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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What was written on the item Eris threw?
(a) "For the strongest."
(b) "For the gentlest."
(c) "For the fairest."
(d) "For the wisest."
2. According to the author, what group of women would be associated with the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 7?
(a) Mature, maternal women.
(b) Adolescent women.
(c) Elderly women.
(d) Homosexual women.
3. How does the author think women will feel about this set of goddesses as opposed to the last?
(a) They possess qualities that are more common in women.
(b) They are a pleasurable counterweight.
(c) They are less relevant to modern women's lives.
(d) They are not as comfortable with men.
4. Where were most of Demeter's maternal energies directed?
(a) To her only daughter.
(b) To her nieces and nephews.
(c) To the fertility of the Earth itself.
(d) To her many children.
5. Where, in a woman's personality, might the goddess archetypes operate?
(a) All answers are correct.
(b) Above her level of awareness.
(c) At her level of awareness.
(d) Below her level of awareness.
6. What emotions are part of Demeter's story?
(b) A need for help.
(d) All answers are correct.
7. Aphrodite is the goddess of what kind(s) of love?
(a) All kinds.
(b) Platonic love.
(c) Sexual love.
(d) Romantic love.
8. Eris is the Greek goddess of what?
(a) Grain and harvest.
(b) Strife and discord.
(c) Love and friendship.
(d) Hunting and wisdom.
9. According to the author, what do women need to be satisfied and fulfilled?
(a) To keep busy and be successful, but still make time for themselves.
(b) To learn to cope with knowledge of their own shortcomings and inabilities.
(c) To fulfill the goals that are most important to them.
(d) To acknowledge which goddesses are present within her, and which are repressed.
10. The author states that Aphrodite helps people come closer to what state?
(a) Their resting state.
(b) Their golden state.
(c) Their home state.
(d) Their ideal state.
11. How do Demeter women view marriage?
(a) As a means to becoming a mother.
(b) As a way to be spiritually united with their lover.
(c) As their ultimate goal in life.
(d) As an inconvenience and a bore.
12. Who kidnapped Persephone?
13. The woman used as an example in Book 2, Chapter 11, had what sort of relationships with men?
(a) She was married and divorced several times.
(b) She was happily married for many years.
(c) She was a feminist who hated men.
(d) She had intimacies but never married.
14. Why did Paris make his selection?
(a) He was afraid of the wrath of the gods.
(b) It was his honest opinion.
(c) The goddess promised him the most beautiful woman in the world as his wife.
(d) The goddess agreed to make him rich.
15. What is the first chapter about Aphrodite called?
(a) "The Alchemical Goddess."
(b) "Aphrodite, the Transformative Goddess."
(c) "Aphrodite and Hephaestus."
(d) "Goddess of Love."
Short Answer Questions
1. How many generations of incestuous relationships are detailed in Greek mythology?
2. Who was Hera's husband?
3. According to the author, what initially inspires many heroines?
4. How many consorts did Demeter's mate have before her?
5. What sort of term is "heroine"?
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