The Odyssey: Review

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Odyssey Quizzes & Trivia

Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The turning point in a plot map is called the:
    • A. 

      Climax

    • B. 

      Rising Action

    • C. 

      Falling Action

    • D. 

      Resolution

  • 2. 
    The theme of the story of the Sirens is
    • A. 

      Use your brain over strength

    • B. 

      You will always find your true home

    • C. 

      Don't be fooled by outer beauty

    • D. 

      Sometimes you have to sacrifice

  • 3. 
    One external conflict in the story of Odysseus' return home is
    • A. 

      He isn't ready to come home yet

    • B. 

      There are men in his palace

    • C. 

      His son hates him

    • D. 

      He is locked up by the Cyclops

  • 4. 
    One internal conflict Odysseus faces in the story of Scylla and Charybdis was
    • A. 

      He was in love with Scylla

    • B. 

      Knowing it would take longer to get home

    • C. 

      Being afraid of the underworld

    • D. 

      Choosing to sacrifice some of his men

  • 5. 
    Which of the following is NOT a type of Author's Purpose?
    • A. 

      To inform

    • B. 

      To instruct

    • C. 

      To decorate

    • D. 

      To persuade

  • 6. 
    At the end of "The Odyssey", the bow that only Odysseus can string is a symbol of
    • A. 

      Greed

    • B. 

      The Sea

    • C. 

      Love

    • D. 

      The True King

  • 7. 
    Why is it difficult to analyze the character of Calypso?
    • A. 

      She is lonely

    • B. 

      She does both good and bad things

    • C. 

      She is a nymph

    • D. 

      Odysseus was under her spell

  • 8. 
    What is the setting of The Odyssey?
    • A. 

      Ancient Greece

    • B. 

      Ancient Rome

    • C. 

      Modern Greece

    • D. 

      The Dark Ages in Europe

  • 9. 
    Which of the following expresses the Main Idea of the story of the Lotus Eaters
    • A. 

      Beautiful women turn Odysseus men into frogs

    • B. 

      Odysseus men eat the Lotus and forget about home

    • C. 

      A one eyed monster attacks Odysseus and his men

    • D. 

      A beautiful woman traps Odysseus on her island

  • 10. 
    Which of the following is NOT included in Character Analysis
    • A. 

      The message of the story

    • B. 

      The physical looks

    • C. 

      The personality

    • D. 

      Important relationships