1) Zeus made love to Alcmene after disguising himself as ....... a) a lion b) an eagle c) her husband d) a horse 2) What was remarkable about Heracles and his twin brother Iphicles? a) They had different mothers b) They had different fathers c) They were born 10 days apart d) Iphicles was half-man half-fish 3) Who was one of the wives of Heracles? a) Aphrodite, the goddess of Love b) Hebe, the goddess of Youth c) Nemesis, the goddess of Retribution d) Ariadne, the daughter of King Minos 4) Why did Heracles slew his own children ? a) He was in love with another woman b) He was driven mad by Hera c) He wanted to become a king d) He was jealous of his children 5) What did Heracles usually wear? a) A lion's skin b) Winged sandals c) A cloak d) A helmet 6) How many Labours did Hercules have? a) 4 b) 9 c) 10 d) 12 7) With the accomplishment of the labours, Heracles ..... a) would become a god and be granted immortality. b) would take the throne of Zeus. c) would marry Aphrodite, goddess of Beauty. d) would get his children back. 8) Which of the following was NOT a labour of Heracles? a) Slay the Nemean Lion b) Slay the Stymphalian Birds c) Hurl the robber Sciron from a cliff  d) Steal the golden apples of the Hesperides 9) How did Heracles die? a) He was given a tunic with poisonous blood that tore his skin  b) He was shot by arrows c) He was thrown into the sea d) He was eaten by a lion




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