The Odyssey Book 18 How Odysseus Fought The Sturdy Beggar

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  • 1. 
    How did Athena aid Odysseus prior to the fight?
    • A. 

      She gave him a sword

    • B. 

      She did not help him at all

    • C. 

      She gave him extra strength

    • D. 

      She beat Iros for him

  • 2. 
    Who helps Iros prepare for the fight?
    • A. 

      Odysseus

    • B. 

      Athena

    • C. 

      Penelope

    • D. 

      The Suitors

  • 3. 
    Penelope tells the suitors that Odysseus told her to find a new husband if he does not return before which event?
    • A. 

      Telemachus starts growing facial hair

    • B. 

      She has her baby

    • C. 

      Telemachus learns to read

    • D. 

      She gets wrinkles

  • 4. 
    What does Athena give Penelope to help her talk to the suitors?
    • A. 

      A Potion

    • B. 

      Extra Beauty

    • C. 

      A Megaphone

    • D. 

      Nothing

  • 5. 
    What else does Penelope tell the suitors?
    • A. 

      That they have to clean her house

    • B. 

      They have to make dinner every night

    • C. 

      They will be cursed by the gods

    • D. 

      They can give her presents to win her over

  • 6. 
    What does Melantho do to Odysseus?
    • A. 

      She seduces him

    • B. 

      She casts a spell on him

    • C. 

      She insults him

    • D. 

      She gives him new shoes that she made herself

  • 7. 
    Who inspires Euymachus to insult Odysseus?
    • A. 

      Zeus

    • B. 

      Polythemus

    • C. 

      Athena

    • D. 

      Penelope

  • 8. 
    What happens when the footstool is thrown at Odysseus?
    • A. 

      It does not hit him

    • B. 

      It kills him

    • C. 

      It leaves a bruise on his head

    • D. 

      It knocks him out

  • 9. 
    Who solves the situation before a riot breaks out?
    • A. 

      Penelope

    • B. 

      Odysseus

    • C. 

      Athena

    • D. 

      Telemachus

  • 10. 
    Why do they call the beggar Iros?
    • A. 

      Because he chose the name himself

    • B. 

      Because he always liked the name

    • C. 

      Because he would run errands for anyone that wanted him to

    • D. 

      Because he had one eye

  • 11. 
    What is Iros's real name?
    • A. 

      Arnaios

    • B. 

      Helios

    • C. 

      Hippolyta

    • D. 

      Puck

  • 12. 
    What is Iros always doing?
    • A. 

      Sleeping

    • B. 

      Eating and Drinking

    • C. 

      Reading

    • D. 

      Stealing from the wealthy

  • 13. 
    Why was Iros angry when he saw Odysseus?
    • A. 

      Because Odysseus laughed at him

    • B. 

      Because Odysseus kicked him

    • C. 

      Because he was the real beggar and Odysseus was imposing

    • D. 

      He was never mad at Odysseus

  • 14. 
    What did Iros insult Odysseus about?
    • A. 

      His age and appearance

    • B. 

      The food he ate

    • C. 

      The books he read

    • D. 

      His voice

  • 15. 
    Why does Iros think he will win the fight?
    • A. 

      Because he has a dagger

    • B. 

      Because he is smarter

    • C. 

      Because he is younger

    • D. 

      Because he is bigger