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Q1

The planets in the solar system are named after the Greek Gods using their Roman names. Zeus's Roman name is Jupiter, so it makes sense that the biggest of the planets gets his name. This planet is also known for having many moons with a lot of them named after Zeus's lovers. Which of these is NOT one of the names of Jupiter's moons?

Q2

Even though there are many Gods, only 12 make up the main pantheon. Which of these Gods are NOT considered to be part of this pantheon?

Q3

As well as planets, many Greek mythical characters gave their names to constellations. In fact, all of the western zodiac signs are named after these constellations. Which zodiac name came from the Greek hero Ganymede?

Q4

The Gods often granted wishes for their more devoted followers. Even though many of the wishes came with a consequence, there were a merciful few whose wishes turned out well. What wish was granted for the mortal Pygmalion?

Q5

There is a myth where Eros, the son of Aphrodite, is told by his mother to make one of the most beautiful mortal maidens fall in love with a monster because people were saying she was more beautiful than Aphrodite. Eros accidentally falls in love with her himself and eventually takes her as his own wife. What was this mortal maiden's name?

Q6

Asclepius was born a mortal but later become the God of medicine. His symbol with a snake around a rod is still a recognizable symbol in hospitals and medical practices to this day. Which God is the father of Asclepius?

Q7

Even though Apollo and Artemis are the Gods of the sun and the moon, they are not the ones who pull the chariots that cause both the sun and moon to rise and set. What are their names?

Q8

Athena entered into a weaving contest with the mortal Arachne as she had boasted that her talent was greater than the Goddess herself. Even though there wasn't a clear winner, the weaving that Arachne created was so blasphemous towards the Gods that Athena turned her into an insect. What insect was she turned into?

Q9

Before the Olympians, the Gods who ruled were known as the Titans. What was the name of the head of the Titans and the father of some of the future Olympians?

Q10

One of Apollo's greatest loves was a nymph named Daphne. Unfortunately she didn't feel the same way and turned herself into a tree to get away from him. This gave him an item that he became associated with. What was it?

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