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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is Aeolus?
(a) Zeus' son.
(b) Athene's son.
(c) Ares' son.
(d) Poseidon's son.

2. How does Morpheus interfere with the Hellenes' dreams?
(a) Morpheus makes their dreams never ending.
(b) Morpheus appears in their dreams to give them information.
(c) Morpheus turns their sweet dreams into nightmares.
(d) Morpheus turns their nightmares to sweet dreams.

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

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

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

6. How is the foliage of the tree Ulysses climbs described?
(a) As bright.
(b) As lush.
(c) As hairy.
(d) As soft.

7. How many Hellenes does Polyphemus eat?
(a) None.
(b) One.
(c) Five.
(d) Two.

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

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

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

11. What does Ulysses order his men to do when he discovers the giant?
(a) Return to the ships.
(b) Hide within the foliage.
(c) Build a large bonfire.
(d) Kill the giant.

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

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

14. In Section 6, what does Ulysses send one of his men to climb in order to scout out the island?
(a) A hill.
(b) A rock formation.
(c) A tree.
(d) A cliff.

15. What place is described as the land where Morpheus plays?
(a) Libya.
(b) Olympus.
(c) Persia.
(d) Thrinacia.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who bribes Paris by promising him any woman he desires?

2. What island do Ulysses and his men land at in Section 5?

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

4. What does Ulysses offer to Polyphemus so that he can better enjoy his dinner?

5. How many ships does Ulysses bring the shore of the island in Section 6?

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