The Homeric Hymns Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through The Hymns to Apollo.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. According to the poet of the hymns, who is responsible for Aphrodite's desire for mortal men?
(a) Zeus.
(b) Hera.
(c) Poseidon.
(d) Hestia.

2. In what way does the author describe how Earth's blessings manifest themselves in females?
(a) Beauty.
(b) Tenderness.
(c) Warmth.
(d) Courage.

3. How is Hermes's defense described in the first hymn?
(a) Illogical.
(b) Spirited.
(c) Flawed.
(d) Lengthy.

4. What does The Hymn to Zeus mainly focus on?
(a) His wisdom and power.
(b) Neither his wisdom nor his power.
(c) Only his power.
(d) Only his wisdom.

5. Where did the men live that Hephaistos represents in the hymn?
(a) In caves.
(b) In shacks.
(c) On boats.
(d) In the mountains.

Short Answer Questions

1. What type of arts is Athena known for?

2. Who is Hera's husband?

3. What does the poet ask to be blessed with at the conclusion of the final Hymn to Athena?

4. When does Aphrodite say that Aeneas, the child she has with Anchises, will be able to return to earth?

5. As stated in the hymn, who does Ares lead?

(see the answer key)

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