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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. Who exiled the Cyclops monsters from Olympus to live on the island?
(a) Zeus.
(b) Ares.
(c) Poseidon.
(d) Demeter.

3. How many days does Ulysses guard the bag of winds without sleeping?
(a) Five.
(b) Twelve.
(c) Ten.
(d) Nine.

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

5. What does Aeolus ask Ulysses for when he greets him on the island?
(a) A story.
(b) A gift.
(c) A song.
(d) A sacrifice.

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

7. Who defeats Troy in an invasion?
(a) The Olympians.
(b) The Homerics.
(c) The Greeks.
(d) The Romans.

8. What is the name of the island Ulysses lands on in Section 6?
(a) The Island of the Winds.
(b) The Island of Calm.
(c) The Island of the Morning Star.
(d) The Island of the Racing Sun.

9. Who does Ulysses decree will be captain should anything happen to him?
(a) Perimedas.
(b) Eurylochus.
(c) Telemachus.
(d) Elpenor.

10. What happens to the men Ulysses sends to scout out the island in Section 6?
(a) They get lost for many hours.
(b) They do not return.
(c) They find food.
(d) They are taken prisoner.

11. What does Persephone provide for Morpheus to give humans?
(a) Sleepiness.
(b) Illness.
(c) Inspiration.
(d) Dreams.

12. What island do Ulysses and his men land at in Section 5?
(a) The Island of the Winds.
(b) The Island of the Dawn.
(c) The Island of Crete.
(d) The Island of Rhodes.

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

14. Who is Persephone?
(a) Morpheus' daughter.
(b) Morpheus's aunt.
(c) Morpheus' sister.
(d) Morpheus' wife.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. With how many ships does Ulysses set sail?

2. What does Ulysses do to stop the attacking villagers from following his men?

3. What kind of flower does Morpheus convince Persephone to make?

4. What is the island that Ulysses lands his ship on in Section 4 like?

5. What is the Cyclops?

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