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How well do you know these ancient tales of gods, monsters, and heroes?
#1 ________ was the son of Zeus and Semele.
#2 What did the hunter Actaeon do to offend the goddess Artemis?
He desecrated one of her temples.
He insulted one of her priestesses.
He killed a hind that was sacred to her.
He saw her bathing in a mountain pool.
He took the goddess's name in vain.
#3 How did King Polydectes die?
He failed to worship Zeus and was killed by a thunderbolt.
He failed to worship Poseidon and was devoured by a sea monster.
He failed to worship Dionysus and was torn apart by the Maenads.
He was turned to stone by the Gorgon's head.
He was killed by a club from an angry Heracles.
#4 This nephew of Heracles helped him fight the Hydra.
#5 Chrysothemis was the daughter of ______________________.
Menelaus and Helen
Agamemnon and Clytemnestra
Odysseus and Penelope
Hector and Andromache
Priam and Hecuba
#6 This crook threw his victims off a cliff into the sea, where a giant turtle ate them.
#7 Ino became this sea goddess when she threw herself off a cliff into the sea.
#8 The Egyptian king Busiris made sacrifices of all strangers.
#9 What was unusual about the mythical dog known as Laelaps?
Its fur shone pure gold.
It guarded the baby Zeus.
It could kill a grown lion and bring it back to its master.
It was destined to always catch its prey.
It knew everything in the world.
#10 The Wandering Rocks were menaces to seafarers. What were they called?
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