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Ancient Literature for 9th Grade: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In The Iliad, Achilles refuses to fight because

Question 2 2. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, Gilgamesh is described as

Question 3 3. In The Argonautica, the Argo is a magical ship because

Question 4 4. What biblical figure might Aslan represent in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe?

Question 5 5. Why were heroes so important for the Greeks?

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Question 6 6. In The Odyssey, why is Poseidon furious with Odysseus?

Question 7 7. In The Argonautica, King Aietes challenges Jason to

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

Question 9 9. How does Agamemnon's behavior in the The Iliad and The Odyssey reflect the Greeks' view of authority?

Question 10 10. Why does Dido commit suicide in 'The Aeneid'?

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Question 11 11. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh seek out the wild man Enkidu?

Question 12 12. How was Christianity influenced by Greek religion?

Question 13 13. The Iliad portrays the Trojans as

Question 14 14. In The Odyssey, the suitors violate Xenia by

Question 15 15. Why is it so hard to make generalizations about Greek religion?

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Question 16 16. The Epic of Gilgamesh was written around:

Question 17 17. Which classic literary text is the second half of 'The Aeneid' modeled upon?

Question 18 18. What book of the Bible does F. Scott Fitzgerald allude to when he describes the 'valley of the ashes' in The Great Gatsby?

Question 19 19. Prometheus likely provided a model for the Christian

Question 20 20. In The Argonautica, in order for the Argonauts to escape the sirens,

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Question 21 21. Upon learning that a god had taken a personal interest in him, an ancient Greek would most likely be _____.

Question 22 22. In The Epic of Gilgamesh, why does Gilgamesh refuse the goddess Ishtar as a lover?

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 Odyssey, Odysseus' journey to the underworld was probably inspired by _____.

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Question 26 26. Around what time was the King James Version of the Bible compiled?

Question 27 27. In The Iliad, Paris stole Helen from

Question 28 28. In The Odyssey, each of the following gods tried to keep Odysseus from getting home EXCEPT

Question 29 29. Which of the following is NOT true about Greek heroes?

Question 30 30. What story does Steinbeck's East of Eden roughly follow?

Ancient Literature for 9th Grade: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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