The World of Myth Multiple Choice Test Questions

David Adams Leeming
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Multiple Choice

1. How does Leeming define cosmic myth?
(a) Myths that explain the location of different stars.
(b) Myths that define the order of the world.
(c) Myths that define the constellations.
(d) Myths that define the history of the earth.

2. How does Leeming define cosmology?
(a) The study of the structure of the universe.
(b) The study of the history of the heavens.
(c) The scientific study of the universal order.
(d) The study of beauty aids.

3. Which topic does not fall under cosmology?
(a) Creation
(b) The Great Flood.
(c) Revelation.
(d) The meaning of life.

4. What does Leeming say is consistent from one set of myths to another?
(a) Heroes and heroines.
(b) Universal human concerns.
(c) Transcendent truths.
(d) Monsters and angels.

5. What is cosmogony?
(a) Myth of beautification.
(b) Myth of the beginning of humanity.
(c) Myth of the end of time.
(d) Myth of creation.

6. From what language does the term "Cosmogony" derive?
(a) Greek.
(b) Urdu.
(c) Gaelic.
(d) Egyptian.

7. Which narrative is not an aspect of cosmogony?
(a) How the universe was developed.
(b) Explanation of natural phenomena.
(c) The creation of humankind.
(d) The fall from the state of perfection or grace.

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