The Odyssey, Part 2

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The Odyssey, Part 2

Engl I - 4-25-14


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    When the siren song lures Odysseus, is he facing an internal conflict or an external conflict? Explain your answer, citing evidence from the text.
  • 2. 
    When the ship must sail through Scylla and Charybdis, what type of conflict occurs? Explain your answer, citing textual evidence.
  • 3. 
    When the men kill the cattle of Helios, what type of conflict occurs? Explain your response.
  • 4. 
    When Odysseus must survive the storms, Scylla, and nine days at sea, what types of conflicts are presented? Explain your answers.
  • 5. 
    The phrase “to be between Scylla and Charybdis” means
    • A. 

      To be filled with nervous excitement.

    • B. 

      To be without energy, ability, or hope.

    • C. 

      To have to choose between two bad alternatives.

    • D. 

      To need to make a decision based on adequate information.

  • 6. 
    Odysseus warns his men about all of the following dangers EXCEPT
    • A. 

      Scylla

    • B. 

      The Sirens

    • C. 

      Charybdis

    • D. 

      The island of the sun

  • 7. 
    Events prove that it was quite unfortunate for Odysseus to
    • A. 

      Have himself tied to the mast

    • B. 

      Urge his men to row hard past Charybdis

    • C. 

      Remind his men of how they had escaped the Cyclops

    • D. 

      Have his men in order to pray on the island of the sun

  • 8. 
    On the island of the sun, Odysseus' men disobey his orders when they are overcome by
    • A. 

      Panic

    • B. 

      Greed

    • C. 

      Hunger

    • D. 

      Curiosity

  • 9. 
    The last of Odysseus' crew perish when
    • A. 

      They fail to escape Scylla

    • B. 

      Their ship is driven onto rocks

    • C. 

      They are sucked into the whirlpool

    • D. 

      Their ship is hit by a thunderbolt

  • 10. 
    Tumult is hard on a person's 
    • A. 

      Eyes

    • B. 

      Ears

    • C. 

      Muscles

  • 11. 
    What do some people think you need in order to be successful in your career?
    • A. 

      Angst

    • B. 

      Jeopardy

    • C. 

      Ardor

  • 12. 
    Parents usually urge their children to shun 
    • A. 

      Homework

    • B. 

      Their siblings

    • C. 

      Negative influences

  • 13. 
    Which of the following could shroud a valley?
    • A. 

      Fog

    • B. 

      Grass

    • C. 

      Mountains

  • 14. 
    Flossing everyday in the opinion of most dentists decreases the chances of getting gum disease. Which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      Flossing everyday in the opinion of most dentists decreases, the chances of, getting gum disease.

    • B. 

      Flossing, everyday, in the opinion of most dentists decreases the chances of getting gum disease.

    • C. 

      Flossing everyday, in the opinion of most dentists, decreases the chances of getting gum disease.

  • 15. 
    We will have an early spring I expect this year. Which of the following is correct?
    • A. 

      We will have an early spring, I expect, this year.

    • B. 

      We will have, an early spring, I expect this year.

    • C. 

      We will have, an early spring I expect, this year.

  • 16. 
    No one I believe should ever be homeless in this country. Which of the following is correct.
    • A. 

      No one I believe, should ever be homeless in this country.

    • B. 

      No one, I believe, should ever be homeless in this country.

    • C. 

      No one I believe should ever be, homeless, in this country.

  • 17. 
    Determine the type of sentence. We need to get moving if we want to make it to the game.
    • A. 

      Interrogative

    • B. 

      Exclamatory

    • C. 

      Declarative

    • D. 

      Imperative

  • 18. 
    Determine the type of sentence. Ouch! I stubbed my finger.
    • A. 

      Interrogative

    • B. 

      Declarative

    • C. 

      Imperative

    • D. 

      Exclamatory

  • 19. 
    Determine the type of sentence. Stop pushing me.
    • A. 

      Interrogative

    • B. 

      Imperative

    • C. 

      Declarative

    • D. 

      Exclamatory

  • 20. 
    Determine the type of sentence. When is the last time you went to the movies?
    • A. 

      Interrogative

    • B. 

      Imperative

    • C. 

      Declarative

    • D. 

      Exclamatory

  • 21. 
    Major, the pig who was the leader in Animal Farm, is the best symbol of tyranny and revolution in society. The actions of Major would best make Animal Farm a(n) __________.
    • A. 

      Allusion

    • B. 

      Allegory

    • C. 

      Nonfiction

  • 22. 
    Directions: Read the passage and answer the questions that follow.   The storm raged through town From the north, From the south As if it was confused. So were we.   The storm raged uninvited From the east, From the west And the sky grew twisted Like The Starry Night.  The storm raged unexpected From the air, From the ground Until suddenly it vanished Leaving us to pick up the pieces.  What allusion is made in the poem?
    • A. 

      From the east/From the west

    • B. 

      The storm raged

    • C. 

      The Starry Night

  • 23. 
    Directions: Read the passage and answer the questions that follow.   The storm raged through town From the north, From the south As if it was confused. So were we.   The storm raged uninvited From the east, From the west And the sky grew twisted Like The Starry Night.  The storm raged unexpected From the air, From the ground Until suddenly it vanished Leaving us to pick up the pieces.  Why does the author use this allusion?
    • A. 

      To show the distance of the storm

    • B. 

      To show how strange the sky looked

    • C. 

      To show the seriousness of the storm

  • 24. 
    What is an allusion?
    • A. 

      a reference to something from the past

    • B. 

      A comparison of two unlike things using like or as

    • C. 

      The author's attitude toward the subject matter

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