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Multiple Choice Questions

1. Who has never uttered a word of recrimination or complaint toward their persecutors in the Chinese government?
(a) Buddhist monks
(b) Jesus Christ
(c) Moses
(d) Dalai Lama

2. What does the Church of the Middle Ages indicate that marriages are not?
(a) Political in nature
(b) Based on love
(c) Social in nature
(d) Arranged

3. What does Campbell indicate will emerge to replace the old traditional mythologies?
(a) Stable mythology
(b) Global mythology
(c) Goddess mythology
(d) Galactic mythology

4. To what country's myth does Campbell compare the clown figure?
(a) Ireland
(b) India
(c) England
(d) Nigeria

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

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

7. What comes from the release of fears and sorrows of the world?
(a) Death
(b) Nirvana
(c) Rebirth
(d) Life

8. Which of the following is a Greek legend from which Campbell quotes?
(a) Odysseus
(b) Don Quizote
(c) Celtics
(d) Buddha

9. What type of teacher was Campbell that he recounts in Chapter 8?
(a) Philosophy
(b) Comparative mythology
(c) Sociology
(d) Psychology

10. What did the troubadours become known as?
(a) Love mates
(b) Actors of love
(c) Love doctors
(d) Singers of love

11. Of what kind of myths and legends does Campbell provide specific examples?
(a) Those involving rebirth
(b) Those involving Jesus only
(c) Those involving life and renewal
(d) Those involving death and suffering

12. Which type of societies and cultures identified with the Goddess?
(a) Those near the ocean
(b) Those in the mountains
(c) Those with the most power and knowledge
(d) Those in the river valleys

13. The philosophy of love is grafted onto the underlying saga of whose resistance to the Anglo Saxon invasion of Britian?
(a) Troubadours
(b) Celtic
(c) Albigensian
(d) Arthurian

14. Which invaders conquered the established societies in the Fourth Millennium B.C.?
(a) Roman
(b) Indian
(c) Semitic and Indo-European
(d) Greek

15. 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

Short Answer Questions

1. How do the troubadours describe love?

2. Which of the following describes how the Hebrew tradition referred to the Canaanite Goddess?

3. What does Campbell indicate is a relatively recent development in the history of mankind?

4. From what geographical area is the myth of the princely hunter?

5. Buddhist teachings indicate that though there is suffering in life, people should do what?

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