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Muses, Creatures & Winds in Greek Mythology Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Humans sometimes challenged Calliope and the Muses to contests involving music, poetry, and art. What was the usual outcome of these contests?

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Question 2 2. Which of the following best describes who Calliope was in Greek mythology?

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Question 3 3. What made the Siren so frightening in Greek mythology?

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Question 4 4. According to Ovid, where did the Sirens come from?

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Question 5 5. At it's most basic, what was the Lernaean hydra?

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Question 6 6. How were Hercules and Iolaus finally able to defeat the hydra?

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Question 7 7. Geryon plays most prominently in the legend of which hero?

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Question 8 8. What is Hercules ordered to do by the King of Mycenae?

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Question 9 9. The first story that the Furies appear in is _____.

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Question 10 10. In The Oresteia, this queen is murdered by her son and asks the Furies to avenge her.

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Question 11 11. Harpies are _____.

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Question 12 12. What do Harpies represent in Greek mythology?

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Question 13 13. According to Greek mythology, who were the first Maenads?

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Question 14 14. The Maenads were devotees of which Greek deity?

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Question 15 15. What is the largest number of Sirens mentioned in any story?

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Question 16 16. How did Odysseus' crew escape the Song of the Sirens?

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Question 17 17. What animal were the Anemoi often associated with?

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Question 18 18. If you saw a depiction of one of the Anemoi pouring out a pitcher of water, which god would that most likely be?

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Question 19 19. When were the Muses given their individual realms of influence rather than collectively representing art?

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Question 20 20. Besides the mask of tragedy, what other object or objects does Melpomene hold in artistic representations?

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Question 21 21. Which of the lesser winds is pictured as a young main with part of a ship?

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Question 22 22. What construction of classic Greek architecture provides much of what we know about the lesser winds?

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Question 23 23. Who is the most cruel of all the winds?

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Question 24 24. Which of the Aurae is often depicted as a sad, old man because he brings heavy rain?

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Question 25 25. Zeus gave the Hecatoncheires control over what?

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Question 26 26. What race did the Hecatoncheires belong to?

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Question 27 27. In some versions of Greek mythology, Terpsichore was identified as the mother of which musically gifted creatures?

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Question 28 28. Who was the father of Terpsichore?

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Question 29 29. Which of the arts was especially fond of Urania?

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Question 30 30. Who was Urania named after?

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Muses, Creatures & Winds in Greek Mythology Chapter Exam Instructions

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