Goddesses in Everywoman: A New Psychology of Women Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

Jean Shinoda-Bolen
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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How many goddesses does the author include in this book?
(a) Seven.
(b) Three.
(c) Twelve.
(d) Nine.

2. Athena is the goddess of what quality?
(a) Maternity.
(b) Femininity.
(c) Compassion.
(d) Wisdom.

3. Every Greek city-state had a mass what?
(a) Hearth.
(b) Food store.
(c) Grave.
(d) Feeding ground.

4. Artemis asked her father for what animals as companions?
(a) Deer.
(b) Mice.
(c) Cats.
(d) Dogs.

5. What term does the author use for forces of society?
(a) Omega forces.
(b) Societal forces.
(c) External forces.
(d) Outer forces.

6. Why does the author contrast the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 3?
(a) She is afraid readers will get them confused with one another.
(b) She doesn't think their similarities are important.
(c) She doesn't want readers to think they are all the same.
(d) Their differences are therapeutically relevant, whereas their similarities aren't.

7. What sad truth does the author unveil in Book 2, Chapter 1?
(a) Some women give birth and discover they don't have a bond with their own baby.
(b) Some women never form a special, intimate bond with a child.
(c) Some women lose their babies and never have a special bond with their other children.
(d) When a woman forms this bond with someone else's child, it is hard for her to recover.

8. The author says in Book 2, Chapter 2, that she devotes the rest of Book 2 to doing what with the goddesses?
(a) Evaluating them, in-depth.
(b) Determining the symbolism of their respective mythos.
(c) Showing the ways in which they are outdated and don't apply to modern society.
(d) Disproving their stories.

9. How was Athena born?
(a) She was delivered by Caesarian section.
(b) She was created from her brother's rib.
(c) She sprang from Zeus' forehead.
(d) She rose from a wave.

10. What is the first metaphor used to explain the triggering of archetypes?
(a) The development of a fetus.
(b) The growth of crystals.
(c) The formation of glaciers.
(d) Starting a car.

11. What is the title of Book 2, Chapter 1?
(a) "Goddesses as Archetypes."
(b) "Goddesses as Inner Images."
(c) "Goddesses in Everywoman."
(d) "Goddesses in Everyday Life."

12. What is an Athena woman's most likely downfall?
(a) Having a poor self-image.
(b) Trying to save a relationship in which her partner has already given up.
(c) Not caring about her looks.
(d) Being unable to care for her children.

13. Why did Artemis leave the city she lived in?
(a) She had an argument with the city's patron deity.
(b) She wanted to spend all her time with other women.
(c) She found it too tempting to be around men.
(d) She was banished.

14. How did the assistant help with Athena's birth?
(a) By helping to build Athena from clay.
(b) By pulling Athena's body from the earth.
(c) By putting Athena's mother into a deep, temporary sleep.
(d) By hitting Athena's father in the head with an axe.

15. What is the first of two factors that would trouble an Athena woman whose marriage was dissolved?
(a) The fact that she had made a mistake.
(b) The fact that her husband didn't spend enough time with her.
(c) The fact that she is unaware of the situation.
(d) The fact that she isn't good-looking enough.

Short Answer Questions

1. According to the author, what is often misinterpreted?

2. About what did the author have to wait to write a book?

3. According to Cook 2, Chapter 2, the goddess archetypes are at work where?

4. How many goddesses are written about in each chapter?

5. In what ways was Athena similar to Artemis?

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