The Aeneid Quiz | Eight Week Quiz E

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 8.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following is NOT a reason why Anna thinks Dido should make a match with Aeneas?
(a) Dido should enjoy love and children.
(b) Their brother could find and attack them in the future.
(c) Dido's lands are surrounded by hostile people.
(d) It is Jupiter's will.

2. Who does the queen of Latium want her daughter to marry?
(a) Ascanius.
(b) Jove.
(c) Turnus.
(d) Aeneas.

3. What omen does everyone witness when Acest√ęs is shooting arrows?
(a) His arrow makes a trail of flame and burns away to nothing.
(b) A rainbow appears in the sky.
(c) It begins to rain.
(d) There is a flash of lightning followed by a clap of thunder.

4. What happens to everything the Harpies touch?
(a) It disappears.
(b) It becomes covered in filth.
(c) It becomes theirs forever.
(d) It turns to gold.

5. Who is the deity in charge of marriage?
(a) Diana.
(b) Juno.
(c) Minerva.
(d) Venus.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Anchises pray to the gods for?

2. Which of the following is not an excuse Aeneas offers to Dido for why he must leave her?

3. What does Sinon claim is the reason he was left behind?

4. What is Coroebus' idea for how he, Aeneas, and their companions can pass to safety?

5. Who does Anchises predict will bring and Age of Gold to Latium?

(see the answer key)

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