Zeus: Quiz


Question 1: In some versions, Metis gave Cronus an ________ to force him to disgorge the babies, or Zeus cut Cronus' stomach open.
VomitingAbdominal painNauseaDiarrhea

Question 2:
Who of the following is a parent of Zeus?
Mrs. Bentham
Rebecca Robinson
Cronus and Rhea
Mrs. Baxter

Question 3: When the ________ was composed (circa 750 BC), divination was done there by barefoot priests called Selloi, who lay on the ground and observed the rustling of the leaves and branches (Odyssey 14.326-7).

Question 4: Jupiter, from Iuppiter, deriving from the ________ vocative *dyeu-ph2tēr[5]), deriving from the basic form *dyeu- ("to shine", and in its many derivatives, "sky, heaven, god").
Centum-Satem isoglossArmenian languageProto-Indo-European languageIndo-European studies

Question 5: In Hindu mythology his counterpart was ________ with ever common weapon as thunderbolt, which he could hold like a staff.

Question 6: [19] Inscriptions at ________ and Lyttos record a Velchania festival, showing that Velchanios was still widely venerated in Hellenistic Crete.
ArchanesGortynMalia (municipality)Heraklion

Question 7: The conquests of Zeus among ________ and the mythic mortal progenitors of Hellenic dynasties are famous.

Question 8: The cult of Zeus at ________ in Epirus, where there is evidence of religious activity from the second millennium BC onward, centered on a sacred oak.
Greek mythologyAncient GreeceApolloDodona

Question 9: Zeus was equivalent to the Roman god Jupiter and associated in the syncretic classical imagination (see ________) with various other deities, such as the Egyptian Ammon and the Etruscan Tinia.
ApolloMoiraeInterpretatio graecaGreek mythology

Question 10: The dramatic setting of ________'s Laws is along the pilgrimage-route to one such site, emphasizing archaic Cretan knowledge.
Immanuel KantPlatoAristotleBertrand Russell

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