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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. When, approximately, did the suppression of the Goddess religions come about?
(a) Fourth Millennium BC
(b) Seventh Millennium BC
(c) Third Millenium BC
(d) Fifth Millennium BC

2. The Semitic and Indo-European invaders were mainly what?
(a) Farmers
(b) Stationary hunters
(c) Gatherers
(d) Hunters and nomads

3. What does Campbell indicate the concept of romantic love stresses in Western culture?
(a) Demands of society
(b) Constraints of the society
(c) Chaos of society
(d) Preeminence of the individual's experience

4. Who formalizes the dogma of Mary being the Mother of God?
(a) Roman Catholic Church
(b) Council of Ephesus
(c) Greek culture
(d) Notre Dame Council

5. How does Campbell indicate that role models for society are created?
(a) Surviving the evildoers
(b) Following the rules of the heros
(c) Heroes overcoming challenges
(d) The writings from the Gods

6. With what is the Goddess identified?
(a) Earth
(b) Night
(c) Moon
(d) Stars

7. Campbell indicates the troubadours and their ideas about love were associated with which movement?
(a) Albigensian
(b) Minnesingers
(c) Arthyruian
(d) Anglo Saxon

8. What is the dominant theme of the Mediterranean region's religious history?
(a) Equality
(b) Fertility ritual figures
(c) Gods
(d) Goddess

9. Buddhist teachings indicate that though there is suffering in life, people should do what?
(a) Celebrate pain and sorrow
(b) Avoid all pain and sorrow
(c) Confront and endure pain and sorrow
(d) Ignore pain and sorrow

10. Which of the following cultures used the circle to represent the embodiment of the center of their mythology?
(a) Jews
(b) Christians
(c) Aztecs
(d) Buddists

11. What does Jung say about religion?
(a) It provides order to life.
(b) It is a defense against the experience of God.
(c) It provides eternal judgment.
(d) It is unnecessary.

12. What types of figures which dated back to the Neolithic period were found in Europe?
(a) Virgin Mary
(b) Christ
(c) Gods
(d) Goddess

13. What type of man do Campbell and Moyer say that God is?
(a) Archetypical
(b) Evolutionary
(c) Universally
(d) Digressive

14. Who often arranged for traditional marriage?
(a) Family
(b) Participants
(c) Church
(d) Husband to be

15. What seems to be a commonality among all cultures in relation to God according to Campbell?
(a) Stories about God to pass down
(b) Identification and union with God
(c) Reliance on God to set rules
(d) Introduction of similarities to other Gods

Short Answer Questions

1. Who crushed the Albigensians?

2. What comes from the release of fears and sorrows of the world?

3. On what does Campbell indicate that man's view of God depends?

4. Which of the following is true about sexual desire according to Campbell?

5. The subject of Chapter 5 is in which of the following forms?

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