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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who is going to send a message to Theseus' father, asking for help in stopping the son of the king of Crete?
(a) A bard who's singing in the palace.
(b) Corinth.
(c) Herakles.
(d) Ariadne.

2. What is the king wearing when the Theseus and his kinsmen first see him in the House of the Axe?
(a) An ornate horse mask.
(b) An ornate dragon mask.
(c) An ornate bull mask.
(d) An ornate eagle mask.

3. Who does Theseus watch at the bull fight and decides she is human?
(a) Sea Goddess.
(b) Moon Goddess.
(c) Spirit Goddess.
(d) Earth Goddess.

4. Theseus has heard that if a dancer lasts _____ years the goddess sets them free.
(a) Three.
(b) Two.
(c) Ten.
(d) Five.

5. What two things will end the bull dancing?
(a) The bull is wounded or the dancer is wounded.
(b) The bull dies or the dancer gets tired.
(c) The bull dies or the dancer decides to stop.
(d) The bull is too tired to chase or the dancer dies by the bull.

6. After arriving in Crete, what does the man who slapped Theseus across the face throw into the ocean?
(a) His sword.
(b) His shoe.
(c) A stone.
(d) His ring.

7. Where are Theseus and his kinsmen living in Crete?
(a) The castle.
(b) The Bull Court.
(c) A house in the country.
(d) The dungeons.

8. Why is the bull never to be killed or hurt?
(a) It would bring bad luck to the kingdom.
(b) He is the queen's favorite animal.
(c) He is the king's favorite animal.
(d) The god dwells in him.

9. In what month are the bull dancers trained to leap and do cartwheels?
(a) Third month.
(b) Second month.
(c) First month.
(d) Fourth month.

10. Who does Theseus' lover take him to see in a secret lair under the palace?
(a) The queen.
(b) Minos.
(c) Herakles.
(d) Asterion.

11. How many months will the bull dancers have to train?
(a) Six months.
(b) Two weeks.
(c) One month.
(d) Three months.

12. Who wants the king of Crete to die and is the one who is believed to have infected him?
(a) Theseus.
(b) The queen.
(c) Asterion.
(d) Ariadne.

13. Why are Theseus and the bull dancers smuggling things?
(a) They are planning on helping all of the bull dancers.
(b) They are planning to take a stand against the king's son.
(c) They are planning on escaping.
(d) They want to become wealthy.

14. For what have the Crete men come to Athens?
(a) To start a war.
(b) To barter goods.
(c) A tribute of young boys and girls.
(d) A tribute of men and women.

15. In what month are Theseus and his kinsmen allowed to see a bull dance for the first time?
(a) Third month.
(b) Fourth month.
(c) First month.
(d) Second month.

Short Answer Questions

1. What is Theseus offered at the dinner party?

2. What does one of the girl dancers confess to Theseus?

3. How long does the war last?

4. What is the name of the bull god?

5. During the bull dance, where do Theseus and another of the dancers get caught?

(see the answer keys)

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