Greek Trivia Quiz Questions With Answers
In Greek mythology, what did Icarus do wrong?
A: He flew too close to the sun.
What is the southernmost country on the Balkan Peninsula?
In 530 B.C., what Greek mathematician noticed that the morning
star and the evening star were the same star?
What mystical word, whose Greek letters are equivalent to 365 in
numbers, was used as a superstitious charm?
What is Greece also called?
A: The Hellenic Republic.
Greek gods sent heroes to the Islands of the Blessed to enjoy a
life after death, and what was the name for those islands?
In Greek mythology, which nymphs were the guardian spirits of the
Mediterranean country does the island of Rhodes belong to?
The guardian spirits of nature in Geek mythology were called
In the Athens 1996 Olympic 100-meter Freestyle for Sailors, what
country competed alone?
What disease is named after the Greek for "without appetite"?
What chemical compound is derived from the Greek word for
Hades is the Greek word for what?
Small seedless grapes called currants were named for their place
of origin. Where was it?
A: Cornith, greece.
The largest Greek population in the world outside of Greece is
A: Melbourne, Australia.
The Greek Communist Party provided cash to what former Soviet
newspaper to keep it alive during the 90s?
According to Greek legend, Alexander the Great cut what?
A: The Gordian Knot.
The Greeks named what ancient African country for the "sunburnt
faces" of its natives?
What fruit did early Greek Olympians sometimes wear as medals?
Dimitrios Synodinos was also know by what name in the sporting
A: Jimmy "The Greek" Snyder.
What is poliosis?
A: When your hair turns gray. It comes from the Greek word for Gray.
In Greek, what does the word climax mean?
A: Ladder. In Greece it is spelled Klimax.
The last letter of the Greek alphabet is what?
We get the word cosmetics form the Geek word kosmetikos, which
A: Skilled in decorating.
The Astronomical term "Galaxy" comes from the Greek word for
A: Milk. In Greek, gala means "milk".
The Colossus of Rhodes was one of the seven wonders of the
ancient world. How was it destroyed?
A: An earthquake in 224 B.C.
In Athens, Greece, what temple is atop the Acropolis?
A: The Parthenon.