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This test consists of 5 multiple choice questions, 5 short answer questions, and 10 short essay questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What about life is universally recognized according to Campbell?
(a) There is more than one God.
(b) Life is created by God.
(c) God is a man.
(d) There is existance beyond mankind's cognizance.

2. What two symbols are combined in a powerful union through the Goddess Nut?
(a) Heavenly body and mother earth
(b) Sunrise and sunset
(c) Moon and sun
(d) Mother earth and the goddess

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

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

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

Short Answer Questions

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

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

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

4. In which of the following religions is mankind identified as being included and participating with the deity?

5. What does Campbell say that the fate of evildoers teaches society?

Short Essay Questions

1. What are liturgies?

2. Why could it be said that the suppression of the goddess myths was not complete in the Christian tradition?

3. What does the title of Chapter 5, The Hero's Adventure, indicate to the reader?

4. What was different about the Semitic and Indo-European invaders and those that they invaded?

5. Instead of the Crucifixion, what does the Oriental tradition describe in relation to Bodhisattva?

6. In what major religious icons can common elements be found?

7. By the middle ages, to what were the preponderance of Cathedrals dedicated?

8. How does the hero in a myth become a hero?

9. What is the mandala in the Buddhist tradition?

10. What does the description of evildoers and their fate teach the members of a society?

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