Trojan War Quiz
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Whose wedding begins the whole set of events?
    answer choices
    Peleus and Thetis
    Theseus and Ariadne
    Zeus and Hera
    Achilles and Briseis
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Who is the one god not invited to the wedding?
    answer choices
    Hekate, goddess of witchcraft
    Hades, god of the underworld
    Eris, goddess of discord
    Hera, goddess of marriage
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Who are the three goddesses who wish to be names the most beautiful?
    answer choices
    Hecuba, Hekate, Hera
    Aphrodite, Hera, Athena
    Aphrodite, Ares, Aurora
    Aphrodite, Hippolyta, Megara
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. What bribe does Paris accept when choosing the most beautiful?
    answer choices
    Great wisdom
    The most beautiful (mortal) woman in the world
    Great political power
    The world's greatest hummus recipe.
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. Who was Helen's husband?
    answer choices
    Menelaus, king of Sparta
    Odysseus, king of Ithaca
    Agamemnon, king of Mycenae
    Jimmy, manager of the local Waffle House
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Who was Menelaus' brother, and the leader of the Greek forces?
    answer choices
    Agamemnon, king of Mycenae
    Achilles, king of the Myrmidons
    Theseus, king of Athens
    Jimmy again
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Who was Agamemnon's wife, the sister of Helen?
    answer choices
    Clytemnestra
    Hecuba
    Andromache
    Mega-Helen
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Who was the "cleverest" of all the Greeks?
    answer choices
    Ajax the Greater
    Achilles
    Hector
    Odysseus
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Who was the greatest warrior of all the Greeks, and was often called "swift-footed"?
    answer choices
    Achilles
    Ajax the Lesser
    Patroclus
    This is an incorrect answer
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. How did Thetis try to make her son invincible?
    answer choices
    She dropped him into the flames of Hades
    She dipped him in the river Styx
    She gave him the super soldier serum
    She asked Zeus to make him a god
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. What does Agamemnon have to do before he can leave for Troy?
    answer choices
    Sacrifice Iphigenia, his daughter
    Pack warm clothes
    Sacrifice a cow
    Pray to the gods
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Who were the king and queen of Troy?
    answer choices
    Hector and Andromache
    Agamemnon and Clytemnestra
    Achilles and Penthesilea
    Priam and Hecuba
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. Who was the Prince of Troy and the greatest Trojan Warrior?
    answer choices
    Harold
    Harry
    Hector
    Herbert
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. How long did the Trojan War last?
    answer choices
    10 years
    10 months
    100 years
    1,000 years
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. The story of the Iliad begins with the quarrel of which two Greek characters?
    answer choices
    Odysseus and Poseidon
    Menelaus and Paris
    Ajax the Greater and Ajax the Lesser
    Achilles and Agamemnon
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. Who kills Patroclus?
    answer choices
    Achilles
    Hector
    Patroclus
    Paris
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Who kills Hector?
    answer choices
    Achilles
    Hector
    Patroclus
    Paris
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. Who kills Achilles?
    answer choices
    Achilles
    Hector
    Patroclus
    Paris
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. Who kills Priam?
    answer choices
    Neoptolemus
    Hector
    Achilles
    Paris
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. What does Achilles do to Hector's body?
    answer choices
    Respectfully burns it
    Tries to eat it
    Drags it behind his chariot
    Hector never even dies.
  • Question 21
    30 seconds
    Q. Where does the story of the ILIAD end?
    answer choices
    With Priam retrieving Hector's body and having a funeral
    With the sack of Troy
    After everyone decides to have peace and they respectfully go home 
    With the Trojan Horse being built
  • Question 22
    30 seconds
    Q. Who comes up with the idea of the Trojan Horse?
    answer choices
    Odysseus
    The ghost of Achilles
    Agamemnon 
    An actual horse (Who can talk!)
  • Question 23
    30 seconds
    Q. Who is killed by 2 serpents because he tried to stop the Trojan Horse?
    answer choices
    Laocoon
    Cassandra
    Sinon
    Paris
  • Question 24
    30 seconds
    Q. What is the ultimate fate of Troy?
    answer choices
    The gods protect it from destruction
    It is completely destroyed
    They end up winning--a true underdog story
    They barely survive
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