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Quarter 3 Exam


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MULTIPLE CHOICE. The following are questions pertaining to the Greek gods and goddesses reviewed this quarter. Circle the best answer for the question.

(1 point each)





  1. Who is Apollo’s twin?

A. Junior

B. Persephone

C. Artemis

D. Rhea



  1. Who are Cronus’ children?

A. Jesus, Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob

B. Hades, Zeus, Poseidon, Hera, Demeter, and Hestia

C. Joseph, John, Edward, and Theodore

D. Odysseus, Perseus, Medusa, and Orpheus




  1. Who is the mother of Poseidon?

A. Demeter

B. Hera


C. Hestia

D. Rhea
4. Who is the father of Hephaestus?


A. His father is Cronus.

B. His father is Apollo.

C. His father is Poseidon.

D. He has no father.


5. The half-siblings of Hermes who are gods and goddesses are the following:

A. John, Paul, Ringo, and George.

B. Apollo, Artemis, Dionysus, Athena, and Ares.


  1. Perseus, Hercules, Odysseus, and Helena.

  2. Eurydice, the Spirit Wife, Penelope, and the Cyclops.

6. Who were Demeter’s goddess sisters?

A. Hestia and Hera.

B. The Spirit Wife and Eurydice.

C. Penelope and Helena.

D. Zeus and Hades.

7. Who was Artemis’ twin?
A. She-ra


  1. Poseidon

  2. Megatron

  3. Apollo



  1. As previously stated, Artemis has a twin. What amazing thing did she do after she was born?




    1. Artemis killed the goddess, Hera.

    2. Artemis assisted in the delivery of her twin brother.

    3. Artemis did not want a twin so she swallowed him whole.

    4. Artemis ran away from her mother and her twin.



  1. What do Poseidon, Hades, Demeter, Hestia, and Hera have in common?




    1. They are humans with super powers.

    2. They are from the planet Krypton.

    3. They were sentenced to spend the remainder of their days in the Underworld.

    4. They were Zeus’ siblings who were swallowed whole by their father, Cronus.

10. Who are Zeus, Poseidon, Hades, Demeter, Hestia, and Hera’s mother?





  1. Theodora

  2. Hera

  3. Rhea

  4. Leto

11. A jealous Hera chased Leto all over the earth. Where was she finally able to give birth to the twin god and goddess?


A. A floating island called, Delos.

B At the base of a bodhisattva tree.

C. In a stable and placed in a manger.

D. At the hospital.

12. Hermes was a precocious baby. One of the things he did shortly after he was born was

A. Build a small castle.

B. Swallow his father, Zeus, whole.

C. Run away from his sleeping mother, kill Apollo’s sacred cows, and invent the first lyre.

D. Hold an illegal bingo tournament on Mt. Olympus with the other gods and goddesses.

13. Cronus swallowed most of his children. How were they finally rescued from his belly?




  1. They climbed up his esophagus and forced Cronus to open his mouth.

B. Zeus secretly put a potion in Cronus’ food, which forced him to vomit them up.

C. Cronus swallowed a magical bean that grew into a giant bean stalk, which they climbed to

freedom.

D. Zeus never rescued them. He wanted all the power for himself so he secretly fed Cronus

poison that quickly killed all of them.


  1. Poseidon is the god of

A. The oceans, seas, and natural disasters like earthquakes.

B. Thievery, messengers, and hospitality.

C. The seasons, harvest, and agriculture.

D. The hunt, wilderness, and wildlife.


  1. Artemis is the goddess of

A. The oceans, seas, and natural disasters like earthquakes.

B. Thievery, messengers, and hospitality.

C. The seasons, harvest, and agriculture.

D. The hunt, wilderness, and wildlife.



  1. Hermes is the god of

A. The oceans, seas, and natural disasters like earthquakes.

B. Thievery, messengers, athletics and hospitality.

C. The seasons, harvest, and agriculture.

D. The hunt, wilderness, and wildlife.





  1. Demeter is the goddess of

A. The oceans, seas, and natural disasters like earthquakes.

B. Thievery, messengers, and hospitality.

C. The seasons, harvest, agriculture.

D. The hunt, wilderness, and wildlife.




  1. Apollo is the god of

A. Prophecy, oracles, healing, disease, music, song, poetry, and archery.

B. Thievery, messengers, and hospitality.

C. Fire, smithing, and metalworking.

D. The seasons, harvest, and agriculture.

19. Hephaestus is the god of
A. Prophecy, oracles, healing, disease, music, song, poetry, and archery.

B. Thievery, messengers, and hospitality.

C. Fire, smithing, and metalworking.

D. The seasons, harvest, and agriculture.

20. Why did Zeus' father swallow all his children?
A. He was afraid they would overthrow him.

B. He was hungry.

C. He thought it would make his children grow into strong adults.

D. He thought they were ugly.


21. Poseidon is usually depicted with


A. A crescent moon head band, a bear or dog, bows and arrows.

B. A laurel wreath in his long hair, holding a bow, arrows, and/or a lyre.

C. A hat and shoes with wings on them, and a magic staff.

D. A horse and/or dolphins. He is typically shown as an older man with long white hair and a long white beard; and his face is angry and moody.

