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. Where is the ship taken to when the winds are released from the bag?
(a) Back to Ithaca.
(b) Back to Troy.
(c) Back to Polymetheus' island.
(d) Back to Aeolus' fortress.

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

3. Who are the people who live in the village in Section 2?
(a) The Tartarans.
(b) The Harmonians.
(c) The Circonians.
(d) The Cyclopses.

4. Who is Circe?
(a) A mermaid.
(b) A sorceress.
(c) A naiad.
(d) A goddess.

5. What is the wall that the Hellenes encounter made of?
(a) Bronze.
(b) Gold.
(c) Stone.
(d) Silver.

6. How many Greeks from each ship are killed when the villagers in Section 2 are attacking?
(a) None.
(b) Thirteen.
(c) Ten.
(d) Six.

7. Who is Hypnos?
(a) Morpheus' enemy.
(b) Morpheus' brother.
(c) Morpheus' father.
(d) Morpheus' servant.

8. Into what animal does Circe say she would turn Ulysses?
(a) An eagle.
(b) A tiger.
(c) A fox.
(d) A stag.

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

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

11. What do the giants want with Ulysses' men?
(a) To murder them.
(b) To eat them.
(c) To enslave them.
(d) To send them away.

12. In Section 2, who convinces Ulysses that the village is a gift from God?
(a) Perimedas.
(b) Telemachus.
(c) Elpenor.
(d) Eurylochus.

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

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

15. Where do the villagers gather to organize an attack on the Hellenes?
(a) In the hills.
(b) In a hut.
(c) By a river.
(d) At the coast.

Short Answer Questions

1. What place is described as the land where Morpheus plays?

2. What animals are outside the island's castle?

3. What fruit does Eris bring with her to the wedding she attends uninvited?

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

5. What do the sailors aboard Ulysses' ship begin to suspect about the bag of winds?

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