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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 3: Chapter 3; Book 4: Chapter 1-3.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What items does Theseus find under the rock?
(a) Shield and sword.
(b) Sword and sandals.
(c) Sandals and shield.
(d) Helmet and shield.
2. How does Theseus' father agree to treat the people in Eleusis?
(a) Beneath the people of Athens.
(b) As servants.
(c) As equals.
(d) As better than Athenians.
3. How long does the war last?
(a) Nearly a month.
(b) Two years.
(c) Six months.
(d) A year.
4. Why does Aigeus command the king and the priestess to keep Theseus' identity hidden?
(a) To raise him as a peasant.
(b) To keep him safe.
(c) To keep him from overtaking the throne.
(d) To enable him to have more sons.
5. Whom does Theseus send away on a boat?
(a) The queen and her children.
(b) The king of Athens.
(c) The people of Eleusis.
(d) The soldiers of Eleusis.
Short Answer Questions
1. How does the queen act when Theseus leaves for battle?
2. What does the oracle announce about Theseus' journey?
3. Why does Theseus choose not to travel to Athens on the ship?
4. For what have the Crete men come to Athens?
5. What is Theseus and the other cranes considered to be?
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