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101 Greek Mythology Questions To Get You To Elysium

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November 28, 2022

Were you paying attention in sixth-grade history class? If so, then this quiz will be a piece of ambrosia! If not, maybe you should call on Athena for help. 

Whether you were enraptured by the stories of the Trojan war or enamored by all of the love myths, Greek mythology has been at the root of Western culture for centuries. From Percy Jackson to Disney’s Hercules, you’ve probably been seeped in Greek mythology without even knowing it! But even so, do you have the blessing of the Muses?  

Our Greek mythology questions and answers will test your most in-depth knowledge of all the classical mythology characters and their accompanying storylines. If you can solve the riddle of the Sphinx, then your fate might be sealed—for the better! 

Want even more trivia? Test out your world history knowledge with our kings & queens trivia questions, or try your skill at military history with our war trivia questions. You can also test out your general historical knowledge with our history trivia questions.

1. Who was the wife of Zeus in Greek Myth?

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2. Mars, Jupiter, Mercury and Venus were gods of which ancient civilisation?

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3. Hypnos was the Greek God of what?

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4. The mythical creature Faun is half man and half which animal?

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5. Aphrodite of Cnidos' is a work by which Greek Sculptor?

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6. Persephone was the Greek Goddess of which season?

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1. What was the name of Peisistratus's son who succeeded him as Archon of Athens?

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2. What was the name of the Celtic sky god whose hammer caused lightning?

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3. In Greek mythology, which creature has the head of a bull and the body of a man?

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4. Thucydides was known for writing on what subject in Ancient Greece?

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5. Which P is the Roman God of woods?

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6. Who is considered the father of Greek Drama?

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1. Eos was the Greek Goddess of which time of day?

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2. The fabled bird the griffin had the head of which real bird?

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3. In Greek myth, Terpsichore was the muse of what?

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4. Apollo was the Greek God of what?

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5. What relation was Peisistratus to his successor Hipparchus?

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6. In Egyptian mythology, which god murdered Osiris?

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1. In what year (BC) did the Achaean league emerge?

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2. After which mythological character was the drug morphine named?

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3. The Parthenon was built as a temple for whom?

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4. Which Greek figures was the tutor to Alexander the Great?

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5. In Norse mythology, who was the guardian of the Rainbow Bridge?

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6. Aphrodite is the Greek Goddess of what?

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1. Euclid was a famous figure in which Academic field?

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2. What kind of plays did Aristophanes specialise in?

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3. Who opened his Academy in Athens in 370 BC?

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4. Who was the Greek god of sleep?

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5. Which Greek writer wrote the didactic poem 'Theogony'?

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6. Who was the Ancient Greek Goddess of the Dawn?

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1. Which of the following is the oldest of the Greek schools of architecture?

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2. What was the profession of Hippocrates?

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3. In Chinese mythology, which creature symbolises the male, yang element?

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4. Which one of the following Battles is a famous Greek Naval Victory?

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5. What was the correct name of the famous 'marathon' runner who delivered news of Greek victory?

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6. Which E was the wife of Orpheus in Greek legend?

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1. If the Norse version if Freya, which Goddess is the Greek version?

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2. Who was the Greek God of Love?

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3. In what year BC was Solon declared Archon?

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4. Cosa Nostra is another name for which secret society?

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5. What's the name of the ancient Roman goddess of the hunt?

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6. Thoth was the ancient Egyptian god of what?

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1. Who was the Greek god of Woods and Fields?

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2. Who was the Greek Goddess of Wisdom?

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3. Who was the Greek Goddess of Spring?

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4. In mythology, which beautiful youth fell in love with his own reflection?

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5. In what year (BC) was the Parthenon complete in Athens?

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6. In Ancient Greece what was the 'Aeropaus'?

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1. Phidias completed a gold and ivory statue of which figure in 430BC?

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2. Who was the Greek God of Witchcraft and magic?

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3. Which bird was the symbol of Athena?

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4. Which S is the Greek Goddess of the moon?

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5. In Greek mythology, which creature lived at the center of the Cretan Labyrinth?

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6. Which Greek Academic is famous for a theorem on right-handed triangles?

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1. Which sculptor designed the Temple of Zeus which is now designated a Wonder of the World?

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2. The centaur is a mythical creature, part man, part what?

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3. Who was the Greek God of Marriage?

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4. How many muses were there in classical mythology?

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5. Hebe was the Greek Goddess of what?

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6. Which Greek God was the equivalent of the Roman God Vulcan?

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1. Which Greek invented a famous screw that is still used today for raising water?

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2. In Norse mythology, what are Odrerir, Son and Bodn?

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3. In Norse it was Tyr, what is the Greek equivalent?

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4. Who was the Greek Equivalent of the Roman Goddess Proserpina?

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5. Who founded the Ancient Greek school known as the Academy?

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6. Which Greek playwright wrote the 'Oresteia' trilogy?

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1. Which Celtic goddess was celebrated with the White Horse at Uffington?

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2. Who is the Greek equivalent of the Roman God Jupiter?

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3. The mythical creature Minotaur is half man and half which animal?

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4. Which statesman ordered the building of the Parthenon?

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5. In Norse mythology, where specifically is the home of Norse warriors slain in battle?

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6. Artemis was the linked with which of the following?

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1. Who was the Greek God of Fire?

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2. In Celtic mythology, Rhianannon was the great queen of which goddesses?

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3. What did the Celts believe their god Taranis was responsible for?

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4. Homer's Iliad describes the siege of which city?

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5. The Greek god Poseidon ruled over what?

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6. Who was the Greek God of Domestic Life?

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1. Thales, the famous Greek philosopher, came from which area?

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2. In Japanese folklore, what sort of creatures are Mazaru, Mikarzaru and Mizaru?

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3. In what year BC with the famous Battle of Marathon occur?

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4. Oedipus Rex was a work by which Greek Playwright?

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5. Which fleece was sought by Jason and the Argonauts?

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6. Eureka' is a phrase most closely associated with which Greek figure?

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1. Who was the Greek God of the Sun?

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2. Pythagoras was born is what year BC?

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3. Which A is the Norse God of the sea?

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4. Who was the Greek God of Wine?

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5. In Greek myth, who was the goddess of autumn?

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6. What kind of works were written by Hesiod?

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1. Pluto was the Greek God of where?

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2. Which of the following was NOT a famous Greek playwright?

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3. The ancient Roman deity Ceres was the goddess of what?

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4. Which A is the Greek God of vegetation and rebirth?

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5. Who was condemned to death in 399BC for corrupting the Youth of Athens?

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6. In Roman mythology, who was the twin brother of the goddess Diana?

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1. What types of work were written by Sappho in Ancient Greece?

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2. Who, from Ancient Greece, is known as the 'father of medicine'?

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3. Which bird is said to live for five hundred years before being consumed by fire, out of the ashes of which a new bird would arise?

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4. Who was the most important god of the Vikings?

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5. Phidias was a famous figure in Ancient Greece for what kind of works?

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