What's Your Ancient Greek Name?

By: Teresa McGlothlin
Estimated Completion Time
3 min
What's Your Ancient Greek Name?
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About This Quiz

Amongst the best of the ancient civilizations, Ancient Greece is at the top of everyone's favorites. Unlike the Mayans, the Ancient Greeks were war-mongering people filled with all sorts of mythical beliefs. That's why you need an ancient Greek name to use when your regular name just won't work. 

From Apollo to Athena, there are some Greek names everyone remembers. However, we want you to have an ancient Greek name that matches your personality and the way you live your life. You wouldn't want a meaningless Greek name - you need one that tells the world something about you. 

Although your ancient Greek name might not strike fear the hearts of mortals, your Greek name will be something you can cherish and utilize whenever you feel the time is right. Having such an ancient name could reawaken parts of yourself you thought you left behind in childhood. It would also help you to avoid giving your number to that nagging person at your local coffee shop who will simply not leave you alone. 

As we go through this quiz, we will get to know you the best we can. By the time we've finished, the ancient Greek name you should bear forevermore will be revealed to you. Grab a glass of wine, and get moving!

Do you prefer black olives or green olives?
I like all the olives.
I prefer black olives.
I like the green ones better.
I don't eat olives.

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Which kind of fish do you prefer?
Salmon
Tilapia
Tuna
I don't eat fish

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Which mythological creature scares you the most?
Siren
Centaur
Dragon
Harpie

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Would you prefer to play a lyre or a lute?
I have no musical talent.
Is that a board game?
I would prefer the lyre.
I would prefer the lute.

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Which kind of wine do you like most?
Merlot
I don't drink.
Moscato
Chardonnay

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Which ancient culture do you think was most intelligent?
Greeks
Romans
Mayans
Azteks

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Which of your personality traits is strongest?
Compassion
Loyalty
Ambition
Intelligence

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Which of the four elements are you most like?
Fire
Water
Earth
Air

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Which Greek god is your boss most like?
Apollo
Zeus
Hermes
Adonis

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Would you like to visit Rome?
I've been to Rome.
I would rather visit Athens.
I would love to go to Rome.
I don't like to fly.

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Which Greek goddess do you think was smartest?
Athena
Hera
Demeter
Aphrodite

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Which ancient Greek weapon would you use in a zombie outbreak?
Spear
Phalanx
Ballista
Shield

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Which Greek island would you like to explore?
Kos
Naxos
Hydra
Santorini

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Do you like hummus?
I love hummus.
I like some kinds of it.
I don't like it.
I've never tried it.

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How many dolmas could you eat in one sitting?
0
1
3 or more
2

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What would you wear on a Greek beach?
I would let it all hang out.
I would wear something to prevent burning.
I would wear a bikini.
I would wear a normal swimsuit.

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What is your favorite beach activity?
Swimming
Fishing
Sunbathing
Building sandcastles

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Which Greek landmark would you like to see?
Meteora
Metropolis
Parthenon
Acropolis

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Do you like Greek yogurt?
I don't like yogurt.
It's better than normal yogurt.
It's my favorite.
I've never tried it.

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What would be your superpower?
I would fly.
I would be super strong.
I would be able to read minds.
I would be able to teleport.

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Do you own any Greek urns?
I have a couple.
I would love to have one.
I don't own any Greek urns.
I don't know what makes them different.

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Which period of Greek art do you know the most about?
Geometric
Archaic
I don't know anything about Greek art.
Classical

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Have you ever been to Greece?
I would prefer to visit a different country.
I've been a couple of times.
I've been to Greece once.
I would love to go someday.

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How do you feet look in sandals?
Scary
Elegant
Cute
I don't wear sandals.

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What would you sacrifice to the gods?
A cow
My virginity
My crop
My first born child

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What dish would you bring to a Greek feast?
Wine
Souvlaki
Gyro
Moussaka

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If you were a god or a goddess, what would you prefer to rule?
War
Crops
Weather
Peasants

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If you saw Medusa, what would you do?
I would faint.
I think I saw that movie last year.
I would introduce myself.
I wouldn't look at her.

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Would you be a vengeful god or goddess?
I would be a little vengeful.
I would only work for good.
I have a few people I would like to practice vengeance upon.
I might have a moment or tow.

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How well do you swim?
I'm a good swimmer.
I'm an excellent swimmer.
I swim like a boulder.
I'm an okay swimmer.

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