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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. 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 whose potential is not fully realized until she has a mate.
(c) A woman who forms lasting relationships with ease.
(d) A woman with a male mentor, whom others suspect of being lovers.
2. 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.
3. Eris is the Greek goddess of what?
(a) Love and friendship.
(b) Hunting and wisdom.
(c) Strife and discord.
(d) Grain and harvest.
4. What is the most powerful need for a Demeter woman?
(a) The need to create and be expressive.
(b) The need to nurture others.
(c) The need for acceptance.
(d) The need for challenge.
5. What was written on the item Eris threw?
(a) "For the strongest."
(b) "For the gentlest."
(c) "For the fairest."
(d) "For the wisest."
Short Answer Questions
1. Who decreed that the dispute between the goddesses should be settled by a mortal?
2. Where were most of Demeter's maternal energies directed?
3. What is the goddess Eris's role in women's lives?
4. How many generations of incestuous relationships are detailed in Greek mythology?
5. Aphrodite's husband was the god of what skill?
Short Essay Questions
1. What were the benefits of the arrangement that Persephone makes?
2. What is suggested by the switch from the virgin goddesses to the vulnerable ones?
3. What war started as a result of Eris' trick?
4. What happened to the goddess Eris?
5. Aphrodite is the goddess of what?
6. What happened when Persephone was kidnapped?
7. How does the author use a fiction novel as an example to illustrate her concept of the heroine?
8. What constitutes the nature of a heroine?
9. How was Demeter different from the other goddesses?
10. What was Demeter's family situation?
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