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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 happens to Captain Lamachus?
(a) He leaves the bandits and becomes an honest man.
(b) He becomes the leader of the bandits.
(c) He is killed in battle.
(d) He loses an arm.

2. Thrasyleon dresses up as ______________.
(a) A mule.
(b) A bear.
(c) A dog.
(d) A coyote.

3. What is Lucius' reaction at the end of his trial?
(a) He is laughing and happy.
(b) He is silent.
(c) He is crying and angry.
(d) He is screaming and furious.

4. In Thelyphron's story, what does he see during his watch over the dead body?
(a) An owl.
(b) A witch.
(c) Nothing.
(d) A weasel.

5. Where does Psyche wake up after she weeps on the mountain top?
(a) A palace.
(b) Heaven.
(c) Her parents' house.
(d) The underworld.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Photis give Lucius while she confesses to him after his trial?

2. With what woman does Socrates say he was living?

3. To whom does Psyche turn herself over in desperation after losing her husband?

4. In Chapter 4, what does Photis say kept her from running away?

5. How does Thrasyleon die?

Short Essay Questions

1. In Telyphron's story, what nationality is the man who speaks to the dead? Who is accused of killing the dead man?

2. In Chapter 3, what job does Telyphron tell Lucius about? Why did Telyphron have this job?

3. During dinner at Milo's house in Chapter 2, what do Lucius, Milo, and Pamphile talk about? Why does Lucius excuse himself early?

4. In Chapter 2, who does Lucius meet in the market when he goes to buy fish? What does this person do with his fish?

5. In Aristomenes' story, where was he traveling? What was his trade?

6. What causes Lucius to turn into a donkey? What is his reaction?

7. In Chapter 2, what does Lucius decide about Pamphile? Whom does he decide to focus his attention on?

8. In Chapter 2, who does Lucius ask for directions to Milo's house? What does this person tell him about Milo?

9. In Chapter 2, who does Lucius meet in the market while he is exploring the city? What does this person offer him?

10. When Psyche lights a lamp in her bedroom, what does she discover? What does she spill on her husband?

(see the answer keys)

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