Nike, The Winged Victory Statue

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Read the Greek Myth, then answer the following questions


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    1. What is another name for the Winged Victory?
    • A. 

      Mona Lisa

    • B. 

      Venus de Milo

    • C. 

      Nike

    • D. 

      The Thinker

  • 2. 
    What physical body parts are missing from the Nike statue?
    • A. 

      Hands and feet

    • B. 

      Arms and head

    • C. 

      Arms and legs

    • D. 

      Wings and head

  • 3. 
    What country owns the famous statue now?
    • A. 

      US

    • B. 

      Samothrace

    • C. 

      Greece

    • D. 

      France

  • 4. 
    Where is Nice, the Winged Victory sculpture currently located?
    • A. 

      The Louvre Museum

    • B. 

      Palace of Versailles

    • C. 

      Nike, Inc. headquarters

    • D. 

      Sports Hall of Fame

  • 5. 
    Visitors like to get a close view of the renowned Nike statue. Which of the following words most closely means renowned?
    • A. 

      Disgraceful

    • B. 

      Unknown

    • C. 

      Unpopular

    • D. 

      Famous

  • 6. 
    About how many years old is the statue?
    • A. 

      2,200

    • B. 

      1,200

    • C. 

      200

    • D. 

      100

  • 7. 
    ​Archaeologists dug up the ancient statue in 1863 in the Greek city of Samothrace. What is an archaeologist?
    • A. 

      Scientist who studies earth’s rocks and dinosaur fossils.

    • B. 

      Prophet who studies future civilizations and the possibility of future events.

    • C. 

      A scientist who studies the behavior and development of human beings.

    • D. 

      Scientist who studies fossils, artifacts, monuments, and relics of past people and their cultures.

  • 8. 
    The statue was once on a galley ship. What is the meaning of galley in the context of the selection? 
    • A. 

      A kitchen on a boat

    • B. 

      A ship with a praw and a pedestal

    • C. 

      An ancient ship that was moved by sails and oars

    • D. 

      A modern seagoing vessel

  • 9. 
    The statue’s pedestal (or support) was once the prow of a ship. What is the meaning of prow in the context of the selection?
    • A. 

      The part of a ship's hull that is below water

    • B. 

      The back end of a stern of a ship

    • C. 

      The front end or bow of a ship that is above water

    • D. 

      The pole that stretches out over the sea from the front of the ship

  • 10. 
    What is the main idea of this selection?
    • A. 

      The head and arms of the Winged Victory are no longer intact

    • B. 

      The Winged Victory is one of the most notable statues in the world

    • C. 

      Mount Olympus was thought to be the home of the mythological god and goddesses

    • D. 

      The Louvre is France's leading museum of art