The World of Myth Quiz | Eight Week Quiz B

David Adams Leeming
This set of Lesson Plans consists of approximately 121 pages of tests, essay questions, lessons, and other teaching materials.
Buy The World of Myth Lesson Plans
Name: _________________________ Period: ___________________

This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Part I: Chapters 1-5.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. Where did the first creation story Leeming cites come from?
(a) Germany.
(b) India.
(c) Greece.
(d) Egypt.

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

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

4. What problem or question does Leeming say cultures were addressing in cosmogonies?
(a) The question of how life forms evolved and differentiated.
(b) The question of why men are stronger than women are.
(c) The question of birth from nothing.
(d) The question of how man rose to the summit of power over nature.

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

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Leeming say the flood was for in Mayan culture?

2. How does Leeming describe the mythic concern with creation?

3. How does Leeming define cosmic myth?

4. How does Bumba create the earth in Boshongo creation myth?

5. When was the Book of the Dead made?

(see the answer key)

This section contains 262 words
(approx. 1 page at 300 words per page)
Buy The World of Myth Lesson Plans
The World of Myth from BookRags. (c)2015 BookRags, Inc. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook