The Myth of Hercules: Lesson for Kids


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The ruler of Mount Olympus and all the gods was _____.

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1. A demigod is _____.

2. What were the twelve labors of Hercules?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

These multiple-choice quiz questions will ask you about Hercules, a famous hero of ancient Greek mythology. You'll need to know about Hercules' twelve labors and what made him a hero.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be asked to:

  • Know who ruled Mount Olympus
  • Define the term demigod
  • Understand the twelve labors of Hercules
  • Recall why Hercules is called a hero
  • Name Hercules' parents

Skills Practiced

You'll get practice using the following skills:

  • Knowledge application - use what you know about Hercules to understand his twelve labors
  • Information recall - remember what you know about the ruler of Mount Olympus
  • Defining key concepts - understand what demigod means

Additional Learning

To learn more about this Greek myth, review the lesson called The Myth of Hercules: Lesson for Kids. The lesson helps students:

  • Know why ancient Greeks told myths
  • Name the god who tried to kill baby Hercules
  • Describe Hercules' battle with a lion