Myths
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. What is a myth?
    answer choices
    Fictional tale explaining actions of gods or heroes 
    Fictional tale about a larger than life hero
    True story about gods and goddesses
    Story with animal characters
  • Question 2
    45 seconds
    Q.

    What are the features of a myth?

    answer choices

    Animal characters, based on fact

    Long, narrative poem, larger-than-life her

    Teaches lesson, heroes, animal characters

    Heroes, gods/goddesses, elements of nature, teaches lesson

  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. What types of questions are addressed by myths?
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    What is the meaning of life?
    What gods and heroes do
    Origins of nature
    Long journeys
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What did the ancient greeks value, based on their myths?
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    Boldness and physical attractiveness
    Fighting the power and being yourself
    Being brave and fighting
    Strength, family, humility
  • Question 5
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    Q. What is a legend? 
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    widely told story about the present
    long, epic poem
    widely told story about the past
    short, narrative poem
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. True or False:  Some legends are based on fact, while others are purely fictional
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    True
    False
  • Question 7
    300 seconds
    Q. Define a myth
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    a traditional story sometimes popularly regarded as historical but unauthenticated.
    a short story, typically with animals as characters, conveying a moral.
    a traditional story, especially one concerning the early history of a people or explaining some natural or social phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events.
    an account of imaginary or real people and events told for entertainment.
  • Question 8
    60 seconds
    Q. Creation myths tell how the world and human beings came to exist
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    False
    True
  • Question 9
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    Q. Origin myths explain how...
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    Phenomena such as earthquakes, mountains, and streams came to exist
    How the world came to be
  • Question 10
    60 seconds
    Q. Oral literature is that which is shared through spoken language
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    True
    False
  • Question 11
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    Q. A traditional or legendary story, usually concerning some being or hero or event, with or without a determinable basis of fact or a natural explanation, especially one that is concerned with deities or demigods and explains some practice, rite, or phenomenon of nature.
    answer choices
    Legend
    Myth
    Fable 
    Folktale
  • Question 12
    60 seconds
    Q. A story that was created to usually explain the mysteries of the universe and usually features gods and goddesses is called a _____.
    answer choices
    Myth
    Legend
    Tale
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. The purpose of a myth is to
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    scare the audience.
    give another perspective on life.
    teach humans to love another no matter what.
    entertain, inform, and/or explain.
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Myths contain these elements of storytelling:
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    original ideas.
    comedic relief, love stories, sirens, and cake.
    plot, characters, setting, and theme.
    peace, harmony, and fables.
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. A plot is
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    the sequence of events that make up a story.
    a person, an animal, or an imaginary creature that takes part in the action of a literary work.
    the time and place of the action.
    the message about life or human nature that is conveyed.
  • Question 16
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    Q. A Character is
    answer choices
    the sequence of events that make up a story.
    a person, an animal, or an imaginary creature that takes part in the action of a literacy work.
    the time and place of the action.
    the message about life or human nature that is conveyed.
  • Question 17
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    Q. Theme is
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    the message about life or human nature that is conveyed.
    the time and place of the action.
    a person, an animal, or an imaginary creature that takes part in the action.
    the sequence of events that make up a story.
  • Question 18
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    Q. A quality of a myth is
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    creepy characters that scare humans.
    often unrealistic and illogical.
    it has to be humorous and educational.
    an animal is always the main character.
  • Question 19
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    Q. A quality of a myth is
    answer choices
    it can have inanimate objects and characters that change.
    about Greek Gods and the underworld.
    relevant to superficial features and special super powers.
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