English Semester Exam Review Part I-"The Odyssey"

20 Questions | Total Attempts: 208

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Odyssey Quizzes & Trivia

Over "THE ODYSSEY" By Homer


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who was Athena?
    • A. 

      God of the Sea

    • B. 

      God of Humor

    • C. 

      God of Love

    • D. 

      God of Wisdom and War

  • 2. 
    Who was Calypso?
    • A. 

      A Goddess

    • B. 

      A Nymph

    • C. 

      A Sea Monster

  • 3. 
    Check all that apply to Charybdis
    • A. 

      Sea Monster

    • B. 

      Odyssey's Lover

    • C. 

      Daughter Of Posiden

  • 4. 
    True or False: Circe turned Odyssey's men into Swine.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Eumaeus was Odysseus's friend and __________.Possible answers: BrotherSwineheardUncleFatherLeader
  • 6. 
    True or False? Odysseus did NOT eat Helios's cattle because he knew they were holy and wanted to stay away from them.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    The Lotus Eaters were ______________________
    • A. 

      People that worshiped Lotus

    • B. 

      Lotus eaters that Odysseus encountered on his journey

    • C. 

      Friends of Odysseus

    • D. 

      People that tried to kill Odysseus using Lotus

  • 8. 
    Odysseus was a Greek Hero that fought in the __________ war.
  • 9. 
    Penelope was not the faithful wife of Odysseus.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 10. 
    Polyphemus was a ___________.
  • 11. 
    Posiden was the god of which of the following?
    • A. 

      Sea

    • B. 

      Earthquakes

    • C. 

      Horses

  • 12. 
    Scylla was a ___________________
    • A. 

      Terrible Sea Monster

    • B. 

      Witch

    • C. 

      Beautiful Maiden

  • 13. 
    Sirens are Beautiful singers that lead sailors in and love them forever.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Telemachus is the _________ of Posiden
  • 15. 
    Zeus is the ____________ god.
  • 16. 
    Alcinious was...
    • A. 

      King of the underworld

    • B. 

      Brother of Odysseus

    • C. 

      King of the Phaeacians

  • 17. 
    Hermes was the ___________ god.
  • 18. 
    Antinous was the leader of the suitors.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 19. 
    EPITHETS: Check all that are TRUE
    • A. 

      Posiden: Dolphin Controller

    • B. 

      Odysseus: God-like

    • C. 

      Persephone: Underworld Offspring

    • D. 

      Hades: Underworld King

    • E. 

      Helios: Moon God

    • F. 

      Hermes: Guide

    • G. 

      Calypso: Goddess Of The Flashing Eyes

    • H. 

      Circe: Dire Beauty

    • I. 

      Penelope: Queen

  • 20. 
    FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE: Check all that are TRUE.
    • A. 

      Verbal Iorny: Asking a spirit or god for help verbally

    • B. 

      Epic Simile: Extended Simile

    • C. 

      Imagery: Formation of mental images

    • D. 

      Personification: Giving life or character to an object

    • E. 

      Invocation: A figure of speech that means the opposite of what was said

    • F. 

      Hubris: Excessive pride or self confidence

    • G. 

      Dramatic Irony: The opposite of what was said using drama