Ancient Literature for 9th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What biblical figure might Aslan represent in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe?

Question 2 2. In The Iliad, Xenia is

Question 3 3. The Iliad portrays the Trojans as

Question 4 4. In The Odyssey, the suitors violate Xenia by

Question 5 5. In The Argonautica, in order for the Argonauts to escape the sirens,

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Question 6 6. In The Odyssey, each time Odysseus gets close to home, his hopes are dashed by the actions of

Question 7 7. How does Odysseus defeat the cyclops Polyphemus?

Question 8 8. In The Iliad, Achilles refuses to fight because

Question 9 9. Around what time was the King James Version of the Bible compiled?

Question 10 10. How was Christianity influenced by Greek religion?

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Question 11 11. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh refuse the goddess Ishtar as a lover?

Question 12 12. How is Aeneas different from Odysseus?

Question 13 13. In The Iliad, to help her son gain immortality, the goddess Thetis does all of the following EXCEPT

Question 14 14. What biblical story does Paradise Lost retell?

Question 15 15. In The Odyssey, Odysseus' journey to the underworld was probably inspired by _____.

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Question 16 16. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, how does Gilgamesh overcome his fear of mortality?

Question 17 17. Upon learning that a god had taken a personal interest in him, an ancient Greek would most likely be _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following adjectives does NOT describe the attitude of Greek gods toward mortals?

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

Question 20 20. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh is described as

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Question 21 21. In The Odyssey, Odysseus is away from home for

Question 22 22. Prometheus likely provided a model for the Christian

Question 23 23. In The Odyssey, why doesn't Penelope send her suitors away?

Question 24 24. According to the Iliad, the Trojan War was fought

Question 25 25. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh seek out the wild man Enkidu?

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Question 26 26. Each of the following pairs matches a god to his/her domain except

Question 27 27. In The Odyssey, each of the following gods tried to keep Odysseus from getting home EXCEPT

Question 28 28. Why does Dido commit suicide in 'The Aeneid'?

Question 29 29. In Greek myth, a demigod is

Question 30 30. The Epic of Gilgamesh was written around:

Ancient Literature for 9th Grade: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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