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Grade 5 Mythology
The major gods and goddesses of Greek religion were known as the                .
  1. Superior Beings
  2. Olympians
  3. Patrons
  4. Myths
Grade 5 Mythology
The Aegean Sea is named after                     
  1. the Minotaur
  2. Zeus
  3. Thesus's father
  4. the daughter of Minos
Grade 5 Mythology
The ancient Greeks were polytheistic. What does this mean?
  1. They relied on agriculture to survive.
  2. they believed in one god.
  3. They believed in more than one god.
  4. They believed that some people were gods.
Grade 5 Mythology
Why did the Greeks create myths about their gods and goddesses?
  1. to explain events they could not understand
  2. to make their religion more exciting
  3. to teach their children how to be obedient
  4. to teach moral behaviors
Grade 5 Mythology
              Mt. Olympus               was the highest peak in Greece and also

was the home of the      12      most powerful gods. It was ruled by

       Zeus        who was the king of the gods.
Grade 5 Mythology
Who was the king of the Greek gods?
Grade 5 Mythology
Greeks invented their gods to explain events that they did not understand.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Mythology
Each of these gods also had a name in roman mythology. Fill in the blank with the Roman name.

Artemis:         Diana        

Demeter:         Ceres        

Ares:        Mars       

Athena:           Minerva          
Grade 5 Mythology
Poseidon was the god of the sea because he lost a fight with Zeus for control of the heavens.
  1. True
  2. False
Grade 5 Mythology
Why did Athens become known as the school of Greece?
  1. Athens had the best school system in the country.
  2. because Athena was the goddess of wisdom.
  3. The god of writing taught Athenians how to read and write.
Grade 5 Mythology
This god / goddess has a three headed guard dog named Cerberus.           [Hades]          
Grade 5 Mythology
Apollo was thought to have rode in his golden chariot in order to bring upon                .
  1. Daytime
  2. Nighttime
Grade 5 Mythology
          Athens            is known as the birthplace for democracy.
Grade 5 Mythology
Poseidon was the the Greek god of what?
Grade 5 Mythology
Which god or goddess invented boxing and racing?
  1. Hermes
  2. Aphrodite
  3. Apollo
  4. Zeus
Grade 5 Mythology
The Parthenon was built to honor which god or goddess?
  1. Athena
  2. Ares
  3. Demeter
  4. Artemis
Grade 5 Mythology
During the golden ages of Athens a man named            Pericles            ruled. He was a statesman for      30      year(s) until he died of a           plague.          
Grade 5 Mythology
The story about Icarus, who flew using wings made of wax and feathers, is a         Greek        myth.
Grade 5 Mythology
Who was the Greek god of war?
Grade 5 Mythology
How did Greeks honor their gods?
  1. Using Oracles
  2. Using Altars
  3. Using Temples
  4. Patrons
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