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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. According to the author, what do women need to be satisfied and fulfilled?
(a) To acknowledge which goddesses are present within her, and which are repressed.
(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 keep busy and be successful, but still make time for themselves.
2. Who fought over the item that Eris tossed into the party?
(a) Hera, Aphrodite, and Athena.
(b) Athena, Persephone, and Hestia.
(c) Hera, Athena, and Demeter.
(d) Hera, Artemis, and Athena.
3. According to the author, what is part of overcoming depression?
(a) A letting go, or renewal.
(b) Forming new relationships.
(c) Discovering fulfilling activities.
(d) Developing an understanding of oneself.
4. Persephone's father was also her what?
5. Hera reacted negatively to which of her husband's habits?
6. Who was Demeter's only daughter?
7. What role do the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 7, play?
(c) Any combination of the three.
8. The author states that Aphrodite helps people come closer to what state?
(a) Their ideal state.
(b) Their golden state.
(c) Their resting state.
(d) Their home state.
9. Eris wasn't invited to what kind of party?
(a) An anniversary dinner.
(b) A birthday party.
(c) A wedding party.
(d) A baby shower.
10. What is the special ability or power of the goddesses in Book 2, Chapter 7?
(a) Maintaining relationships.
(b) Bearing children.
(c) Remaining chaste.
(d) Being superior to the male gods.
11. What emotions are part of Demeter's story?
(c) A need for help.
(d) All answers are correct.
12. What was the most powerful and influential bond in Demeter's life?
(a) The bond with her friends.
(b) The maternal bond.
(c) The bond with her mate.
(d) The bond with her sisters.
13. How do Demeter women view marriage?
(a) As an inconvenience and a bore.
(b) As a means to becoming a mother.
(c) As their ultimate goal in life.
(d) As a way to be spiritually united with their lover.
14. Who arrived with a message, regarding Persephone, for Persephone's mother?
15. 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.
Short Answer Questions
1. How many generations of incestuous relationships are detailed in Greek mythology?
2. Who was Persephone's mother?
3. According to the author, what happens to non-heroines?
4. Aphrodite is the goddess of what kind(s) of love?
5. How is the union of Demeter and her mate described?
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