The Aeneid Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 10.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where do Dido and Aeneas become "married"?
(a) At the altar of Juno.
(b) On a boat at sea.
(c) In a cave.
(d) At the ruins of Troy.

2. What does Aeneas think when he spots Helen while Troy is being destroyed all around them?
(a) He wants to save her from her fate.
(b) He wants to carry her off and marry her.
(c) He feels pity for her circumstances.
(d) He feels an impulse to kill her to punish her.

3. Who does Anchises predict will bring and Age of Gold to Latium?
(a) Romulus.
(b) Aeneas.
(c) Caesar Augustus.
(d) Silvius.

4. Which of the following is NOT something Helenus advises Aeneas and his followers to do?
(a) To head for the shoreline to the west.
(b) To look for a sign--a giant white sow nursing a litter of piglets.
(c) To make prayers and sacrifices to Juno.
(d) To watch out for Scylla and Charybdis.

5. Evander, unaware, is the founder of which of the following?
(a) The first military school in Italy.
(b) Rome's great citadel.
(c) The sacred wood of Argiletum.
(d) The Lupercal grotto.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Jupiter tell Hercules is the labor of the brave, since human lifetimes are so short?

2. Why does Venus send a fake Ascanius to Dido?

3. Why does Nisus surrender to the Rutulians?

4. What does Sinon say is the purpose of the big wooden horse?

5. What does Sinon say will happen if the Trojans violate the wooden horse?

(see the answer key)

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