Who is the Greek Goddess Aphrodite? - Mythology & Facts

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What does the name Aphrodite mean?

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1. What did Aphrodite promise Paris if he gave her the golden apple?

2. Who was the husband of Aphrodite?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Aphrodite, goddess of beauty, love and desire, was one of the twelve major Olympian gods. This quiz and worksheet combination will check your understanding of Aphrodite, the most beautiful goddess on Olympus.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your knowledge on the following information related to Aphrodite:

  • Interactions with Paris
  • Aphrodite's husband
  • Curse on the women on Lemnos
  • Affair with Ares

Skills Practiced

This quiz provides practice in these skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on Aphrodite
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Aphrodite and the golden apple
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the goddess' generosities and vengeful acts

Additional Learning

Read the lesson on Aphrodite to learn more about this goddess. The following objectives are covered in the lesson

  • Relate the story of Aphrodite's birth from the ocean
  • Explain how being declared the most beautiful goddess helped to spark the Trojan War
  • Discuss Aphrodite's affair with a shepherd, which bore a son who would found Rome
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