The Power of Myth Test | Final Test - Easy

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

Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. To what does Campbell attempt to equate the beginning of the Reformation?
(a) Romantic love
(b) Search for the holy grail
(c) Troubadours
(d) Martin Luther

3. What is the earth considered throughout myths of the farming era?
(a) Supportive system
(b) Beginning of the end
(c) Goddess itself
(d) Life and renewal

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

5. What does Moses bring back from the summit of the mountain?
(a) Sea scrolls
(b) Ten Commandments
(c) Bible
(d) Ark of the covenent

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

7. Which of the following went into solitude and emerged to sit beneath a bo tree?
(a) Jesus Christ
(b) Dalai Lama
(c) Moses
(d) Buddha

8. In which of the following religions is mankind identified as being included and participating with the deity?
(a) Judaism
(b) Upanishad
(c) Hindu
(d) Christianity

9. Which of the following rivers are considered in the Near East?
(a) Amazon
(b) Tigris-Euphrates
(c) Nile
(d) Indus

10. What is God in the Oriental culture?
(a) Creator of the universe
(b) Keeper of the universe
(c) Manifestation of the universe
(d) Survivor of the universe

11. What complaint do Campbell and Moyers repeat in Chapter 5?
(a) Modern society does not have adequate myths for the youth.
(b) There are too many myths in our society.
(c) Youth no longer believes in myths.
(d) Schools do not teach enough mythology.

12. From what geographical area is the myth of the princely hunter?
(a) Greek
(b) Celtic
(c) Roman
(d) Tibetan

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

14. Which of the following themes best describes the beginning of Chapter 8?
(a) Biographical
(b) Autobiographical
(c) Fictional
(d) Historical

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What did Campbell indicate that mythologies evolved from after Hunter-Gatherer?

2. What region has symbols of the bull and boar representing male power?

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

4. The psychology of love does not affect which of the following in regard to knights?

5. The philosophy of love is grafted onto the underlying saga of whose resistance to the Anglo Saxon invasion of Britian?

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