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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. What is Numa's wife transformed into after she disturbs the landmark in the woods?
(a) A kingfisher.
(b) A flowering rose bush.
(c) A pool of water.
(d) A weeping willow.

2. Which of the following acts is considered treason in Rome?
(a) Harvesting your crops early in the season.
(b) Speaking ill of the Olympian gods.
(c) Leaving home and rebuilding in another city.
(d) Building a house on someone else's land.

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

4. How does Galatea respond to Acis' death?
(a) She is relieved.
(b) She is amused.
(c) She is apathetic.
(d) She is heartbroken.

5. What does Venus give to Hippomenes to distract Atalanta?
(a) Silver coins.
(b) Golden apples.
(c) Furry kittens.
(d) Jingling bells.

Short Answer Questions

1. Which family member does Byblis inappropriately fall in love with?

2. Which family member does Myrrha inappropriately fall in love with?

3. How does the enemy of Rome get in to defeat the city?

4. Which god accidentally kills Hyacinth?

5. What is Eurydice bitten by on the day of her wedding?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Scylla exact her revenge on Circe?

2. How does Hecuba exact her revenge on her son, Polydorus?

3. Why does Pythagoras believe that man should abstain from eating meat?

4. What is interesting about Aeneas' three daughters?

5. How is Crotana founded?

6. What does Calchas see when the Greeks are chasing after the Trojans, and how is this sighting interpreted?

7. What story does Hippolytus tell Numa's wife when she is mourning over her husband's death?

8. Why does Daedalion throw himself off a cliff?

9. What story does Vertumnus tell Pomona, luring her into a relationship with him?

10. How does Hippomenes outsmart Atalanta?

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