
(b) Children.
(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 __________.
(a) Light.
(b) Chaos.
(c) Darkness.
(d) God.

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.

(see the answer key)

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