The Odyssey Homer 2

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The Odyssey Homer 2


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  • 1. 
    What is Penelope and Telemachus’ home filled with?
    • A. 

      Creators

    • B. 

      Angry servants

    • C. 

      Suitors

    • D. 

      Locusts

  • 2. 
    What is Penelope supposedly weaving at the beginning of the epic?Read more: http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/LitNote/The-Odyssey-Study-and-Homework-Help-Quiz.id-99,pageNum-143.html#ixzz0ZWfBNgbo
    • A. 

      A shroud for Laertes

    • B. 

      A wedding dress

    • C. 

      A blanket for Odysseus’ grave

    • D. 

      A robe for Telemachus

  • 3. 
    From what war is Odysseus attempting to return home?Read more: http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/LitNote/The-Odyssey-Study-and-Homework-Help-Quiz.id-99,pageNum-143.html#ixzz0ZWfcCsJL
    • A. 

      The Peloponnesian War

    • B. 

      The Trojan War

    • C. 

      The war with Sparta

    • D. 

      The war with Assyria

  • 4. 
    How many years does the goddess-nymph Calypso hold Odysseus captive?Read more: http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/LitNote/The-Odyssey-Study-and-Homework-Help-Quiz.id-99,pageNum-143.html#ixzz0ZWg4Hnhn
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      7

    • C. 

      15

    • D. 

      20

  • 5. 
    To what civilized people does Odysseus tell the story of his wanderings?Read more: http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/LitNote/The-Odyssey-Study-and-Homework-Help-Quiz.id-99,pageNum-143.html#ixzz0ZWgNY1o4
    • A. 

      The Ithacans

    • B. 

      The Mycenaens

    • C. 

      The Lotus Eaters

    • D. 

      The Phaeacians

  • 6. 
     Whose son is the blinded Cyclops, Polyphemus?
    • A. 

      Poseidon’s

    • B. 

      Zeus’

    • C. 

      Tiresias’

    • D. 

      Prometheus’

  • 7. 
    What does Circe turn several of Odysseus’ men into?Read more: http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/LitNote/The-Odyssey-Study-and-Homework-Help-Quiz.id-99,pageNum-143.html#ixzz0ZWh2h1P6
    • A. 

      Dogs

    • B. 

      Goats

    • C. 

      Tiresias’

    • D. 

      Prometheus’

  • 8. 
    Who is Tiresias?
    • A. 

      Odysseus’ father

    • B. 

      Odysseus’ only son and heir to his kingdom

    • C. 

      A blind seer who gives Odysseus advice in the Land of the Dead

    • D. 

      Odysseus’ loyal swineherd who assists in his return to Ithaca

  • 9. 
    On Ithaca, Athena helps Odysseus disguise himself as what?Read more: http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/LitNote/The-Odyssey-Study-and-Homework-Help-Quiz.id-99,pageNum-143.html#ixzz0ZWid56QP
    • A. 

      A beggar

    • B. 

      A suitor

    • C. 

      A woman

    • D. 

      Odysseus’ best friend

  • 10. 
    How does the loyal nurse Eurycleia recognize Odysseus?Read more: http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/LitNote/The-Odyssey-Study-and-Homework-Help-Quiz.id-99,pageNum-143.html#ixzz0ZWiujkMr
    • A. 

      By a scar on his leg

    • B. 

      By his voice

    • C. 

      By his hands

    • D. 

      By the name that he calls her

  • 11. 
    Who says the following: “There you will find the grazing,/ herds and fat flocks, the cattle of Helios,/ god of the sun who sees all, hears all things./ Leave the beasts unharmed…”Read more: http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/LitNote/The-Odyssey-Study-and-Homework-Help-Quiz.id-99,pageNum-143.html#ixzz0ZWjIHvYK
    • A. 

      Telemachus

    • B. 

      Poseidon

    • C. 

      Tiresias

    • D. 

      Circe

  • 12. 
    Who says the following: “Woman -- your words, they cut me to the core! / Who could move my bed? Impossible task, /even for some skilled craftsman…I know, I built it myself…Read more: http://www.cliffsnotes.com/WileyCDA/LitNote/The-Odyssey-Study-and-Homework-Help-Quiz.id-99,pageNum-143.html#ixzz0ZWjc5QTK
    • A. 

      Eurymachus

    • B. 

      Odysseus

    • C. 

      Antonius

    • D. 

      Alcinous

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