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Clemence McLaren
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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. Which character is destined to have a stillborn child?
(a) Penelope.
(b) Andromache.
(c) Priam.
(d) Helen.

2. Why is marriage considered so important?
(a) Marriage will result in the decline of Grecian power.
(b) Marriage is forbidden for the lovers.
(c) Marriage will create conflict for the king of Greece.
(d) Marriage of royalty forges political alliances, uniting wealth and spreading influence.

3. Who refuses to listen to the visionary character?
(a) Trojans.
(b) Helen.
(c) Menelaus.
(d) Penelope.

4. What is revealed about women in Greek society in Part 1, Chapter 6?
(a) Women are deceitful and power-hungry.
(b) Women marry younger men of their own choice.
(c) Women become slaves of their husbands.
(d) Women are considered objects of beauty and lack power over their own lives.

5. Who becomes transformed from a demanding, nail-biting, impatient person to a graceful and alluring person?
(a) Demeter.
(b) Helen.
(c) Penelope.
(d) Servant girl.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who exerts a power over the queen that cannot be stopped?

2. Who is surprised by the reactions of the peasants when they climb aboard the golden chariot?

3. Whose love does the queen now understand?

4. What is considered forbidden fruit?

5. Who is the character that is perceptive enough to notice a softening in the ship captain's attitude?

Short Essay Questions

1. In Part 1, Chapter 10, Helen meets Paris. Describe what she sees.

2. In response to one twin's fearful vision, what does the other twin suggest as a plan of action?

3. Describe Helen through Menelaus' eyes when he first sees her.

4. What is the promise Paris says Aphrodite gave him?

5. What efforts do the Trojans take to expand their forces?

6. What is the reason that Menelaus gives for waging war with Troy?

7. What is the transformation that happens to Helen after she leaves home?

8. Describe the events that unfold at the dinner banquet.

9. Why does Andromache appear hostile?

10. What gifts does Theseus send to the newly married couple?

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