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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?


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


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…

  • The sky


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.

  • Epaphos


6) The goddess of love

  • Aphrodite


7) The god of the sea

  • Poseidon


8) The character, Gaea, is also known as

  • Mother Earth


9) The father of Zeus

  • Cronus


10) The home of the 12 major gods

  • Mt. Olympus


11) The wife of Zeus

  • Hera


12)The two names for the ruler of the underworld

  • Hades

  • Pluto


13) The Greek name for Cupid

  • Eros


14) The nothingness before the gods came into existence

  • Chaos


15) The first god to appear from the nothingness

  • Gaea


16) Rhea saved the sixth baby whose name was

  • Zeus


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

  • King Minos


18) The son of Apollo

  • Phaethon


19) Pandora’s companion was named

  • Epimetheus


20) He built a labyrinth for a king

  • Daedalus


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

  • Titans


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

  • The golden chariot


23) Phaethon crashed to earth. This created …

  • The Sahara Desert


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…

  • Icaria


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?

  • Swallow the baby


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

  • Sea gulls


29) Why did Zeus want to punish Prometheus?

  • He stole fire and gave it to the humans.


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?

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


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.

  • Hephaestus


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.

  • Zeus

  • Poseidon

  • Hades


36. He is the god of enjoyment and wine

  • Dionysus


37. How does Orpheus tame animals and nature?

  • He plays beautiful music.


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…

  • Chiron


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

  • Sending a minotaur to get her


41. How does Orpheus die?

  • The women of Thrace kill 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…

  • Tartarus


44. Pandora was a gift from…

  • Zeus


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”?

  • Obey your elders


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!

  • 40-50 Major gods

  • 35-39 Minor gods

  • 30-34 Heroes

  • 20-29 Mere mortals

  • 0 - 19 What’s mythology?


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