Mythology Quiz | Eight Week Quiz D

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part Four. The Trojan War, and The Fall of Troy.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. ____________ was the goddess of love, who was said to have been born from the foam of the sea.
(a) Hera/Juno.
(b) Artemis/Diana.
(c) Athena/Minerva.
(d) Aphrodite/Venus.

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

3. Pyramus and Thisbe agreed to meet by _________.
(a) An oak tree.
(b) A pine tree.
(c) A spruce tree.
(d) A mulberry tree.

4. Otus and Ephialtes were ___________ who wanted to prove that they were the equals of the gods.
(a) Elves.
(b) Dwarves.
(c) Chimaera.
(d) Giants.

5. Homer, an ancient Greek _________, provided a lot of important insight in his epics, the Iliad and the Odyssey.
(a) Singer.
(b) Musician.
(c) Poet.
(d) Novelist.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. To whom was Helen married?

3. What did Medea do to the daughter of the king of Corinth?

4. The abduction of Helen began a _____ year war between Greece and Troy, with many heroes on both sides.

5. According to the Greeks, in the beginning there was only __________.

(see the answer key)

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