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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the central factor of a Hera woman's life?
(a) Being a mother.
(b) Being a wife.
(c) Being a successful career woman.
(d) Being independent.
2. How do Demeter women view marriage?
(a) As a means to becoming a mother.
(b) As their ultimate goal in life.
(c) As a way to be spiritually united with their lover.
(d) As an inconvenience and a bore.
3. Aphrodite's husband was the god of what skill?
4. What defines the character of a heroine?
(a) Her decisions and choices.
(b) Her physical and emotional strength.
(c) Her intimate relationships.
(d) Her genetics and lineage.
5. How many consorts did Demeter's mate have before her?
6. Why might some women feel sorry for Hera?
(a) Her daughter was taken from her.
(b) She fell in love with a mortal but could not have him.
(c) She was constantly wronged by her husband.
(d) She was unable to have children.
7. Hera is the first of a group of goddesses described as what?
8. Who decreed that the dispute between the goddesses should be settled by a mortal?
9. What requires vulnerability to exist?
(a) Healthy relationships.
(b) Healthy sex lives.
(c) Healthy intimacies.
(d) All answers are correct.
10. Hera reacted negatively to which of her husband's habits?
11. How does the author think women will feel about this set of goddesses as opposed to the last?
(a) They possess qualities that are more common in women.
(b) They are a pleasurable counterweight.
(c) They are not as comfortable with men.
(d) They are less relevant to modern women's lives.
12. Who fought over the item that Eris tossed into the party?
(a) Athena, Persephone, and Hestia.
(b) Hera, Artemis, and Athena.
(c) Hera, Athena, and Demeter.
(d) Hera, Aphrodite, and Athena.
13. Why did Hera get married?
(a) Hera resisted her husband's amorous advances until he agreed to be her husband.
(b) Hera and her husband had to get married to preserve the purity of the Olympian bloodline.
(c) Hera's father forced her to marry her husband.
(d) Hera's husband kidnapped her and forced her into marrying him.
14. In the story of the heroine's journey, how does the heroine relate to herself?
(a) She is the star of her own life.
(b) She puts her needs below those of the people she cares for.
(c) She doesn't think of herself until she is forced to.
(d) She always puts herself first before she takes care of others.
15. Who was Persephone's mother?
Short Answer Questions
1. According to the author, women often experience anxiety, or a sense of defeat, because of what?
2. According to the author, what initially inspires many heroines?
3. What was Persephone's stipulation for her agreement?
4. How does the heroine appear to others?
5. Where did Persephone's kidnapper take her?
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