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Question 1:
Which of the following titles did Cadmus have?

Question 2: With Harmonia, he was the father of Ino, Polydorus, Autonoe, Agave and ________.
CronusOceanusZeusSemele

Question 3: The cow was given to Cadmus by Pelagon, King of Phocis, and it guided him to ________, where he founded the city of Thebes.
BoeotiaAncient GreeceThebes, GreeceAncient Thebes (Boeotia)

Question 4:
What proceeded Cadmus?

Question 5: At Thebes, Cadmus and Harmonia began a dynasty with a son Polydorus, and four daughters, Agave, Autonoë, Ino and ________.
ZeusOceanusCronusSemele

Question 6: In Phoenician, as well as ________, the Semitic root qdm signifies "the east", the Levantine origin of "Kdm" himself, according to the Greek mythographers; the equation of Kadmos with the Semitic qdm was traced to a publication of 1646 by R.
Samaritan Hebrew languageHebrew languageMishnaic HebrewBiblical Hebrew

Question 7: The Homeric picture of the Mycenaean age betrays extremely little awareness of writing, possibly reflecting the loss during the Dark Age of the earlier ________ script.
Greek languageLinear BGreek alphabetMycenaean Greek language

Question 8: After his sister Europa had been carried off by Zeus from the shores of ________, Cadmus was sent out by his father to find her, and enjoined not to return without her.
Rashidun CaliphatePhoeniciaAlexander the GreatRoman Empire

Question 9: This article incorporates text from the Encyclopædia Britannica, Eleventh Edition, a publication now in the ________.
Copyright infringementPublic domainCopyrightIntellectual property

Question 10: He was originally sent by his royal parents to seek out and escort his sister Europa back to Tyre after she was abducted from the shores of ________ by Zeus.
Rashidun CaliphateAlexander the GreatPhoeniciaRoman Empire
















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