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Mythological Stories

Take this quiz and see how much you know about ancient (Greek and Roman) gods, goddesses, creatures, and legends.


Quiz ID:#4590
Fun:*** (2.56)
Difficulty:** (1.94)
Category:Literature > Mythology
Created By:jppbl*us******




#1   Which of the following was punished by being tied to a mountain and having his liver eaten by a bird each day? (The liver grew back each night.)

#2   According to Hesiod, which of the following is not a child of Zeus?

#3   The Greeks believed that during the winter months _____________ had returned to the underworld.

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#4   The entrance to the underworld is guarded by Charon.

#5   "Romeo and Juliet" was adapted from the tale of which lovers?

#6   Who was turned into a spider by Athena?

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#7   Aphrodite promised _________ to Paris in return for naming her the "fairest" of the goddesses.

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#8   Theseus was able to slay the minotaur and escape the labyrinth by using a trail of breadcrumbs.

#9   Which of the following was never one of the twelve Olympian gods?

#10   The Gorgon Medusa was mortal.

#11   Who dipped her son into the Styx in order to make him invincible?

#12   Who was the first woman created by the gods?

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#13   Which of the following was not a labor of Hercules?

#14   The three Fates are Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos.

#15   The Greek god/goddess of wine is ________.

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