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Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

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

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

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

6. In "Zeus and the Tortoise" which animal does not come to Zeus's wedding feast?
(a) The fox.
(b) The tortoise.
(c) The snake.
(d) The lion.

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

8. In "The Woman and the Hen" the hen lays how many eggs in a day?
(a) A dozen.
(b) One.
(c) Three.
(d) Two.

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

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

11. 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.

12. In "The Lioness and the Vixen" why does the vixen criticize the lioness?
(a) For having only one child.
(b) For being a lazy mother.
(c) For having many children.
(d) For not having a child

13. In "The Starving Dogs" what do the dogs find?
(a) Dead meat.
(b) A dead wolf.
(c) Animal hides.
(d) A wounded fox.

14. In "The Cat and the Hens" which animal disguises himself?
(a) A goat.
(b) A hen.
(c) A dog.
(d) A cat.

15. In "Diogenes and the Bald Man" who is Diogenes?
(a) A philosopher.
(b) A writer.
(c) An orator.
(d) A God.

Short Answer Questions

1. In "The Fox with a Swollen Stomach" why is the fox not able to come out of the hollow of the oak tree?

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

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

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

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

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