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. What emotions are part of Demeter's story?
(a) A need for help.
(b) Depression.
(c) Devotion.
(d) All answers are correct.

2. When presented with the reality of her situation, Persephone agreed to do what?
(a) Live with her mother.
(b) Marry her kidnapper.
(c) Become a mortal.
(d) Return to Olympus.

3. 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.

4. What food did Persephone's kidnapper offer to her?
(a) Pomegranate seeds.
(b) Apple.
(c) Pear.
(d) Grapes.

5. Who was Persephone's mother?
(a) Aphrodite.
(b) Demeter.
(c) Hera.
(d) Artemis.

6. What item did Eris throw into the middle of the party?
(a) A pomegranate.
(b) A rose.
(c) An apple.
(d) A bracelet.

7. Why did Paris make his selection?
(a) He was afraid of the wrath of the gods.
(b) The goddess agreed to make him rich.
(c) It was his honest opinion.
(d) The goddess promised him the most beautiful woman in the world as his wife.

8. What is the special ability or power of the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 7?
(a) Remaining chaste.
(b) Bearing children.
(c) Maintaining relationships.
(d) Being superior to the male gods.

9. 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) Fostering relationships between women and those closest to them.
(c) Helping women to understand their personal needs.
(d) Allowing women to be independent and self-sufficient.

10. 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 had a great deal of success because people were always curious about her scandalous activities.
(c) She was well-respected, in part due to her stable relationships and this contributed to her success.
(d) There is no indication that her career would have been affected had she been married.

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

12. Persephone's father was also her what?
(a) Uncle.
(b) Brother.
(c) Grandfather.
(d) Cousin.

13. Eris is the Greek goddess of what?
(a) Love and friendship.
(b) Strife and discord.
(c) Hunting and wisdom.
(d) Grain and harvest.

14. According to Book 2, Chapter 7, what group of women would be associated with the goddesses in the previous chapter?
(a) Mature women.
(b) Elderly women.
(c) Adolescent women.
(d) Homosexual women.

15. 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 inability to have control over him is what enabled her to be more powerful in other areas.
(b) Her husband is the most powerful of the Olympian gods.
(c) She had no desire to control him.
(d) Her mother was also unable to fully assert herself.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which goddess did the mortal man select as the winner?

2. Where, in a woman's personality, might the goddess archetypes operate?

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

4. What was written on the item Eris threw?

5. Aphrodite is the goddess of what kind(s) of love?

(see the answer keys)

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