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Who killed Achilles?
a. Paris
b. Hector
c. Prian
d. Aeneas
a. Paris
Who loved Adonis?
a. Minerva
b. Vesta
c. Venus
d. Juno
c. Venus
At the same time that Atalanta was exposing her son Parthenopaeus, this woman was exposing Telephus, her son by Heracles.
a. Melite
b. Astyoche
c. Astydamia
d. Auge
a. Melite
Callisto's son:
a. Arcas
b. Argus
c. Argos
d. none of these
a. Arcas
Daphne was loved by
a. Dionysus
b. Apollo
c. Ares
d. Athena
b. Apollo
Priam:
a. Achilles
b. Neoptolemus
c. Agamemnon
d. Ajax
b. Neoptolemus
Marpessa:
a. Apollo
b. Mars
c. Mercury
d. Bacchus
a. Apollo
What could be Meleager's theme song?
a. Pride
b. I Just Wanna Fly
c. Changes
d. I Burn For You
d. I Burn For You
Sarpedon:
a. Agamemnon
b. Patroclus
d. Odysseus
d. Achilles
b. Patroclus
Which pair had the task of repopulating the earth?
a. Alcyone and Ceyx
b. Atalanta and Hippomenes
c. Deucalion and Pyrrha
d. Idas and Marpessa
c. Deucalion and Pyrrha
Tithonus:
a. Pan
b. Minerva
c. Cupid
d. Aurora
d. Aurora
Both the father and son of Pylades were named:
a. Strophius
b. Medon
c. Crisus
d. Pterelaus
a. Strophius
The cattle of Helios were tended by Lampetie and Phaethusa on this island.
a. Thrinacia
b. Stongyle
c. Tenos
d. Imbros
c. Tenos
Perseus was the son of Danae and Zeus, who had visited her in what guise?
a. a swan
b. a bull
c. a shower of gold
d. a lightning bolt
c. a shower of gold
Which labor presented the greatest olfactory challenge?
a. oxen of Geryon
b. mares of Diomedes
c. Stymphalian birds
d. Augean stables
d. Augean stables
Hector:
a. Pyrrhus
b. Ajax
c. Menelaus
d. Achilles
d. Achilles
"Hecatoncheires" is a term given to monsters with
a. a hundred eyes
b. a hundred mouths
c. a hundred hands
d. none of these
c. a hundred hands
Europa:
a. Minos
b. Rhadamanthus
c. Sarpedon
d. all of these
d. all of these
Niobe:
a. Diana
b. Venus
c. Mers
d. Minerva
a. Diana
Who helped Ulysses carry off the statue of Minerva from Troy?
a. Deiphobus
b. Demophoon
c. Diomedes
d. Lycus
c. Diomedes
Io:
a. Pasiphae
b. Persephone
c. Athena
d. none of these
d. none of these
Of what land was Jason the rightful ruler?
a. Iolchus, Thessaly
b. Athens
c. Colchis
d. Crete
a. Iolchus, Thessaly
Another "forgetfulness" involved leaving Ariadne on what island?
a. Crete
b. Naxos
c. Elbe
d. Cyprus
b. Naxos
Which god or goddess was NOT the child of Cronus?
a. Jupiter
b. Juno
c. Pluto
d. Mercury
d. Mercury
Hera disguised herself as this nurse to trick Semele into asking to see Zeus' true form:
a. Galanthis
b. Comaetho
c. Beroe
d. Metaneira
c. Beroe
Where was Zeus raised, hidden from his father?
a. Mt. Ida
b. Mt. Aetna
c. Mt. Helicon
d. Mt. Vesuvius
a. Mt. Ida
Which Roman god was the equivalent of the Greek Hermes?
a. Mercury
b. Vulcan
c. Dis
d. Saturn
a. Mercury
The seer heard the woodworms say that his prison cell was going to collapse:
a. Amphiaraus
b. Teiresias
c. Melampus
d. Mopsus
c. Melampus
Whom did Agamemnon carry back to Greece as a prize, who correctly prophesied his death?
a. Cassandra
b. Laocoon
c. Teiresias
d. the Sibyl
a. Cassandra
Theseus met a robber named Procrustes, whose personal motto might have been:
a. Show me the money
b. A perfect fit, every time
c. Don't leave home without it
d. Like a rock
b. A perfect fit, every time
The god of the sea was
a. Pluto
b. Bacchus
c. Apollo
d. Neptune
d. Neptune
"Tritogeneia" is an epithet of what goddess?
a. Athena
b. Aurora
c. Cybele
d. Hesta
a. Athena
Endymion:
no answers
no answer
Which goddess was the wife of the ugly god Hephaestus?
a. Athena
b. Artemis
c. Aphrodite
d. Hestia
c. Aphrodite
Minos, Rhadamnathys, and Sarpedon fought over the love of this boy:
a. Caunus
b. Miletus
c. Nicostratus
d. Megapenthes
d. Megapenthes
Who waited for 10 years after the end of the war for the return of her husband Ulysses?
