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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What is the goddess Eris's role in women's lives?
(a) Allowing women to be independent and self-sufficient.
(b) Creating discord within a woman's self, or between her and others.
(c) Fostering relationships between women and those closest to them.
(d) Helping women to understand their personal needs.
2. According to the author, women often experience anxiety, or a sense of defeat, because of what?
(a) Their physical limitations.
(b) The patriarchal structure of society.
(c) Being forced to work outside the home when they have children.
(d) The stress of their family situations.
3. Why does the author differentiate between heroines and non-heroines?
(a) She doesn't want non-heroines to get less recognition.
(b) They have many of the same qualities and are sometimes difficult to differentiate.
(c) She wants readers to see that heroines have more desirable qualities.
(d) She doesn't want readers to believe that every woman is a heroine.
4. What is the most powerful need for a Demeter woman?
(a) The need to nurture others.
(b) The need for acceptance.
(c) The need to create and be expressive.
(d) The need for challenge.
5. Hera reacted negatively to which of her husband's habits?
6. How many consorts did Demeter's mate have before her?
7. What technique did all of the goddesses attempt to win the contest?
8. Hera is the first of a group of goddesses described as what?
9. What is often the most important part of the heroine's journey?
(a) Learning about herself.
(b) Forming interpersonal relationships.
(c) Surviving grief.
(d) Being successful in her chosen profession.
10. Who was the mortal man selected to settle the dispute among the goddesses?
(d) Marcus Aurelius.
11. What item did Eris throw into the middle of the party?
(a) An apple.
(b) A pomegranate.
(c) A rose.
(d) A bracelet.
12. The woman used as an example in Book 2, Chapter 11, works in what field?
13. Eris wasn't invited to what kind of party?
(a) A birthday party.
(b) A wedding party.
(c) A baby shower.
(d) An anniversary dinner.
14. Why is it easy, according to the author, to forgive Hera for not being "able to have full control over her own husband"?
(a) Her mother was also unable to fully assert herself.
(b) Her husband is the most powerful of the Olympian gods.
(c) Her inability to have control over him is what enabled her to be more powerful in other areas.
(d) She had no desire to control him.
15. How does the heroine appear to others?
(a) As someone who has overcome astonishing odds.
(b) As an extraordinary person that they have trouble relating to.
(c) Like an ordinary person.
(d) As a strange but compelling individual.
Short Answer Questions
1. In the story of the heroine's journey, how does the heroine relate to herself?
2. According to the author, what do the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 7, learn?
3. How do Demeter women view marriage?
4. According to the author, what might some women like about Hera?
5. Hera's husband was also her what?
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