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Multiple Choice Questions

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

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

3. What color was the knight that was linked in a myth with SIr Gawain?
(a) Green
(b) Red
(c) Black
(d) Blue

4. Which legend of knights is used to affirm the idea of romantic love?
(a) Tristan and Isolde
(b) Paolo and Fransesca
(c) King Arthur
(d) Holy Grail

5. Which of the following is immortal and voluntarily participates in the sorrows of the world?
(a) Jesus Christ
(b) Nirvana
(c) Tibetan Buddhist Monks
(d) Bodhisattva

6. Which of the following was not a major river which played an important part in the development of societies and cultures?
(a) Amazon
(b) Ganges
(c) Nile
(d) Indus

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

8. In which previous chapter was the idea of love and marriage discussed?
(a) 1
(b) 3
(c) 4
(d) 2

9. Who does Moses meet on the summit of a mountain?
(a) God
(b) Buddha
(c) Jesus
(d) Yahweh

10. What is the name of Campbell's previously published book?
(a) The Hero's Adventure
(b) Masks of Eternity
(c) The Hero with a Thousand Faces
(d) Tales of Love and Marriage

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

12. Which of the following is true about sexual desire according to Campbell?
(a) Unnecessary
(b) Necessary
(c) Impersonal
(d) Required

13. What is lacking in relation to the figures unearthed in Europe dating back to the Neolithic period?
(a) Female figures
(b) Male counterparts
(c) Worship figures
(d) Fertility ritual figures

14. The subject of Chapter 5 is in which of the following forms?
(a) Dream
(b) Superhero
(c) Myth
(d) Suprise

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) Introduction of similarities to other Gods
(c) Reliance on God to set rules
(d) Identification and union with God

Short Answer Questions

1. Which of the following historical developments does Campbell trace in Chapter 6?

2. When, approximately, did the suppression of the Goddess religions come about?

3. Rather than a means to an end, Campbell said that religion's role is more likely this?

4. What complaint do Campbell and Moyers repeat in Chapter 5?

5. What types of figures which dated back to the Neolithic period were found in Europe?

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