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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who devises a plan to hide soldiers within a giant wooden horse?
(a) Menelaus.
(b) Telemachus.
(c) Achilles.
(d) Ulysses.

2. Why can Aeolus not grant Ulysses a second favor?
(a) Ulysses broke his promise to Aeolus.
(b) The Gods detest Ulysses.
(c) Aeolus does not trust Ulysses' men.
(d) Aeolus has no more magic left.

3. Which god does Ulysses meet as he travels to the castle?
(a) Hestia.
(b) Hermes.
(c) Nike.
(d) Athene.

4. What do Ulysses' men notice about the animals at the castle?
(a) The animals are sickly.
(b) The animals have human eyes.
(c) The animals walk upright.
(d) The animals are unfriendly.

5. After leaving the Island with the giants, which direction do Ulysses and his men sail?
(a) East.
(b) North-west.
(c) North.
(d) South-west.

6. What is attracted to the treasures unloaded from the ships in the Greek's retreat?
(a) Mermaids.
(b) Sharks.
(c) Naiads.
(d) Pirates.

7. Who is named the judge of Eris's contest amongst the Goddesses?
(a) Zeus.
(b) Midas.
(c) Paris.
(d) Heracles.

8. What do the sailors aboard Ulysses' ship begin to suspect about the bag of winds?
(a) That it has cast a spell on Ulysses.
(b) That it is empty.
(c) That it contains treasure.
(d) That it is bad luck.

9. What is the island that Ulysses lands his ship on in Section 4 like?
(a) Foggy and cold.
(b) A flat barren plain.
(c) Mountainous.
(d) Covered in thick jungle.

10. How is the island Ulysses lands on in Section 6 described?
(a) Beautiful.
(b) Gloomy.
(c) Barren.
(d) Mountainous.

11. What animal do the Hellenes hunt on the island?
(a) Chickens.
(b) Stag.
(c) Goats.
(d) Wild pig.

12. Who bribes Paris by promising him any woman he desires?
(a) Hera.
(b) Aphrodite.
(c) Artemis.
(d) Hestia.

13. What does Ulysses dream of in Libya?
(a) His mother.
(b) His disastrous journey.
(c) Poseidon.
(d) His victory in Troy.

14. How does Aeolus recognize Ulysses' name?
(a) From tales Aeolus has heard from his father.
(b) The gods have warned Aeolus about Ulysses.
(c) Ulysses and Aeolus have met before.
(d) From tales of the Trojan war.

15. Who offers himself as a sacrifice to appease the Gods in Section 2?
(a) Perimedes.
(b) Eurylochus.
(c) Ulysses.
(d) Elpenor.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who exiled the Cyclops monsters from Olympus to live on the island?

2. Who defeats Troy in an invasion?

3. In Section 2, who warns the Hellenes that an attack in coming?

4. What happens to the men Ulysses sends to scout out the island in Section 6?

5. To whom does Eris intend to award the fruit at the wedding she attends uninvited?

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