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Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. In "The Old Woman and the Doctor" what is stolen from the old lady's home?
(a) Jewelry.
(b) Books.
(c) Gold coins.
(d) Furniture.

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

4. In "The Man and the Lion Traveling Together" who emerges stronger?
(a) No answers are correct.
(b) The lion.
(c) Both are equally strong.
(d) The man.

5. In "The Fox and the Woodcutter" what do we learn of the fox?
(a) That he is wise.
(b) That is he very dumb.
(c) That he is as cunning as ever.
(d) That he is brave.

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

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

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

9. In "The Foxes on the Bank of the Meander River" what pulls the fox away from the rest of his clan?
(a) He chasing another animal.
(b) A strong current.
(c) A chase from another animal.
(d) His hunger.

10. In "The Reed and the Olive" which two trees are arguing?
(a) The olive and the oak tree.
(b) The apple and the oak tree.
(c) The reed and the olive tree.
(d) The reed and the apple tree.

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

12. In "The Man Who Shattered a Statue of a God" what comes out of the statue that the man broke?
(a) Silver coins.
(b) Gold coins.
(c) Clothing.
(d) Food.

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Ploughman and the Eagle" who saves the ploughman from a collapsing wall?

2. In "The Orator Demades" who is Demeter ?

3. In "The Dog with a Bell" why does the owner tie a bell around the dog's neck?

4. In "The Beaver" which animal's genital cures certain ailments?

5. In "The Lion, the Ass and the Fox" why does the ass get killed by the lion?

(see the answer keys)

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