Mid-Book Test (up to Canto XX)
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This test consists of 5 multiple choice, 5 short answer, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
Directions: Circle the correct answer.
1. To what animal does Dante compare Geryon at the end of Canto 17?
a) A wounded hart.
b) A sullen falcon.
c) A mangy dog.
d) A lost jungle cat.
2. What is the composition of the river that Virgil and Dante approach at the end of Canto 14?
b) Boiling oil.
3. Which mythical beast do the Furies threaten to fetch in Canto 9?
c) The Krakon.
d) The Hydra.
4. What does Dante do before leaving the wood of suicides at the beginning of Canto 14?
a) He curses the damned souls around him.
b) He returns leaves.
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