Metamorphoses Test | Final Test - Hard

This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 165 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy the Metamorphoses Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is the name of the nymph sent to Alcyone to inform her of Ceyx's death?

2. What ears does Apollo place atop Midas' head?

3. In the epilogue, what does Ovid say about his words?

4. How does Turnus attempt to exact his revenge on Aeneas after they are both promised the same woman in marriage?

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

Short Essay Questions

1. Why does Daedalion throw himself off a cliff?

2. How does Hyacinth find himself transformed into a flower?

3. How does Orpheus lose his wife, Eurydice?

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

5. How does Orpheus die?

6. How does Hippomenes outsmart Atalanta?

7. How does Scylla exact her revenge on Circe?

8. What happens during the battle between Achilles and Cycnus?

9. How is Achilles killed?

10. How does Ceyx respond to the news that wolves are attacking his livestock?

Essay Topics

Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:

Essay Topic 1

In the beginning of time after creation, the humans go through four distinct ages. Briefly describe the four ages, and explain which among them had the largest impact on humanity, citing examples from the text to strengthen your argument.

Essay Topic 2

After the flood, there were very specific instructions given to the survivors as to how the world should be repopulated. Explain how the two survivors came to be selected, describe their instructions for re-population, and describe the survivors' reaction to their instructions.

Essay Topic 3

Many mortals throughout the novel chose not to bow down to the power of the Olympian gods. Choose one defiant mortal from the novel and explain why he chose to stand up to the gods. Then, explain what happened as a result of the mortal's defiant behavior.

(see the answer keys)

This section contains 826 words
(approx. 3 pages at 300 words per page)
Buy the Metamorphoses Lesson Plans
Metamorphoses from BookRags. (c)2015 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook