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Greek Demigod: Definition & Explanation

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According to legend, how did the hero Achilles become nearly invincible?

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1. What is a demigod?

2. What was the demigod Heracles most famous for?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your knowledge of the mythology surrounding Greek demigods. You will be assessed on some specific tales and heroes from Greek myth.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your knowledge of the following:

  • Definition of demigod
  • Achilles' invincibility
  • Famous act(s) of Heracles
  • Legacy of Perseus

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related world religions lesson
  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately identify main characters, such as Perseus and Heracles
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the death of Achilles
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about various Greek demigods

Additional Learning

To learn more about mythology, review the accompanying lesson titled Greek Demigod: Definition & Explanation. This lesson addresses the following objectives in detail:

  • Understand the meaning of demigod
  • Identify heroes of Greek mythology
  • Know important stories and myths
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