Greek Mythology

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1. Who were the original three Greek gods?
Zeus, Hades, Poseidon
2. Who were the original three Greek goddesses?
Hera, Hestia, Demeter
3. Who was the mother of the six?
4. Who was the father?
5. What did the father do to the first five of the six to keep them from overthrowing him?
He swallowed them
6. Who is also known as mother earth?
7. Who turned Medusa into the snake haired, turn you to stone, monster?
8. What creature was half nymph and half speckled snake?
9. How were the three kingdoms of the earth divided between the three gods?
They drew lots
10. Other than being god of the dead, Hades is also god of _____?
11. Who is the god of DEATH?
12. Who created man?
13. He shaped man out of ____?
14. What two gifts did he give to man?
Ability to stand upright, fire
15. Who was the first mortal woman?
16. Who created her?
17. What two gifts did Zeus tell Hermes to give to her?
Deceptive heart, lying tongue
18. #15 was given a box. When opened all of the evils and sorrows of the world were released. What was left at the bottom of the box?
19. Zeus was angry with #12 for tricking him. What was his punishment?
To have his liver torn out every day and night
20. Who saved him?
21. What was the weapon of #20
A club
22. Which cyclops was blinded by odysseus?
23. According to Hesiod, there were three cyclopes (not including #22). They were sometimes known as thunderbolt, lightning, and thunder. What were their real names?
Arges, Steropes, and Brontes
24. What did they give Zeus as a thanks for freeing them from Tartarus?
Bolts of Lightning
25. Who is the wife of # 16?
26. Who was the original ruler of the heavens?
27. #6 and #26 were mates. They had the 3 Cyclopes, the 12 Titans, and the 3 _____?
28. What were their names?
Briareus, Cottus, and Gyges
29. What does the name of #27 mean?
Hundred Handed
30. Who was TITAN of light?
31. Who was GOD of light?
32. Who is the twin of #31
33. Who were the three most famous Sirens?
Parthenope, Ligea, and Leucosia
34. Who were the three Fates?
Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos
Level 26
Jun 27, 2020
1. Uranus is the Roman form of Ouranos, which should be the correct answer.

2. There is a different way to split the first two questions

3. The type-ins in this quiz are atrocious - I tried "Ate them" and "eat them" for #5 and it wouldn't take them. Perhaps they aren't *wholly* correct but it's mostly what everyone believes and should be a type in.

4. It should be Cronos or Cronus, not Chronos.

2/10 quiz

Level 34
Aug 25, 2020
Uranus is not the Roman form of Ouranos, Caelus is. Uranus is just the Latin Spelling of it, which is different from Greek Transliteration.
Level 34
Aug 25, 2020
This was maybe the worst mythology quiz. First, for 1 and 2, you should have said the first Olympians, not gods. It’s Cronus or Kronos, no H. Number 5, 9, 14, 17, 19, 24 are oddly specific. Even all the group ones are pretty specific. You could have made three separate rows and then merged the hints. Also, why would you get the sirens from Lycophron. At least list the sources. Maybe you could have done Hesiod? Lycophron’s sirens are not famous.
Level 61
Oct 6, 2020
Chronus isn’t the father of the original Olympians. It is Cronus or Kronos. Chronus is the lord of time and a completely different person