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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 is referred to as "a little death" by Hypnos?
(a) A coma.
(b) Illness.
(c) Injury.
(d) Sleep.

2. How many ships does Ulysses bring the shore of the island in Section 6?
(a) One.
(b) Two.
(c) None.
(d) Three.

3. In Section 2, who convinces Ulysses that the village is a gift from God?
(a) Elpenor.
(b) Telemachus.
(c) Eurylochus.
(d) Perimedas.

4. What animals are outside the island's castle?
(a) Horses and Zebras.
(b) Wolves and lions.
(c) Goats and sheep.
(d) Stags and foxes.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Who is Hypnos?

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

3. What is the Cyclops?

4. Which god does Ulysses meet as he travels to the castle?

5. What do the sailors aboard Ulysses' ship begin to suspect about the bag of winds?

Short Essay Questions

1. Who are the Ciconians?

2. How do the Hellenes escape Polyphemus' cave?

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

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

5. What plan does Ulysses devise that leads to the Greeks' victory over Troy?

6. What is the lotus-flower?

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

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

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

10. What favor does Aeolus grant Ulysses?

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