Ancient greek mythology

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

The Odyssey

The Iliad

The Aeneid

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

Poseidon

Apollo

Ares

Zeus was god of the sky and thunder.

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What did Daedalus build for King Minos of Crete?

Labyrinth

Palace

Wings

Temple

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

#4  Location  50 seconds

Where in Athens is the Acropolis?

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

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Achilles had one famous weakness, which?

Heel

Elbow

Knee

Scrotum

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  Type answer  30 seconds

How many were the Labors of Heracles?

12

Twelve

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

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What physical trait makes the divine horse Pegasus special?

Wings

Horn

Eight legs

Fish tail

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

#8  Location  50 seconds

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

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What creature was composed of parts of several different animals?

Chimera

Cerberus

Minotaur

Cyclops

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

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What treasure did Jason famously capture?

The Golden Fleece

Apollon's Bow

The Winged Helmet

The Sword of Peleus

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