Multiple Choice Quiz!

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Multiple Choice Quiz! (Four question multiple choice quiz from pg. 20 -21 in the literature book). - Justin Watson


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Which of the following is the most accurate definition of an epic?
    • A. 

      A disease caused by parasites that make plants and trees wither and die.

    • B. 

      A long narrative poem that recounts, in formal language, the exploits of a larger-than-life hero.

    • C. 

      A willingness to please, be gracious, or be courteous.

    • D. 

      A form of writing created in modern day for the purpose of entertaining children.

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is true about the epic hero?
    • A. 

      The hero is often weak, but extremely intelligent.

    • B. 

      The hero is extremely modest, and boasting was frowned upon in epics.

    • C. 

      The hero is a common person, often a woman.

    • D. 

      The hero is rarely modest, and boasting is almost a ritual in epics.

  • 3. 
    The earliest epics date back to a time when most people were what?
    • A. 

      Illiterate.

    • B. 

      Writers.

    • C. 

      Semi-Educated.

    • D. 

      Scholars.

  • 4. 
    The earliest epic known to man is called what?
    • A. 

      Beowulf.

    • B. 

      Annales.

    • C. 

      The Epic of Gilgamesh.

    • D. 

      Punica.