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Characters in Greek Mythology

If you have read Edith Hamilton's "Mythology," this quiz should be easy for you. 10 Questions.

 
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1

Prometheus was chained to a rock as a punishment for tricking Zeus. A raven came each day to devour which of his organs?

  • Liver
  • Heart
  • Kidney

2

This maiden fled from Apollo and was changed into a laurel tree.

  • Scylla
  • Ariadne
  • Daphne

3

Hercules, at one point in his life, went mad and murdered his wife and children. What was her name?

  • Alcestis
  • Megara
  • Hermione

4

Hercules brought back from the Underworld the wife of his friend, King Admetus. What was her name?

  • Alcestis
  • Megara
  • Hermione

5

While rescuing Queen Alcestis (you got it right, no?) from the Underworld, who did Hercules rescue from the Chair of Forgetfulness?

  • Jason
  • Odysseus
  • Theseus

6

Of which beautiful mortal maid was Aphrodite jealous?

  • Psyche
  • Atalanta
  • Harmonia

7

This maiden was in love with Apollo, but he cared not for her. She was changed into a sunflower, and turned her face toward the sun ever after.

  • Clytemnestra
  • Cassandra
  • Clytie

8

This hero tamed and rode Pegasus, the flying horse. (It is not the hero who is portrayed as doing so in "Clash of the Titans" 1981.)

  • Perseus
  • Bellerophon
  • Theseus

9

Which of these was a virgin goddess?

  • Athena
  • Persephone
  • Demeter

10

This nymph was turned into a monster by a jealous goddess and became a danger to sailors ever after.

  • Atalanta
  • Scylla
  • Syrinx

 

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