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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Book 2: Chapter 3; Book 3: Chapter 1-2.
Multiple Choice Questions
1. What does Theseus decide to do about revealing his true identity to the king?
(a) He decides not to tell him.
(b) He decides to wait.
(c) He decides to tell him right away.
(d) He can't decide.
2. Why does Theseus' mother call on an oracle to look at Theseus' journey?
(a) She is hoping he will find gold.
(b) She's worried for his safety.
(c) She wants to be able to tell him his future.
(d) She wants to know if he'll be successful.
3. What does Theseus hear the harper singing about?
(a) A city where potions can be found to heal the sick.
(b) A city where great riches can be found.
(c) A city that moved great rocks and the methods they used.
(d) A city that built great structures and the methods they used.
4. What items does Theseus find under the rock?
(a) Sandals and shield.
(b) Sword and sandals.
(c) Shield and sword.
(d) Helmet and shield.
5. What does the queen announce the oracle has proclaimed about Theseus' coming?
(a) He's come to marry the queen.
(b) He's come to pay homage to the king and queen.
(c) He's come to destroy the town.
(d) He's come to kill the current king.
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the name of the road on which Theseus travels to Athens?
2. Whom does Theseus send away on a boat?
3. What is the name of the next town Theseus travels to after leaving the camp?
4. How does Theseus' father agree to treat the people in Eleusis?
5. How old is Theseus when he is sent to begin his service to Poseidon?
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