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  • 1. 

    Mr. Brunner taught what class?

    • A.

      Latin

    • B.

      Math

    • C.

      Greek

    • D.

      History

    Correct Answer
    A. Latin
    Explanation
    Mr. Brunner taught Latin.

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  • 2. 

    What museum did the class visit with Mr. Brunner?

    • A.

      Saratoga Museum of History

    • B.

      American Museum of Natural History

    • C.

      Metropolitan Museum of Art

    • D.

      Chelsea Art Museum

    Correct Answer
    C. Metropolitan Museum of Art
    Explanation
    The class visited the Metropolitan Museum of Art with Mr. Brunner.

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  • 3. 

    What does NOT fit Mrs. Dodds?

    • A.

      Wore black leather jacket

    • B.

      Was around 50 years old

    • C.

      Spoke sweetly to Percy

    • D.

      Rode a Harley

    Correct Answer
    D. Rode a Harley
    Explanation
    Mrs. Dodds does not fit the description of riding a Harley. The other statements provide details about her appearance, age, and behavior, but there is no mention of her riding a motorcycle.

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  • 4. 

    What didn't Nancy Bobofit do?

    • A.

      Threw her sandwich at Grover

    • B.

      Dumped Cheetos on Grover

    • C.

      Poked fun at the stele

    • D.

      Pick-pocketed a lady's purse

    Correct Answer
    D. Pick-pocketed a lady's purse
    Explanation
    In "The Lightning Thief," the first book of the "Percy Jackson & the Olympians" series, Nancy Bobofit is portrayed as a bully but there's no mention of her pick-pocketing a lady's purse. She did throw her sandwich at Grover and dumped Cheetos on him, and there's no specific instance mentioned about her poking fun at a stele.

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  • 5. 

    How did Nancy end up in the fountain?

    • A.

      Percy pushed her

    • B.

      Grover pushed her

    • C.

      She slipped

    • D.

      No one knows

    Correct Answer
    A. Percy pushed her
    Explanation
    In the "Percy Jackson & the Olympians" series, specifically in the book "The Lightning Thief," Nancy Bobofit ends up in the fountain because she was pushed by Percy Jackson. Percy, angered by her behavior towards his friend Grover and her general bullying, unintentionally uses his powers to manipulate the water in the fountain to splash her into it.

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  • 6. 

    What punishment did Mrs. Dodds give Percy for pushing Nancy into the fountain?

    • A.

      Erase notebooks for a month

    • B.

      Detention

    • C.

      Expulsion

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the above
    Explanation
    The question asks about the punishment Mrs. Dodds gave Percy for pushing Nancy into the fountain. However, none of the given options (erasing notebooks for a month, detention, expulsion) accurately represents the punishment given by Mrs. Dodds. Therefore, the correct answer is "None of the above."

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  • 7. 

    What was the first thing to change on Mrs. Dodds?

    • A.

      Her fingers grew

    • B.

      Her jacket melted

    • C.

      Her eyes began to glow

    • D.

      Her mouth grew fangs

    Correct Answer
    C. Her eyes began to glow
    Explanation
    Mrs. Dodds' eyes began to glow as the first change because this suggests that something supernatural or otherworldly is happening to her. Glowing eyes are often associated with paranormal or magical beings, indicating that Mrs. Dodds may not be who she appears to be. This change in her eyes adds an element of mystery and danger to the situation, leaving the reader curious about what will happen next.

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  • 8. 

    Who came to help Percy fight off Mrs. Dodds?

    • A.

      Mr. Brunner

    • B.

      Grover

    • C.

      Mrs. Kerr

    • D.

      A and B

    Correct Answer
    A. Mr. Brunner
    Explanation
    Mr. Brunner came to help Percy fight off Mrs. Dodds.

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  • 9. 

    What is the name of the school Percy goes to?

    • A.

      Great Hearts Academy

    • B.

      Stonewall Academy

    • C.

      Yancy Academy

    • D.

      Cambridge Academy

    Correct Answer
    C. Yancy Academy
    Explanation
    Percy goes to Yancy Academy.

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  • 10. 

    What did Mrs. Dodds ask Percy?

    • A.

      She asked him to confess

    • B.

      About the illegal stash of candy

    • C.

      Why he's pushed Nancy

    • D.

