The Iliad Quiz | Eight Week Quiz F

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 20.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which god or goddess protects Paris during the challenge that he issued to the Greeks on the battlefield?
(a) Apollo.
(b) Athena.
(c) Aphrodite.
(d) Hera.

2. After Agamemnon is stunned by Achilles' response to his offer, what does Diomedes says Achilles will do?
(a) Fight when the time comes.
(b) Fight if the Greeks force him to.
(c) Not fight for the Greeks.
(d) Fight only for himself.

3. What promise does Zeus get from Hera?
(a) That she cannot protest if Zeus assures Helen's safety.
(b) That she cannot protest if Zeus helps the other side.
(c) That she cannot protest if Zeus destroys a city that holds men dear to her.
(d) That she cannot protest if Zeus destroys a city where there is a temple to her.

4. What objects are sacrificed before the duel in Book 3 between Paris and his competition?
(a) Oxen.
(b) Sheep.
(c) Geese.
(d) Lambs.

5. Who is the fire god?
(a) Apollo.
(b) Mars.
(c) Hephaestus.
(d) Zeus.

Short Answer Questions

1. Why does Menelaus think Achilles will not come to fight?

2. Who stops Achilles from killing Agamemnon?

3. During the fighting that occurs after the Greeks are driven to their ships by the Trojans, what inspires Menelaus to fight valiantly?

4. What does Helen challenge Paris to do?

5. Achilles' mother is the daughter of which god?

(see the answer key)

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