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  • 1. 
    How does Odysseus support his identity when he reveals himself to the two herders? (book 21)
    • A. 

      He tells them his legendary story of the Battle of Troy

    • B. 

      He shows them one of his scars from a battle at Troy

    • C. 

      He convinces Telemakhos to cover for him

    • D. 

      He shows them one of his arrows, which matches the bow perfectly

  • 2. 
    What does Penelope porpose to the suitors? (book 21)
    • A. 

      Whoever can string the bow will win her hand in marriage

    • B. 

      Whoever she likes best she will invite to live with her

    • C. 

      She banishes them from her home

    • D. 

      She will invite multiple to live with her

  • 3. 
    Why do they spare one of the suitors? (book 22)
    • A. 

      He convinced Odysseus he was his long lost brother

    • B. 

      They believed he was strong enough to keep around

    • C. 

      He was innocent

    • D. 

      He was Penelope's favorite

  • 4. 
    Who does Odysseus kill first? (book 22)
    • A. 

      Telemakhos

    • B. 

      Antinoos

    • C. 

      Polyphemos

    • D. 

      Eumaios