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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Whose serenity, peace and transcendence does Campbell seem to say is ideal?
(a) Buddha
(b) Mary
(c) Boddhissatva
(d) Christ

2. Who is the androgynous figure Campbell reveals from Christianity?
(a) Joseph
(b) Adam
(c) Lillith
(d) Eve

3. What is this transcendent source worthy of, according to Campbell?
(a) Study
(b) Worship
(c) Love
(d) Respect

4. The Hero must get rid of his own sense of ____ in order to become cleansed and humbled.
(a) The world
(b) Self
(c) Understanding
(d) His life

5. Whose withdrawal from the world and the violence of her brother came to an end as a result of a plea from both her fellow gods and from humanity?
(a) Hera
(b) Athena
(c) Amaterasu
(d) Artemis

6. What has summoned the Hero and transferred his spiritual center of gravity from within the pale of his society to a zone unknown?
(a) Light
(b) God
(c) Fate
(d) Destiny

7. What is the source of these inexhaustible energies?
(a) The Goddess
(b) The God
(c) Earth
(d) Sub-conscious

8. What is the center, a source from which all truth flows?
(a) The universe
(b) The blackness
(c) World navel
(d) The void

9. The division between the God of the Old Testament and the God in the New Testament further brings up the idea of __________.
(a) Confusion
(b) Religion
(c) Faith
(d) Duality

10. The Native American priest calls this central area the absolute ________ of the land beneath the sky.
(a) Equality
(b) Middle
(c) Center
(d) Balance

11. What does Campbell say the archetypal image of God might be?
(a) The dark mystery
(b) The teacher
(c) The ogre father
(d) The frog prince

12. Who is often portrayed as being one with his spouse, Shakti?
(a) Shakra
(b) Shiva
(c) Shina
(d) Shinta

13. Which god drove people mad if they gave him any trouble?
(a) Zeus
(b) Dionysius
(c) Pan
(d) Apollo

14. Who is the central figure in the second example offered by Campbell, in relation to this person encountering a series of obstacles and is aided by a wise old man along the way?
(a) Female accountant
(b) Male alcoholic
(c) Male philosopher
(d) Female musician

15. The first section of this chapter is "The Crossing of the _________ Threshold."
(a) First
(b) Most Important
(c) Only
(d) Meaningless

Short Answer Questions

1. The Hero's journey begins by "descending, either intentionally or unintentionally, into the crooked lanes of his own spiritual _________."

2. Who is the figure that returns with the Ten Commandments?

3. Who are supposed to be following a world "redeemer" and are better known to history for their colonial barbarity?

4. What is the ultimate example of #82?

5. In "Supernatural Aid," what does Campbell suggest these types of figures are....

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