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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In "The Parrot and the House-ferret" which bird does the man buy?
(a) A parrot.
(b) A cicada.
(c) A ferret.
(d) A nightingale.
2. Which two Gods marry in "Polemos and Hybris"?
(a) Polemus and Herakles.
(b) Polemos and Zeus.
(c) They do not marry.
(d) Polemos and Hybris.
3. In "The Miser" why does the miser cry out in despair?
(a) Because his gold is stolen.
(b) Because his gold has come down in value.
(c) Because his gold is missing.
(d) Because he did not do anything with it when he had it.
4. In "The Pots" which two kinds of pots float in a river?
(a) An earthenware pot and a silver pot.
(b) An earthenware pot and a bronze pot.
(c) A ceramic and a iron pot.
(d) A ceramic pot and a gold pot.
5. In "The Tortoise and the Hare" who wins the race?
(a) They never finish the race.
(b) Both win.
(c) The tortoise.
(d) The hare.
Short Answer Questions
1. In "The Wild Boar and the Fox what is the wild boar doing?
2. Who is Hybris?
3. In "The Mouse and the Frog" which animals ties his foot to that of a mouse's?
4. In "The Sick Man and the Doctor" what is the sick man dying of?
5. In "The Ass and the Lap-dog" whom is the ass jealous of?
Short Essay Questions
1. In "The Ass and the Lap-dog" why does the ass get tied in the manger?
2. What happens in "The Tortoise and the Hare"?
3. In "The Traveler and Truth" why does Truth leave the city?
4. In "The Shepherd and the Sea" why does the shepherd decide to go trading?
5. In "The Mouse and the Frog" how do the mouse and frog both die?
6. In "The Trodden-on Snake and Zeus" what does Zeus tell the snake?
7. In "The Hen That Laid the Golden Eggs" why does the owner kill his hen?
8. In "The Rose and the Amaranth" what is the beauty of the amaranth?
9. In "The Son and the Painted Lion" how does the old man's son die?
10. In "The Tortoise and the Eagle" how does the tortoise die?
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