Mf Prelims Quiz 1: Myth, Religion, And Storytelling

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Mf Prelims Quiz 1: Myth, Religion, And Storytelling

This is a timed 10-point assessment on the myths, religion, and storytelling. To pass the quiz, an examinee must achieve an average grade of 98% and above. A CERTIFICATE OF TEST RESULT will be displayed after completion of the quiz. However, a student examinee can only submit the certificate if he has achieved the PASSED result. If he FAILED in his attempt, the student may do a retake of the quiz. The digital certificate image (as jpeg) must be copied and pasted in a template intended for Quiz 1 at the Adamson University Elearning site. Good luck!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    To Joseph Campbell, what is myth to men?
    • A. 

      It provides meaning of life

    • B. 

      It catches the experience of being alive

  • 2. 
    Joseph Campbell believes that myths are 
    • A. 

      Clues to the spiritual potentialities of human life.

    • B. 

      Clues to the mental potentialities of human life.

  • 3. 
    Joseph Campbell believes that myth is interesting 
    • A. 

      Because it is important and interesting.

    • B. 

      Because it catches you as you live life.

  • 4. 
    What did experience teach the early people?  Check the items that apply.
    • A. 

      Their minds gathered empirical realities necessary for survival.

    • B. 

      They did the best they could to draw conclusions about the world around them.

    • C. 

      They saw themselves at the center of the universe, which they saw as flat and under sky.

    • D. 

      They were taught the difference between what poisoned them and what satisfied their hunger.

    • E. 

      They thought they were not humans and that the others are just the same.

  • 5. 
    Since they were able to draw conclusions to what they see, hear, and feel, they believed that by eating the flesh of a strong beast 
    • A. 

      They might acquire its spirit.

    • B. 

      They might acquire its special qualities.

  • 6. 
    Since they were able to draw conclusions to what they see, hear, and feel, they believed that by eating a portion of the body of their leader 
    • A. 

      They might acquire its spirit.

    • B. 

      They might acquire its special qualities.

  • 7. 
    When they recognized a familiar dead person found in the peculiar shape of a rock they believed
    • A. 

      That the spirit of the dead person dwells in the rock

    • B. 

      That the rock is the dead person

  • 8. 
    They believed that in preserving a corpse they are also preserving the spirit of the one who had died.  This means
    • A. 

      That they cannot distinguish spirit and materiality.

    • B. 

      That they knew how to preserve the corpse.

  • 9. 
    For the early people, they believed that will was spirit.
    • A. 

      That everything they saw was created by spirits.

    • B. 

      That everything they saw was moved by spirits

  • 10. 
    For the early people, lightning, rain, thunder, tides, procreation, and fire were all magic.  This means 
    • A. 

      That everything that happened was attributed to the spirits and magic.

    • B. 

      That everything that occurs more of nature.

  • 11. 
    People believed that the painting of the face in the belly of a pregnant woman would encourage birth.  This means
    • A. 

      That the early people believed that world would always be as Gods had made it.

    • B. 

      That they are already thinking beyond magic and spirits.

  • 12. 
    The view of the world came to the early people by invented stories.  This means
    • A. 

      Their stories have a clear distinction between fact and fantasy.

    • B. 

      Their stories of creation and other events are of different versions.

  • 13. 
    When primitive people carved their stories into cave walls, that story began through
    • A. 

      Visual stories

    • B. 

      Spoken words

    • C. 

      Written words

    • D. 

      Words that appeal to the head and the heart

    • E. 

      Motion pictures and radio broadcasts

    • F. 

      Television

    • G. 

      Web video

  • 14. 
    When the Greeks recited poems and stories, storytelling developed from visual stories to 
    • A. 

      Visual stories

    • B. 

      Spoken words

    • C. 

      Written words

    • D. 

      Words that appeal to the head and the heart

    • E. 

      Motion pictures and radio broadcasts

    • F. 

      Television

    • G. 

      Web video

  • 15. 
    When the Romans made handcrafted books to represent stories, storytelling developed to 
    • A. 

      Visual stories

    • B. 

      Spoken words

    • C. 

      Written words

    • D. 

      Words that appeal to the head and the heart

    • E. 

      Motion pictures and radio broadcasts

    • F. 

      Television

    • G. 

      Web video