Odyssey Book 9

16 Questions | Total Attempts: 50

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Odyssey Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    In the begining Odysseus was traveling from where to where?
    • A. 

      Ithica to Troy

    • B. 

      Troy to Cicones

    • C. 

      Cicones to Calypso

    • D. 

      Island of Lotus to Ithica

  • 2. 
    They were attacked by who on the Island of Cicones?
    • A. 

      Polyphemus

    • B. 

      Lotus People

    • C. 

      Ciconians

    • D. 

      Zeus

  • 3. 
    How much men did Odysseus lose?
    • A. 

      21 men per ship

    • B. 

      4 men per ship

    • C. 

      11 men per ship

    • D. 

      6 men per ship

  • 4. 
    Who sends a storm to Odysseus and there men leaving them stranded?
    • A. 

      Poseidon

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Athena

    • D. 

      Telemachos

  • 5. 
     They were lost for how many days?
    • A. 

      2 days

    • B. 

      27 days

    • C. 

      16 days

    • D. 

      9 days

  • 6. 
    On the 10th day they arrived where?
    • A. 

      Ithica

    • B. 

      Land of the Lotus

    • C. 

      Island of Circe

    • D. 

      The Underworld

  • 7. 
    When they ate the Fruit of the Lotus it made them do what?
    • A. 

      Made them full

    • B. 

      Made them forget about everything and all they wanted to do is stay and eat more

    • C. 

      Made the natives angry and then they attacked Odysseus and his men

    • D. 

      Made the shipmen turn into pigs and Odysseus had to travel on his own back to Ithica

  • 8. 
    To get his men off the Island Odysseus had to do this.
    • A. 

      Make a sacrifice to the gods

    • B. 

      Lock them up and drag them on the ship

    • C. 

      Give them a potion only found on a remote island

    • D. 

      Kill each and everyone of the Lotus people as Zeus told him to do

  • 9. 
    Where do they go after the Island of the Lotus?
    • A. 

      Island of Calypso

    • B. 

      Island of Polyphemus

    • C. 

      Island of Cyclops

    • D. 

      Island of Circe

  • 10. 
    When they get to the Island of the Cyclops what do they do?
    • A. 

      They attack the Island and destroy everything

    • B. 

      They look around before they do anything

    • C. 

      They leave the island because they don't feel safe their

    • D. 

      They find a spot on the island to get some rest because they had been sailing for a long time

  • 11. 
    They find a cave, what do they find in this cave?
    • A. 

      A giant cyclops asleep

    • B. 

      Telemachos searching for his father

    • C. 

      Sheep, goat, milk, cheese, etc.

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 12. 
    Later, Polyphemus comes back to his cave and does what?
    • A. 

      Eats two of Odysseus' men and captures the rest for later

    • B. 

      Helps Odysseus get home

    • C. 

      Gives Odysseus a potion that makes him his slave

    • D. 

      Attacks them and kills all his men leaving only Odysseus

  • 13. 
    Odysseus later comes up with a plan to defeat Polyphemus, what is the plan?
    • A. 

      To pray to the gods and hope something happens

    • B. 

      Just to fight him and see what happens

    • C. 

      To get a wooden stick and stab him in his eye

    • D. 

      Get all his men that are left and gang up on Polyphemus

  • 14. 
    After blinding Polyphemus, Odysseus and his men do what?
    • A. 

      Destroy the island

    • B. 

      Tell Polyphemus who he really is then leaves

    • C. 

      Take Polyphemus' body and throw it at sea

    • D. 

      Take all the goods like sheep, cheese, and milk and share it among themselves

  • 15. 
    When Polyphmeus is dying he calls out to who to get revenge on Odysseus for blinding him?
    • A. 

      Zeus

    • B. 

      Hermes

    • C. 

      Poseidon

    • D. 

      Athena