The Odyssey Study Guide Final Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is Theoclymenus, the man who begs for a ride with Telemachus, running away in Book 15 of Homer's The Odyssey?

Question 2 2. What clever tactic does Menelaus tell Telemachus was Odysseus' idea?

Question 3 3. The second of the two sea monsters Odysseus and his men must sail between in Book 12 of Homer's The Odyssey is _____, who takes and eats six men - one for each of her stomachs.

Question 4 4. In what meter are Homer's poems written?

Question 5 5. For how long is Odysseus a captive of Calypso?

Question 6 6. In The Odyssey, Odysseus may not be considered a hero because _____.

Question 7 7. In The Odyssey, what is Odysseus advised to do if he wants to listen to the Sirens' songs?

Question 8 8. In Book 21 of The Odyssey, who first tries to string the bow?

Question 9 9. When Athena first appears to Odysseus in Book 13 of Homer's The Odyssey, she is disguised as a _____.

Question 10 10. Teiresias warns Odysseus in Book 11 of Homer's The Odyssey that the journey home will be long and difficult. One of the places he will visit will be the land where _____'s cattle graze.

Question 11 11. In Book 23 of The Odyssey, who helps Odysseus and Telemachus leave town quickly?

Question 12 12. In Book 23 of The Odyssey, what finally makes Penelope believe Odysseus is real?

Question 13 13. Telemachus asks Menelaus for news of Odysseus in Book 4 of Homer's The Odyssey. What news is Menelaus able to share?

Question 14 14. How many suitors competed for Penelope's hand in marriage in The Odyssey?

Question 15 15. What does the swineherd believe happened to his master Odysseus in Book 14 of The Odyssey by Homer?

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