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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What requires vulnerability to exist?
(a) Healthy sex lives.
(b) Healthy intimacies.
(c) Healthy relationships.
(d) All answers are correct.
2. Why might some women feel sorry for Hera?
(a) Her daughter was taken from her.
(b) She was unable to have children.
(c) She was constantly wronged by her husband.
(d) She fell in love with a mortal but could not have him.
3. Who was the mortal man selected to settle the dispute among the goddesses?
(a) Marcus Aurelius.
4. According to the author, what do the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 7, learn?
(a) To be in touch with their emotions.
(b) To have platonic relationships with men.
(c) To empower and assert themselves.
(d) To venture into intimacy.
5. What was the benefit, or benefits, of Persephone's agreement?
(a) She could diversify the Olympian bloodline and still spend time with her mother.
(b) She was able to spend time with her mother.
(c) She was able to diversify the Olympian bloodline.
(d) There was no benefit to her agreement.
6. According to the author, what might some women like about Hera?
(a) Her unyielding commitment to her own desires.
(b) Her tenacious defense of her children.
(c) Her compassion and forgiveness.
(d) Her ability to fight with her husband instead of passively accepting her circumstances.
7. People who make intentional choices with regard to self-sacrifice usually do so because of what concern(s)?
(a) A good reputation.
(b) Caring what other people think.
(c) Duty to family.
(d) All answers are correct.
8. What is the goddess Eris's role in women's lives?
(a) Creating discord within a woman's self, or between her and others.
(b) Helping women to understand their personal needs.
(c) Fostering relationships between women and those closest to them.
(d) Allowing women to be independent and self-sufficient.
9. Who ordered Persephone's return?
10. In the story of the heroine's journey, how does the heroine relate to herself?
(a) She always puts herself first before she takes care of others.
(b) She is the star of her own life.
(c) She puts her needs below those of the people she cares for.
(d) She doesn't think of herself until she is forced to.
11. Who was the father of Demeter's child?
12. Hera reacted negatively to which of her husband's habits?
13. Who fought over the item that Eris tossed into the party?
(a) Hera, Aphrodite, and Athena.
(b) Athena, Persephone, and Hestia.
(c) Hera, Artemis, and Athena.
(d) Hera, Athena, and Demeter.
14. 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 who forms lasting relationships with ease.
(c) A woman whose potential is not fully realized until she has a mate.
(d) A woman with a male mentor, whom others suspect of being lovers.
15. Demeter is the patron goddess of what group of people?
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the heroine appear to others?
2. Aphrodite's husband was the god of what skill?
3. According to the author, what initially inspires many heroines?
4. The author feels that the goddesses are a great reminder, especially for women in a generation where they were encouraged to do what?
5. According to the author, women often experience anxiety, or a sense of defeat, because of what?
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