Apollo, Poseidon, and Zeus Oh My! A Greek Gods Quiz

The myths of the Greek Gods are among the most famous historical tales. The Greeks had a god for almost every occasion, and in this quiz, we’ll see how well you know some of these most well-known deities. Do well or suffer the wrath of the trivia god!

Zeus had two mighty brothers known as “surf and turf.” These mythological Greek titans, who were they?

Poseidon and Hades

Cronus and Deimos

Helios and Heracles

Ares and Hephaestus

Poseidon and Hades
Greek mythology describes a conflict between Zeus, Hades, and Poseidon over who would rule as the Gods. Zeus ultimately won. As a result, Zeus would be in charge of the skies, Hades of the underworld, and Poseidon of the seas.

In Greek mythology, Hades only had one constant companion: Cerberus. What kind of animal was Hades’ companion?

Bull-headed man

Three-headed dog

Eagle with a woman’s face

Half goat, half lion

Three-headed dog
The “hound of hell,” or Cerberus, served as Hades’ perpetual watchdog. He guarded the underworld against any dead who wanted to escape because he was the offspring of the monsters Typhon and Echidna.

Zeus reportedly had several marriages, according to legend. Metis and Themis were his first two wives. Who was his former spouse?





Zeus and Hera’s wedding would have been a televised special if there had been a TV on Mount Olympus. She was his sister as well. Also born to the couple were Ares, Hebe, Hephaestus, and others!

The Greek Gods are the most well-known figures in Greek mythology, but what about Oceanus, Cronus, Rhea, and Hyperion, who weren’t Gods but were nonetheless famous figures?

Mere mortals




In a sense, the gods were preceded by the Titans. When Zeus assumed control, he cast Cronus, also known as Kronos, into Tartarus, the great abyss. Cronus was the leader of the Titans.

Greek goddess Hebe, a child of Zeus and Hera, was very talented. What could she do?

Speak to animals

Start fires

Restore youth

Make water from air

Restore youth
The goddess of youth or the prime of life was Hebe. The youngest of the gods was Hebe, and the others adored her because she kept them young, according to the Greek sophist Philostratus the Elder. It was said that she was the only god with that ability.

According to Greek mythology, Zeus instructed Hephaestus to produce the first mortal as a form of retribution for Prometheus. What was her name, with a special jar?





Hephaestus gave the evils of all kinds into a jar that he gave to Pandora. In retaliation for Prometheus giving humankind fire, these evils were released into the universe.

Eros, also known as Cupid, is well known to everyone. Cupid was undoubtedly the son of his mother, though it is unclear who his father was. She was who?





Of course, it makes sense that Eros, also known as Cupid, would be born to Aphrodite, the goddess of love. The cunning man was more than “love”; he was more like the god of intense, physical desire. He “loosens the limbs and weakens the mind,” as the poet Hesiod put it.

Athena was a goddess of many things, including war, knowledge, bravery, the arts, and more. She was born as an offspring unusually. Did she come from where on Zeus’ body?

His chest

His head

His ears

His nose

His head
Greek mythology states that Athena emerged from her father Zeus’s forehead. According to legend, she competed with Poseidon after giving birth and won by planting the first olive tree. Soon after would come some delicious olive oil.

Of all the Greek Gods, Hephaestus was somewhat of a laughing stock. He was often portrayed as an older man riding what, while others rode on chariots?


A large bird

In an AMC Pacer


Hephaestus was the god of fire, volcanoes, blacksmiths, and artisans. Mention a “guy Friday” He wasn’t a particularly attractive-looking deity and was frequently depicted using a hammer to strike an anvil. And he was reduced to traveling by donkey.

You have a lot of responsibility when you are the “divine protector of mankind” and the “patron of the gym.” Which Greek deity had these responsibilities on his resume?





Heracles was portrayed as a playful God who frequently started games and entertained children. He was known for his tremendous strength and bravery. A mortal with legendary strength, he eventually gained the name, Hercules.

