Review Quiz #1 for Chapter Three Part 3 (also Chapter Five Part 1 and 2.)

Review Quiz #1 for Chapter Three Part 3 (also Chapter Five Part 1 and 2.)



1. The Muses serve as... a. handmaidens to Zeus.
b. divine authority of artistic inspiration.
c. daughters of Poseidon dedicated to Aphrodite.
d. all of the above.
e. none of the above.



2. Zeus was born of... a. Hera and Uranus.
b. Uranus and Chronos.
c. Chronos and Rhea.
d. Nyx and Neread.
e. Gaea and Rhea.



3. Aphrodite, the Goddess of love, was born... a. from the sea foam that surrounded the castrated genitals of Uranus that were flung into the sea.
b. before Zeus.
c. from violence.
d. all of the above.
e. none of the above.



4. In myths of the separation of Earth and Sky... a. the sky is always female.
b. the earth is always female.
c. it is necessary sacrifice the children.
d. all of the above.
e. none of the above.



5. Athena was born of... a. her father's forehead.
b. Hephaestus striking Zeus.
c. Zeus alone (having incorporated the mother, Metis, into himself.)
d. dominate male force.
e. all of the above.



6. The Oedipal threat that forms one of Freud's most prominent theories could be seen as related to the story of... a. Chronos swallowing his children as they are born.
b. Chronos castrated Uranus.
c. the birth of Aphrodite.
d. all the above.
e. none of the above.



7. Prometheus was known for... a. tricking Zeus out of the best portions of sacrifices.
b. bringing fine to man in a fennel stalk.
c. being chained to a cliff and having his liver eaten by an eagle.
d. being saved by Hercules.
e. all the above.



8. Epimetheus, brother to Prometeus, was the bringer of good fortune to humans. True
False



9. Atlas was doomed to hold the world in his shoulders as punishment for rejecting the advances of Aphrodite. True
False

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