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Multiple Choice Questions

1. In "The Sleeping Dog and the Wolf" which animal pounces on a sleeping dog?
(a) A hyena.
(b) A lion.
(c) A hound.
(d) A wolf.

2. In "The Goat and the Donkey" why is the goat sacrificed?
(a) Because the farmer wants his wishes granted.
(b) Because the the Gods want to eat it.
(c) Because the vet prescribes goat lung for the donkey.
(d) Because the goat is jealous.

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

4. Who eats the fox's cubs in "The Eagle and the Fox"?
(a) The lion.
(b) The tiger.
(c) The eagle.
(d) The jackdaw.

5. In "The Three Oxen and the Lion" how does the lion eat the oxen?
(a) By seperating them.
(b) By hunting them when they are sleeping.
(c) By eating them all at once.
(d) By chasing them all.

6. In "The Woman and Her Servants" which animal is killed by the servants?
(a) The pig.
(b) The cow.
(c) The rooster.
(d) The goat.

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

8. In "The Raven and Hermes" which animal is caught in a snare?
(a) A raven.
(b) A jackdaw.
(c) A rooster.
(d) A cicada.

9. In "The Raven and the Snake" who bites the hungry raven?
(a) An ant.
(b) A beetle.
(c) A snake.
(d) A scorpion.

10. In "The Doctor and the Sick Man" how does the doctor's patient die?
(a) He dies because of excess stress.
(b) He dies because of excess drinking.
(c) He dies of old age.
(d) He dies because of excess eating.

11. In "The Ox-driver and Herakles" whom does the ox-driver invoke when his wagon falls?
(a) Zeus.
(b) Herakles.
(c) Aphrodite.
(d) Theseus.

12. In "Zeus and the Snake" from which animal does Zeus refuse to take a wedding gift?
(a) A wolf.
(b) A lion.
(c) A snake.
(d) A fox.

13. 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.

14. In "The Cheat" what happens to the poor man?
(a) He dies.
(b) He is beaten up by the pirates.
(c) He is given 1000 drachmas.
(d) He is sold into slavery.

15. In "The Reed and the Olive" which tree snaps?
(a) The olive tree.
(b) The oak tree.
(c) The reed tree.
(d) The apple tree.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Foxes on the Bank of the Meander River" what pulls the fox away from the rest of his clan?

2. In "The Aging Lion and the Fox" how does the old lion manage to kill other animals?

3. In "The Mule" what does the mule realize about her father?

4. In "The Old Woman and the Doctor" what is stolen from the old lady's home?

5. In "The Hind Afflicted by Deformity" what happens to the hind?

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