The Iliad Test | Final Test - Easy

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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Achilles kills so many men in the river, that he angers what god?
(a) Poseidon.
(b) Siemios.
(c) Xanthus.
(d) Hephaestus.

2. What does Apollo forbid Hector to do when fighting Achilles after Patroclus has died?
(a) Fight Achilles alone.
(b) Fight Achilles with swords.
(c) Fight Achilles in battle.
(d) Fight Achilles on a hillside.

3. Who is sent to King Priam to tell him that he can ransom his son's body?
(a) Apollo.
(b) Iris.
(c) Aphrodite.
(d) Thetis.

4. Achilles' mother is the daughter of which god?
(a) Apollo.
(b) Poseidon.
(c) Zeus.
(d) Ares.

5. How many events are there in the funeral games?
(a) Ten.
(b) Eight.
(c) Twelve.
(d) Five.

6. Who's withdrawal weakens the Trojan army?
(a) Poseidon.
(b) Zeus.
(c) Hector.
(d) Paris.

7. Why does Menelaus think Achilles will not come to fight?
(a) Because Achilles swore not to fight.
(b) Because Achilles has no armor.
(c) Because Achilles is in mourning for Patroclus.
(d) Because Achilles doesn't like Agamemnon.

8. After Apollo intervenes, who confronts Achilles first?
(a) Paris.
(b) Aeneas.
(c) Nestor.
(d) Hector.

9. What does Xanthos promise Achilles?
(a) To keep him safe this time.
(b) To always stand by his side.
(c) To fight with strength.
(d) To return him to the Greeks.

10. Who does Poseidon appear to?
(a) Odysseus.
(b) The two Ajaxes.
(c) Agamemnon.
(d) The Trojans.

11. Who wins the armor of Achilles?
(a) Paris.
(b) Hector.
(c) Menelaus.
(d) Agamemnon.

12. Why does Apollo make Achilles chase him all over the plain?
(a) To give the Trojans time to enter the city.
(b) To give the Trojans time to help their women and children flee.
(c) To give the Trojans time to make their walls stronger.
(d) To give the Trojans time to collect their dead.

13. Who tells the gods about Zeus' plan?
(a) Helen.
(b) Hera.
(c) Athena.
(d) Aphrodite.

14. What does Achilles keep from Patroclus?
(a) His favorite bow and arrows.
(b) His armor.
(c) His favorite spear.
(d) His favorite sword.

15. Who does Athena appear to Hector disguised as?
(a) Diemirius.
(b) Deiphobos.
(c) Agenor.
(d) Paris.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who reminds Achilles that his fate is to die under the Trojan walls?

2. Patroclus tells Hector that Hector gained victory because?

3. Who suggests that Odysseus, Diomedes, and Agamemnon go to the battlefield to be seen and not fight?

4. After Patroclus has been avenged, who appears to Achilles in a dream to remind him of his fate?

5. What weapon does Ajax carry?

(see the answer keys)

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