- Name the nine daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne---the nine Muses of
- What mythological beast has the head of a man, the body of a
lion, and the tail and feet of a dragon?
- The diet of what mythical monster periodically included seven
youths and seven maidens?
- In Greek mythology, who was the goddess of the rainbow?
- In ancient Athens, what tree was considered sacred -- with all
its fruit belonging to the state, and death the penalty for anyone
caught cutting one down?
- What legendary fire-breathing female monster had a lion's head, a
goat's body and a dragon's tail?
- What famous structure in Greek mythology was built by a man named
- According to legend, who fired the arrow that hit Achilles in the
heel, his only vulnerable spot?
- What mythological god was portrayed as the Colossus of Rhodes,
the more than 100-foot-high sculpture that was one of the Seven
Wonders of the World?
- In Greek mythology, who were Arges, Brontes and Steropes?
- In Greek mythology, who was the queen of the underworld and wife
- Who was the ancient Greek god of dreams?
- What bird was credited with saving Rome from attack y the Gauls
- According to classical mythology, who was the first mortal woman?
- Janus--the ancient Roman god of good beginnings for whom January
is named-- is pictured on early coins with two faces looking in
opposite directions. What did the faces represent?
- What is the name of the imaginary city built in the air in The
Birds, the comedy written by the Greek playwright Aristophanes in
- In Greek mythology, what were the names of Oedipus's
- According to legend, what is the color of the horn in the middle
of the unicorn's forehead?
- According to Norse legend, what animals pulled Thor's chariot
across the sky?
- According to legend, what Hindu god died as Achilles did---from
an arrow shot into his heel?
Answers to Free Trivia Quiz #9 - Greek and other Mythology Trivia
- Calliope, Clio, Erato, Euterpe, Melpomene, Polyhymnia,
Terpischore, Thalia, and Urania.
- A manticore.
- The Minotaur's.
- The olive tree.
- The Chimera.
- The Trojan Horse. According to the legend, Epeius was a
skilled woodworker commissioned by Odysseus to build the huge gift
- Helios, the sun god. The statue was destroyed by an earthquake in
- Morpheus. (Hypnus was the god of sleep.)
- The goose. According to legend, the honking of geese
alerted the Romans to a night raid by the Gauls.
- The future and the past.
- Cloud-Cuckoo-Land-- or Nephelococcygia in Greek.
- Laius, King of Thebes, and his queen, Jocasta.
- White at the base, black in the middle and red at the tip.
- Two goats. Thor was the god of thunder.
- Krishna. He was shot by a hunter who mistook him for a
deer. His heel was his only vulnerable spot.