      Where he'd hidden "it"

    Correct Answer
    A. She asked him to confess
  • 11. 

     How did Percy know that Grover was lying?

    • A.

      His eyes

    • B.

      His voice

    • C.

      His body language

    • D.

      His hesitation

    Correct Answer
    D. His hesitation
    Explanation
    Percy knew that Grover was lying because of his hesitation. This suggests that Grover was unsure or uncomfortable with the information he was providing, indicating that he may not be telling the truth. Hesitation can be a sign of deception or uncertainty, leading Percy to question the credibility of Grover's statement.

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  • 12. 

    What thing wouldn't Percy miss about his school?

    • A.

      The view of the woods

    • B.

      The smell of the ocean

    • C.

      Latin class

    • D.

      The smell of pine trees

    Correct Answer
    B. The smell of the ocean
    Explanation
    Percy wouldn't miss the smell of the ocean about his school. This suggests that his school is not located near the coast or any body of water. The smell of the ocean is often associated with a refreshing and calming scent, so it implies that Percy's school lacks this natural and pleasant aroma.

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  • 13. 

    What was the name of Percy's book? The       ?      Guide to Greek Mythology.

    • A.

      Cambridge

    • B.

      Oxford

    • C.

      Yancy

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Cambridge
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Cambridge because the question asks for the name of Percy's book, and the only option provided that could be a book title is Cambridge. The other options, Oxford and Yancy, are not relevant to the question. Therefore, the correct answer is Cambridge.

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  • 14. 

    What did Percy overhear Grover and Mr. Brunner talking about in the office?

    • A.

      Mrs. Kerr

    • B.

      The Latin test

    • C.

      The weather

    • D.

      The Mist

    Correct Answer
    D. The Mist
    Explanation
    Percy overheard Grover and Mr. Brunner talking about the Mist.

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  • 15. 

    How long was Mr. Brunner's Latin exam?

    • A.

      1 hour

    • B.

      2 hours

    • C.

      3 hours

    • D.

      4 hours

    Correct Answer
    C. 3 hours
    Explanation
    Mr. Brunner's Latin exam lasted for 3 hours. This can be inferred from the given options where 3 hours is the only duration mentioned.

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  • 16. 

    Why didn't Percy have to say good-bye to Grover at the end of the school year?

    • A.

      He was on the same bus

    • B.

      He wasn't around to say good-bye to

    • C.

      He didn't get expelled

    • D.

      Grover took him home

    Correct Answer
    A. He was on the same bus
    Explanation
    Percy didn't have to say goodbye to Grover at the end of the school year because they were on the same bus. This means that they were both going home together, so there was no need for a farewell.

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  • 17. 

    How did Grover find out about Percy's eavesdropping?

    • A.

      Mr. Brunner

    • B.

      Percy let it slip

    • C.

      Percy confessed

    • D.

      Grover just knew

    Correct Answer
    C. Percy confessed
    Explanation
    Grover found out about Percy's eavesdropping because Percy confessed.

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  • 18. 

    What is Grover's last name?

    • A.

      Keeper

    • B.

      Underhill

    • C.

      Underwood

    • D.

      Undertone

    Correct Answer
    C. Underwood
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Underwood" because it is mentioned in the question that the question is about Grover's last name. Out of the given options, "Underwood" is the only one that matches the criteria.

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  • 19. 

    What color were the socks that the three old ladies knitted?

    • A.

      Blue

    • B.

      Red

    • C.

      Orange

    • D.

      Yellow

    Correct Answer
    A. Blue
    Explanation
    The given answer, Blue, suggests that the socks knitted by the three old ladies were of that color. This conclusion can be drawn based on the information provided in the question, which states that the socks were knitted by the old ladies. Since the question does not provide any additional information or context, it is reasonable to assume that the color of the socks is mentioned in the answer.

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  • 20. 

    What did Grover tell Percy he wanted to do at the end of chapter 2?

    • A.

      Never see Percy again

    • B.

      Walk him home

    • C.

      Eat several apples

    • D.

      Go back to the museum

    Correct Answer
    B. Walk him home
    Explanation
    In chapter 2, Grover tells Percy that he wants to walk him home. This suggests that Grover wants to ensure Percy's safety and make sure he reaches his destination without any trouble. By offering to walk him home, Grover shows his concern and willingness to protect Percy, indicating a sense of friendship and loyalty between the two characters.

