Who is the Greek God Hephaestus? - Facts & Symbol


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Who is Hephaestus's mother?

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1. Who threw the baby Hephaestus from Mt. Olympus after he was born, crippling him in the process?

2. Which one of these is the symbol of Hephaestus?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The story of Hephaestus is full of sadness, pity, and revenge. This quiz and worksheet combination will ask questions pertaining to specifics of the story of Hephaestus such as the identity of his mother and how he sought revenge against her.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test you on:

  • Symbol of Hephaestus
  • Who was the mother of Hephaestus
  • Hephaestus's trap for his mother
  • Who expelled Hephaestus from Mt. Olympus
  • Goddess Hephaestus wanted as a wife

Skills Practiced

Be prepared to utilize several studying skills, including:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Greek mythology lesson on Hephaestus
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how Hephaestus trapped his mother
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about who Hephaestus wanted to be given as a wife

Additional Learning

Develop your understanding of this myth by studying the accompanying lesson, Who is the Greek God Hephaestus? - Facts & Symbol. This lesson will detail the following topics:

  • Origin of Hephaestus
  • Hephaestus's talent and how he used it
  • Revenge of Hephaestus
  • Favor granted by Zeus
  • Conclusion of the story of Hephaestus