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Epic & Myth: The Odyssey & Perseus and Medusa Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. In Greek antiquity, an epic hero was defined as _____.

Question 2 2. In The Odyssey, why is Penelope thought of as the best example of loyalty?

Question 3 3. In The Odyssey, Odysseus could be considered a hero because _____.

Question 4 4. In The Odyssey, why is Poseidon furious with Odysseus?

Question 5 5. Which of the following are types of myths?

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Question 6 6. After he defeated the Gorgon, Medusa, Perseus

Question 7 7. The Iliad

Question 8 8. An epic poem

Question 9 9. In The Odyssey, why doesn't Penelope send her suitors away?

Question 10 10. In The Odyssey, Odysseus may not be considered a hero because _____.

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Question 11 11. Homer wrote

Question 12 12. In The Odyssey by Homer, where did Zeus send Hermes and why?

Question 13 13. In The Odyssey by Homer, who does Telemachus reach out to for help?

Question 14 14. The story of Perseus and Medusa includes

Question 15 15. Perseus defeated Medusa with

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is one of the major themes in The Odyssey?

Question 17 17. In The Odyssey by Homer, what was the intention of the suitors?

Question 18 18. In The Odyssey, Odysseus' journey to the underworld was probably inspired by _____.

Question 19 19. In The Odyssey all of the following show great hospitality to Odysseus, and even help him, EXCEPT _____.

Question 20 20. Perseus was the son of

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Question 21 21. In The Odyssey, which of the following characters did NOT help Odysseus kill the suitors?

Question 22 22. In The Odyssey, each of the following gods tried to keep Odysseus from getting home EXCEPT

Question 23 23. In The Odyssey, Odysseus' main heroic quality is

Question 24 24. In The Odyssey by Homer, Zeus orders Poseidon to allow Odysseus to return home, but he does not dictate what?

Question 25 25. In The Odyssey by Homer, who predicts that things will not go well for the suitors?

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Question 26 26. Why are myths usually communicated orally?

Question 27 27. Who is the main character in The Odyssey?

Question 28 28. A story about the Greek god Poseidon and his brother Zeus could best be described as a:

Question 29 29. One of the lessons we can learn from epic poetry is:

Question 30 30. In The Odyssey, Odysseus is away from home for

Epic & Myth: The Odyssey & Perseus and Medusa Chapter Exam Instructions

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