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Ancient greek mythology

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(248 votes)
10 questions
English
1

What epic poem by Homer describes a hero's journey home after the Trojan War?

The Odyssey

The Aeneid

The Iliad

66% got this right

The Odyssey is one of the oldest extant works of literature still widely read by modern audiences.
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Who was the king of the Greek gods?

Zeus

Apollo

Ares

Poseidon

Easy  84% got this right

Zeus was god of the sky and thunder.
3

What did Daedalus build for King Minos of Crete?

Labyrinth

Palace

Temple

Wings

58% got this right

Daedalus created the Labyrinth on Crete, in which the Minotaur was kept.
4

Where in Athens is the Acropolis?

Hard  30% got this right

During ancient times the Acropolis of Athens was known also more properly as Cecropia, after the legendary serpent-man.
5

Achilles had one famous weakness, which?

Heel

Elbow

Knee

Scrotum

64% got this right

He was a hero of the Trojan War, the greatest of all the Greek warriors, and is the central character of Homer's Iliad.
6

How many were the Labors of Heracles?

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12
50

52% got this right

The establishment of a fixed cycle of twelve labors was attributed by the Greeks to an epic poem, now lost.
7

What physical trait makes the divine horse Pegasus special?

Wings

Eight legs

Fish tail

Horn

73% got this right

In Classical Greek mythology, the Olympian god Poseidon is identified as the father of Pegasus.
8

Where is Mt. Olympus, the home of the Greek gods?

Hard  24% got this right

9

What creature was composed of parts of several different animals?

Chimera

Cerberus

Cyclops

Minotaur

52% got this right

It's usually depicted as part lion, part goat and part snake.
10

What treasure did Jason famously capture?

The Golden Fleece

Apollon's Bow

The Sword of Peleus

The Winged Helmet

41% got this right

The Golden Fleece is the fleece of the golden-woolled, winged ram, Chrysomallos.