Sunday, 12 March 2017

Mythology Quiz

Greek and Roman mythology is full of interesting gods, goddesses and various creatures. Many things and processes in science, psychology, literature etc. are named after gods and characters taken from Greek and Roman mythology. Here are a set of 10 interesting question based on various characters from the mythology.
Hope you will enjoy it!


1. What is the mythological creature with the upper body of a human and the lower body of a horse called?
Centaur
Faun
Harpy
Minotaur

2. Name the character from Greek mythology who fell in love with his own reflection in the water
Achilles
Narcissus
Perseus
Oedipus

3. As per Greek mythology, who is the goddess of universal remedy and the daughter of god of medicine?
Panacea
Hygieia
Aphrodite
Athena

4. He was the god of freshwater and the sea in Roman religion and there is a planet which is named after him. Who is he?
Pluto
Uranus
Neptune
Mars

5. The son of Zeus, the sky and thunder god in Greek mythology, he was the greatest of the Greek heroes. Who is he?
Hercules
Achilles
Poseidon
Hermes

6. The god of fire in Roman mythology, often depicted with a blacksmith's hammer and there is a chemical process named after him. Can you name him?
Apollo
Mercury
Cupid
Ceres

7. The Greek hero of the Trojan War and central character of Homer's Iliad. Who is he?
Hercules
Achilles
Perseus
Oedipus

8. In Greek mythology, which one of the following was the first thing to exist as per Hesiod, a Greek poet?
Chaos
Nyx
Erebus
Gaia

9. Which legendary creature from Greek mythology has the body, tail and back legs of a lion and the head and wings of an eagle?
Hippogriff
Simurgh
Sphinx
Griffin

10. The planets are named after Roman gods with one exception. Can you name the planet which was named after Greek god of the sky?
Jupiter
Neptune
Uranus
Saturn

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