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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What did Persephone's kidnapper do to her?
(a) He tied her up.
(b) He broke her leg.
(c) He raped her.
(d) He killed her.
2. When presented with the reality of her situation, Persephone agreed to do what?
(a) Live with her mother.
(b) Become a mortal.
(c) Marry her kidnapper.
(d) Return to Olympus.
3. 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 inability to have control over him is what enabled her to be more powerful in other areas.
(b) Her husband is the most powerful of the Olympian gods.
(c) She had no desire to control him.
(d) Her mother was also unable to fully assert herself.
4. The author states that Aphrodite helps people come closer to what state?
(a) Their resting state.
(b) Their ideal state.
(c) Their home state.
(d) Their golden state.
5. Where did Persephone's kidnapper take her?
(b) The Underworld.
(c) Her whereabouts were unknown.
6. Who arrived with a message, regarding Persephone, for Persephone's mother?
7. What is the special ability or power of the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 7?
(a) Maintaining relationships.
(b) Remaining chaste.
(c) Being superior to the male gods.
(d) Bearing children.
8. Aphrodite is the goddess of what kind(s) of love?
(a) Romantic love.
(b) Sexual love.
(c) All kinds.
(d) Platonic love.
9. What was written on the item Eris threw?
(a) "For the gentlest."
(b) "For the strongest."
(c) "For the fairest."
(d) "For the wisest."
10. What is the goddess Eris's role in women's lives?
(a) Allowing women to be independent and self-sufficient.
(b) Fostering relationships between women and those closest to them.
(c) Helping women to understand their personal needs.
(d) Creating discord within a woman's self, or between her and others.
11. 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) Become a mother but avoid marriage.
(c) Nurture other goddess archetypes within herself.
(d) Recognize and express her true emotions.
12. Who was Demeter's only daughter?
13. What requires vulnerability to exist?
(a) Healthy relationships.
(b) All answers are correct.
(c) Healthy sex lives.
(d) Healthy intimacies.
14. Persephone's father was also her what?
15. Non-heroines are governed by what goddesses?
Short Answer Questions
1. According to the author, women often experience anxiety, or a sense of defeat, because of what?
2. Hera is the first of a group of goddesses described as what?
3. The woman used as an example in Book 2, Chapter 11, had what sort of relationships with men?
4. According to the author, Aphrodite is most similar to what other goddess?
5. Why does the author differentiate between heroines and non-heroines?
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