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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Whose statue is being offered for free in "Hermes and the Sculptor"?
(a) Hermes's.
(b) Hera's.
(c) Momos's.
(d) Zeus's.

2. In "The Thieves and the Cock" what do the thieves steal?
(a) A piece of jewelry.
(b) A rooster.
(c) A cockerel.
(d) A horse.

3. In "The Lion, the Wolf and the Fox" whose skin must the lion wear to keep himself alive?
(a) The fox's skin.
(b) The sheep's skin.
(c) The deer's skin.
(d) The wolf's skin.

4. In "The Lion and the Mouse Who Returned a Kindness" which animal rescues a lion from the hunter's clutches?
(a) A fox.
(b) A wolf.
(c) An elephant.
(d) A mouse.

5. In "The Dog and the Hare" who catches the hare?
(a) A wolf.
(b) A lion.
(c) A hound.
(d) A fox.

6. In "The Dog and the Shellfish" what animal does the dog swallow?
(a) A shellfish.
(b) A halycon.
(c) A tunny-fish.
(d) A fish.

7. Which of the fables mark the beginning of the Fox Fables?
(a) Fables 31 and 32.
(b) Fables 29 and 30.
(c) Fables 28 and 29.
(d) Fables 30 and 31.

8. To whom does the merchant sell this item to in "The Man Selling a Holy Statue"?
(a) To a fox.
(b) To an eagle.
(c) To a beetle.
(d) To Hermes.

9. In "The Dog with a Bell" why does the owner tie a bell around the dog's neck?
(a) To know where he is located.
(b) No answers are correct.
(c) To decorate it's neck.
(d) To warn people of the dog's approach.

10. In "The Two Men Who Quarreled About the Gods" who or what are Theseus and Herakles?
(a) Gods.
(b) Names of rivers.
(c) Locals of a village.
(d) Painters.

11. In "The Jackdaw and the Birds" who is voted as the most beautiful bird?
(a) The cicada.
(b) The jackdaw.
(c) The eagle.
(d) The nightingale.

12. In "The Ploughman and the Snake Who Had Killed his Son" who bites the ploughman's son?
(a) A scorpion.
(b) An insect.
(c) A snake.
(d) None of the above.

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

14. In "The Crab and the Fox" what happens to the crab?
(a) He is eaten by a stork.
(b) He is caught by fishermen.
(c) He is stung by a shellfish.
(d) He is eaten by the fox.

15. What do we learn about Man's nature from "The Man and the Satyr"?
(a) It is changeable.
(b) It is permanent.
(c) It is not changeable.
(d) It is temporary.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Ethiopian" what is the man doing to the slave?

2. In "The Halcyon" what is a halcyon?

3. In "Zeus and the Snake" from which animal does Zeus refuse to take a wedding gift?

4. In "The Heifer and the Ox" whom does the heifer see in the field?

5. In "The Reed and the Olive" which two trees are arguing?

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