The Odyssey Book 16 Quiz: Trivia!

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The Odyssey Book 16 Quiz: Trivia!

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who is the owner of the hut where Odysseus is staying?
    • A. 

      Arete

    • B. 

      Eumaios

    • C. 

      Zeus

    • D. 

      Nestor

  • 2. 
    Who is the goddess of wisdom and war?
    • A. 

      Artemis

    • B. 

      Hebe

    • C. 

      Eris

    • D. 

      Athena

  • 3. 
    Who is the father of Odysseus and the suitor to Penelope?
    • A. 

      Laertes

    • B. 

      Alcinoos

    • C. 

      Apollo

    • D. 

      Hermes

  • 4. 
    The son of Odysseus is...
    • A. 

      Calypso

    • B. 

      Eumaios

    • C. 

      Telemachus

    • D. 

      Eurymachus

  • 5. 
    Eumaios'_________greet Telemachos.
    • A. 

      Cats

    • B. 

      Dogs

    • C. 

      Goats

    • D. 

      Unicorns

  • 6. 
    Odysseus is disguised as what?
    • A. 

      A beggar/stranger

    • B. 

      Zeus

    • C. 

      Nestor

    • D. 

      None of the above: he's not in diguise

  • 7. 
    Where is Penelope?
    • A. 

      Pylos

    • B. 

      Sparta

    • C. 

      Troy

    • D. 

      At home in Ithaca

  • 8. 
    Athena is disguised as...?
    • A. 

      Arete

    • B. 

      Dido

    • C. 

      She's not in disguise

    • D. 

      Penelope

  • 9. 
    What does Eumaios make a seat for Telemachos with? 
    • A. 

      Sticks and fleece

    • B. 

      Stone

    • C. 

      He doesn't make a seat

    • D. 

      Eumaios brings over another chair

  • 10. 
    What is Eumaios's other name?
    • A. 

      Shepherd

    • B. 

      Homer

    • C. 

      Swineherd

    • D. 

      Goatherd

  • 11. 
    What does Odysseus have the messenger tell Penelope? 
    • A. 

      He is leaving her

    • B. 

      Telemachos is dead

    • C. 

      He is married to Alcinoos' daughter

    • D. 

      He's in the country

  • 12. 
    Eurymachos tells Penelope that...? 
    • A. 

      He loves her

    • B. 

      The suitors are the gods in disguise

    • C. 

      They no plan to kill her son

    • D. 

      He is going to kill her

  • 13. 
    How does Penelope go to sleep? 
    • A. 

      One of her maids wacks her with a frying pan

    • B. 

      Athena blesses her with sweet sleep

    • C. 

      She listens to soothing music

    • D. 

      Apollo, the god of prophecy, shows her a vision that Odysseus and Telemachos are alright

  • 14. 
    How does the book end? 
    • A. 

      The eat and go to sleep

    • B. 

      Calypso recaptures Odysseus

    • C. 

      Artemis, the goddess of the hunt, kills the suitors

    • D. 

      Telemachos falls off a cliff

  • 15. 
    What do the dogs do to Telemachos when they first see him? 
    • A. 

      They bark at him

    • B. 

      They attack him

    • C. 

      Eumaios calls them off

    • D. 

      The greet him calmly

  • 16. 
    Where does this book take place? 
    • A. 

      Eumaios' hut in Ithaca

    • B. 

      Eumaios' hut in Athens

    • C. 

      Eumaios' hut in Pylos

    • D. 

      Eumaios' hut in Corinth

  • 17. 
    Who is Laertes? 
    • A. 

      Telemachos' grandfather

    • B. 

      Odysseus' father

    • C. 

      A suitor to Penelope

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 18. 
    How does Telemachos react when the un-disguised Odysseus tells him that he is his father? 
    • A. 

      He faints

    • B. 

      He does not believe Odysseus

    • C. 

      He runs to him crying "Daddy!"

    • D. 

      He laughs in his face

  • 19. 
    How do Odysseus and Telemachos get home? 
    • A. 

      By boat

    • B. 

      They walk

    • C. 

      The gods transport them

    • D. 

      The ride horses

  • 20. 
    Eumaios lives in a...?
    • A. 

      Hut

    • B. 

      Cave

    • C. 

      Tree house

    • D. 

      Maison