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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In "The Man Who Found a Golden Lion" the statue represents which animal?
(a) A tiger.
(b) A lion.
(c) A lamb.
(d) A goat.

2. In "The Ploughman and the Eagle" who saves the ploughman from a collapsing wall?
(a) A hawk.
(b) No answers are correct.
(c) An eagle.
(d) A halcyon.

3. In "The Fox and the Billy Goat" what do we learn of the goat?
(a) That it is very strong.
(b) That it is very clever.
(c) That it is very weak.
(d) That it is not clever.

4. In "The Chariot of Hermes and the Arabs" whom does Hermes call liars and cheaters?
(a) The Asians.
(b) The Arabs.
(c) The Egyptians.
(d) The Greeks.

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

6. In "The Seagull and the Kite" how does the gull rupture his gullet?
(a) By swallowing a fish.
(b) By swallowing a frog.
(c) No answers are correct.
(d) By swallowing a crab.

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

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

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

10. In "The Bird-catcher and the Asp" how does the bird catcher die?
(a) He is bitten by an asp.
(b) He is bitten by a scorpion.
(c) He is bitten by a spider.
(d) He is bitten by a dog.

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

12. In "The Hind Afflicted by Deformity" what happens to the hind?
(a) She is badly hurt.
(b) She dies.
(c) She is killed by an animal.
(d) She is caught by poaching sailors.

13. In "The Lion and the Wild Ass" whom does the lion share his food with?
(a) A wild ass.
(b) A boar.
(c) A fox.
(d) A wolf.

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

15. In "The Murderer" who eats the man?
(a) A crocodile.
(b) A lion.
(c) A wolf.
(d) A snake.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Middle-aged Man and His Mistresses" how many mistresses does the man have?

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

3. In "The Crested Lark" why does the lark get death penalty?

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

5. In "The Lioness and the Vixen" why does the vixen criticize the lioness?

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