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Mythology Unit Test

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all of the following are zeus's children except for: athena, Hercules, cronus, ares
cronus
In the story of Cupid and Psyche, the oracle said
psyche should stand on a hill and her husband would come to her and make her his wife
According to Greek myth, when it is winter
Persephone is in the underworld
Which of the following is NOT part of the Greek creation stories?Epimetheus and Prometheus were chosen to create man; the gods made man in various forms, including gold and brass; after Zeus created a flood, the survivors threw stones that turned into humans; Zeus created Pandora as a punishment)
NONE
Apollo's twin sister who protects youth is
Artemis
Hercules considered himself equal to the gods because
they needed his help to defeat the giants
Odysseus is prevent from returning home because
Poseidon is mad at him for wounding his son.
The reason for Hercules' labors was
he killed his family in a fit of madness
Hercules was considered by many to be Greece's greatest hero, yet he spent much of his time
repenting for one unfortunate deed after another.
Odysseus' wife managed to keep her suitors away by
weaving and then undoing her work
Because of Zeus, she released evils upon mankind; only hope is left in her box
Pandora
He stole fire and gave it to mankind; his liver is eaten by birds daily
Prometheus
Her cloak gets torn by a lion near a mulberry tree
Thisbe
She betrays her father and homeland to help her lover perform 3 tasks
Medea
He fell in love with his own lovely, but non-human creation
Pygmalion
He is a beautiful young lover; he is killed when he is gored by a boar
Adonis, beautiful man spent year with aphrodite and persephone
He is accidentally killed by a discus
Hyacinth apollo's friend
She is kidnapped and later eats pomegranate seeds
Persophone
Her father turns her into a laurel tree because Apollo chased her
Daphne
This river leads to the underworld and is maintained by Charon
Styx
He killed two snakes that were sent by Hera
Hercules
She is the goddess of the harvest
Demeter/Ceres
When she looks upon her beautiful husband, he leaves her
Psyche
He fell in love with his own reflection
Narcissus
He is the god of commerce; he delivers messages for Zeus
Hermes
She is the goddess of the moon and hunting
Artemis
Zeus' wife who is known for her jealousy
Hera
He is the god of the underworld
Hades
She is the goddess of hearth adn home and is sister to Zeus
Hestia
When sailors tried to tie him up, the ropes would not stay fastened
Dionysius
Zeus appeared to her as a bull and then took her to Crete
Europa
He is associated with the laurel tree and he provided music for the gods
Apollo
Odysseus and his en were trapped in this Cyclop's cave
Polyphemus
After he was saved by a ram, he gave the golden fleece to King Aetes
Phrixus
She is the goddess of love and beauty; her son is Cupid
Aphrodite
Hercules is known for his incedible strength and intelligence
false, he is not intelligent
one of the tasks jason had to complete was to defeat an army that grew from dragon's teeth
true
hera gave io to argus so he could watch her with his 100 eyes
true, io was a woman who did not want zeus but was turned into an ox and was an ancestor of Hercules
Hera punished echo because she thought zeus was in love with her
false, she punished her because she had distracted hera while zeus was cheating on her
hercules is the only god with one mortal parent
false, at least dionysus
the sirens turned some of odysseus's men into swine
false, they were unharmed and circe did that
the hydra was one of the creatures that odysseus encountered during his voyage
false, this was the second labor of hercules
hera is the sister of zeus
true
heaven and earth were the first parents
true
the 12 olympians were also known as the titans
false
twelve labors of hercules:
1.Slay the Nemean Lion.
2.Slay the nine-headed Lernaean Hydra.
3.Capture the Golden Hind of Artemis.
4.Capture the Erymanthian Boar.
5.Clean the Augean stables in a single day.
6.Slay the Stymphalian Birds.
7.Capture the Cretan Bull.
8.Steal the Mares of Diomedes.
9.Obtain the girdle of Hippolyta, Queen of the Amazons.
10.Obtain the cattle of the monster Geryon.
11.Steal the apples of the Hesperides.
12.Capture and bring back Cerberus.