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Multiple Choice Questions

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

2. How is the sunrise depicted by the Goddess Nut in Egypt?
(a) Swallowing it in the west
(b) Giving birth to it in the east
(c) Taking it to the mother earth for renewal
(d) Combining it with th emoon

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

4. What does Campbell indicate is a relatively recent development in the history of mankind?
(a) Domination of Goddesses in mythology
(b) Males of both dogmas
(c) Depiction of God as a male figure
(d) Similarities between Judeo-Christian and Moslem religions

5. Rather than a means to an end, Campbell said that religion's role is more likely this?
(a) Defense
(b) Surprise
(c) Organization
(d) Obstruction

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

7. 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

8. The psychology of love does not affect which of the following in regard to knights?
(a) Code of chivalry
(b) Rules of engagement in duels
(c) Tools to be used in tournaments or duels
(d) Rules of engagement in tournaments

9. Whose legend does Campbell recall which is in a similar vein to Sir Gawain's legend?
(a) Crucifixion
(b) Yahweh
(c) Iroquois legend
(d) Buddha

10. To what figure from Germanic and Celtic myths did Campbell expose his students?
(a) Mother figures
(b) Archetypical figures
(c) Father figures
(d) Clown figures

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

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

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

1. Campbell and Moyers identify the development of the cult of the individual as being important at the _____________________________________.

2. How does Campbell indicate that role models for society are created?

3. To whose epiphany writings does Campbell compare his own athletic experience?

4. In which culture does the deity include both male and female entities?

5. Campbell indicates the troubadours and their ideas about love were associated with which movement?

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