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David Adams Leeming
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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 does Leeming say urged the Buddha into action?
(a) The lotus flower.
(b) A war.
(c) His parents.
(d) The four signs.

2. What is the temple at Delphi a microcosm for in Leeming's account?
(a) The Olympic temples.
(b) The city.
(c) The heavens.
(d) The universe.

3. How does Leeming say most people celebrate Jerusalem?
(a) As an identity.
(b) As a history.
(c) As a metaphor.
(d) As a physical location.

4. What opposition does Leeming say King Arthur faced in assuming his quest?
(a) His knights seduce his wife.
(b) His knights were not worthy.
(c) His subjects rebel.
(d) Opponents believed he was not fit to reign.

5. How does Leeming describe the sanctity of the garden, grove, and cave?
(a) As ancient.
(b) As political.
(c) As divine.
(d) As feminine.

Short Answer Questions

1. What does Leeming say is similar between the myths of Hiawatha and the Buddha?

2. How does Leeming define the hero?

3. What does Leeming say the myth of Gilgamesh represents?

4. How does Leeming describe Antigone's quest?

5. What does Leeming say Jesus and Quetzalcoatl have in common?

Short Essay Questions

1. How does Leeming describe the significance of Jerusalem?

2. What mythic significance does Leeming say European cathedrals have?

3. How does Leeming describe the myth of Moses?

4. Where does Leeming see images of the Great Mother in cathedrals?

5. What does Leeming say the fall of a city represents?

6. What does Leeming see places and objects as metaphors for?

7. What significance does Leeming attribute to rocks in myth?

8. How does Leeming say describe the most important aspect of the hero's myth?

9. How does Leeming describe the hero Herakles?

10. How does Leeming describe the myth of Oedipus?

(see the answer keys)

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