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  • 21. 

    What was the first thing Percy did in chapter 3?

    • A.

      Got a taxi

    • B.

      Ditched Grover

    • C.

      Went to the bathroom

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    B. Ditched Grover
    Explanation
    In chapter 3, Percy's first action was to ditch Grover. This means that he left Grover behind or abandoned him in some way. The exact circumstances or reasons for this action are not provided in the question, but it suggests that Percy chose to separate himself from Grover for some reason.

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  • 22. 

    What does Mrs. Jackson say happened to Percy's father?

    • A.

      Died at sea

    • B.

      Ran off on them

    • C.

      Lost at sea

    • D.

      No one knows

    Correct Answer
    C. Lost at sea
    Explanation
    Mrs. Jackson says that Percy's father was lost at sea. This suggests that Percy's father went missing while at sea and his fate is unknown. It implies that he might have been involved in a shipwreck or some other incident that caused him to be separated from his family.

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  • 23. 

    Who is Smelly Gabe?

    • A.

      The landlord

    • B.

      Sally's husband

    • C.

      The Principal

    • D.

      Sally's boyfriend

    Correct Answer
    B. Sally's husband
    Explanation
    Smelly Gabe is Sally's husband. This can be inferred from the given options where the other choices do not mention any connection to Sally. Since Gabe is described as "Smelly," it suggests a familiarity and closeness that is typically associated with a spouse.

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  • 24. 

    What was Percy's old room used for when he wasn't home?

    • A.

      A study

    • B.

      A spare room

    • C.

      A large closet

    • D.

      It was only his room

    Correct Answer
    A. A study
    Explanation
    Percy's old room was used as a study when he wasn't home. This implies that the room was specifically designed and furnished for the purpose of studying or working. It suggests that Percy valued having a dedicated space for academic or professional activities, indicating that he may have been a studious individual who needed a quiet and organized environment to concentrate and be productive.

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  • 25. 

    Where does Mrs. Jackson work?

    • A.

      Central Park

    • B.

      Sweets for American

    • C.

      Grand Central

    • D.

      Sweet America

    Correct Answer
    C. Grand Central
    Explanation
    Mrs. Jackson works at Grand Central.

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  • 26. 

    What is the surprise Mrs. Jackson had for Percy when he got home?

    • A.

      A cabin

    • B.

      A cruise

    • C.

      A road trip

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. A cabin
    Explanation
    Mrs. Jackson had a surprise for Percy when he got home, which turned out to be a cabin. This suggests that Mrs. Jackson had prepared a cabin for Percy, possibly as a vacation or getaway destination. The other options, such as a cruise or a road trip, are not mentioned as surprises for Percy, indicating that the correct answer is indeed a cabin.

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  • 27. 

    What does Mrs. Jackson give to Gabe to soften him up?

    • A.

      Bean Dip

    • B.

      Guacamole

    • C.

      7 layer dip

    • D.

      Money

    Correct Answer
    C. 7 layer dip
    Explanation
    Mrs. Jackson gives Gabe 7 layer dip to soften him up. This suggests that Mrs. Jackson believes that offering Gabe a delicious and flavorful snack will help to make him more agreeable or receptive to whatever she wants from him. The 7 layer dip is likely seen as a gesture of kindness and an attempt to create a positive atmosphere or relationship with Gabe.

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  • 28. 

    What wasn't at the cabin at the beach?

    • A.

      Spiders

    • B.

      Sand everywhere

    • C.

      Cold sea

    • D.

      Seagulls

    Correct Answer
    D. Seagulls
    Explanation
    The question asks what was not at the cabin at the beach. The options provided are spiders, sand everywhere, cold sea, and seagulls. The correct answer is seagulls because it is the only option that is not mentioned as being present at the cabin.

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  • 29. 

    Where did Percy's dad want him to go?

    • A.

      A special school

    • B.

      A summer camp

    • C.

      A military school

    • D.

      Boarding school

    Correct Answer
    B. A summer camp
    Explanation
    Percy's dad wanted him to go to a summer camp.

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  • 30. 

    Why couldn't Percy focus on what everyone was saying at the end of chapter 3?

    • A.

      The storm was too bad

    • B.

      He as half asleep

    • C.

      The wind was too loud

    • D.

