Helen of Troy: Story & History


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According to legend, who was Helen of Troy's father?

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1. Which suitor was eventually chosen as Helen of Troy's husband?

2. Why did Paris feel entitled to marry Helen of Troy?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo teaches you about the story of Helen of Troy's life, with a specific focus on her role in the Trojan War.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on:

  • How the Greeks won the Trojan War
  • Helen's fate after the Trojan War
  • Legendary father of Helen
  • Helen of Troy's chosen suitor
  • Why Paris felt entitled to marry her

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Helen of Troy lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding what happens to Helen after the fall of Troy and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how the Greeks won the Trojan War

Additional Learning

To learn more about this legendary figure, review the accompanying lesson called Helen of Troy: Story & History. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Identify main characters in the Helen of Troy myth
  • Trace the events that led to the Greeks winning the Trojan War
  • Understand Helen of Troy's fate after the Trojan War