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Greek Mythology

How well versed are you in the Greek myths?
Quiz by hellenicart
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First submittedSeptember 26, 2014
Last updatedSeptember 26, 2014
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Strangled a snake while still in his baby crib
Heracles
She’d rather be a laurel tree than give in to Apollo
Daphne
Killed the Minotaur
Theseus
Flew too close to the sun, now has an island named after him
Icarus
God of wine and joy
Dionysus
The greatest Greek hero of the Trojan War
Achilles
She used to turn men to pigs – literally
Circe
Killed the Medusa, married Andromeda
Perseus
Zeus had to become a swan to get near her
Leda
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Virgin sister of Apollo
Artemis
Rode a bull, named a continent
Europe
Prince of Troy and ultimately the cause of its demise
Paris
A flying horse, long before LSD
Pegasus
Famous centaur who trained heroes
Cheiron
Took him 20 years to get back home
Odysseus
Was very fond of his mother, of his father not so much
Oedipus
Brother of Zeus, ruler of the Underworld
Hades
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level 62
Sep 26, 2014
I like that this quiz uses gods other than zeus, athena, apollo aphrodite, the ones everyone knows.
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level 81
Sep 30, 2014
I kept trying "centaur", maybe change the clue a bit to remind it's one being that's sought after, not a whole sort. "He was half horse, half man and trained heroes." ? The shorter version makes it a bit ambiguous.
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level 3
Oct 1, 2014
Corrected!
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May 4, 2017
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