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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. What is one place that Theseus finds useful on his way to meet his lover?
(a) The records room.
(b) The gold treasury.
(c) The ancient armory.
(d) The library.
2. After Theseus and his kinsmen have practiced and before they are ready for their dance, who comes to check on them?
3. After arriving in Crete, what does the man who slapped Theseus across the face throw into the ocean?
(a) His shoe.
(b) His ring.
(c) A stone.
(d) His sword.
4. What is Theseus and the other cranes considered to be?
5. Why does Theseus take a different path every night on the way to meet his lover?
(a) To ward off bad spirits.
(b) To strengthen his body for bull dancing.
(c) To make sure no one is following him.
(d) So he can map out several places that he might need later on.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Theseus go after killing the king?
2. What do Theseus and the bull dancers smuggle and begin to hide?
3. Who wants the king of Crete to die and is the one who is believed to have infected him?
4. What does Theseus think of the person who tells him the gods favor him?
5. What happens to the bull after the dance?
Short Essay Questions
1. Explain what the old woman in Aigeus' kingdom says to Theseus.
2. Explain what happens to make Theseus force the cranes to renew their vows to each other.
3. Recall how the dancers obtain their bull.
4. Define the relationship between Theseus and the cranes.
5. Describe the House of the Axe and how Theseus feels about being there.
6. Explain why Theseus is chosen to be the leader of the cranes.
7. Describe how Theseus is hurt during a bull dance.
8. Describe the relationship between Ariadne and Asterion, concentrating on how their mother treated them.
9. Describe King Minos and what he tells Theseus in their first meeting.
10. Evaluate how much Theseus has grown as a leader in Crete.
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