The King Must Die Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 1: Chapter 5-6; Book 2: Chapter 1-2.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Why does Theseus' mother not want Theseus to tell anyone along his journey who he is?
(a) She worries he'd be robbed of his possessions.
(b) She has many enemies that would kill him because he's her son.
(c) She fears a woman might seduce him because of his birthright.
(d) She fears they'd want him dead because he's heir to his father's kingdom.

2. Who is Theseus' grandfather?
(a) King Pittheus.
(b) Diokles.
(c) King Minos.
(d) Aigeus.

3. Who is the town ruled by?
(a) Women.
(b) The elderly.
(c) Men.
(d) The townspeople.

4. What does Theseus continually pray to Poseidon about?
(a) A sign.
(b) A special weapon.
(c) For strength.
(d) For help.

5. What do the people of the town believe must happen every year?
(a) A new king must be crowned.
(b) The queen must sacrifice one of her children.
(c) A new queen must be crowned.
(d) The queen must have another child.

Short Answer Questions

1. Of what city is Theseus' mother the chief priestess?

2. Who does Theseus' mother reveal to be his father?

3. After Theseus' friend is killed, he comes to a camp of _________.

4. What does Theseus do to the man who kills his friend?

5. Why does Simo make fun of Theseus?

(see the answer key)

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