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Mythical Greek Figures Quiz

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What Greek hero infamously blinded himself in despair after learning he killed his father and married his mother?
Oedipus
Heracles
Pelleas
Hector

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Oedipus famously solved a great riddle posed to him by what mythical creature?
A chimera
A minotaur
A sphinx
A griffon

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What is the name of the Greek heroine who defied the decree of the king Creon by honoring her dead brother?
Persephone
Bela
Perial
Antigone

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What is the name of the blind sage who acted as an oracle in the tales of Oedipus and Antigone?
Philip
Tiresias
Syrius
Bellerophon

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What is the name of the Greek legend who was a powerful huntress raised by a bear and who refused the romantic advances of the hero Meleager?
Vivienne
Atalanta
Eries
Hera

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What is the name of the Greek hero who wrangled a Pegasus and tried to ride it to Mt. Olympus?
Mythical Greek Figures Quiz
Bellerophon
Hyperion
Agamemnon
Orpheus

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Bellerophon was the hero who killed which of the following Greek beasts?
The hydra
The minotaur
The kraken
The chimera

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What was the name of the Greek hero who went on the voyage known as The Odyssey?
Odysseus
Achilles
Priam
Wren

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Odysseus blinded the beast Polyphemus who was what kind of mythical monster?
A titan
A gorgon
A hydra
A cyclops

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What is the name of the legendary Greek figure who fell in love with his reflection?
Achilles
Narcissus
Ronus
Pellofrim

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Medusa was an example of what kind of beast?
A gorgon
A griffon
A minotaur
A harpy

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What Greek hero sailed with his crew in order to find a golden fleece?
Jason
Priam
Creon
Kronos

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The crew of the hero Jason are often called by what collective name?
The Weirnauts
The Percevals
The Argonauts
The Philistines

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What Greek hero slayed the minotaur?
Erebus
Heracles
Theseus
Achilles

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Theseus was able to find his way through the maze of the minotaur thanks to the assistance of what woman whom he was unable to wed due to divine interference?
Ariadne
Aranea
Arabella
Adelaide

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What is the name of the son of Zeus who was famed for his incredible strength which he gained from the goddess Athena?
Nyrus
Pelleas
Theseus
Heracles

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What is the name of the wife of Heracles whom he slaughtered in a fit of divine madness?
Gallea
Regina
Adelaide
Megara

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After Heracles killed his family, he was tasked with performing how many great tasks in order to redeem himself?
Twelve
Fifteen
Nineteen
Twenty-Two

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Which of the following was not a beast slain by Heracles?
Medusa
The Nemean Lion
The Hydra
The Stymphalian Birds

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What Greek hero founded the civilization of Thebes and slayed a dragon in his myths?
Cadmus
Damian
Bellerophon
Airon

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What Greek hero was known as the greatest Greek champion of the Trojan War and was nearly invincible except for one weak point?
Hector
Achilles
Arin
Agamemnon

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What part of Achilles' body was his one weak spot?
His shoulder
His throat
His heart
His heel

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What is the name of the Greek mythological figure who killed Achilles?
Longinus
Paris
Christopher
Beiran

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What is the name of the son of the sun god Helios who crashed his father's chariot into the earth and died?
Belius
Phaethon
Tiernan
Orpheus

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What Greek hero killed the gorgon Medusa?
Idas
Perseus
Roland
Riophus

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Perseus killed the great sea monster Cetus and was awarded what Greek beauty's hand in marriage?
Andromeda
Velen
Kierias
Uriah

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What is the name of the legendary Greek musician who tried to save his wife Eurydice from the Underworld?
Petreus
Reuhart
Orpheus
Aragog

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What was the name of the great Trojan hero who was said to have slain tens of thousand of Greeks until his own death at the hand of Achilles?
Vegas
Argost
Prius
Hector

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What is the name of the mythical centaur sage who was a child of the tians and who gathered wisdom and trained heroes?
Chiron
Oberon
Keitus
Leros

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What is the name of the Greek mythical figure who flew with wings of wax toward the sun?
Coscas
Pyrrhus
Icarus
Helios

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