Folk Literature
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  • Question 1
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    Q. A _______ is a brief story or poem.
    answer choices
    myth
    legend
    fable
    epic
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. A fable usually has ________ characters.
    answer choices
    animal
    human
    protagonist
    antagonist
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. A fable teaches a ______ which is stated at the _____ of the work.
    answer choices
    theme, beginning
    theme, end
    moral, beginning
    moral, end
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. A _______ is a fictional tale, like "Demeter and Persephone"
    answer choices
    myth
    legend
    fable
    epic
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. A myth explains the actions of ____ or ______.
    answer choices
    animals, people
    gods, heroes
    men, women
    gods, people
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. A myth can explain the origins or elements of _______.
    answer choices
    history
    nature
    the world
    people
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. Greek and Roman myths are known as ________.
    answer choices
    the OG myths
    original mythology
    classical mythology
    stories
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. A ______ is a widely told story about the past.
    answer choices
    epic
    myth
    fable
    legend
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Some legends are based on _____ while others are _______.
    answer choices
    fact, fiction
    truth, reality
    fact, reality
    myths, legend
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Fables, myths and legends were originally part of _____ tradition.
    answer choices
    historical
    oral
    verbal
    world
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. ______ is the passing down of stories by word of mouth.
    answer choices
    classical mythology
    story telling
    gods or heroes
    oral tradition
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. An ______ tells the story of a _______ hero.
    answer choices
    myth, god
    fable, animal
    legend, historical
    epic, larger-than-life
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. The hero in an epic goes on a dangerous quest or _____.
    answer choices
    journey
    adventure
    path
    search
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. An ____ is a long narrative poem that is important to the history of a nation or culture.
    answer choices
    myth
    legend
    epic
    fable
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. __________ is one's view of the world
    answer choices
    cultural perspective
    oral tradition
    universal theme
    moral
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. A theme repeated across many cultures and time periods (like good vs. evil)
    answer choices
    oral tradition
    cultural perspective
    universal theme
    moral
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. A _____ is a lesson about life that is stated directly, usually at the end of a work.
    answer choices
    oral tradition
    moral 
    cultural perspective
    universal theme
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. Tortoise and the Hare is an example of a _______
    answer choices
    myth
    legend
    fable
    epic
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. Hercules is an example of a _____
    answer choices
    myth
    legend
    fable 
    epic
  • Question 20
    30 seconds
    Q. King Arthur is an example of a __________
    answer choices
    myth
    fable
    epic
    legend
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