How Well You Know Echo And Narcissus? Quiz

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How Well You Know Echo And Narcissus? Quiz

How well do you know Echo and Narcissus? Do you think you can pass this quiz? The tale of Echo and Narcissus is one of the most enduring tales from Greek mythology, and it is a tale about self-love and unrequited love. It is a story that has been told and adapted over many hundreds of years. Take this quiz and learn more about Echo and Narcissus.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What is Echo's biggest problem at the beginning of the myth?
    • A. 

      She is invisible

    • B. 

      She talks too much

    • C. 

      She is too beautiful

    • D. 

      She falls in love to easily

  • 2. 
    How does Hera punish Echo?
    • A. 

      She makes her fall in love with Narcissus

    • B. 

      She transforms her into a flower

    • C. 

      From now on, she can only repeat what other people say

    • D. 

      She is thrown out of Olympus

  • 3. 
    Narcissus calls out for hlep when
    • A. 

      Aphrodite confronts him

    • B. 

      He realizes that he is lost

    • C. 

      He sees a nymph in the water

    • D. 

      Echo throws her arms around him

  • 4. 
    Which sentence BEST explains why Narcissus rejects Echo?
    • A. 

      Narcissus is capable only of loving himself

    • B. 

      Echo is too greedy and pushy

    • C. 

      Narcissus thinks she is ugly and clumsy

    • D. 

      Echo annoys him by repeating his words

  • 5. 
    What happens to the Echo after Narcissus rejects her?
    • A. 

      She pines in grief and dies

    • B. 

      She begs Aphrodite to punish Narcissus

    • C. 

      She kisses Narcissus and dies

    • D. 

      She throws herself on the rocks

  • 6. 
    • A. 

      He hunts in the forbidden northern mountains

    • B. 

      He mistreats Echo

    • C. 

      He falls in love with his own reflection

    • D. 

      He wanders away from his Theban friends

  • 7. 
    Narcissus spends his remaining days..
    • A. 

      Feeling sorry for rejecting Echo

    • B. 

      Picking flowers in the valley

    • C. 

      Playing jokes on the nymphs

    • D. 

      Growing weaker as he looks at his own reflection

  • 8. 
    Narcissus's character is best described as
    • A. 

      Arrogant and self-absorbed

    • B. 

      Selfless and kind

    • C. 

      Misunderstood and loyal

    • D. 

      Tender and sensitive

  • 9. 
    After his death, Narcissus turns into a
    • A. 

      Pool of water

    • B. 

      Flower

    • C. 

      Mountain

    • D. 

      Voice

  • 10. 
    Echo pines away with grief because her love is not returned.  What is the meaning of pines in this sentence?
    • A. 

      Blooms

    • B. 

      Expands

    • C. 

      Remains

    • D. 

      Wastes away

  • 11. 
    The subject of this myth is the origin of
    • A. 

      Gods and goddesses

    • B. 

      Water nymphs

    • C. 

      Echoes and the narcissus flower

    • D. 

      Love and grief

  • 12. 
    Both Echo and Narcissus die
    • A. 

      In the flood

    • B. 

      Because of Hera's jealosy

    • C. 

      In each other's arms

    • D. 

      Because of a love they could not have

  • 13. 
    Another good title for this myth would be
    • A. 

      Love and Jealosy

    • B. 

      Power and glory

    • C. 

      War and peach

    • D. 

      Mistaken identity

  • 14. 
    That self-love and love for others can be equally painful is the myth's___
    • A. 

      Topic

    • B. 

      Plot

    • C. 

      Theme

    • D. 

      Setting

  • 15. 
    Hera tries uselessly to escape Echo's chatter.
    • A. 

      Detain

    • B. 

      Vainly

    • C. 

      Unrequited

    • D. 

      Parched

  • 16. 
    Echo manages to delay travelers with her long stories.
    • A. 

      Detain

    • B. 

      Vainly

    • C. 

      Parched

    • D. 

      Intently

  • 17. 
    He is very hot and dry from wandering all day, so he rest awhile by the cool pool.
    • A. 

      Detain

    • B. 

      Vainly

    • C. 

      Parched

    • D. 

      Intently

  • 18. 
    He stares with great concentration at the face in the pool
    • A. 

      Intently

    • B. 

      Parched

    • C. 

      Vainly

    • D. 

      Detain

  • 19. 
    Both Narcissus and Echo are doomed to a love that is not returned.
    • A. 

      Parched

    • B. 

      Intently

    • C. 

      Unrequited

    • D. 

      Detain

  • 20. 
    What country did this myth originate from
    • A. 

      England

    • B. 

      Italy

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      The United States