Goddesses in Everywoman: A New Psychology of Women Test | Final Test - Easy

Jean Shinoda-Bolen
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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) All kinds.
(c) Platonic love.
(d) Sexual love.

2. Hera is the first of a group of goddesses described as what?
(a) Maternal.
(b) Transformative.
(c) Inviolable.
(d) Relationship-oriented.

3. Who arrived with a message, regarding Persephone, for Persephone's mother?
(a) Hephaestus.
(b) Hermes.
(c) Adonis.
(d) Zeus.

4. According to the author, what initially inspires many heroines?
(a) The desire to find others like themselves.
(b) The need to be recognized.
(c) The need to be needed.
(d) The desire to be successful.

5. How does the heroine appear to others?
(a) As a strange but compelling individual.
(b) Like an ordinary person.
(c) As an extraordinary person that they have trouble relating to.
(d) As someone who has overcome astonishing odds.

6. Eris wasn't invited to what kind of party?
(a) A wedding party.
(b) An anniversary dinner.
(c) A baby shower.
(d) A birthday party.

7. Where, in a woman's personality, might the goddess archetypes operate?
(a) All answers are correct.
(b) Below her level of awareness.
(c) At her level of awareness.
(d) Above her level of awareness.

8. 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.

9. What did Persephone's kidnapper do to her?
(a) He killed her.
(b) He raped her.
(c) He broke her leg.
(d) He tied her up.

10. According to the author, what might some women like about Hera?
(a) Her unyielding commitment to her own desires.
(b) Her ability to fight with her husband instead of passively accepting her circumstances.
(c) Her tenacious defense of her children.
(d) Her compassion and forgiveness.

11. Who fought over the item that Eris tossed into the party?
(a) Hera, Artemis, and Athena.
(b) Hera, Aphrodite, and Athena.
(c) Athena, Persephone, and Hestia.
(d) Hera, Athena, and Demeter.

12. In the story of the heroine's journey, how does the heroine relate to herself?
(a) She doesn't think of herself until she is forced to.
(b) She always puts herself first before she takes care of others.
(c) She is the star of her own life.
(d) She puts her needs below those of the people she cares for.

13. Where were most of Demeter's maternal energies directed?
(a) To her nieces and nephews.
(b) To her many children.
(c) To the fertility of the Earth itself.
(d) To her only daughter.

14. The woman used as an example in Book 2, Chapter 11, works in what field?
(a) Art.
(b) Biology.
(c) Philosophy.
(d) Writing.

15. Aphrodite's husband was the god of what skill?
(a) Smithing.
(b) Hunting.
(c) Archery.
(d) Fishing.

Short Answer Questions

1. When presented with the reality of her situation, Persephone agreed to do what?

2. Who decreed that the dispute between the goddesses should be settled by a mortal?

3. Hera reacted negatively to which of her husband's habits?

4. What was Persephone's stipulation for her agreement?

5. What is NOT a suggestion, made by author, for ways a Demeter woman can avoid depression?

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