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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. Why does the author differentiate between heroines and non-heroines?
(a) She doesn't want non-heroines to get less recognition.
(b) She wants readers to see that heroines have more desirable qualities.
(c) They have many of the same qualities and are sometimes difficult to differentiate.
(d) She doesn't want readers to believe that every woman is a heroine.
2. 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.
3. What item did Eris throw into the middle of the party?
(a) A pomegranate.
(b) A bracelet.
(c) A rose.
(d) An apple.
4. What is NOT a suggestion, made by author, for ways a Demeter woman can avoid depression?
(a) Become a mother but avoid marriage.
(b) Nurture other goddess archetypes within herself.
(c) Be able to set boundaries and stick to them.
(d) Recognize and express her true emotions.
5. The author uses what type of woman as an example of an Aphrodite woman?
(a) A woman who forms lasting relationships with ease.
(b) A woman who is in touch and comfortable with her sexual nature.
(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.
Short Answer Questions
1. Why did Paris make his selection?
2. How does the author think women will feel about this set of goddesses as opposed to the last?
3. The author feels that the goddesses are a great reminder, especially for women in a generation where they were encouraged to do what?
4. Persephone had an extramarital affair with whom?
5. According to Book 2, Chapter 7, having healthy relationships helps to prevent a woman from becoming what?
Short Essay Questions
1. What did Eris do in response to the affront she received?
2. What were Aphrodite's most important relationships?
3. How did Hera and her husband meet and marry?
4. What is Hera's position in the Olympian family of gods?
5. What recommendations does the author make for avoiding and overcoming depression?
6. Aside from her mother and her husband, what was Persephone's other major relationship?
7. Why are the goddesses great reminders, according to the author?
8. What is the "circle of fear"?
9. What happened to the goddess Eris?
10. Aphrodite is the goddess of what?
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