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Question 1: The Romanised equivalent of Dionysus was referenced in the 1852 plantation literature novel Aunt Phillis's Cabin, which featured a character named Uncle Bacchus, who was so-named due to his excessive ________.
AlcoholismAddictionBenzodiazepineDrug addiction

Question 2: In the Greek pantheon, Dionysus (along with Zeus) absorbs the role of ________, a Thracian/Phrygian deity.
SabaziosDemosthenesAncient GreeceAmazons

Question 3: Young Dionysus was also said to have been one of the many famous pupils of the centaur ________.
HeraclesChironAchillesApollo

Question 4: A third descent by Dionysus to Hades is invented by ________ in his comedy The Frogs.
EuripidesAristophanesAncient GreeceSophocles

Question 5: [34] Powell, in particular, argues precursors to the Christian notion of ________ can be found in Dionysian religion.
Summorum PontificumRoman Catholic theologyCatholic ChurchTransubstantiation

Question 6: The Dionysia and Lenaia festivals in ________ were dedicated to Dionysus.
HelsinkiStockholmGreeceAthens

Question 7:
Who of the following is a parent of Dionysus?
Rebecca Robinson
Les Battersby
Zeus and Semele
Mrs. Baxter

Question 8: Dionysus or Dionysos (pronounced /ˌdaɪ.ɵˈnaɪsəs/; Greek: Διόνυσος or Διώνυσος) is the ancient Greek god of wine, the inspirer of ritual madness and ecstasy, and a major figure of ________.
ApolloMuseHeraGreek mythology

Question 9: Dionysus is a god of mystery religious rites, of which the most famous were those practiced in honor of Demeter and Persephone at Eleusis near ________.
HelsinkiStockholmGreeceAthens

Question 10: He is included as one of the ________ in some lists.
Twelve OlympiansHeraGreek mythologyApollo







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