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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How does Ciprius feel about being exiled from the land?
(a) He was pleased.
(b) He was apathetic.
(c) He was terrified.
(d) He was saddened.

2. What soldier is Cycnus worried has infuriated the goddess Diana?
(a) Achilles.
(b) Agamemnon.
(c) Paris.
(d) Caenis.

3. Which of the following is NOT an argument that Pythagoras gives against the practice of eating meat?
(a) It causes animals to suffer.
(b) Man could be eating his reincarnated relatives.
(c) Nothing ever dies.
(d) It is a savage practice.

4. Who inspires Myscelus to start the land of Crotana?
(a) Apollo.
(b) King Midas.
(c) Hercules.
(d) Achilles.

5. Where does Orpheus go to attempt to win back his wife?
(a) The underworld.
(b) Mount Olympus.
(c) The vally of the gods.
(d) The heavens.

6. How does Byblis tell the family member that she is in love with him?
(a) In a song.
(b) In a poem.
(c) In a painting.
(d) In a letter.

7. How does the enemy of Rome get in to defeat the city?
(a) Mercury scorched the gates of Rome, melting the metal.
(b) Jupiter unlocked the gate.
(c) Neptune gave the enemy wings to fly over the gates.
(d) Pluto made the enemy invisible so they could sneak past the gates' guards.

8. How does Julius Caesar react to the omens from the goddess?
(a) He found the omens silly and amusing.
(b) He ignored them.
(c) He tried to follow them, but failed.
(d) He followed the omens and was successful.

9. What is Scylla transformed into when she is attempting to destroy Aeneas' fleet?
(a) A piece of driftwood.
(b) A volcano.
(c) A crag.
(d) A bird.

10. What is the name of the nymph sent to Alcyone to inform her of Ceyx's death?
(a) Echo.
(b) Whisper.
(c) Dream.
(d) Sleep.

11. Whose armor is fought over between Ajax and Ulysses?
(a) Agamemnon's.
(b) Achilles'.
(c) Argus'.
(d) Apollo's.

12. In the epilogue, what does Ovid say about his words?
(a) That they will change literature.
(b) That they will be quickly forgotten.
(c) That they will live forever.
(d) That they will be read only by philosophers.

13. At what event does a centaur attempt to rape Hippodames?
(a) At a wedding.
(b) At a funeral.
(c) At a picnic.
(d) At a dinner party.

14. What does Laomedon promise to pay the gods for their help in building a wall around Troy?
(a) Gold.
(b) Horses.
(c) Women.
(d) Silk.

15. What do the gods say that Laomedon must do to his daughter Hesion?
(a) Burn her at the stake.
(b) Marry her.
(c) Sacrifice her.
(d) Drown her.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following adjectives best describes Myrrha?

2. How is Acis killed?

3. How does Orpheus attempt to charm his way out of death?

4. Whose oracle does Ceyx seek out for advice after his livestock are attacked?

5. Why does Nestor leave Hercules out of his story about the Trojan War?

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