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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. Theseus has heard that if a dancer lasts _____ years the goddess sets them free.
2. How many months will the bull dancers have to train?
(a) Six months.
(b) Three months.
(c) One month.
(d) Two weeks.
3. Who does Theseus watch at the bull fight and decides she is human?
(a) Sea Goddess.
(b) Earth Goddess.
(c) Moon Goddess.
(d) Spirit Goddess.
4. Why does Theseus' father send an invitation to Theseus?
(a) To invite Theseus' mother to a party.
(b) To invite him to a banquet in his honor.
(c) To invite Theseus' mother to come live in Athens.
(d) To invite him to the celebration of his new son's birth.
5. What is the name of the man who Theseus think is coming to punish him because he retrieved the item out of the sea?
Short Answer Questions
1. What is the life expectancy of a bull dancer?
2. Why is the bull never to be killed or hurt?
3. After Theseus and his kinsmen have practiced and before they are ready for their dance, who comes to check on them?
4. What does Theseus learn about the king's son from the other bull dancers?
5. Why does Theseus take a different path every night on the way to meet his lover?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain what Theseus learns about the customs and prophesies of the Creates.
2. Explain the relationship between Theseus and Ariadne.
3. Explain what happens to make Theseus force the cranes to renew their vows to each other.
4. Analyze the differences between Theseus and Asterion.
5. Explain why Asterion might have a grievance against Theseus.
6. Describe an incident in Crete where Theseus shows compassion.
7. Evaluate Theseus' feelings after taking the king's life.
8. Recall what Ariadne tells Theseus about King Minos, explaining how he became sick and why.
9. Explain why Theseus is chosen to be the leader of the cranes.
10. Recall how the dancers obtain their bull.
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