Odyssey Poem By Homer: Trivia Quiz

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Odyssey Poem By Homer: Trivia Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Who wrote The Odyssey?
    • A. 

      Plato

    • B. 

      Homer

    • C. 

      Aristotle

  • 2. 
    In what war did Odysseus fight?
    • A. 

      Agean

    • B. 

      Clash of the Titans

    • C. 

      Trojan

  • 3. 
    Why did it take Odysseus ten long years to get home?
    • A. 

      He angered Poseidon, who vowed to punish him

    • B. 

      He was lost at sea, far south of where he started

    • C. 

      He chose not to return to Ithaca, but remain with Circe

  • 4. 
    What was Penelope's promise to Odysseus?
    • A. 

      She would wait for him forever

    • B. 

      She would marry if he did not return by the time their son was a man

    • C. 

      She would leave Ithaca with their son after 25 years

  • 5. 
    What Greek goddess was always around to help Odysseus?
    • A. 

      Athena

    • B. 

      Hera

    • C. 

      Aphrodite

  • 6. 
    What was Odysseus' hubris?
    • A. 

      His fear

    • B. 

      His anger

    • C. 

      His pride

  • 7. 
    What guise did Athena always give to Odysseus?
    • A. 

      A beggar

    • B. 

      A king

    • C. 

      A horse

  • 8. 
    For what trait is Odysseus best known?
    • A. 

      His strength

    • B. 

      His cunning

    • C. 

      His marksmanship

  • 9. 
    How long was Odysseus away from Ithaca?
    • A. 

      10 years

    • B. 

      15 years

    • C. 

      20 years

  • 10. 
    What was Odysseus' greatest fear upon returning to Ithaca?
    • A. 

      That his son would not recognize him

    • B. 

      That Penelope had not been faithful to him

    • C. 

      That all of his sheep had been stolen