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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does the devil ask Katcha to do at the start of "Katcha and the Devil"?
(a) Dance.
(b) Be merry.
(c) Read poetry.
(d) Eat.

2. From what country does the story "A Pretty Girl in the Road" originate?
(a) America.
(b) Ireland.
(c) Russia.
(d) Egypt.

3. Where does Anansi hide his treasures in "Getting Common Sense"?
(a) Under his bed.
(b) In a tree.
(c) In a vault.
(d) In a cave.

4. Where does Orpheus travel to sing songs of Eurydice?
(a) Mount Olympus.
(b) The mountains.
(c) Heaven.
(d) The land of the dead.

5. How does Truth look in "Truth and Falsehood"?
(a) Ragged.
(b) Fat.
(c) Handsome.
(d) Strong.

6. In "Rich Man, Poor Man," what does the rich man do to the poor man?
(a) Teases him.
(b) Sues him.
(c) Hits him.
(d) Shoots him.

7. What is the true identity of the brother's wife in "The Blacksmith's Wife of Yarrowfoot"?
(a) A queen.
(b) A witch.
(c) An ogre.
(d) A princesss.

8. In "The Swan-Maiden," what happens when the man returns the stolen item to the swan?
(a) She kills him.
(b) She marries him.
(c) She flies away.
(d) She dies.

9. In "The Spirit Wife," why can the man not touch his wife?
(a) He will collapse into dust.
(b) A great earthquake will occur.
(c) She'll die.
(d) He'll die.

10. In "The Blacksmith's Wife of Yarrowfoot," what is nailed to the brother's wife?
(a) Papers.
(b) Hooves.
(c) Horseshoes.
(d) Stakes.

11. Where did "The Princess on the Glass Hill" ' originate?
(a) Norway.
(b) South Africa.
(c) Canada.
(d) America.

12. What happens to Eurydice after his marriage in "Orpheus and Eurydice"?
(a) She divorces.
(b) She is bitten by a snake.
(c) She loses his home.
(d) She is bitten by a dog.

13. From what country does the story "The Peasant and the Devil" originate?
(a) Germany.
(b) Francy.
(c) England.
(d) Ireland.

14. Where does the man go to find his wife in "The Spirit Wife"?
(a) The spirit world.
(b) The mountains.
(c) The sea.
(d) Heaven.

15. Where do the husband and wife move to in "The Dream House"?
(a) Texas.
(b) England.
(c) Paris.
(d) Naples.

Short Answer Questions

1. What creature must Art beat in "The King of Ireland's Son"?

2. At the end of "Bridget and the Lurikeen," how is Bridget tricked?

3. Whom does the man stop to help in "Wicked John and the Devil"?

4. What does John wish for in the story "Wicked John and the Devil"?

5. What is the woman whom the man discovers in "The Seal's Skin" doing?

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