Quiz  /  Hercules
  • 1. 
    What Greek god was the father of Hercules?

  • Ares
  • Apollo
  • Poseidon
  • Zeus
  • 2. 
    Why did Hercules kill his wife and kids?

  • Because he was mean
  • Because they turned evil and conspired to have him killed
  • Because Zeus said that he could no longer have a family
  • Because Hera made them look like snakes that were attacking him
  • 3. 
    Which was the first labor of Hercules?

  • Slay the Lion of Nemea
  • Kill the Lernean Hydra
  • Capture the Golden Hind
  • Clean the Augean stables in one day
  • 4. 
    Hercules was actually the name the Romans called the hero. What did the Greeks call him?

  • Zeus
  • Diomedes
  • Delphi
  • Heracles
  • 5. 
    How did Hercules clean the Augean stables of 3,000 cows in a single day?

  • He built a dam so a river flowed through the stables and cleaned them out
  • He trained the cows to clean up after themselves
  • He drank a potion of speed from the god Apollo, helping him to clean really fast
  • He tricked the goddess Hera into cleaning the stables for him while he took a nap
  • 6. 
    What goddess was always trying to trick Hercules?

  • Aphrodite
  • Demeter
  • Hera
  • Athena
  • 7. 
    How many labors did Hercules have to perform for King Eurystheus?

  • Twelve
  • Fourteen
  • Seven
  • Nine
  • 8. 
    What job did Hercules have after he accidentally killed his music teacher?

  • A cattle herder in the hills
  • Grave digger in the cemetery of the gods
  • Guardian of the underworld
  • He worked as a slave for the family of the music teachers
  • 9. 
    What was the last of Hercules labors?

  • Capture the Bull of Crete
  • Get the girdle of the Amazon queen Hippolyta
  • Steal the Mares of Diomedes
  • Bring the fearsome guard dog Cerberus from the Underworld to the king
  • 10. 
    How did Hercules manage to steal the apples from the Hesperides?

  • He asked nicely and the Hesperides gave him all the apples he wanted
  • He convinced their father Atlas to get the apples while Hercules held the world for him
  • He got a cloak of invisibility from the goddess Artemis and stole the apples
  • He got Jason and the Argonauts to help him out. They distracted the Hesperides while Hercules took the apples
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