Since Demeter was one of the most revered goddesses in the pantheon of Ancient Greek deities, you could forgive people for calling her “Da Bomb.” She had what kind of influence over Greek culture?





Wheat was Demeter’s emblem, and she was essential to the success of the yearly harvest. According to legend, she spent the winters in the presence of Hades, which is why no grain sprouts during that time. She had a Roman equivalent named Ceres.

Aphrodite, the goddess of love and beauty, was supposedly born as the child of Zeus and Dione. But according to a different account, she emerged from where?

A flower

The ashes of a fire

The foam from the sea

A mountaintop

The foam from the sea
The word “aphros” actually means “foam,” According to one of the more renowned history books about Greek mythology, the white foam where created when Uranus’ privates were cast into the sea. Aphrodite eventually materialized from this foam.

The French luxury retailer Hermes should not be confused with the Greek deity. Hermes was the divine messenger in Greek mythology. Whom did he compare with in Rome?





Hermes was not only regarded as the messenger god but also as the thief and traveler’s guardian. Like his Roman counterpart, Hermes was pictured as a young man wearing sandals and wings.

The Nine Greek Muses were not technically “gods,” but they were vital to the Greek way of life. They were the daughters of Zeus and Mnemosyne and included Clio, Thalia, and Calliope. Who is the goddess of what?




The Ocean

Zeus had nine daughters with Mnemosyne: Terpsichore (dance), Melpomene (tragedy), Calliope (poetry), Clio (history), Erato (love poetry), Euterpe (music), Melpomene (history), Polyhymnia (sacred poetry), and Thalia (comedy).

Apollo never married because he spent too much time being a charming, gifted, and exceptional musician. Some claim that Apollo taught his son, who was his offspring, to play the lyre even better than he did. Name this son.





Some mythologies claim that of Apollo’s two sons, Orpheus was the most well-known. According to the legend, Apollo taught his son Orpheus how to play the lyre, and while Apollo was proficient, Orpheus was regarded as a master. Additionally, a poet and a prophet, Orpheus.

What message do we receive from this goddess who, in Greek mythology, took revenge on people who gave in to hubris?





According to Wikipedia, Nemesis was the goddess who distributed fortune in mythology. Nemesis originally referred to a person who distributed fortune by each person’s merit without regard to whether it was good or bad.

One of the most well-known representations of the Greek God of fire is this sculpture of Prometheus. Where is the location of this bronze artwork?

Outside the Louvre, Paris

Near Buckingham Palace, London

Union Square, San Francisco

Rockefeller Center, New York City

Rockefeller Center, New York City
This sculpture is the most photographed in NYC and debatably the most well-known. Paul Manship, an American sculptor who adored all things mythological, made it. Famous Greek author Aeschylus is credited with writing the line inscribed on the wall behind him: “Prometheus, Teacher in Every Art, Brought the Fire That Hath Proved to Mortals a Means to Mighty Ends.”

Greek gods are occasionally the parents of other gods, mortals, and even creatures. Whatever depends. Which of the following was a Poseidon offspring?





So, as we are all aware, Pegasus is a divine horse with wings. He is a Poseidon progeny, but Medusa gave birth to him after Perseus killed her. He was allegedly born from her blood.





Apollo would enter Delphi, according to the Greeks, either riding a dolphin or assuming its form. In that form, Apollo would direct the Cretan colonists to Delphi.

The Greek Gods’ home, Mount Olympus, was real despite being based on myth. Which of the following statements about Mount Olympus is untrue?

Located just 50 miles from Athens

It’s more than 9,000 feet tall

Was Greece’s first National Park

Tallest mountain in Greece

Located just 50 miles from Athens
More than 250 miles away from Athens, in the northern region of the nation, is Mount Olympus. The Greek government declared it a national park in 1938, making it the first of its kind in the nation. The area is a World Biosphere Reserve as well.

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