Pandora's Mysterious Box

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Read the myth and then answer the following questions.


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  • 1. 
    The author said, “Pandora and her husband, Epimetheus, were very happy together, living everyday in complete harmony.” Which word below means harmony?
    • A. 

      Hatred

    • B. 

      Discord

    • C. 

      Peace

    • D. 

      Dislike

  • 2. 
    The author said, “Thousands of years ago, primitive people wondered about these things, too.” What are primitive people?
    • A. 

      People of modern times

    • B. 

      Middle class people

    • C. 

      People of early times

    • D. 

      Blue collar workers

  • 3. 
    For what reason did Zeus send Pandora to Earth from Mount Olympus?
    • A. 

      She was sent to be the wife of Epimetheus.

    • B. 

      She was sent to be the Epimetheus.

    • C. 

      She was sent to start the practice of wedding ceremonies on Earth.

    • D. 

      She was sent to outwit Epimetheus.

  • 4. 
    Which god gave Pandora the box?
    • A. 

      The same god who gave her the gift of beauty

    • B. 

      The same god who gave her the gift of kindness

    • C. 

      The same god who gave her the gift of a happy disposition

    • D. 

      The same god who gave her the gift of curiosity

  • 5. 
    Which one do you like?
    • A. 

      Option 1

    • B. 

      Option 2

    • C. 

      Option 3

    • D. 

      Option 4

  • 6. 
    What instruction was Pandora given when she received the box?
    • A. 

      She was never to marry

    • B. 

      She was never to open the box

    • C. 

      She was to open the box

    • D. 

      She was to never keep the box in the open where others could see it

  • 7. 
    Why did Pandora open the mysterious box?
    • A. 

      Pandora opened the box to impress Epimetheus

    • B. 

      When she heard sounds coming from the box Pandora's curiosity got the better of her

    • C. 

      Pandora wanted to challenge the gods

    • D. 

      Thinking it might be a music box, she opened it in hopes of hearing songs

  • 8. 
    What did the ugly flying creatures represent?
    • A. 

      Joy, glee, and pleasure

    • B. 

      Excitements, elation, and high spirits

    • C. 

      Satisfaction, gladness, and enchantment

    • D. 

      Sorrow, jealousy, greed, and pain

  • 9. 
    According to this myth, where did the evils go?
    • A. 

      They stayed in Pandora's and Epimetheus' house

    • B. 

      They returned to the box

    • C. 

      They went all over the world

    • D. 

      They flew back up to Mount Olympus

  • 10. 
    What question did this myth try to answer? 
    • A. 

      Why evil, but also hope, exists

    • B. 

      Why rainbows appear

    • C. 

      Why thunder and lightning exist

    • D. 

      Why peace and harmony exist