Quiz: The Myth of Sisyphus: Myth of Sisyphus
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions.
Multiple Choice Questions
Directions: Circle the correct answer.
1. How was the god Mercury involved in the Sisyphus story?
a) He impregnated Sisyphus's wife when in the guise of a swan.
b) He interceded on Sisyphus's behalf.
c) He led Sisyphus forcibly back to the underworld.
d) He swapped roles with him.
2. Why did the gods view Sisyphus' punishment as particularly dreadful?
a) It involved immense pain.
b) It involved futile and hopeless labor.
c) They saw their mistake but were unable to change things.
d) It was unfair relative to his crime.
3. What information do we have about Sisyphus in the underworld?
b) That he pursued La Belle Helene.
c) That he fought Orpheus over Eurydice.
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