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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Aphrodite is the goddess of what kind(s) of love?
(a) Romantic love.
(b) Sexual love.
(c) All kinds.
(d) Platonic love.
2. The woman used as an example in Book 2, Chapter 11, works in what field?
3. Which goddess did the mortal man select as the winner?
4. Aphrodite's husband was the god of what skill?
5. How many generations of incestuous relationships are detailed in Greek mythology?
6. 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.
7. Who was Persephone's mother?
8. What requires vulnerability to exist?
(a) Healthy sex lives.
(b) Healthy relationships.
(c) Healthy intimacies.
(d) All answers are correct.
9. What is the first chapter about Aphrodite called?
(a) "Aphrodite and Hephaestus."
(b) "Goddess of Love."
(c) "The Alchemical Goddess."
(d) "Aphrodite, the Transformative Goddess."
10. What did Persephone's kidnapper do to her?
(a) He broke her leg.
(b) He killed her.
(c) He raped her.
(d) He tied her up.
11. Where were most of Demeter's maternal energies directed?
(a) To her only daughter.
(b) To the fertility of the Earth itself.
(c) To her many children.
(d) To her nieces and nephews.
12. How is the union of Demeter and her mate described?
(a) Neither joyful and consensual, nor a rape.
(b) A rape.
(c) The nature of their union is not specified.
(d) Joyful and consensual.
13. What defines the character of a heroine?
(a) Her intimate relationships.
(b) Her decisions and choices.
(c) Her genetics and lineage.
(d) Her physical and emotional strength.
14. What is NOT a suggestion, made by author, for ways a Demeter woman can avoid depression?
(a) Be able to set boundaries and stick to them.
(b) Nurture other goddess archetypes within herself.
(c) Recognize and express her true emotions.
(d) Become a mother but avoid marriage.
15. In Book 2, Chapter 11, the author uses what prominent female as an example?
(a) Hillary Clinton.
(b) Florence Nightingale.
(c) Lou Salome.
(d) Marie Curie.
Short Answer Questions
1. What emotions are part of Demeter's story?
2. What is the special ability or power of the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 7?
3. What is the most powerful need for a Demeter woman?
4. Persephone's father was also her what?
5. According to the author, what do women need to be satisfied and fulfilled?
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