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Mythology in Ancient Greece Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In the Greek myth of 'Pandora's Box,' why was Pandora made?

Question 2 2. Mount Olympus is the _____.

Question 3 3. Which son made Pontus the grandfather of the Harpies, or whirlwinds?

Question 4 4. Besides Artemis, what other name was given to her by the Romans?

Question 5 5. Where is Thessaly located?

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Question 6 6. Who was the main wife of Zeus?

Question 7 7. Later Greek writers claimed Scylla was _____.

Question 8 8. By what name was Asclepius known by after he was killed by Zeus and placed in the sky as a star?

Question 9 9. The definitive Greek version of the Gorgons came from which author?

Question 10 10. Centaurs are part human, and part what?

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Question 11 11. Leda's four oldest children were born in a strange way. What was that way?

Question 12 12. Which trait was NOT associated with griffins?

Question 13 13. According to Greek mythology, what flower blooms from the nectar of Aphrodite and the blood of Adonis?

Question 14 14. In what way did Hermes and Aphrodite curse Salmacis's fountain?

Question 15 15. In Proto-Indo-European cultures, Zeus' namesake was a personification of what?

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Question 16 16. In the most famous version of the Tantalus story, Tantalus commits a number of sins. Which of these was NOT amongst them?

Question 17 17. According to Greek mythology, Narcissus' mother was told her son would live a long life as long as what didn't happen?

Question 18 18. For the families of Brauron to thrive and grow stronger, what familial sacrifice was expected of them?

Question 19 19. Phorcys and Ceto were associated with which feature?

Question 20 20. Some documents regarding the Eleusinian Mysteries mention the birth of a sacred child to Persephone, named Brimos. Brimos may have been an alternate name of what god/goddess?

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Question 21 21. What was an epithet of a Greek deity?

Question 22 22. How did Kronos lose his power?

Question 23 23. What was Gaia's most ubiquitous role in Greek mythology?

Question 24 24. The myths of Persephone were most associated with which ancient city?

Question 25 25. Why was it so shocking that Artemis loved and grieved for Orion?

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Question 26 26. Which of the following characteristics did the Nemean Lion NOT possess?

Question 27 27. In Greek mythology, the River Styx is guarded by what demon?

Question 28 28. At one point, Sisyphus' tricks did what to humanity?

Question 29 29. How can we characterize Megara and Hercules' marriage?

Question 30 30. What made Stheno and Euryale different from their sister?

Mythology in Ancient Greece Chapter Exam Instructions

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