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Greek mythology multiple choice

Answer these questions about Greek mythology.
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Last updated: March 21, 2019
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1. Who slew the Minotaur?
Heracles
Minos
Perseus
Theseus
2. Whose mother bathed them in the River Styx as an infant, while holding them by the heel?
Achilles
Diomedes
Ajax
Odysseus
3. Who was doomed to be chained to a rock for eternity and have an eagle eat their liver every day?
Sisyphus
Orpheus
Prometheus
Atlas
4. Which Titan was the goddess of memory and mother of the Muses?
Hera
Mnemosyne
Themis
Tethys
5. Which goddess was obliged to spend part of every year in the underworld because Hades tricked her into eating pomegranate seeds?
Aphrodite
Calliope
Demeter
Persephone
6. Why was Arachne transformed into a spider?
She stole the loom of one of the three Fates
She pridefully challenged Athena to a weaving contest
Hera got mad because Zeus seduced her
She refused Apollo's amorous advances
7. Who refused to marry anyone, unless they could beat her in a foot race?
Nausicaa
Eurydice
Atalanta
Penelope
8. Who flew too close to the sun on wings made of feathers and wax?
Pericles
Aegeus
Icarus
Daedalus
9. Who was the twin half-brother of Castor?
Iolaus
Laƫrtes
Pollux
Nestor
10. Which of these is not true of the sorceress Medea?
Her grandfather was the sun god Helios
She killed two of her own children after Jason spurned her
She used her magic to help Jason obtain the Golden Fleece
She gained her powers by killing her aunt Circe
11. Who was Polyphemus?
A cyclops that was blinded by Odysseus
Father of the Titan Cronus
The king of the centaurs
A general for the Greeks in the Trojan War
12. Which of these was NOT a child of Zeus?
Heracles
Asclepius
Helen of Troy
Perseus
13. Who was born by emerging fully grown from Zeus's head?
Athena
Hephaestus
Ares
Hermes
14. Which goddess is a virgin who swore never to marry?
Athena
Artemis
Aphrodite
Demeter
15. How did Odysseus avoid being drowned by the Sirens?
He had his crew drown them out by playing louder music
He had his men tie him to the ship's mast and plug their ears with beeswax
He and his men swam underwater so they could not hear them
He prayed to Athena to block his ears
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