Greek Gods/Goddesses
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  • Question 1
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    Q. A short story, usually involving animals, that teaches a moral lesson is a(n)
    answer choices
    fable
    myth 
    epic
    song
  • Question 2
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    Q. The games held every four years at a festival to honor Zeus were called the
    answer choices
    Olympic Games
    Triathalon
    Marathon
    Hunger Games
  • Question 3
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    Q. The Greeks used a system of writing developed by the
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    Mycenaens
    Romans
    Phoenicians
    Egyptians
  • Question 4
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    Q. Which of the following describes the epics The Iliad and The Odyssey?
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    They tell about the Trojan War and are credited to Homer.
    They are accurate accounts of the war between Minoans and Trojans.
    They describe how the Trojan Horse was used
    They were written by Socrates to help describe Greek gods
  • Question 5
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    Q. The ancient Greeks honored their gods by
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    holding festivals
    building temples
    making statues
    all of the above
  • Question 6
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    Q. Which of the following would NOT be an event in the first Olympics held in 776 B.C.?points
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    Swimming
    Javelin throw
    Discus Throw
    Wrestling
  • Question 7
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    Q. Stories that involve Greek gods and goddesses and explain something in nature are called __________
    answer choices
    fables
    myths
    novels
    epics
  • Question 8
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    Q. The ancient Greeks worshiped the sea god Poseidon. What does this tell about the Greeks?
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    They were monotheistic
    They lived in separate villages
    They relied on the sea for travel and trade
    They avoided the sea at all cost
  • Question 9
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    Q. Which of the following statements is true about Greek mythology?
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    The Greeks believed in gods with animal heads
    Gods and goddesses had both human and super-human characteristics
    Homer wrote fables that people still tell today
    Gods had more power than goddesses
  • Question 10
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    Q. The Iliad is an example of a(n)
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    epic
    fable
    myth
    song
  • Question 11
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    Q. Which god would be the the most helpful to pray to when entering a battle?
    answer choices
    Apollo
    Ares
    Hades
    Hephaestus
  • Question 12
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    Q. Which god would be most likely to play pranks on the other gods in Mount Olympus?
    answer choices
    Hades
    Hermes
    Poseidon
    Apollo
  • Question 13
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    Q. Which of the Greek Goddesses did most Greeks build a shrine to in their homes?
    answer choices
    Hades
    Demeter
    Hestia
    Athena
  • Question 14
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    Q. Which god represented blacksmiths?
    answer choices
    Apollo
    Hephastus
    Hestia
    Hermes
  • Question 15
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    Q. Which god would Ancient Greek actors pray to for a good performance?
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    Dionysus 
    Hermes
    Ares
    Hera
  • Question 16
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    Q. Which goddess helped create the seasons after her daughter Persephone was taken away from her?
    answer choices
    Hestia
    Zeus
    Aphrodite
    Demeter
  • Question 17
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    Q. According to the Greeks, who is to blame for unleashing all of the evils in the world?
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    Helen
    Hera
    Pandora
    Aphrodite
  • Question 18
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    Q. In The Iliad, who was believed to be the most beautiful woman in the world?
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    Paris
    Artemis
    Helen
    Hera
  • Question 19
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    Q. Who is credited for creating fables such as "The Hare and the Tortoise?"
    answer choices
    Aesop
    Homer
    Pericles
    Achilles
  • Question 20
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    Q. Who is the titan who swallowed his children and was defeated by Zeus?
    answer choices
    Hercules
    Achilles
    Cronos
    Hades
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