a. Creusa
b. Clytemnestra
c. Calpurnia
d. Penelope
d. Penelope
Heracles killed this king of the Dryopes and took his son Hylas as his "squire." (now who's your daddy?)
a. Licymnius
b. Amisodarus
c. Mastrusius
d. Theodamas
D. Theodamas
Theseus eventually married the sister of Ariadne, named
a. Phaedra
b. Pyrrha
c. Cynthia
d. Erythea
a. Phaedra
Perseus accomplished all but which of the following:
a. Slay the Medusa
b. Killed the Chimaera
c. Rescued Andromeda
d. Ruled Argos
b. Killed the Chimaera
Venus' symbols included
a. pomegranates
b. doves
c. olive trees
d. all of these
b. doves
The severed head of Orpheus floated down this river, ecentually landing on the island of Lesbos.
a. Hebrus
b. Ladon
c. Dniper
d. Eurotas
a. Hebrus
Which Roman goddess was the equivalent of the Greek Demeter?
a. Vesta
b. Minerva
c. Ceres
d. Juno
c. Ceres
Midas:
a. Juno
b. Pan
c. Minerva
d. Vulcan
b. Pan
The name of the first woman, created by Jupiter and Vulcan, means "all gifts." She is:
a. Panchaia
b. Panope
c. Pandora
d. Phaedra
c. Pandora
Who became a hero after he chased all the flies away from Alipherus?
a. Myagro
b. Lelex
c. Anchialus
d. Euchenor
a. Myagro
This first woman was sent to one whose name means "hindsight" He is:
a. Antaeus
b. Antenor
c. Epimetheus
d. Laertes
c. Epimetheus
He had the inevitable task of delivering the poisonous robe to Heracles:
a. Copreus
b. Lichas
c. Perieres
d. Oncius
b. Lichas
What is the lesson to be learned from the myth of Baucis and Philemon?
a. Don't criticize the gods
b. Be kind to strangers
c. Be careful what you wish for
d. Look before you leap
b. Be kind to strangers
Which pair came first?
a. Zeus and Hera
b. Gaea and Uranus
c. Rhea and Cronus
d. Tethys & Oceanus
b. Gaea and Uranus
What bad centaur brought about Hercules' death?
a. Nessus
b. Chiron
c. Charon
d. Ixion
a. Nessus
In the myth of Pyramus and Thisbe, who died?
a. Pyramus
b. thisbe
c. neither
d. both
d. both
Hercules' first labor provided him with what souvenir, with which he was often pictured?
a. a large club
b. a shield of bronze
c. a lion's skin
d. a boar's tusk
c. a lion's skin
Lityerses was a Phrygian who killed anyone he could beat in what kind of contest?
a. running
b. singing
c. weaving
d. harvesting
d. harvesting
What drug was given to Helen in Egypt?
a. Nepenthe
b. Moly
c. Opium
d. Mormyr
a. Nepenthe
Juno:
a. Vulcan
b. Hebe
c. a and b
d. none of these
a. Vulcan
Patroclus:
a. Aeneas
b. Hector
c. Prian
d. Deiphobus
b. Hector
"Sminthian" was a name give to what god?
a. Vulcan
b. Apollo
c. Phobos
d. Pan
b. Apollo
Paris' reward for choosing Venus was:
a. the most beautiful woman
b. everlasting youth
c. unmatched skill in archery
d. a powerful love potion
a. the most beautiful woman
Which of the following was not a son of Nestor?
a. Thrasymedes
b. Pisistratus
c. Evagoras
d. Antilochus
c. Evagoras
Who spoke the famous line of the Aeneid, "Equo ne credite, Teucri!"
a. Lycus
b. Laocoon
c. Cassandra
d. Pythia
b. Laocoon
What was the mountain in Arcady where Hermes was born?
a. Helicon
b. Cyllene
c. Calpe
d. Pelion
b. Cyllene
Whose sons grew to manhood overnight so that they might avenge their father's death?
a. Clymene
b. Neaera
c. Callirrhoe
d. Ipphus
c. Callirrhoe
Which was NOT a Titan?
a. Oceanus
b. Themis
c. Mnemosyne
d. Euphrosyne
d. Euphrosyne
What object was the downfall of Hero's love, Leander?
a. a cup of gold
b. a golden apple
c. a lantern
d. a mulberry bush
c. a lantern
Whose symbols included the leopards and grape vines?
a. Dionysus
b. Hermes
c. Zeus
d. Hephaestus
a. Dionysus
Which of the conquests of Hercules was known for amazing celerity?
a. Lernean Hydra
b. Arcadian stag
c. Erymanthian boar
d. Cretan bull
b. Arcadian stag
The prize for the winner of the Judgment of Paris was:
a. a silver chalice
b. a golden apple
c. a bronze belt
d. a platinum ring
b. a golden apple
Later, as penance for slaying his friend Iphitus, Hercules had to:
a. count grains of salt
b. wear women's clothes
c. not speak for 4 years
d. build a temple
b. wear women's clothes
The Argonauts who set out with Jason included:
a. Castor
b. Orpheus
c. Hercules
d. all of these
d. all of these
Spartan boys sacrificed puppies to this god of war associated with Ares:
a. Mavors
b. Enyalius
c. Ktesios
d. Loxias
b. Enyalius
The same hero also killed the Chimera, a monster which included parts of all these EXCEPT:
a. lion
b. boar
c. goat
d. serpent
b. boar
This woman became mother of the twin giants Otus and Ephialtes after she poured seawater in her lap:
a. Tyro
b. Lysimache
c. Sinope
d. Iphimedia
d. Iphimedia
What hero (NOT according to "Clash of the Titans") tamed Pegasus?
