Ancient Literature for 10th Grade Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why is it so hard to make generalizations about Greek religion?

Question 2 2. Prometheus likely provided a model for the Christian

Question 3 3. How is Aeneas different from Odysseus?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is NOT true about Greek heroes?

Question 5 5. What story does Steinbeck's East of Eden roughly follow?

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Question 6 6. In The Odyssey, each of the following gods tried to keep Odysseus from getting home EXCEPT

Question 7 7. In The Iliad, Achilles refuses to fight until

Question 8 8. What book of the Bible does F. Scott Fitzgerald allude to when he describes the 'valley of the ashes' in The Great Gatsby?

Question 9 9. In The Argonautica, in order for the Argonauts to escape the sirens,

Question 10 10. In The Argonautica, the Argo is a magical ship because

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Question 11 11. Upon learning that a god had taken a personal interest in him, an ancient Greek would most likely be _____.

Question 12 12. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh is described as

Question 13 13. The Iliad portrays the Trojans as

Question 14 14. Which classic literary text is the second half of 'The Aeneid' modeled upon?

Question 15 15. In The Iliad, Paris stole Helen from

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Question 16 16. According to the Iliad, the Trojan War was fought

Question 17 17. In what way is 'The Aeneid' similar to Christianity?

Question 18 18. Why were heroes so important for the Greeks?

Question 19 19. In The Odyssey, why is Poseidon furious with Odysseus?

Question 20 20. Around what time was the King James Version of the Bible compiled?

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Question 21 21. Why does Dido commit suicide in 'The Aeneid'?

Question 22 22. In The Odyssey, Odysseus is away from home for

Question 23 23. In The Odyssey, which of the following characters did NOT help Odysseus kill the suitors?

Question 24 24. Each of the following pairs matches a god to his/her domain except

Question 25 25. In The Iliad, to help her son gain immortality, the goddess Thetis does all of the following EXCEPT

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Question 26 26. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh seek out the wild man Enkidu?

Question 27 27. In The Iliad, Xenia is

Question 28 28. What biblical figure might Aslan represent in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe?

Question 29 29. In The Argonautica, Jason's heroic quality is

Question 30 30. In The Iliad, Achilles refuses to fight because

Ancient Literature for 10th Grade Chapter Exam Instructions

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