Edith Hamilton's Mythology Parts II - V

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Mythology Quizzes & Trivia

Quiz on parts 2-5 of Edith Hamilton's Mythology book.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The story of Otus and Ephialtes is an example of:
    • A. 

      Winsomeness

    • B. 

      Father-son love

    • C. 

      Mischievousness

    • D. 

      Roguishness

    • E. 

      Brotherly Love

  • 2. 
    "All their own wealth and good fortune seemed to them as nothing compared with Psyche's, and their envious anger so worked in them that they came finally to plotting how to ruin her" (99). This quotation serves to portray:
    • A. 

      Care

    • B. 

      Jealousy

    • C. 

      Faithfulness

    • D. 

      Faithlessness

    • E. 

      Love

  • 3. 
    "She lulled him to sleep so that she might always find him (Endymon) and caress him as she pleases.  But it said, too, that her passion brings her only a burden of pain, fraught with many sighs" (118).You can infer from the statement that:
    • A. 

      The goddess likes putting people to sleep.

    • B. 

      Endymion enjoys the goddess' presence.

    • C. 

      The goddess likes to keep Endymon asleep, but it's a laborious task.

    • D. 

      Endymon wants to be more of a burden to the goddess

    • E. 

      The goddess wants help from other gods to help her get Endymon asleep.