From Vulcan to Virgil: The Roman Mythology Quiz
The Romans may have borrowed heavily from the Greeks, but you might be surprised to learn how they forged a mythological history all their own. Intrigued? Take our quiz to learn more!
Who was the Roman goddess of love and beauty?
Which Roman god shot arrows to encourage love connections?
True or false: Priapus was Venus' father.
Who was the Roman god of light?
What name did the Romans give to the Greek god Ares?
How many children did Mars and Venus have together, according to myth?
What was the name of Apollo's twin sister?
Who served as the goddess of war alongside Mars?
What was the name of Persephone's mother?
Which Roman god was turned into a goat, according to Greek myths?
Neptune and Jupiter had a brother. What was his name?
What trade is associated with the Roman god Vulcan?
- electrical work
True or false: Juno was the queen of gods.
Which Roman god was known for his winged helmet and feet?
What was Roman god Neptune often seen holding?
What name did the Romans give to the Greek god Zeus?
True or false: The name "January" was inspired by a Roman god.
The founders of Rome were sons of this god.
What were the names of Mars' sons?
- Remus and Romulus
- Roman and Reginald
- Royce and Romus
Where did the women of Rome come from?
- the Amazonians
- the Sabines
- the Aboriginals
How long did Romulus rule Rome?
- one year
- 12 years
- 40 years
Who wrote the Roman epic "The Aeneid"?
What festival was nearly banned in 186 B.C.E. due to rowdiness?
What Roman festival celebrated the winter solstice?
True or false: Saturnalia was celebrated on December 25th.
True or false: The Romans actually had some gods that were NOT derived from the Greeks.
Which of these was NOT one of the original three Roman gods before the Greek gods were adopted by the Romans?
What did Neptune give to man?
True or false: Apollo was also known as "Death."
Who was Vulcan's wife?