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Multiple Choice Questions

1. In "The Crested Lark" why does the lark get death penalty?
(a) Because she kills a fellow lark.
(b) Because she steals a piece of grain.
(c) Because she lies.
(d) Because she steals someone else's food.

2. In "Diogenes and the Bald Man" who is Diogenes?
(a) A philosopher.
(b) An orator.
(c) A writer.
(d) A God.

3. In "The Mule" what does the mule realize about her father?
(a) That he was an ass.
(b) That he was very handsome.
(c) That he was an intelligent mule.
(d) That he was hated by everyone.

4. In "Zeus and Apollo" who competes at archery?
(a) Apollo and Hermes.
(b) Zeus and Apollo.
(c) Zeus and Hermes.
(d) Apollo and Momos.

5. In "The Gardener and the Dog" which animal bites its owner?
(a) The cat.
(b) The sheep.
(c) The pig.
(d) The dog.

6. In "The Heifer and the Ox" whom does the heifer see in the field?
(a) An ox.
(b) A fox.
(c) A monkey.
(d) A beetle.

7. Who chases the wolf in "The Kid and the Wolf Who Played the Flute"?
(a) Lions.
(b) No answers are correct.
(c) Hounds.
(d) Tigers.

8. What item does the merchant sell in "The Man Selling a Holy Statue"?
(a) A book.
(b) A tree.
(c) A piece of furniture.
(d) A statue.

9. In "The Starving Dogs" what do the dogs find?
(a) Animal hides.
(b) A wounded fox.
(c) A dead wolf.
(d) Dead meat.

10. In "The Halcyon" what is a halcyon?
(a) A river.
(b) A God.
(c) A bird.
(d) An animal.

11. In "The Frogs Who Demanded a King" what does Zeus throw into the water a second time?
(a) A scorpion.
(b) Coins.
(c) A water snake.
(d) A stick.

12. In "The Beaver" which animal's genital cures certain ailments?
(a) The stag's.
(b) The beaver's.
(c) The bear's.
(d) The deer's.

13. Who asks for alms in "The Adder and the File"?
(a) An adder.
(b) An ox.
(c) A lamb.
(d) A fox.

14. In "Zeus and the Tortoise" which animal does not come to Zeus's wedding feast?
(a) The tortoise.
(b) The snake.
(c) The lion.
(d) The fox.

15. In "The Lion, the Bear and the Fox" who steals the swan?
(a) The hyena.
(b) The bear.
(c) The lion.
(d) The fox.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Thieves and the Cock" what do the thieves steal?

2. In fable "The Cat and the Hens" why does the goatherd break a horn of one of the goats?

3. In "The Lion, the Bear and the Fox" who is fighting over a dead swan?

4. In "The Reed and the Olive" which tree snaps?

5. Who eats the fox's cubs in "The Eagle and the Fox"?

(see the answer keys)

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