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Temperamental Zeus, the main god in Ancient Greek mythology and ruler of all the other gods on Mt. Olympus bore many grudges and liked to arrange quests for his heroes for fun. He could also, very easily, create thunder or throw down a lightning bolt on any unsuspecting mortal, god or hero. Lightning, thunder and eagles are his main symbols.

  1. 1. Who was the main god in Greek mythology?
    1. a. Apollo
    2. b. Zeus
    3. c. Mars
  2. 2. What did Zeus like to arrange for heroes?
    1. a. Tributes
    2. b. Feasts
    3. c. Quests
  3. 3. What was one of Zeus' symbols?
    1. a. Clouds
    2. b. Rain
    3. c. Lightning