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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 stops Lucius from eating a poisonous plant in Chapter 5?
(a) A man who is angry at Lucius.
(b) Another barnyard animal.
(c) One of the bandits.
(d) His thoughts of Fotis.

2. With what woman does Socrates say he was living?
(a) Merryl.
(b) Merona.
(c) Meroe.
(d) Merry.

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

4. What is the name of Socrates' lover's sister?
(a) Patricia.
(b) Plato.
(c) Pamela.
(d) Panthia.

5. What does Lucius eat for dinner in Chapter 6?
(a) Bread.
(b) Stew.
(c) Hay.
(d) Oats.

Short Answer Questions

1. What do Psyche's sisters convince Psyche about her husband on their second visit?

2. What relationship does Aristomenes have with Socrates?

3. How many sisters does Psyche have?

4. Why is Almicus valuable to the bandits?

5. What does the old woman do while Almicus is robbing her?

Short Essay Questions

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

2. Where does Psyche go to look for her husband after he disappears? To whom does she finally turn to as a last resort?

3. Who does Psyche's husband appeal to in order to be reunited with Psyche? What is the name of Psyche's child?

4. After the dinner at Byrrhaena's house, how many men does Lucius find at Milo's gate? What does he do to them?

5. Why do the townspeople put on an elaborate hoax every year? Who sets Lucius up for their prank this year?

6. Where is Lucius traveling to in Book 1? Whom does he meet on the road?

7. What does Fotis say is the cure for Lucius' condition? What happens before Fotis is able to administer this cure?

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

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

10. What does Lucius see that is poisonous? Why does he consider eating it?

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