The World of Myth Quiz | One Week Quiz A

David Adams Leeming
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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part III: Chapters 1-4.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. How old was Joan of Arc when she first heart supernatural voices?
(a) 14.
(b) 10.
(c) 12.
(d) 8.

2. Who was the oldest divine being in the Greek pantheon?
(a) Zeus.
(b) Gaia.
(c) Chronos.
(d) Uranus.

3. Where does Leeming say heroes typically find their foes?
(a) In their wives.
(b) In their families.
(c) In the mountains.
(d) In the underworld.

4. What creation myth does Leeming say modern people favor?
(a) Creation ex nihilo.
(b) Evolution.
(c) The Big Bang.
(d) Intelligent design.

5. Where does Leeming say the world originates in the Christian creation myth?
(a) Itself.
(b) God.
(c) Language.
(d) Chaos.

Short Answer Questions

1. What forms does Leeming say the heroes' guides will take?

2. What does Leeming mean by the term 'monomyth'?

3. Where does Leeming say the Great Mother began to play a role over time?

4. What does Leeming say heroes like Karna and Buddha have because of their miraculous births?

5. How does Leeming describe Hopi culture?

(see the answer key)

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