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How well do you know your Greek mythology?. Answer the upcoming questions (1 point each) and see where you rank!. 40-50 Major gods 35-39 Minor gods 30-34 Heroes 20-29 Mere mortals 0 - 19 What’s mythology?. 1)The messenger to the gods. Hermes.

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How well do you know your greek mythology

How well do you know your Greek mythology?


Answer the upcoming questions 1 point each and see where you rank

Answer the upcoming questions (1 point each) and see where you rank!

  • 40-50 Major gods

  • 35-39 Minor gods

  • 30-34 Heroes

  • 20-29 Mere mortals

  • 0 - 19 What’s mythology?


1 the messenger to the gods

1)The messenger to the gods

  • Hermes


2 the generation of gods that were born to gaea and uranus were called

2) The generation of gods that were born to Gaea and Uranus were called…

  • The Titans


3 according to the creation story uranus was the god of

3) According to the creation story, Uranus was the god of…

  • The sky


4 the greatest creation for daedalus while in prison was

4)The greatest creation for Daedalus while in prison was…

  • Wings to escape


5 phaethon was taunted by who told him that his father wasn t really a god

5) Phaethon was taunted by ________ who told him that his father wasn’t really a god.

  • Epaphos


6 the goddess of love

6) The goddess of love

  • Aphrodite


7 the god of the sea

7) The god of the sea

  • Poseidon


8 the character gaea is also known as

8) The character, Gaea, is also known as

  • Mother Earth


9 the father of zeus

9) The father of Zeus

  • Cronus


10 the home of the 12 major gods

10) The home of the 12 major gods

  • Mt. Olympus


11 the wife of zeus

11) The wife of Zeus

  • Hera


12 the two names for the ruler of the underworld

12)The two names for the ruler of the underworld

  • Hades

  • Pluto


13 the greek name for cupid

13) The Greek name for Cupid

  • Eros


14 the nothingness before the gods came into existence

14) The nothingness before the gods came into existence

  • Chaos


15 the first god to appear from the nothingness

15) The first god to appear from the nothingness

  • Gaea


16 rhea saved the sixth baby whose name was

16) Rhea saved the sixth baby whose name was

  • Zeus


17 he lived on crete and sentenced many to death in the labyrinth

17) He lived on Crete and sentenced many to death in the labyrinth.

  • King Minos


18 the son of apollo

18) The son of Apollo

  • Phaethon


19 pandora s companion was named

19) Pandora’s companion was named

  • Epimetheus


20 he built a labyrinth for a king

20) He built a labyrinth for a king

  • Daedalus


21 this group was bound and buried deep in tartarus by zeus

21) This group was bound and buried deep in Tartarus by Zeus

  • Titans


22 what does phaethon want to borrow from his father

22) What does Phaethon want to borrow from his father?

  • The golden chariot


23 phaethon crashed to earth this created

23) Phaethon crashed to earth. This created …

  • The Sahara Desert


How well do you know your greek mythology

24) This couple was separated when she was taken to the underworld. He went after her but failed to bring her back.

  • Orpheus and…

  • Eurydice


25 in order to honor his son s death daedalus named an island

25) In order to honor his son’s death, Daedalus named an island…

  • Icaria


How well do you know your greek mythology

26) Cronus feared that he would have a child who was stronger than him, so each time his wife, Rhea, had a baby, Cronus would

  • Swallow the baby


27 what is the bad thing that comes out of the box that pandora opens

27) What is the bad thing that comes out of the box that Pandora opens?

  • Swallow the baby


28 by watching these daedalus got the idea to fly

28) By watching these, Daedalus got the idea to fly

  • Sea gulls


29 why did zeus want to punish prometheus

29) Why did Zeus want to punish Prometheus?

  • He stole fire and gave it to the humans.


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30) Why was it a good idea to open Pandora’s box after the first time, when horrible things were released?

  • It released hope


31 why does zeus decided not to punish the humans to having fire

31) Why does Zeus decided NOT to punish the humans to having fire?

  • He thinks that watching the humans destroy themselves will be entertaining.


32 how does zeus punish prometheus

32) How does Zeus punish Prometheus?

  • He chains him to a mountain and sends vultures to eat out his liver.


33 he was known as the blacksmith of the gods

33) He was known as the blacksmith of the gods.

  • Hephaestus


34 how does prometheus convince people to use fire on earth

34) How does Prometheus convince people to use fire on Earth?

  • He cooks food for them.


35 these three brothers drew lots to determine who would rule what region

35) These three brothers drew lots to determine who would rule what region.

  • Zeus

  • Poseidon

  • Hades


36 he is the god of enjoyment and wine

36. He is the god of enjoyment and wine

  • Dionysus


37 how does orpheus tame animals and nature

37. How does Orpheus tame animals and nature?

  • He plays beautiful music.


38 the only way to get to hades palace is to

38. The only way to get to Hades palace is to…

  • Pay the ferry boat driver a certain type of money


39 while at camp half blood demigods are trained by

39. While at Camp Half-Blood, demigods are trained by…

  • Chiron


40 hades brings percy s mother to the underworld by

40. Hades brings Percy’s mother to the Underworld by…

  • Sending a minotaur to get her


41 how does orpheus die

41. How does Orpheus die?

  • The women of Thrace kill him.


42 zeus gave his father this in order to trick him

42. Zeus gave his father this in order to trick him.

  • A potion to make him vomit


43 uranus did not like the looks of his children the cyclopes so he banished them to

43. Uranus did not like the looks of his children, the Cyclopes, so he banished them to…

  • Tartarus


44 pandora was a gift from

44. Pandora was a gift from…

  • Zeus


45 what thing about the natural world is explained by the myth orpheus eurydice

45. What thing about the natural world is explained by the myth “Orpheus & Eurydice”?

  • Shadows


46 what is the moral or lesson of icarus and daedalus

46. What is the moral or lesson of “Icarus and Daedalus”?

  • Obey your elders


47 in the myth phaethon son of apollo what stops the chariot from destroying more of the earth

47. In the myth “Phaethon, Son of Apollo”, what stops the chariot from destroying more of the earth?

  • Zeus hurls a lightning bolt at Phaethon


Total your points

Total your points!

  • 40-50 Major gods

  • 35-39 Minor gods

  • 30-34 Heroes

  • 20-29 Mere mortals

  • 0 - 19 What’s mythology?


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