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Artemis, Parthenos Iokheira

written by: usi
 
This quiz is dedicated to the goddess of hunting and moon.

Question 1:

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In one of the Homeric Hymns, Artemis was called Parthenos Iokheaira, meaning "the virgin who delights in ______"  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



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Question 2:

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Greek goddess Artemis is often depicted in paintings and statues carrying a bow and arrows, and accompanied by what animal?
Owl
Peacock
Wolf
Deer


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Question 3:


According to the legends, how many dogs did Artemis take with her while hunting?
7
8
9
2

Question 4:


Greek goddess Artemis was often depicted in art holding a musical instrument. What was it?  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 5:


The palm tree was sacred for Artemis because it is connected with her and her twin brother Apollo's birth.
False
True

Question 6:

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Was Artemis' twin brother Apollo born before her?
No
Yes


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Question 7:


In Greek mythology, there are only three goddesses to remain virgins: Athena, Artemis, and ______.  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)


Question 8:


According to legends why did Artemis transform the hunter Actaeon into a stag?
Because he spied her when she bathed and saw her naked.
Because he stole her bow.
Because he killed Artemis' stag.
Because he refused to build her a temple.

Question 9:


The Temple of Artemis is one of World's Seven Wonders. Where is it located?
Athens
Turkey
Ephesus
Sparta

Question 10:


What is the meaning of goddess Artemis' title "Elaphebolus?"
Deer shooting
The hunter
The virgin
Queen of the beasts

Question 11:


Was "Aeginaea" the name given to Artemis by her worshippers in Sparta?
No
Yes

Question 12:


Which one of these names was given to Artemis by her worshipers in Athens?
Aeginaea
Agrotera
Apan'chomene
Aeto'le

Question 13:

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Which of these goddesses are similar in functions to Artemis?
Aphrodite and Selene
Athena and Apollo
Selene and Hekate
Persephone and Athena


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Question 14:

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Why did Artemis kill Bouphagos according to the legends?
He killed her stag.
He tried to rape her.
He tried to rape a virgin.
He stole her bow.


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Question 15:

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The title of Artemis "Potnia Theron" means "Queen of the ______."  (place mouse pointer over ? icon to view hints or answer requirements)



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