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

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Which of the following does Ovid claim his writing will now be about?
(a) The joys of intimacy.
(b) How to take revenge on love.
(c) How to snare the girl of your choice.
(d) The ups and downs of passion.

2. How does Ovid feel about deception to girls?
(a) They are cheats and so deserve to be cheated.
(b) They are just falling into traps they have set themselves.
(c) All of the above.
(d) There is no danger from the gods.

3. Which of the following best describes the nature of The Art of Love Book 1?
(a) A how-to manual about seducing women.
(b) A rancorous tirade of a bittered lover.
(c) Suggestions on how to find a soul mate.
(d) A collection of observations about love.

4. Which fine art does Ovid recommend attending while trying to cure a love?
(a) None of the above. Stay away from them all.
(b) Theater.
(c) Poetry.
(d) Concerts.

5. What does Ovid often happens with feigned passion?
(a) It makes both parties bitter.
(b) You see the other's faults more clearly.
(c) It allows you more control.
(d) It turns into the real thing.

6. Which of the following does Ovid suggest is a bad idea?
(a) Seduce a maid to get to a girl.
(b) Get drunk.
(c) Praise your girl to a friend.
(d) All of the above.

7. How does Ovid feel about love charms and aphrodisiacs?
(a) They are an important tool to master.
(b) They can be useful when used with caution.
(c) Some are beneficial, others useless.
(d) One should avoid all such nasty tricks.

8. What does Ovid suggest can keep passion strong?
(a) A feisty temper.
(b) Clear communication.
(c) Well-maintained looks.
(d) Some inaccessability.

9. What does Ovid recommend as a powerful tool historically used to get over a love?
(a) Writing love poetry.
(b) Taking another lover.
(c) Picking fights with your partner every chance you get.
(d) Getting very drunk.

10. What kind of gifts does Ovid say you should give to keep your lover?
(a) No gifts should be given.
(b) The costlier gifts the better.
(c) Small gifts that are chosen with skill and discretion.
(d) Whatever she asks for.

11. What does Ovid recommend to those that cannot distance themselves from the love they wish to get over?
(a) Encourage her to engage in activities that displease you.
(b) Dwell on the wrongs and disfavors done.
(c) Be overly critical, to yourself, of her flaws.
(d) All of the above.

12. What does Ovid liken love to?
(a) A game.
(b) War.
(c) Sports.
(d) All of the above.

13. Why did Daedalus make wings for himself and his son?
(a) Because air was the only escape from Minos.
(b) Because he wanted to be closer to the gods.
(c) Because they had to cross impassable mountains.
(d) Because he envied the flight of birds.

14. What does Ovid say about seducing the maid of the lady you are after?
(a) All of the above.
(b) After the lady is secure, seduce the maid if you want.
(c) The maid's guilt will keep her from turner informer.
(d) Do not seduce the maid to get to the lady.

15. Where does Ovid recommend that a person start his or her quest for love?
(a) By stern self-reflection.
(b) At parties.
(c) The public theater.
(d) Amid their personal acquaintances.

Short Answer Questions

1. How does Ovid feel about using witchcraft to cure love?

2. What does Ovid say regarding drinking while trying to cure love?

3. What doe Ovid recommend doing if a girl asks you a question about a float in a parade and you do not know the answer?

4. When does Ovid recommend is the optimal time to get out of a bad love affair?

5. What sort of physique does Ovid say that men consumed by love have?

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