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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 happens when Theseus and his kinsmen are allowed to watch the bull dance?
(a) The bull is wounded.
(b) The bull is killed.
(c) They see a boy die.
(d) The dancer is wounded.
2. What is Theseus and the other cranes considered to be?
3. Who does Theseus' lover take him to see in a secret lair under the palace?
(a) The queen.
4. Where are Theseus and his kinsmen living in Crete?
(a) The castle.
(b) The Bull Court.
(c) The dungeons.
(d) A house in the country.
5. What happens in the last month of bull dancer training?
(a) They go to the pasture to get a bull, but they don't get to pick.
(b) They must fight to see who will dance first with the bull.
(c) They practice dancing with the bulls.
(d) They get to pick their bull.
Short Answer Questions
1. After three months of bull dancing, who calls Theseus to his home to dine?
2. Why does Theseus take a different path every night on the way to meet his lover?
3. Why does Theseus' lover begin to cry?
4. What does Theseus learn about the king's son from the other bull dancers?
5. What is the name of the girl wearing a goddess outfit in Crete that Theseus is attracted to?
Short Essay Questions
1. Recall what Theseus learns about bull dancing while traveling to Crete.
2. Explain what happens to make Theseus force the cranes to renew their vows to each other.
3. Explain why Theseus is chosen to be the leader of the cranes.
4. Define the relationship between Theseus and the cranes.
5. Describe the relationship between Ariadne and Asterion, concentrating on how their mother treated them.
6. Evaluate how much Theseus has grown as a leader in Crete.
7. Describe King Minos and what he tells Theseus in their first meeting.
8. Analyze the differences between Theseus and Asterion.
9. Explain what the old woman in Aigeus' kingdom says to Theseus.
10. Recall how the dancers obtain their bull.
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