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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. In Section 3, what does Ulysses carry to his ship even though he is tired?
(a) Golden treasure.
(c) His men.
(d) Barrels of wine.
2. Into what animal does Circe say she would turn Ulysses?
(a) An eagle.
(b) A stag.
(c) A fox.
(d) A tiger.
3. What does the flower Persephone makes cause people to do?
(b) Fall asleep.
(c) Slip into comas.
(d) Have nightmares.
4. Why can Aeolus not grant Ulysses a second favor?
(a) The Gods detest Ulysses.
(b) Ulysses broke his promise to Aeolus.
(c) Aeolus has no more magic left.
(d) Aeolus does not trust Ulysses' men.
5. How does Aeolus recognize Ulysses' name?
(a) The gods have warned Aeolus about Ulysses.
(b) From tales of the Trojan war.
(c) From tales Aeolus has heard from his father.
(d) Ulysses and Aeolus have met before.
Short Answer Questions
1. How is the island Ulysses lands on in Section 6 described?
2. In Section 6, what does Ulysses send one of his men to climb in order to scout out the island?
3. What do Ulysses' men want to do when they spot a small village on an island in Section 2?
4. What does Persephone provide for Morpheus to give humans?
5. What animal do the Hellenes hunt on the island?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe the island Ulysses lands on in Section 6.
2. What story does Ulysses tell Aeolus, and in what way does Aeolus find it pleasing?
3. What plan does Ulysses devise that leads to the Greeks' victory over Troy?
4. Why do the ships led by Ulysses quickly begin to run low on food?
5. Whom does Ulysses send to scout the Island of the Racing Sun? What happens to them?
6. Who is Morpheus? Who are his family members?
7. What does Ulysses dream about while docked in Libya?
8. What mistake does Ulysses make once he and his men are safely on their ship having escaped Polyphemus?
9. How does Aeolus recognize Ulysses?
10. What does Circe say Ulysses will have to do if he decided to leave her island?
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