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Myths Test

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5 Matching Questions

  1. Narcissis
  2. Philemon and Baucis
  3. Arethusa
  4. Tantheus
  5. Pyramus
  1. a old couple who took in disguised Zeus and Hermes and granted one wish to be together; turned into trees
  2. b in love with himself; Echo loves him and accidentally puts curse on him
  3. c skinny dipping; runs away from Alpheus; prays to Artemis and becomes a stream
  4. d first House of Atreus myth; chopped up son in a stew for the gods to be mean to them; is punished by having all water and food blown away or disappears when he comes close to them
  5. e sees Thisbe's bloody cloak; thinks she's dead; kills himself

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Hector is Roman hero; Archellis is Greek hero; Archellis and Hector had the biggest fight; Perris loses Helen and fight to get her back; hid army in wooden horse; Cassandra, the king's daughter, can see the future but no one believes her; Greeks come out of horse and kill the Troy's Anneus escapes and makes Rome
  2. she wants to be alone; father is god of rivers; he turns her into a tree to avoid Apollo
  3. told to kill Cupid; pricked by one of his arrows and falls more in love with him; scares him away
  4. Zeus turned into a bull to meet her and hid her at Crete
  5. pricked himself with an arrow and fell in love with Psyche; never shows her who he is; runs away when woken by wax from her lamp

5 True/False Questions

  1. Daedalusgets imprisoned in his labyrinth; creates wax wings to escape; his son, Icarus, flies to close to the sun; wings melt and he dies

          

  2. Endymionsculpted a his dream girl out of stone; hated other women; prayed to Aphrodite for a woman; his statue became real

          

  3. Oedipusgets imprisoned in his labyrinth; creates wax wings to escape; his son, Icarus, flies to close to the sun; wings melt and he dies

          

  4. Perseussees Thisbe's bloody cloak; thinks she's dead; kills himself

          

  5. Atalantawoman hero; father left her in woods; raised by bears; boar was in town and needed to be killed so she wounded it to be filled; men wanted to marry her; wanted a man to beat her at a foot race; Hippomenes won

          

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