a. Perseus
b. Theseus
c. Pythias
d. Bellerophon
d. Bellerophon
Whose symbols included the horse and the trident?
a. Pluto
b. Jupiter
c. Neptune
d. Mars
c. Neptune
The heroes Damon and Pythias were greatly admired in ancient times for their:
a. friendship
b. strength
c. skill in games
d. loyalty to the king
a. friendship
Which of Penelope's suitors threw a cow's hoof at Odysseus?
a. Ctessipus
b. Antigonus
c. Astylochus
d. Pheroetes
a. Ctessipus
This king of the Phaecians purified Heracles of the murder of his children.
a. Alcinous
b. Ialmenus
c. Coroebus
d. Nausithous
a. Alcinous
What could be Orpheus and Eurydice's theme song?
a. Bring Back that Loving Feeling
b. Love Me Tomorrow
c. Don't Look Back
d. Rock Lobster
c. Don't Look Back
Hercules incurred the wrath of what deity from birth?
a. Venus
b. Jupiter
c. Juno
d. Apollo
c. Juno
Which Titan refused to fight against Zeus?
a. Iapetus
b. Prometheus
c. Atlas
d. Cronus
b. Prometheus
What maiden assisted Jason in his quest?
a. Ariadne
b. Medea
c. Hecate
d. Penelope
b. Medea
The unusual aspect of Pygmalion's beloved was:
a. she turned into a flower
b. she was a statue
c. she lived in the deepest ocean
d. she could only repeat what had been told to her
b. she was a statue
What had been Paris' occupation at the time he was appointed judge of this beauty contest?
a. blacksmith
b. king's chief counsel
c. shepherd
d. general
c. shepherd
He watched his homeland of Crete from the highest mountaintop of Rhodes:
a. Catreus
b. Thaumas
c. Althaemenes
d. Aepytus
c. Althaemenes
As Aeneas fled Troy, which family member was left behind?
a. Ascanius
b. Creusa
c. Anchises
d. none of these
b. Creusa
Everyone knows Prometheus gave fire to mankind. What other helpful advice did he give?
a. how to make weapons
b. how to tame animals
c. how to build ships
d. all of these
d. all of these
The goddess of love and beauty was
a. Athena
b. Aphrodite
c. Artemis
d. Hestia
b. Aphrodite
When Helen called to the Greek soldiers hidden in the Trojan Horse in the voices of their wives, which of the warriors nearly answered her?
a. Odysseus
b. Anticlus
c. Eurybates
d. Crisus
b. Anticlus
Theseus accomplished much, but was quite forgetful. Once his forgetfulness indirectly led to this new geographical name:
a. Hellespont
b. Icarian Sea
c. Aegean Sea
d. Strait of Gibraltar
c. Aegean Sea
Theseus met another robber named Periphetes, who was very strong but
a. walked with a limp
b. was very short
c. was blind
d. had only one arm
a. walked with a limp
The children of Uranus included all EXCEPT the
a. Hecatoncheires
b. Cyclopes
c. Muses
d. Furies
c. Muses
Who was the only person willing to die fo Admetus?
a. Alcestis
b. Baucis
c. Megaera
d. Lucina
a. Alcestis
He is forever doomed to braid a rope that is eaten by a she-ass:
a. Tityus
b. Ocnus
c. Iasus
d. Cocalus
d. Cocalus
From where was Helen stolen?
a. from Troy
b. from Olympus
c. from Sparta
d. from Mycenae
c. from Sparta
Latona:
a. Apollo
b. Diana
c. a and b
d. none of these
c. a and b
What charioteer of Pelops gave his name to the island near Troezen on which Theseus was suposedly conceived?
a. Mytilus
b. Elatus
c. Sphaerus
d. Automedon
c. Sphaerus
The Libyan shepherd killed the Argonauts Canthus and Eribotes for messing with his sheep.
a. Eumolpus
b. Caphaurus
c. Termerus
d. Lampetius
b. Caphaurus
Which goddess was known for her love affair with Ares?
a. Athena
b. Artemis
c. Aphrodite
d. Hestia
c. Aphrodite
When the heavens and the earth were divided among the conquering gods, which god recieved the realm which would eventually have the most inhabitants?
a. Zeus
b. Hades
c. Poseidon
d. Ares
b. Hades
Jason was bidden by his evil uncle to obtain what mystical object?
a. the Holy Grail
b. the Sword of Truth
c. the Golden Apples of the Hesperides
d. the Golden Fleece
d. the Golden Fleece