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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. What does Ulysses see from atop a tree in Section 7?
(a) A village.
(b) Fire.
(c) A great wall.
(d) Smoke.

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

3. What does Aeolus send to set Ulysses' ships off course?
(a) A storm.
(b) A tidal wave.
(c) A gale.
(d) A whirlpool.

4. Who bribes Paris by promising him any woman he desires?
(a) Aphrodite.
(b) Hera.
(c) Hestia.
(d) Artemis.

5. What is the Cyclops?
(a) A monster with hair made of serpents.
(b) A monster two heads.
(c) A monster with one eye.
(d) A monster with the head of a bull.

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Morpheus?

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

3. Who exiled the Cyclops monsters from Olympus to live on the island?

4. What is referred to as "a little death" by Hypnos?

5. What direction do Ulysses' ships sail in Section 5?

Short Essay Questions

1. What role does greed play in ruining Ulysses' return to Ithaca?

2. What favor does Aeolus grant Ulysses?

3. Describe the island Ulysses lands on in Section 6.

4. What does Ulysses climb in Section 6?

5. What heroic feat does Ulysses accomplish in Section 3?

6. How does Aeolus recognize Ulysses?

7. What does Ulysses dream about while docked in Libya?

8. What does Circe say Ulysses will have to do if he decided to leave her island?

9. Why does Ulysses resist attacking the island village that his men spot from their ships?

10. How do the Hellenes escape Polyphemus' cave?

(see the answer keys)

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