Book 9 The Odyssey

15 Questions
Odyssey Quizzes & Trivia
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Odysseus and his men ate the lotus and it made them fall asleep
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 2. 
    Odysseus and his men blinded Polyphemus by putting a stack in his eye
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    The first place Odysseus and his men traveled to after they left Troy was the Land of the Cyclops 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    On the Land of the Cicones Odysseus and his men killed all the men of the island
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    What did Odysseus tell Polyphemus his name was?
    • A. 

      Noman/Nobody

    • B. 

      Odysseus- his real name

    • C. 

      Nothing

    • D. 

      Polyphemus

  • 6. 
    Why didn't Odysseus kill Polyphemus?  
    • A. 

      He wanted to talk to Polyphemus

    • B. 

      He liked Polyphemus

    • C. 

      Him and his men couldn't open the cave by themselves

    • D. 

      He wanted to explore the cave

  • 7. 
    When Odysseus gave Polyphemus the liquor he refused to drink it
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Odysseus and his men got passed Polyphemus by waiting for him to fall asleep
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    How did Odysseus and his men blind Polyphemus?
    • A. 

      Splashed poison in his eye

    • B. 

      Threw a rock at his eye

    • C. 

      Put a pointed stack in his eye

  • 10. 
    When Odysseus and his men escaped from the cave what did Odysseus do
    • A. 

      Eat some lotus

    • B. 

      Wave goodbye

    • C. 

      Let the sheep go

    • D. 

      Tell Polyphemus his real name

  • 11. 
    Polyphemus told Poisedon to let Odysseus have a safe trip home to Ithca
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 12. 
    How did Odysseus and his men escape from the cave?
    • A. 

      Drugged Polyphemus

    • B. 

      Tied sheep to them and snuck out

    • C. 

      They never escaped

    • D. 

      They asked Polyphemus to let them go and he did

  • 13. 
    Odysseus and his men stole Polyphemus' sheep after escaping
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Polyphemus threw rocks at Odysseus' ship when he realized they got out
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Match the character to the description
    • A. Polyphemus
    • A.
    • B. Zeus
    • B.
    • C. Odysseus
    • C.