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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 Theseus and the other cranes considered to be?
2. Why does the king ask Theseus to take his life?
(a) So his daughter can gain the crown.
(b) So his son will be unable to gain the crown.
(c) To end his suffering.
(d) To fool others into believing the king's son killed the king.
3. In the first three months, how many members do the cranes lose bull dancing?
4. What does Theseus' father want to do for Theseus' birthday?
(a) Have a great feast.
(b) Have a ceremony in his honor.
(c) Go on a trip.
(d) Create a monument in his honor.
5. Who are the children of the king and queen of Crete?
(a) Theseus and Asterion.
(b) Ariadne and Herakles.
(c) Asterion and Ariadne.
(d) Herakles and Corinth.
Short Answer Questions
1. Where does Theseus go after killing the king?
2. What is the name of the girl wearing a goddess outfit in Crete that Theseus is attracted to?
3. Why are Theseus and the bull dancers smuggling things?
4. What does one of the girl dancers confess to Theseus?
5. After Theseus and his kinsmen have practiced and before they are ready for their dance, who comes to check on them?
Short Essay Questions
1. Describe how Theseus is hurt during a bull dance.
2. Define the relationship between Theseus and the cranes.
3. Recall what Ariadne tells Theseus about King Minos, explaining how he became sick and why.
4. Describe the House of the Axe and how Theseus feels about being there.
5. Recall how the dancers obtain their bull.
6. Describe the relationship between Ariadne and Asterion, concentrating on how their mother treated them.
7. Explain why Asterion might have a grievance against Theseus.
8. Explain why Theseus is chosen to be the leader of the cranes.
9. Recall what Theseus learns about bull dancing while traveling to Crete.
10. Describe King Minos and what he tells Theseus in their first meeting.
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