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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Chiron was a wise and noble ______________ who looked after and trained heroes.
(a) Elf.
(b) Centaur.
(c) Nymph.
(d) Satyr.

2. Minerva beat Arachne for her insolence and destroyed her work. What did Arachne do?
(a) She stabbed herself with her lute.
(b) She hanged herself.
(c) She jumped off the edge of a cliff.
(d) She went into exile.

3. Cadmus married _____________, the daughter of Aphrodite and Ares.
(a) Harmony.
(b) Harmonious.
(c) Harmon.
(d) Harmonia.

4. King Laius heard a prophecy that his own son would kill him, so the baby was sent away to be left to die on a hillside. What did the servant do with the baby?
(a) He took it to the king and queen of Corinth.
(b) He left it as he was told.
(c) He killed it himself.
(d) He kept it and raised it as his own.

5. Odysseus rescued the men before visiting the dead prophet ________________ in the underworld.
(a) Theodectes.
(b) Tyrtaeus.
(c) Theocritus.
(d) Tieresias.

Short Answer Questions

1. Odysseus' journey home to Ithaca took him ______ years, and he faced many fierce monsters and dangerous people along the way.

2. Orithyia was carried away against her will by whom?

3. It was a moral tale that taught proper behavior toward whom?

4. On Circe's island the men were turned into what?

5. This son was worshiped afterward by the Greeks and the Romans as what?

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