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

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

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

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

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

6. In Section 2, who warns the Hellenes that an attack in coming?
(a) Eurylochus.
(b) The sentries.
(c) A villager.
(d) Athene.

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

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

9. Who is kidnapped by Paris?
(a) Antigone.
(b) Penelope.
(c) Pandora.
(d) Helen.

10. To where does Circe tell Ulysses he must travel?
(a) Thrinacia
(b) Crete.
(c) Tartarus.
(d) Hades.

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

12. What God is angered by the defeat of Troy?
(a) Poseidon.
(b) Hephaestus.
(c) Zeus.
(d) Ares.

13. With how many ships does Ulysses set sail?
(a) Five.
(b) Four.
(c) Three.
(d) One.

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

15. What happens when Ulysses' ship is sucked in at the gate of the wall?
(a) The men fall asleep.
(b) The men become ill.
(c) The men draw their swords.
(d) The men panic.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who are the people who live in the village in Section 2?

2. Who is Morpheus?

3. How is the foliage of the tree Ulysses climbs described?

4. Whom does Aeolus dislike?

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

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