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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to the author, what initially inspires many heroines?
(a) The need to be recognized.
(b) The desire to be successful.
(c) The desire to find others like themselves.
(d) The need to be needed.
2. 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) Recognize and express her true emotions.
(d) Nurture other goddess archetypes within herself.
3. In Book 2, Chapter 11, the author compares people to what?
(d) Base metals.
4. What was Demeter's marital status?
(a) She was single.
(b) She married a mortal and was widowed.
(c) She was married.
(d) She lived with her mate.
5. Where did Persephone's kidnapper take her?
(c) The Underworld.
(d) Her whereabouts were unknown.
6. According to Book 2, Chapter 7, having healthy relationships helps to prevent a woman from becoming what?
(c) A workaholic.
7. What is the title of Book 2, Chapter 7?
(a) "The Transformative Goddesses."
(b) "The Virgin Goddesses."
(c) "The Maternal Goddesses."
(d) "The Vulnerable Goddesses."
8. How is the union of Demeter and her mate described?
(a) The nature of their union is not specified.
(b) Joyful and consensual.
(c) A rape.
(d) Neither joyful and consensual, nor a rape.
9. How does the heroine appear to others?
(a) As an extraordinary person that they have trouble relating to.
(b) As a strange but compelling individual.
(c) As someone who has overcome astonishing odds.
(d) Like an ordinary person.
10. What group of women might identify with Hera?
(a) Women who are unable to assert themselves.
(b) Women who have experienced sexual jealousy.
(c) Women who are also infertile.
(d) Women who constantly live in the shadow of their powerful husband.
11. How many generations of incestuous relationships are detailed in Greek mythology?
12. Hera reacted negatively to which of her husband's habits?
13. Eris is the Greek goddess of what?
(a) Grain and harvest.
(b) Love and friendship.
(c) Hunting and wisdom.
(d) Strife and discord.
14. Why did Hera get married?
(a) Hera resisted her husband's amorous advances until he agreed to be her husband.
(b) Hera's husband kidnapped her and forced her into marrying him.
(c) Hera and her husband had to get married to preserve the purity of the Olympian bloodline.
(d) Hera's father forced her to marry her husband.
15. Non-heroines are governed by what goddesses?
Short Answer Questions
1. Who was Persephone's mother?
2. According to the author, what happens to non-heroines?
3. What role do the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 7, play?
4. The woman used as an example in Book 2, Chapter 11, works in what field?
5. What was Persephone's stipulation for her agreement?
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