WONDER #2640: Could King Midas Really Turn What He Touched Into Gold?
Question 1 of 3
What was the main idea of this Wonder?
- Be careful what you wish for.
- The real King Midas was very wealthy and lived on the Pactolus River.
- Many stories from Greek mythology are still popular today.
- The legendary King Midas asked for the ability to turn everything he touched into gold, but he was also based on a real king.
Question 2 of 3
In the legend of King Midas, the Greek god(dess) ___________ gave him the ability to turn what he touched into gold.
Question 3 of 3
In some versions of the story, everything King Midas touched remained gold even after he bathed in the Pactolus River as a reminder of the effects of his ________.
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