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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part Seven. The Mythology of the Norsemen - The Stories of Signy and of Sigurd, and The Norse Gods.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. The Titan called Cronus fought his father and took his power. Fearing that his children would do the same when they grew up, what did he do to each newborn baby?
(a) He buried it.
(b) He poisoned it.
(c) He swallowed it.
(d) He suffocated it.

2. The gods were furious and sent him to ______________, a section for punishment in the underworld.
(a) Titanium.
(b) Tartarus.
(c) Tartar.
(d) Tarrantala.

3. Arachne claimed she could __________ better than the goddess Minerva.
(a) Play the lute.
(b) Dance.
(c) Weave.
(d) Sing.

4. What was the fatal flaw of most Greek heroes?
(a) Their intelligence.
(b) Their physical weakness.
(c) Their empathy for mankind.
(d) Their egos.

5. Odysseus' journey home to Ithaca took him ______ years, and he faced many fierce monsters and dangerous people along the way.
(a) Five.
(b) Ten.
(c) Twenty.
(d) Fifteen.

Short Answer Questions

1. How did this beautiful nymph feel about Glaucus?

2. Out of this came Night and Death, then Light, followed by Earth (_________) and Heaven (Ouranos, or Uranus).

3. Phaёthon was the son of the Sun-god ____________.

4. Endymion was a shepherd who was loved by the Moon goddess __________.

5. Pelops' sons Atreus and Thyestes quarreled over Thyestes' affair with whom?

(see the answer key)

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