22. What goddess is usually depicted with a shield and helmet and sometimes an owl?

A. Aphrodite

B. Hera

C. Artemis



D. Athena.

23. What god was so ugly that his mother threw him off of Mt. Olympus, crippling him forever?

A. Hephaestus

B. Apollo

C. Hermes

D. Cronus


24. What goddess was always jealous of her husband's unfaithfulness?

A. Athena

B. Hera

C. Artemis



D. Rhea
25. What god brings messages and also guides souls to the Underworld?

A. Hades


B. Hephaestus

C. Hermes

D. Helios
26. What god married the goddess of love and beauty, Aphrodite?

A. Zeus


B. Poseidon

C. Hephaestus

D. Helios

27. Who is the god of war?

A. Apollo

B. Hermes

C. Ares

D. Zeus


28. What goddess sprang fully grown and clad in armor out of her father, Zeus' head?

A. Artemis

B. Hera

C. Athena



D. Aphrodite
29. Who is the goddess whose devastation over her daughter having to go to the Underworld

changes the seasons?

A. Persephone

B. Demeter

C. Artemis

D. Athena


30. What god drew the lot of ruling over the Underworld?

A. Poseidon

B. Hermes

C. Hades


D. Zeus
31. Who is the goddess of war, wisdom, and the arts?

A. Athena C. Aphrodite

B. Apollo D. Hera

32. What goddess' symbol was the peacock?

A. Athena

B. Artemis

C. Hera

D. Aphrodite


33. What god was Aphrodite having an affair with while she was married to Hephaestus?

A Poseidon

B. Ares

C. Hermes



D. Zeus
34. What goddess was the guardian of married women because she understood the

difficulty of being with an unfaithful husband?

A. Athena

B. Artemis

C. Hera

D. Aphrodite


35. How did Dionysus' mother, Semele, die?

A Poseidon drowned her.

B. She saw Zeus in his true god form and burned to death.

C. Zeus sent a lightning bolt down to kill her.

D. Zeus stabbed her in her leg and she bled to death.
35. Which god loved chaos and destruction in war?

A Athena


B. Hermes

C. Ares


D. Poseidon
36. Which god was born from Zeus' thigh?

A Dionysus

B. Artemis

C. Apollo

D. Hephaestus
37. Which god is depicted as very handsome, young, physically fit with rays of light emanating

from his head?

A Poseidon

B. Zeus


C. Hephaestus

D. Apollo


38. Demeter is usually depicted as

A A sword and a shield.

B. A maternal figure wearing a garland of corn ears or a ribbon.

C. A lightning bolt in her hand.

D. A trident on a horse.

39. Demeter's symbols are

A Dolphins and the trident, which represents rule over the ocean and seas.

B. A scepter, corn ears, a poppy flower, torch, and/or a mystic basket which represent

agricultural harvest.

C. Winged sandals, which takes one to a destination quickly.

D. Fire and tools like the hammer which represent power over metalworking and fire.

40. Hephaestus is usually depicted as

A Young, handsome, and beautiful with long flowing hair.

B. Young and beardless with a winged hat and sandals.

C. Crippled and not so handsome, but having a strong muscular, upper body; holding

a hammer or other tools.

D. Angry, old, with long flowing white hair.

41. Which god can bring a person back to life?

A Zeus

B. Poseidon



C. Hermes

D. Hades
42. Hades is usually depicted as

A Young, handsome, and beautiful with long flowing hair.

B. Unhappy and holding a key like a jailer.

C. Crippled and not so handsome, but having a strong muscular, upper body; holding

a hammer or other tools.

D. Angry, old, with long flowing white hair.

43. Most of the major Greek gods and goddesses lived on

A. Arlington C. Mt. Olympus

B. Ireland D. Mt. Everest

44. Aphrodite's parents are

A. Zeus and Hera.

B. Poseidon and Demeter.

C. Artemis.

D. No one.
45. Dionysus was the god of

A. All gods and goddesses and humankind.

B. Merriment and wine.

C. The oceans, seas, and natural disasters.

D. Messengers, thieves, athletics, and hospitality.
The following questions are about the Greek god, Zeus:
46. Zeus the god of

A. The oceans, seas, and natural disasters like earthquakes.

B. Thievery, messengers, and hospitality.

C. The other gods, goddesses, and all of humankind; the sky; and the enforcer of justice.

D. The hunt, wilderness, and wildlife.

47. How did Zeus escape being swallowed up by his father, Cronus?

A. Rhea tricked Cronus into swallowing a rock wrapped in a baby’s blanket.

B. Athena threw Cronus a party.

C. Metis gave Cronus a headache so he had to lie down.

D. The titans waged war against Cronus.

48. How did Zeus free his siblings?

A. Athena gave Cronus spoiled meat to eat.

B. Poseidon flooded Cronus insides with seawater.

C. Zeus secretly gave Cronus a potion that made him throw up his fully grown siblings.

D. The Gray sisters overpowered Cronus, cut up his body, and released his fully grown siblings.
49. What are Zeus’ symbols?

