Quiz  /  Iliad
  • 1. 
    Who wrote the Iliad?

  • Shakespeare
  • Pindar
  • Virgil
  • Homer
  • 2. 
    Who was Achilles?

  • The greatest warrior in the world
  • The general of the Greek army
  • The king of Sparta
  • The greatest of the warriors of Troy
  • 3. 
    Why were the Greeks and the Trojans at war?

  • Because Zeus wanted the Greeks to destroy Troy
  • Because the Trojans took Helen the wife of the king of Sparta
  • Because the Greeks wanted the Trojan horse
  • Because Achilles hated the general Agamemnon
  • 4. 
    Why did Achilles agree to enter the battle again?

  • To answer the challenge issued by Hector
  • Because he was bored
  • Because Zeus demanded that he fight again
  • To avenge the death of his friend Patroclus
  • 5. 
    What was the only place where Achilles could be hurt?

  • His eyes
  • His heel
  • His heart
  • His brain
  • 6. 
    Who was the greatest warrior of the Trojan army?

  • Achilles
  • Hector
  • Priam
  • Ajax
  • 7. 
    True or False: The Greek gods just observed the Trojan War, but never got directly involved in the fighting.

  • TRUE
  • 8. 
    How did the Greeks finally defeat the Trojans?

  • By storming the walls using siege engines
  • By hiding in a giant horse that the Trojans thought was a gift
  • By convincing Zeus to use lighting bolts to knock down the main gate of the city
  • By waiting until the Trojans ran out of food and were starving
  • 9. 
    Who came up with the idea of the Trojan horse?

  • Achilles
  • Odysseus
  • Menelaus
  • Hercules
  • 10. 
    Who was Agamemnon?

  • The father of Helen of Troy
  • The king of Sparta
  • The general of the Greek army
  • The greatest warrior for Troy
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