Fun Fact Quiz 2.0

Updated April 27, 1997


 

1) The word ’mentor’ was the name of a teacher and role model in Greek Mythology. His name was:

  1. Physignathus
  2. Psycarpax
  3. Mentor
 

2) If you see a blond goddess, you are looking at:

  1. Demeter
  2. Athene
  3. Medusa
 

3) When Zeus was fighting for power, who was the first immortal to come to his side?

  1. Pan
  2. Styx
  3. Prometheus
 

4) If you were sailing by Skyllaís island, what should you do?

  1. Get ready for lunch.
  2. Make jokes about her funny looking heads.
  3. Go below decks and hide.
 

5) When Odysseus finally got home from the Trojan War, he was wearing:

  1. battle armor
  2. some old rags
  3. his bathing suit
 

6) Phorkys and Keto had really ugly children. Some were so ugly they would turn you to stone if you saw them. Do you know who?

  1. The Gorgons
  2. The Snake at the End of the World
  3. The Gray Sisters
 

7) The ancient Greeks who were unfortunate enough to come face to ’face’ with the Minotaur, were buried in which kingdom? Trick Question!

  1. Minos
  2. Crete
  3. Minoan
 

8) If you marched off to attack Troy with Odysseus, you would be gone for how long?

  1. a fnordnight
  2. forever
  3. a lot longer than you thought
 

9) If you were sailing to Egypt and you saw Odysseus on his raft. You would be wise to:

  1. accelerate to ramming speed
  2. pretend you don’t see him
  3. offer him a ride but donít let him steer the boat
 

10) The West Wind might remind you of which musical instrument?

  1. piccolo
  2. zither
  3. Les Paul Guitar
 

11) If you were far far from home in ancient Greece and you met a stranger on the road who offered you baked bread, you would know that they were:

  1. French
  2. civilized
  3. not hungry
 
12) Can anyone (including Zeus) name all of Zeus’ children?

  1. No
  2. Nope
  3. No one
 
13) Aphrodite was born:

  1. in Troy
  2. in the sea
  3. on Olympos
 
14) When Ida trembles, you’d better watch out for:

  1. goose bumps
  2. falling rocks
  3. a brat attack

I hope you enjoyed the quiz! Please check out the List of Immortals for more information about Greek Mythology. Keep a good attitude and keep reading! Xavr

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