      Grover had no pants

    Correct Answer
    D. Grover had no pants
    Explanation
    Percy couldn't focus on what everyone was saying at the end of chapter 3 because Grover had no pants. This unexpected and possibly embarrassing situation likely distracted Percy and drew his attention away from the conversation.

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  • 31. 

    How do Grover and Mrs. Jackson know each other?

    • A.

      Grover introduced himself

    • B.

      Mrs. Jackson hired him

    • C.

      Mrs. Jackson has never heard of him

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    D. None of the above
    Explanation
    The question asks about the relationship between Grover and Mrs. Jackson. None of the given options provide a valid explanation for their relationship. Therefore, the correct answer is "None of the above."

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  • 32. 

    What stopped Gabe's Camero?

    • A.

      A hole in the road

    • B.

      Lightning

    • C.

      The Minotaur

    • D.

      The wet road

    Correct Answer
    B. Lightning
    Explanation
    Lightning is the correct answer because it is a sudden and powerful discharge of electricity in the atmosphere that can cause damage and destruction. In this context, it is likely that lightning struck Gabe's Camero, causing it to stop. Lightning can damage electronic systems in vehicles and even cause them to malfunction, leading to a sudden stop.

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  • 33. 

    Where are Gover and Percy's mother taking Percy in chapter 4?

    • A.

      To the police

    • B.

      To camp

    • C.

      To Mr. Brunner

    • D.

      They are just trying to get away

    Correct Answer
    B. To camp
    Explanation
    In chapter 4, Gover and Percy's mother are taking Percy to camp. This suggests that they are trying to provide Percy with a new experience or opportunity for growth. Taking him to camp could be seen as a way for Percy to learn new skills, make friends, and have fun in a different environment. It also implies that Percy's mother and Gover believe that camp will be beneficial for Percy's development.

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  • 34. 

    What were Gover's first words when he started to wake up in the car?

    • A.

      Run

    • B.

      Save yourself

    • C.

      Food

    • D.

      Look out

    Correct Answer
    C. Food
  • 35. 

    What is Grover?

    • A.

      A wood nymph

    • B.

      Half donkey

    • C.

      Half goat

    • D.

      Half horse

    Correct Answer
    C. Half goat
    Explanation
    Grover is a mythological creature known as a satyr, which is half human and half goat. In Greek mythology, satyrs were often depicted as mischievous and playful creatures who lived in the wilderness. They were known for their goat-like features, including horns, ears, and legs. Grover, a character from the popular book series "Percy Jackson & the Olympians," is portrayed as a satyr, hence the correct answer being "half goat."

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  • 36. 

    Who is physically chasing the car in chapter 4?

    • A.

      The Lord of the Dead

    • B.

      Kindly Ones

    • C.

      The eagle

    • D.

      The Minotaur

    Correct Answer
    D. The Minotaur
    Explanation
    In chapter 4, the Minotaur is the one who is physically chasing the car. The Minotaur is a mythical creature that has the body of a man and the head of a bull. In Greek mythology, the Minotaur was imprisoned in a labyrinth, and here it is portrayed as pursuing the car.

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  • 37. 

    Mrs. Jackson knows who is chasing the car. What does she call him?

    • A.

      Pasiphae's Son

    • B.

      Delphi's Son

    • C.

      Apollo's Son

    • D.

      Athena's son

    Correct Answer
    A. Pasiphae's Son
    Explanation
    Mrs. Jackson refers to the person chasing the car as "Pasiphae's Son." This suggests that the person is the offspring of Pasiphae, who was a character in Greek mythology. By using this name, Mrs. Jackson is indicating that she knows the identity of the individual pursuing the car and is specifically referring to them as Pasiphae's Son.

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  • 38. 

    Why did Percy's mom think she was selfish?

    • A.

      She took the car

    • B.

      She wanted to leave Grover

    • C.

      She told Percy to run

    • D.

      She'd kept Percy near her

    Correct Answer
    D. She'd kept Percy near her
    Explanation
    Percy's mom thought she was selfish because she had kept Percy near her. This suggests that she believed she was being overprotective and not allowing Percy to have his own independence and freedom. By keeping him close, she may have unintentionally hindered his personal growth and development, leading her to believe that she was being selfish.

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  • 39. 

    Why did the Minotaur disintegrate?

    • A.

      Broke his horn off

    • B.

