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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. Who devises a plan to hide soldiers within a giant wooden horse?
(a) Menelaus.
(b) Achilles.
(c) Ulysses.
(d) Telemachus.

2. What is attracted to the treasures unloaded from the ships in the Greek's retreat?
(a) Sharks.
(b) Pirates.
(c) Mermaids.
(d) Naiads.

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

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

5. To whom does Eris intend to award the fruit at the wedding she attends uninvited?
(a) The most popular of the Goddesses.
(b) The most powerful of the Goddesses.
(c) The smartest of the Goddesses.
(d) The fairest of the Goddesses.

Short Answer Questions

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

2. What does the god Ulysses meets give him in order to resist Circe's spell?

3. What is the first giant that Ulysses encounters doing?

4. How does Ulysses handicap Polyphemus?

5. After leaving the Island with the giants, which direction do Ulysses and his men sail?

Short Essay Questions

1. What do Eurylochus and his men discover at the castle?

2. What references does Section 2 make to sacrifices to the Gods?

3. Who is Morpheus? Who are his family members?

4. What does Ulysses climb in Section 6?

5. What favor does Aeolus grant Ulysses?

6. How do the Hellenes escape Polyphemus' cave?

7. What happens to two of Ulysses' ships on the Island of the Racing Sun?

8. What is attracted to the baubles thrown from Ulysses' ships in their retreat from the island? Who is angered by this?

9. What story does Ulysses tell Aeolus, and in what way does Aeolus find it pleasing?

10. Which god does Ulysses meet on his way to Circe's castle? What does this god offer Ulysses?

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