The Odyssey (Books 5-8)

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Odyssey Quizzes & Trivia

Character quiz on books 5-8 of the Odyssey


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Athene arranges for this person to find Odysseus on Ogygia.
  • 2. 
    Her father is the king of the_______________
  • 3. 
    The (Question 3 answer) live on the land of _______
  • 4. 
    ________is the queen of (Question 4 answer) she is almost considered a goddess by some, and is well respected by the people around her.
  • 5. 
    This is the husband of the preivious question.  He has many maids to keep the house clean and Odysseus comes to stay at his house.
  • 6. 
    He is a blind bard who is called by the king.  He is treated with great respect and chooses to tell the quarrell of Odysseus and Achilles
  • 7. 
    He was a war hero in the Trojan War, he got into an argument with Odysseus and died a short time later. Odysseus frequently frowns upon this. 
  • 8. 
    He is the strongest and handsomest of all the athletes in the games, he does not know who Odysseus is and insults him, saying he is "short of brains"
  • 9. 
    God of War, having an affair with another god.
  • 10. 
    God of love/sexual attraction.  Having an affair with another god
  • 11. 
    He catches the two gods in the love affair by using a trick.  He is also a lame god and is not perfect
  • 12. 
    She is the goddess of the sea.
  • 13. 
    Son of Zeus, messenger of the gods
  • 14. 
    Nymph who holds Odysseus captive on Ogygio before he can finally convince her to let him leave