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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Where were most of Demeter's maternal energies directed?
(a) To the fertility of the Earth itself.
(b) To her nieces and nephews.
(c) To her only daughter.
(d) To her many children.
2. People who make intentional choices with regard to self-sacrifice usually do so because of what concern(s)?
(a) Caring what other people think.
(b) All answers are correct.
(c) A good reputation.
(d) Duty to family.
3. Who was the mortal man selected to settle the dispute among the goddesses?
(c) Marcus Aurelius.
4. What was Persephone's stipulation for her agreement?
(a) She must not be required to bear children.
(b) She cannot be trapped in the Underworld.
(c) She must be allowed to have relationships outside of marriage.
(d) She must not be required to marry her kidnapper.
5. What is the central factor of a Hera woman's life?
(a) Being a wife.
(b) Being a mother.
(c) Being a successful career woman.
(d) Being independent.
6. According to the author, Aphrodite is most similar to what other goddess?
7. What technique did all of the goddesses attempt to win the contest?
8. According to the author, what happens to non-heroines?
(a) They are depressed, and emotionally unstable.
(b) They go along with others to such a degree that they cease to live their own lives.
(c) They don't have rewarding intimate relationships.
(d) They are often repressed and looked down upon by heroines.
9. What requires vulnerability to exist?
(a) Healthy intimacies.
(b) Healthy relationships.
(c) All answers are correct.
(d) Healthy sex lives.
10. How is the union of Demeter and her mate described?
(a) The nature of their union is not specified.
(b) Neither joyful and consensual, nor a rape.
(c) Joyful and consensual.
(d) A rape.
11. Why might some women feel sorry for Hera?
(a) She fell in love with a mortal but could not have him.
(b) Her daughter was taken from her.
(c) She was constantly wronged by her husband.
(d) She was unable to have children.
12. What is the first chapter about Aphrodite called?
(a) "Aphrodite and Hephaestus."
(b) "Aphrodite, the Transformative Goddess."
(c) "The Alchemical Goddess."
(d) "Goddess of Love."
13. 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 would have had greater success if her promiscuity had not tarnished her reputation.
(c) She was well-respected, in part due to her stable relationships and this contributed to her success.
(d) There is no indication that her career would have been affected had she been married.
14. Who fought over the item that Eris tossed into the party?
(a) Hera, Athena, and Demeter.
(b) Hera, Aphrodite, and Athena.
(c) Athena, Persephone, and Hestia.
(d) Hera, Artemis, and Athena.
15. Who ordered Persephone's return?
Short Answer Questions
1. Hera is the first of a group of goddesses described as what?
2. Why is it easy, according to the author, to forgive Hera for not being "able to have full control over her own husband"?
3. What sort of term is "heroine"?
4. Who was Persephone's mother?
5. How do Demeter women view marriage?
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