A. The shamrock and pot of gold.

B. A lightning bolt and eagle.

C. A laurel wreath and a lyre.

D. A trident and dolphins.
50. What is Zeus fatal flaw?

A. He loves to eat fried food.

B. He compulsively throws rocks from Mt.Olympus.

C. He keeps getting Hera pregnant. They are on their 19th child.

D. He loves ALL women.
51. Who is Zeus’ second and final wife?

A. Athena

B. Aphrodite

C. Artemis

D. Hera

The following are questions about Medusa:
52. What was Medusa before she became a monster?

A. The first female President of the United States.

B. A beautiful virgin priestess of Athena who had many suitors.

C. The virgin mother, Mary, who gave birth to Jesus in Bethlehem.

D. The owner of the blue BMW that’s parked in front of the school.
53. What happened to Medusa? Was it her fault?

A. She fell in love with one of the suitors. Yes, it was her fault because she stole money.

B. She had an affair with Zeus. Yes, it was her fault because she knew who he was.

C. She became head priestess of Athena’s temple. No, it was not her fault for being promoted.

D. She was raped by Poseidon in Athena’s. No, it wasn’t her fault for being raped.
54. Who changed her into a monster?

A. Zeus C. Poseidon

B. Hera D. Athena

55. What does Medusa look like after she is transformed?

A. Long and shiny hair, deep blue eyes, and clear skin, like a cover girl.

B. Her hair turns into snakes; skin, eyes, tongue, and body resemble a human corpse.

C. She grows six heads that eat humans.

D. The length of her nose grows to a feet and keeps growing every time she lies.


56. What is Athena’s curse?

A. She would turn into stone anyone who looked at her and she would be alone for the rest of her life.

B. She would have to live half the year with Hades in the Underworld and the other half with Demeter.

C. She had to fill 100 bathtubs full of water using only a bucket that had holes.

D. She had to be a servant to the King of England for 45 years.
57. What is the name of the type of monster that Medusa becomes? What are they like?

A. An octopus. She lost all her hair and grew eight legs.

B. Gorgon. She has white,scaly skin; bulging eyeballs and tongue; bloated face and body.

C. An apple. She became round, red, and shiny.

D. Athena. She wore a helmet and shield with Athena’s face on it.
58. What other parts of the world have similar monsters?

A. Great Britain, Europe, and Europe.

B. France, Germany, and Antarctica.

C. India, Egypt, and Southeast Asia.

D. Alexandria, Arlington, and Falls Church.

59. Who is the hero that goes out to kill Medusa?

A. Poseidon

B. Perseus

C. Hercules

D. Athena



WRITING RESPONSE
Read the writing prompt carefully. Using the space provided write your answer with complete sentences.
60. Why did ancient Greeks tell myths? (5 points)

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61. Where do the gods live? What did it inspire? (5 points)

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LITERARY TERMS



FILL IN THE BLANKS using the literary terms below. (1 point each)
Myth Internal Conflict External Conflict Epic Epic Hero
62. ________________: A long narrative poem that tells the great deeds of a hero.

Ex: The Odyssey


63. ________________: Traditional stories that usually explain a belief or a natural phenomenon.

Ex: Medusa


64. ________________: The main character of an epic.

Ex: Odysseus


65. ________________: A character’s struggle against an outside force.

Ex. Joker vs. Batman


66. ________________: A struggle between opposing needs, desires or emotions within a person.

Ex: Junior’s feelings of financial inadequacy before, during and after the dance.



NOUNS, VERBS, and ADJECTIVES

Circle the nouns, underline the verbs, and put an X on the adjectives in the following sentence.

(1 point each noun and verb)
67. In the Colorado River, there lives a poisonous toad that releases a poison that can paralyze its predators temporarily.

Capitalization, Commas, and End Punctuation

Capitalize and punctuate the following sentence (1 point each correct capitalization and punctuation)


68. why is Melissa hasselbeck yelling at whoopi Goldberg Meredith viera and elvis presley

READING COMPREHENSION

Read the attached article. Answer the reading comprehension questions at the end (numbers 97-102). (1 point each)


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