Ogygia: An Island in The Odyssey - Quiz & Worksheet

Instructions:

Choose an answer and hit 'next'. You will receive your score and answers at the end.

question 1 of 3

In The Odyssey, the island of Ogygia is _____.

Create Your Account To Take This Quiz

As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to over 84,000 lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and personalized coaching to help you succeed.

Try it risk-free
Try it risk-free for 30 days. Cancel anytime
Already registered? Log in here for access

1. In The Odyssey, how and why did Odysseus arrive on Ogygia?

2. In The Odyssey, how does Odysseus feel about his stay on Ogygia?

Create your account to access this entire worksheet
A Premium account gives you access to all lesson, practice exams, quizzes & worksheets
Access to all video lessons
Quizzes, practice exams & worksheets
Certificate of Completion
Access to instructors
Create an account to get started Create Account

About This Quiz & Worksheet

The island of Ogygia is remote, but it plays an important role in the plot of The Odyssey. This assessment will help you determine your level of knowledge regarding the island, its inhabitants, and it symbolism.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Ensure that you can correctly answer questions about the island of Ogygia in The Odyssey, including:

  • What Ogygia is
  • How Odysseus arrives at Ogygia and how he feels about staying there
  • Symbolism of Ogygia
  • Calypso's role in the story

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on The Odyssey
  • Making connections - use understanding of the concept of symbolism to know what this island represents
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how Calypso and Odysseus came to Ogygia

Additional Learning

To learn more about The Odyssey, review the lesson titled Ogygia: An Island in The Odyssey. This goes further into details about the story, including:

  • Idea of distraction
  • Translation of Ogygia
  • Whether Ogygia really exists
  • Analysis of the island's role in the story
Support