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. For the woman used as an example in Book 2, Chapter 11, what is the correlation between her relationships with men and her career success?
(a) She would have had greater success if her promiscuity had not tarnished her reputation.
(b) She was well-respected, in part due to her stable relationships and this contributed to her success.
(c) She had a great deal of success because people were always curious about her scandalous activities.
(d) There is no indication that her career would have been affected had she been married.

2. How many consorts did Demeter's mate have before her?
(a) Two.
(b) Three.
(c) One.
(d) None.

3. According to Book 2, Chapter 7, having healthy relationships helps to prevent a woman from becoming what?
(a) Depressed.
(b) A workaholic.
(c) Anxious.
(d) Bitter.

4. The author uses what type of woman as an example of an Aphrodite woman?
(a) A woman who is in touch and comfortable with her sexual nature.
(b) A woman with a male mentor, whom others suspect of being lovers.
(c) A woman whose potential is not fully realized until she has a mate.
(d) A woman who forms lasting relationships with ease.

5. What was the benefit, or benefits, of Persephone's agreement?
(a) She was able to diversify the Olympian bloodline.
(b) She could diversify the Olympian bloodline and still spend time with her mother.
(c) There was no benefit to her agreement.
(d) She was able to spend time with her mother.

6. In Book 2, Chapter 11, the author compares people to what?
(a) Seeds.
(b) Base metals.
(c) Ingredients.
(d) Pawns.

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

8. Why does the author differentiate between heroines and non-heroines?
(a) They have many of the same qualities and are sometimes difficult to differentiate.
(b) She doesn't want readers to believe that every woman is a heroine.
(c) She wants readers to see that heroines have more desirable qualities.
(d) She doesn't want non-heroines to get less recognition.

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) Like an ordinary person.
(d) As someone who has overcome astonishing odds.

10. Who was the father of Demeter's child?
(a) Hades.
(b) Zeus.
(c) Apollo.
(d) Hephaestus.

11. How do Demeter women view marriage?
(a) As their ultimate goal in life.
(b) As an inconvenience and a bore.
(c) As a means to becoming a mother.
(d) As a way to be spiritually united with their lover.

12. According to the author, what happens to non-heroines?
(a) They don't have rewarding intimate relationships.
(b) They go along with others to such a degree that they cease to live their own lives.
(c) They are depressed, and emotionally unstable.
(d) They are often repressed and looked down upon by heroines.

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

14. What sort of term is "heroine"?
(a) Anachronistic.
(b) Semantic.
(c) Psychological.
(d) Elitist.

15. What was Persephone's stipulation for her agreement?
(a) She must not be required to bear children.
(b) She cannot be trapped in the Underworld.
(c) She must not be required to marry her kidnapper.
(d) She must be allowed to have relationships outside of marriage.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the special ability or power of the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 7?

2. Who fought over the item that Eris tossed into the party?

3. Who ordered Persephone's return?

4. According to Book 2, Chapter 7, what group of women would be associated with the goddesses in the previous chapter?

5. Who was Persephone's mother?

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