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Multiple Choice Questions

1. In 'Theogony', how long do Zeus and Mnemosyne lay together prior to conceiving the Muses?
(a) Two nights.
(b) Nine nights.
(c) Twenty nights.
(d) Thirty nights.

2. How many heads does Chimaera have?
(a) 10.
(b) 20.
(c) 8.
(d) 3.

3. What creatures are above Typhoeus' neck?
(a) Snakes and dragons.
(b) Fish and sharks.
(c) Lions and tigers.
(d) Dogs and cats.

4. In 'Theogony', what does Medusa suffer from?
(a) A heart attack.
(b) Being ugly.
(c) Being mortal.
(d) Panic.

5. In 'Theogony', how does Zeus say men who will do not marry will be punished?
(a) They will die a cruel death.
(b) They will live forever.
(c) They will have no one to take care of them.
(d) They will be marked with a curse.

6. How does Zeus punish men who marry according to 'Theogony'?
(a) They will cry forever.
(b) They will live forever.
(c) The will die a cruel death.
(d) They will live in a mixture of good and evil.

7. What does Zeus send to Menoetius in 'Theogony', as a punishment for his pride?
(a) Erebus.
(b) Apollo.
(c) A lightening bolt.
(d) A curse.

8. In 'Theogony', why do the Gods choose Zeus to rule them?
(a) He beats Typhoeus.
(b) He controls lightning.
(c) He controls thunder.
(d) He beat the Titans.

9. Who does Hesiod claim in 'Theogony' lives in the house of Zeus?
(a) Styx's children.
(b) Ocean's children.
(c) Lake's children.
(d) Kindle's children.

10. Whose conception does the speaker write about at the start of 'Theogony'?
(a) Euarne.
(b) The Muses.
(c) Zeus.
(d) Hercules.

11. How does Hesiod explain in 'Theogony' that Aphrodite is formed?
(a) From clay.
(b) From falling stars.
(c) From sea foam.
(d) From diamonds.

12. Who is the first of Ocean's children to help Zeus fight the Titans in 'Theogony'?
(a) Pool.
(b) Foreigner.
(c) Kindle.
(d) Styx.

13. Who is Hecate the nurse of?
(a) The sick.
(b) The old.
(c) The young.
(d) The sad.

14. Who does Prometheus steal for in 'Theogony'?
(a) Gods.
(b) Animals.
(c) Muses.
(d) Humans.

15. How many muses are there?
(a) 15.
(b) 3.
(c) 50.
(d) 9.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is the speaker of 'Theogony'?

2. One of Heaven's sons greatly injures her in 'Theogony.' What does the blood of Heaven form after the betrayal?

3. What does Zeus receive as a reward in 'Theogony' for murdering Cronus?

4. In 'Theogony', who kills Hydra?

5. Where does Heaven hide the sons she hates in 'Theogony'?

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