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

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

3. What type of man do Campbell and Moyer say that God is?
(a) Digressive
(b) Universally
(c) Archetypical
(d) Evolutionary

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

5. Campbell indicates the troubadours and their ideas about love were associated with which movement?
(a) Minnesingers
(b) Anglo Saxon
(c) Arthyruian
(d) Albigensian

Short Answer Questions

1. Which legend of knights is used to affirm the idea of romantic love?

2. What is lacking in relation to the figures unearthed in Europe dating back to the Neolithic period?

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

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

5. What does Campbell indicate the concept of romantic love stresses in Western culture?

Short Essay Questions

1. What are liturgies?

2. What do the myths of the Iroquois beautiful maid and her many suitors, as well as the English tale of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight tell?

3. What is the basis for measuring and recording time?

4. What two things does Campbell indicate will help to decide whether or not the western ideas of matrimony permeate the cultures of India or China?

5. What is the mandala in the Buddhist tradition?

6. What is a universal desire, according to Campbell?

7. What placed the Goddess as a counterpart to the male God who judges and punishes mankind?

8. Who described an expression of metaphysical idea that life is part of one great dream of a single dreamer?

9. What image does Campbell evoke to illustrate what he is trying to convey when he discusses the concept of eternity?

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

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