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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. In response to Juno's actions against Tiresias, what gift does Jupiter give the old man?
(a) The ability to love.
(b) The ability to fly.
(c) The ability to prophecy.
(d) The gift of everlasting life.

2. What is the name of the goddess that threatens Niobe?
(a) Minerva.
(b) Juno.
(c) Latona.
(d) Andromeda.

3. What is Minos searching for in Athens?
(a) A woman to marry him.
(b) A scholar to study with him.
(c) An artist to create with him.
(d) An ally to fight with him.

4. When the nymphs come to bury Narcissus' body, what is the only thing that they find by the pool of water?
(a) Flowers.
(b) His reflection.
(c) Dirt.
(d) Bones.

5. During the competition, what does Arachne's portrait exemplify?
(a) The dangers of the underworld.
(b) The beauty of the Athens landscape.
(c) The glory of the Olympian gods.
(d) The violence of the Olympian gods.

6. With what type of material are Icarus' wings fashioned?
(a) Wax.
(b) Gold.
(c) Lead.
(d) Sand.

7. In what "age of time" does war begin to break out, but there is still a sense of normality in the daily lives of the people?
(a) The Bronze Age.
(b) The Silver Age.
(c) The Gold Age.
(d) The Iron Age.

8. What does Medea agree to do in exchange for marrying Jason?
(a) Help him through magical tasks.
(b) Beg her father to rethink the tasks.
(c) Complete the tasks for Jason.
(d) Kill her father so that Jason will not have to complete the tasks.

9. How many children does Niobe lose after she refuses to comply with the gods?
(a) Twenty-one.
(b) Fourteen.
(c) Three.
(d) Seven.

10. After Juno is so enraged with Tiresias' answer to her question, what does she do to him?
(a) She mutes him.
(b) She shrinks him.
(c) She blinds him.
(d) She deafens him.

11. During the competition, what does Minerva's portrait exemplify?
(a) The dangers of the underworld.
(b) The violence of the Olympian gods.
(c) The beauty of the Athens landscape.
(d) The glory of the Olympian gods.

12. What type of animal does Meleager kill, giving all of the credit to Atalanta?
(a) A badger.
(b) A buffalo.
(c) A coyote.
(d) A boar.

13. What type of bird does Scylla's father transform into after his death?
(a) A swan.
(b) A flamingo.
(c) A hawk.
(d) A penguin.

14. What object represents Meleager's life according to an old prophecy?
(a) A snowflake.
(b) A log.
(c) A leaf.
(d) A river tide.

15. After visiting a man named Lycaon, what disastrous event does Jupiter create to wipe out humanity?
(a) A fire.
(b) A flood.
(c) A tornado.
(d) A monsoon.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where does Salmacis grab Hermaphrodites, begging the gods to make them as one?

2. In hearing of Mercury's affections for Herse, what goddess does Minerva transform herself into?

3. Why does Jason arrive at King Aetes' court?

4. Why does Apollo kill Coronis?

5. Who does Pronce kill in order to get back at her husband, Tereus?

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