Greek mythology dates back thousands of years. If you love learning about gods and goddesses, test yourself with Greek mythology trivia.
Hercules, Medusa, and Zeus are names most people recognize. Each is a part of Greek mythology.
Many myths are seen as true accounts by the ancient Greeks.
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The purpose was to explain human existence and why life is the way it is.
If you call yourself a Greek mythology fanatic or know someone who is, check out the following Greek mythology trivia.
You’ll have the answers along with the questions.
Greek mythology trivia
Question: Who is the king of the gods?
Question: Who is the goddess of beauty and love?
Question: Who is the queen of the gods?
Question: Who is the god of the sea?
Question: What was the weak spot of Achilles?
Answer: His heel.
Question: Who was the leader of the Argonauts?
Question: Who was the nymph Apollo chased?
Question: What did Prometheus gift to humanity?
Question: Who flew too close to the sun?
Question: Who was the goddess of the rainbow?
Question: How many Greek gods lived on Mount Olympus?
Question: Who was the Greek goddess of Earth?
Question: Who was the first human woman created by the Greek gods?
Question: Which Greek goddess had snakes for hair?
Question: How long did it take Odysseus to get home from the Trojan War?
Answer: 10 years.
Question: What monster did Theseus slay?
Answer: The Minotaur.
Question: Who were the parents of all Titans?
Answer: Gaea and Uranus.
Question: Who designed the labyrinth for King Minos?
Question: Which Greek god formed dreams?
Question: What’s the staff carried by Hermes called?
Question: Who was the Greek goddess of memory?
Question: What was Demeter the god of?
Answer: Agriculture, grains, and bread.
Question: Who was the Greek goddess of victory?
Question: Which goddess is Apollo’s twin sister?
Question: What punishment did Zeus give Sisyphus for cheating death?
Answer: Sisyphus had to roll a boulder up a hill. Every time he neared the top, it would roll down. He repeats this for eternity.
Question: What was the name of the horse Bellerophon rode?
Question: Who was the Greek god of the underworld?
Question: Who was the Greek goddess of wisdom and war?
Question: How many times did Hercules defeat Ares?
Question: Who was the god of blacksmiths and fire?
Question: Whose sacred animal is the quail?
Question: Who was the goddess of music and dance?
Question: Which Greek god rode a panther?
Question: Who held up the sky?
Question: How did Perseus kill Medusa without looking at her?
Answer: Perseus found Medusa by her reflection through his shield. Then, he beheaded her.
Question: Who was the Greek god of sleep?
Question: Who was the Greek counterpart of Cupid?
Question: How many heads did the ant-eating serpent Amphisbaena have?
Question: What’s a siren in Greek mythology?
Answer: A creature that’s half bird and half woman who lured sailors by her song.
Question: What’s a Harpy in Greek mythology?
Answer: A mythical creature that’s half human and half bird. They were sudden and sharp gusts of wind.
Question: Who was placed among the stars as the constellation Aquarius?
Question: What was a female monster with the lion’s body, eagle’s wings, and woman’s head and breasts?
Answer: The Sphinx.
Question: Who was the goddess of the dawn?
Question: Who was the first wife of Zeus?
Question: Who was the king of Pherae in the region of Thessaly and son of Pheres.
Question: Which Trojan prince was considered the greatest warrior of Troy?
Question: Which of Poseidon’s sons became the demigod of the sea?
Question: Which Greek monster had 12 tentacles and six heads?
Question: Who did Zeus put in an eternal sleep?
Question: Who helped Theseus escape the Labyrinth?
Question: Who was the god of questioning and the inquisitive mind?
Question: Who cut out Philomela’s tongue?
Question: Who understood the language of animals?
Question: Who did the Isthmian Games honor?
Question: Who built the Trojan Horse?
Question: Who was the goddess of magic and ghosts?
Question: Which two people did the Greek gods save from the flood?
Answer: Deucalion and Pyrrha.
Question: Who wished that everything he touched would turn into gold?
Answer: King Midas.
Question: What caused the death of Aegeus?
Answer: He drowned himself after mistakenly believing his son was dead.
Question: Who gave Athens its name?
Question: Who did Hades abduct?
Question: What are the Moirai?
Answer: The three sisters of fate.
Question: How man goddesses were in the Kharites?
Question: Who was the Titan goddess of divine law and order?
Question: Who was the Greek god of wine-making and drunkenness?
Question: Who fell in love with a statue he carved?
Question: Who was the Greek god of medicine?
Question: Which Greek goddess helped Troy in the Trojan War?
Question: Who fell in love with his reflection?
Question: How many heads did Cerberus, the watchdog for the underworld, have?
Question: Who was the Greek goddess of chance?
Question: How many dragon heads did Typhon have?
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