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Greek Mythology

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1. Who were the original three Greek gods?
Zeus, Hades, Poseidon
2. Who were the original three Greek goddesses?
Hera, Hestia, Demeter
3. Who was the mother of the six?
Rhea
4. Who was the father?
Chronus
5. What did the father do to the first five of the six to keep them from overthrowing him?
He swallowed them
6. Who is also known as mother earth?
Gaea
7. Who turned Medusa into the snake haired, turn you to stone, monster?
Athena
8. What creature was half nymph and half speckled snake?
Echidna
9. How were the three kingdoms of the earth divided between the three gods?
They drew lots
10. Other than being god of the dead, Hades is also god of _____?
Wealth
11. Who is the god of DEATH?
Thanatos
12. Who created man?
Prometheus
13. He shaped man out of ____?
Mud
14. What two gifts did he give to man?
Ability to stand upright, fire
15. Who was the first mortal woman?
Pandora
16. Who created her?
Hephaestus
17. What two gifts did Zeus tell Hermes to give to her?
Deceptive heart, lying tongue
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18. #15 was given a box. When opened all of the evils and sorrows of the world were released. What was left at the bottom of the box?
Hope
19. Zeus was angry with #12 for tricking him. What was his punishment?
To have his liver torn out every day and night
20. Who saved him?
Heracles
21. What was the weapon of #20
A club
22. Which cyclops was blinded by odysseus?
Polyphemus
23. According to Hesiod, there were three cyclopes (not including #22). They were sometimes known as thunderbolt, lightning, and thunder. What were their real names?
Arges, Steropes, and Brontes
24. What did they give Zeus as a thanks for freeing them from Tartarus?
Bolts of Lightning
25. Who is the wife of # 16?
Aphrodite
26. Who was the original ruler of the heavens?
Uranus
27. #6 and #26 were mates. They had the 3 Cyclopes, the 12 Titans, and the 3 _____?
Hecatoncheires
28. What were their names?
Briareus, Cottus, and Gyges
29. What does the name of #27 mean?
Hundred Handed
30. Who was TITAN of light?
Hyperion
31. Who was GOD of light?
Apollo
32. Who is the twin of #31
Artemis
33. Who were the three most famous Sirens?
Parthenope, Ligea, and Leucosia
34. Who were the three Fates?
Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos
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level 16
Apr 28, 2014
Uranus is the roman equivalent of ouraneus :) good quiz though and its kronos not chromos x