The Greek God Poseidon: Mythology & Facts - Quiz & Worksheet


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In Greek mythology, Poseidon split up control of the world with his brothers _____ and _____, taking control of the _____ for himself.

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1. What would sailors often sacrifice to appease Poseidon?

2. According to Greek mythology, of which of the following was Poseidon NOT in control?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the Greek god Poseidon. You'll be assessed on your knowledge of the mythology and cultural significance of him.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Poseidon's brothers, dominion, and symbol
  • Sacrifices to Poseidon
  • Poseidon in Homeric Greek literature

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related world history lesson
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Poseidon's dominion
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to identify how Poseidon is often depicted

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the accompanying lesson titled The Greek God Poseidon: Mythology & Facts. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Learn the mythology related to the Titans
  • Understand Poseidon's role in the Odyssey and the Iliad
  • Know important myths and deities