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Dante's Inferno pt. 2

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Dantes Inferno pt 2 game quiz
"As you probably guessed this quiz will work its way back to the "Dark Woods"."

15 Points Per Correct Answer - No time limit  



1. What was the beast that was the Guardian of the tripartite zone of "Violence"?
    Cerberus
    Dis
    Geryon
    Minotaur


2. What river was patrolled by centaurs, often called the "River of Blood"?
    Cocytus
    Styx
    Acheron
    Phlegethon


3. Who was the person that carried Dante across the River of Blood?
    Minos
    Nessus
    Ariadne
    Ariel


4. The opening lines of Canto 1 reflect the similar feelings expressed of another Biblical figure. Who was he?
    Hezekial
    Job
    Moses
    Adam


5. What did the 3 beasts encountered by Dante represent: leopard, she-wolf and the lion ?
    deadly sins
    lust
    peccations
    political factions


6. Acheron was the first of four rivers in Hell. Who was the person who helped Dante across?
    Answer: (One Word)


7. Minos was a judge of souls found in the second circle of Hell. His verdict was made - in what unusual manner?
    by talking backwards
    by winking
    with his tail
    by the tearing of flesh


8. We not only see that Plutus, the God of Wealth, but also Charybdis and Scylla reside in which circle of Hell?
    5th wrath
    4th prodigal
    3rd gluttony
    6th heresy


9. The 8th circle of Hell is composed of 10 rings called Malboge. True or false: Malboge translates to the "Evil Bogs".
    True
    False


10. The circle of Hell represented by Wrath is bound by Phlegyas. What dire deed earned him the title of the most wrathful person in history?
    killed all his children
    burned down the Oracle of Delphi's temple
    burned the Library of Alexandria
    arranged the rebellion with Lucifer


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Compiled Jun 28 12