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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. What is the central factor of a Hera woman's life?
(a) Being a mother.
(b) Being independent.
(c) Being a wife.
(d) Being a successful career woman.
2. 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 doesn't want readers to believe that every woman is a heroine.
(c) She doesn't want non-heroines to get less recognition.
(d) She wants readers to see that heroines have more desirable qualities.
3. In Book 2, Chapter 11, the author compares people to what?
(a) Base metals.
4. According to the author, Aphrodite is most similar to what other goddess?
5. What was Demeter's marital status?
(a) She married a mortal and was widowed.
(b) She was married.
(c) She was single.
(d) She lived with her mate.
Short Answer Questions
1. According to the author, what is part of overcoming depression?
2. What is the most powerful need for a Demeter woman?
3. Where did Persephone's kidnapper take her?
4. Persephone had an extramarital affair with whom?
5. What sort of term is "heroine"?
Short Essay Questions
1. What constitutes the nature of a heroine?
2. Aside from her mother and her husband, what was Persephone's other major relationship?
3. What was Demeter's family situation?
4. What does the author say about the "special woman" in Book 2, Chapter 11?
5. What did Eris do in response to the affront she received?
6. What happened when Persephone was kidnapped?
7. How was Demeter different from the other goddesses?
8. What is Hera's position in the Olympian family of gods?
9. What are some of the characteristics of a Hera woman?
10. What is the "circle of fear"?
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