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Quiz

  1. Who of the following was the author of the Works and Days?
      a. Homer
      b. Ovid
      c. Hesiod
      d. Plutarch
  2. From what union did Day and Aether come into being?
      a. Ge and Uranus
      b. Erebus and Night
      c. Erebus and Uranus
      d. Tartarus and Night
  3. What author parodies myth in his comedy entitled Birds?
      a. Aristophanes
      b. Aeschylus
      c. Hesiod
      d. Homer
  4. Which is not a name of the Cyclopes?
      a. Brontes
      b. Steropes
      c. Arges
      d. Briareus
  5. In the orientalizing period of Greek art, what was the most popular mythological subject?
      a. the birth of Aphrodite
      b. the Gigantomachy
      c. the castration of Uranus
      d. the infancy of Zeus
  6. Which of the following did not arise from Chaos?
      a. Tartarus
      b. Erebus
      c. Uranus
      d. Eros
  7. The Greek term hieros gamos means:
      a. an epiphany of the god
      b. the birth from Chaos
      c. a yawning void
      d. a holy marriage
  8. The Titans are the offspring of:
      a. Gaia and Eros
      b. Gaia and Uranus
      c. Gaia and Cronus
      d. Gaia alone
  9. Greek mythology imagines the earth as a flat disc encircled by:
      a. Oceanus
      b. Chaos
      c. Erebus
      d. Uranus
  10. Which of the following drove the chariot of the sun disastrously?
      a. Helius
      b. Hyperion
      c. Apollo
      d. Phaƫthon
  11. Selene, goddess of the moon, fell in love with the handsome shepherd:
      a. Tithonus
      b. Endymion
      c. Adonis
      d. Eros
  12. Eos is the goddess of the:
      a. night
      b. rainbow
      c. dawn
      d. sun
  13. Which lover of Eos was granted immortality, but not perpetual youth?
      a. Cephalus
      b. Tros
      c. Tithonus
      d. Cinyras
  14. Aphrodite was born as a result of the castration of:
      a. Cronus
      b. Zeus
      c. Uranus
      d. Oceanus
  15. Cronus devoured all his children except:
      a. Hera
      b. Hades
      c. Poseidon
      d. Zeus
  16. The mother-earth goddess, Rhea, was the consort of:
      a. Cronus
      b. Zeus
      c. Uranus
      d. Tithonus
  17. The Hecatonchires were children of:
      a. Zeus and Hera
      b. Uranus and Gaia/Ge
      c. Zeus and Metis
      d. Cronus and Rhea
  18. Ge is:
      a. the consort of Helius
      b. a yawning void
      c. Earth
      d. the mother of Zeus
  19. The father of Zeus is:
      a. Cronus
      b. Uranus
      c. Prometheus
      d. Poseidon
  20. Pontus is:
      a. a mountain
      b. a region in the Underworld
      c. the sea
      d. the sky
  21. Eros is the:
      a. son of Uranus
      b. god of love
      c. messenger god
      d. father of Cronus
  22. The 6,000 children of Oceanus and Tethys are:
      a. trees
      b. mountains
      c. bodies of water
      d. winds
  23. The Cyclopes are children of:
      a. Gaia and Pontus
      b. Chaos
      c. Zeus and Hera
      d. Gaia and Uranus
  24. The Hecatonchires have 100:
      a. eyes
      b. legs
      c. feet
      d. hands
  25. Erebus is:
      a. light
      b. day
      c. gloomy darkness
      d. the sun
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