      Ran into a tree

    • C.

      Percy stabbed it

    • D.

      None of the above

    Correct Answer
    C. Percy stabbed it
    Explanation
    The Minotaur disintegrated because Percy stabbed it. Stabbing the Minotaur caused it to be fatally wounded, leading to its disintegration.

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  • 40. 

    What was not one of the last things Percy remembered before passing out?

    • A.

      The Minotaur horn

    • B.

      A ceiling fan

    • C.

      Moths

    • D.

      Annabeth

    Correct Answer
    A. The Minotaur horn
    Explanation
    Percy remembered the Minotaur horn before passing out. This suggests that the Minotaur horn was one of the last things he saw or experienced before losing consciousness.

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  • 41. 

    At the beginning of chapter 5, what did the girl give Percy to eat?

    • A.

      Popcorn

    • B.

      Pudding

    • C.

      Cookies

    • D.

      Nachos

    Correct Answer
    B. Pudding
    Explanation
    In the beginning of chapter 5, the girl gave Percy pudding to eat.

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  • 42. 

    How long was Percy unconscious?

    • A.

      One day

    • B.

      Two days

    • C.

      Three days

    • D.

      Four days

    Correct Answer
    B. Two days
    Explanation
    Percy was unconscious for two days.

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  • 43. 

    What did Grover give to Percy at the camp in chapter 5?

    • A.

      A drink

    • B.

      Pudding

    • C.

      Shoes

    • D.

      The horn

    Correct Answer
    D. The horn
    Explanation
    In chapter 5, Grover gave Percy the horn. This is evident from the information given in the question.

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  • 44. 

    What did the drink Grover gave Percy  taste like?

    • A.

      Apple Juice

    • B.

      Cookies

    • C.

      Popcorn

    • D.

      Iced Tea

    Correct Answer
    B. Cookies
    Explanation
    The given question asks about the taste of the drink that Grover gave to Percy. The correct answer is "Cookies." This implies that the drink tasted like cookies.

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  • 45. 

    According to Mr. D, what is NOT one of the greatest games invented by humans?

    • A.

      Gladiator fighting

    • B.

      Football

    • C.

      Pinochle

    • D.

      Pac Man

    Correct Answer
    B. Football
    Explanation
    Mr. D believes that football is not one of the greatest games invented by humans.

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  • 46. 

    Who is Mr. D's father?

    • A.

      Chiron

    • B.

      Zeus

    • C.

      Poseidon

    • D.

      Hades

    Correct Answer
    B. Zeus
    Explanation
    Mr. D's father is Zeus. This is known because Zeus is a Greek god and the father of many other gods and demigods in Greek mythology. Since Mr. D is a character in the Percy Jackson series, which is based on Greek mythology, it can be inferred that his father is Zeus.

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  • 47. 

    Who serves as the camp director of Camp Half-Blood in the Percy Jackson series?

    • A.

      Percy Jackson

    • B.

      Annabeth Chase

    • C.

      Grover Underwood

    • D.

      Dionysus

    Correct Answer
    D. Dionysus
    Explanation
    Dionysus, also known as Mr. D, serves as the camp director of Camp Half-Blood in the Percy Jackson series.

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  • 48. 

    How many times has Mr. D been in trouble with his father?

    • A.

      Once

    • B.

      Twice

    • C.

      Three times

    • D.

      More than three times

    Correct Answer
    B. Twice
    Explanation
    The correct answer is "Twice." This means that Mr. D has been in trouble with his father on two separate occasions.

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  • 49. 

    Where is Mt.Olympus today?

    • A.

      Germany

    • B.

      America

    • C.

      Greece

    • D.

      Spain

    Correct Answer
    B. America
  • 50. 

    Why do Mt. Olympus and the gods move from place to place? They...

    • A.

      Don't want anyone to find them

    • B.

      Follow the heart of the west

    • C.

      Go to the most powerful country

    • D.

      No one knows

    Correct Answer
    B. Follow the heart of the west
    Explanation
    The gods and Mt. Olympus move from place to place because they follow the heart of the west. This suggests that they are drawn to the power and influence of the western countries. By constantly moving, they can stay connected to the source of power and maintain their own authority. This explanation implies that the gods are strategic and seek to align themselves with the most powerful forces in order to maintain their own strength and influence.

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