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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. 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) There was no benefit to her agreement.
(c) She was able to diversify the Olympian bloodline.
(d) She was able to spend time with her mother.
2. What was Persephone's stipulation for her agreement?
(a) She cannot be trapped in the Underworld.
(b) She must not be required to marry her kidnapper.
(c) She must not be required to bear children.
(d) She must be allowed to have relationships outside of marriage.
3. The "circle of fear" that the author refers to associates vulnerability with what?
(a) Fear of the unknown.
(d) Being taken advantage of.
4. What is the second chapter about Aphrodite called?
(a) "Aphrodite and Hephaestus."
(b) "The Alchemical Goddess."
(c) "The Transformative Goddess."
(d) "Goddess of Love and Beauty."
5. What role do the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 7, play?
(c) Any combination of the three.
6. 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 wants readers to see that heroines have more desirable qualities.
(c) She doesn't want readers to believe that every woman is a heroine.
(d) She doesn't want non-heroines to get less recognition.
7. The woman used as an example in Book 2, Chapter 11, had what sort of relationships with men?
(a) She was happily married for many years.
(b) She was a feminist who hated men.
(c) She had intimacies but never married.
(d) She was married and divorced several times.
8. Who kidnapped Persephone?
9. In the story of the heroine's journey, how does the heroine relate to herself?
(a) She is the star of her own life.
(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 puts her needs below those of the people she cares for.
10. Aphrodite's husband was the god of what skill?
11. Why did Paris make his selection?
(a) It was his honest opinion.
(b) The goddess agreed to make him rich.
(c) The goddess promised him the most beautiful woman in the world as his wife.
(d) He was afraid of the wrath of the gods.
12. Why might some women feel sorry for Hera?
(a) She fell in love with a mortal but could not have him.
(b) She was unable to have children.
(c) She was constantly wronged by her husband.
(d) Her daughter was taken from her.
13. What is often the most important part of the heroine's journey?
(a) Forming interpersonal relationships.
(b) Learning about herself.
(c) Surviving grief.
(d) Being successful in her chosen profession.
14. What group of women might identify with Hera?
(a) Women who are unable to assert themselves.
(b) Women who constantly live in the shadow of their powerful husband.
(c) Women who have experienced sexual jealousy.
(d) Women who are also infertile.
15. How many generations of incestuous relationships are detailed in Greek mythology?
Short Answer Questions
1. What was written on the item Eris threw?
2. Demeter is the patron goddess of what group of people?
3. Eris is the Greek goddess of what?
4. What emotions are part of Demeter's story?
5. Persephone had an extramarital affair with whom?
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