The Adventures of Ulysses Test | Mid-Book Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What does Ulysses see from atop a tree in Section 7?
(a) Smoke.
(b) A great wall.
(c) A village.
(d) Fire.

2. Who is Polyphemus' father?
(a) Chaos.
(b) Kronos.
(c) Zeus.
(d) Poseidon.

3. How does Ulysses handicap Polyphemus?
(a) Ulysses cuts off Polyphemus' arms.
(b) Ulysses blinds Polyphemus.
(c) Ulysses binds Polyphemus' feet.
(d) Ulysses stabs Polyphemus in the stomach.

4. What supply do the men run out of aboard Ulysses' ship in Section 4?
(a) Medicine.
(b) Alcohol.
(c) Food.
(d) Water.

5. What does Polyphemus pray will happen to Ulysses?
(a) That he will be blinded.
(b) That he will die at sea.
(c) That he will wander many years before returning home.
(d) That he will be betrayed by those he trusts.

6. How many ships does Ulysses bring the shore of the island in Section 6?
(a) Two.
(b) One.
(c) None.
(d) Three.

7. What does Ulysses use to attack the giants?
(a) His sword.
(b) Rocks.
(c) Arrows.
(d) Fire.

8. How many men are sent out to scout the island in Section 6?
(a) Three.
(b) Ten.
(c) Five.
(d) Twenty.

9. What is the first giant that Ulysses encounters doing?
(a) Sleeping.
(b) Swimming.
(c) Throwing rocks.
(d) Eating.

10. What animals are outside the island's castle?
(a) Stags and foxes.
(b) Goats and sheep.
(c) Horses and Zebras.
(d) Wolves and lions.

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

12. What direction do Ulysses' ships sail in Section 5?
(a) West.
(b) East.
(c) South.
(d) North.

13. What does Aeolus send to set Ulysses' ships off course?
(a) A storm.
(b) A whirlpool.
(c) A gale.
(d) A tidal wave.

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

15. What fruit does Eris bring with her to the wedding she attends uninvited?
(a) A passion fruit.
(b) A pear.
(c) A lemon.
(d) An apple.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do Ulysses' ships carry in their cargo holds instead of food?

2. Where do the villagers gather to organize an attack on the Hellenes?

3. How is the island Ulysses lands on in Section 6 described?

4. To where does Circe tell Ulysses he must travel?

5. Who is Morpheus?

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