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Greek or Roman Deity? Quiz
by Staff
It isn't easy to remember which ancient gods and goddesses are Greek and which are Roman. Take this quiz to see if you can separate the Greek from the Roman.

Who's the king of the Greek gods?

  • Zeus
  • Jupiter
  • Saturn

Who's married to Zeus (and thus the queen of the Greek gods)?

  • Hera
  • Hestia
  • Gaia

Who's the Roman version of Hera?

  • Venus
  • Juno
  • Artemis

Who is the king of the Roman gods?

  • Vulcan
  • Apollo
  • Jupiter

Who is Zeus' father?

  • Hephaistos
  • Kronos
  • Poseidon

What is Kronos' Roman name?

  • Saturn
  • Neptune
  • Uranus

Who is the mother of the gods and goddesses of Mount Olympus?

  • Vesta
  • Gaia
  • Rhea

Who's the Greek god of war?

  • Mars
  • Ares
  • Vulcan

Hermes is the messenger of the Greek gods. Who's his Roman counterpart?

  • Mercury
  • Heracles
  • Hypnos

Hermes was said to bring the dead to the underworld. Who is the Greek god of the underworld?

  • Dionysus
  • Vulcan
  • Hades

Who's the Roman god of the underworld?

  • Pluto
  • Hephaistos
  • Ares

Who's the Roman god of love?

  • Venus
  • Cupid
  • Bacchus

Who's the Roman goddess of love?

  • Diana
  • Aphrodite
  • Venus

Uranus has basically the same Greek and Roman name. What is he the god of?

  • sky
  • sea
  • Earth

Who's another god who has the same Greek and Roman name?

  • Poseidon
  • Mercury
  • Apollo

What is Apollo the god of?

  • the sea
  • music
  • war

Who's Apollo's twin sister?

  • Artemis
  • Hestia
  • Aphrodite

Who's the Roman version of Artemis?

  • Diana
  • Vesta
  • Minerva

It's pretty easy to tell that Victoria is the Roman goddess of victory. Who is her Greek counterpart?

  • Athena
  • Gaia
  • Nike

The goddess of the underworld has similar Greek and Roman names. Her Greek name is Persephone — what's her Roman name?

  • Proserpina
  • Porsephia
  • Presperina

Persephone is the daughter of Zeus and the Greek goddess of the harvest. What's the name of Persephone's mother?

  • Nike
  • Rhea
  • Demeter

What's Demeter's Roman name?

  • Ceres
  • Gaia
  • Minerva

Who is Zeus' sister and the Greek goddess of the hearth?

  • Hestia
  • Vesta
  • Athena

Who is Hestia's Roman counterpart?

  • Erinyes
  • Vesta
  • Discordia

Besides Jupiter, who are Vesta's brothers?

  • Pluto and Neptune
  • Dionysus and Pluto
  • Mercury and Mars

Which Greek goddess came straight out of Zeus' head, no mother necessary?

  • Athena
  • Minerva
  • Medusa

What is Athena the goddess of?

  • war
  • wisdom
  • health

What is Athena's Roman name?

  • Minerva
  • Diana
  • Medusa

Who is Athena's half-brother and the gatekeeper of Mount Olympus?

  • Vulcan
  • Heracles
  • Mercury

What is Heracles/Hercules the god of?

  • strength
  • fire
  • wisdom