The Aeneid Quiz | Eight Week Quiz G

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Chapter 12.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. With whose funeral does Book VII open?
(a) Caieta.
(b) Palinurus.
(c) Anchises.
(d) Misenus.

2. How does King Latinus welcome the Trojans to Latinum?
(a) Angrily, because the queen is forcing him to be polite to them.
(b) Duplicitously, because he plans to murder them and take their treasure and ships.
(c) Gladly, because he wants Aeneas to marry his daughter.
(d) Sadly, because he knows their coming fortells his death.

3. What hides Aeneas' identity as he travels through Carthage?
(a) A magic cape.
(b) A cloud of mist.
(c) A huge bronze shield.
(d) A leather mask.

4. What sign does Aeneas see during the ritual for his father?
(a) A snake.
(b) A cloud.
(c) A tongue of fire.
(d) A flash of lightning.

5. Who warns the Trojans not to trust in the wooden horse the Danaans left behind?
(a) Tenedos.
(b) Laocoön.
(c) Achilles.
(d) Thymoetes.

Short Answer Questions

1. How is Anchises spending his time in the underworld?

2. Who does Aeneas convince to pledge to fight with him?

3. What pictures are shown on the shield Venus gives to Aeneas?

4. How does Turnus' acceptance of the challenge to fight in single combat make Aeneas feel?

5. Which monsters help Vulcan in his forge?

(see the answer key)

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