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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In "The Lion and the Wild Boar" whom does the lion fight with?
(a) A hound.
(b) A boar.
(c) A fox.
(d) A wolf.

2. In "The Blind Man" what is given to the blind man?
(a) A lamb.
(b) A lion cub.
(c) A wolf cub.
(d) A fox cub.

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

4. In "The Jackdaw and the Fox" what does the fox tell the jackdaw?
(a) To eat all the figs.
(b) Not to live on hope.
(c) To leave a few figs for others.
(d) Not to eat the figs.

5. In "The Kite and the Snake" who bites the kite?
(a) A beetle.
(b) A snake.
(c) A scorpion.
(d) A spider.

6. In "The Men and Zeus" what is the gift given by Zeus to Man?
(a) Gift of wisdom.
(b) Gift of speech.
(c) Gift of voice.
(d) Gift of power.

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

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

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

10. 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 Hermes.
(d) To a fox.

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

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

13. In "The Ploughman and Chance" what does the ploughman find in the field?
(a) A pot of gold.
(b) No answers are correct.
(c) A new plough.
(d) A basket of food.

14. In "The Stag at the Spring and the Lion" which animal is admiring its own reflection?
(a) A deer.
(b) An antelope.
(c) An ox.
(d) A stag.

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

Short Answer Questions

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

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

3. In "Zeus and the Men" what does Zeus ask Hermes to give all of mankind?

4. In "The Dog and the Shellfish" what animal does the dog swallow?

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

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