Goddesses in Everywoman: A New Psychology of Women Test | Final 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. The "circle of fear" that the author refers to associates vulnerability with what?
(a) Virginity.
(b) Insecurity.
(c) Being taken advantage of.
(d) Fear of the unknown.

2. According to the author, what is part of overcoming depression?
(a) Discovering fulfilling activities.
(b) Developing an understanding of oneself.
(c) Forming new relationships.
(d) A letting go, or renewal.

3. Aphrodite's husband was the god of what skill?
(a) Hunting.
(b) Fishing.
(c) Archery.
(d) Smithing.

4. How is the union of Demeter and her mate described?
(a) Joyful and consensual.
(b) A rape.
(c) The nature of their union is not specified.
(d) Neither joyful and consensual, nor a rape.

5. According to Book 2, Chapter 7, having healthy relationships helps to prevent a woman from becoming what?
(a) Depressed.
(b) Anxious.
(c) Bitter.
(d) A workaholic.

6. What is the second chapter about Aphrodite called?
(a) "The Alchemical Goddess."
(b) "Aphrodite and Hephaestus."
(c) "Goddess of Love and Beauty."
(d) "The Transformative Goddess."

7. How many generations of incestuous relationships are detailed in Greek mythology?
(a) None.
(b) Two.
(c) Three.
(d) One.

8. Non-heroines are governed by what goddesses?
(a) Transformative.
(b) Virgin.
(c) Vulnerable.
(d) Alchemical.

9. For the woman used as an example in Book 2, Chapter 11, what is the correlation between her relationships with men and her career success?
(a) She had a great deal of success because people were always curious about her scandalous activities.
(b) She was well-respected, in part due to her stable relationships and this contributed to her success.
(c) There is no indication that her career would have been affected had she been married.
(d) She would have had greater success if her promiscuity had not tarnished her reputation.

10. Why did Paris make his selection?
(a) The goddess promised him the most beautiful woman in the world as his wife.
(b) He was afraid of the wrath of the gods.
(c) The goddess agreed to make him rich.
(d) It was his honest opinion.

11. What role do the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 7, play?
(a) Lover.
(b) Wife.
(c) Mother.
(d) Any combination of the three.

12. What did Persephone's kidnapper do to her?
(a) He broke her leg.
(b) He killed her.
(c) He tied her up.
(d) He raped her.

13. What was Demeter's marital status?
(a) She was married.
(b) She was single.
(c) She married a mortal and was widowed.
(d) She lived with her mate.

14. Who ordered Persephone's return?
(a) Hermes.
(b) Zeus.
(c) Apollo.
(d) Hades.

15. What requires vulnerability to exist?
(a) Healthy sex lives.
(b) Healthy intimacies.
(c) All answers are correct.
(d) Healthy relationships.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who fought over the item that Eris tossed into the party?

2. People who make intentional choices with regard to self-sacrifice usually do so because of what concern(s)?

3. Who was the father of Demeter's child?

4. What emotions are part of Demeter's story?

5. The author feels that the goddesses are a great reminder, especially for women in a generation where they were encouraged to do what?

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