The Odyssey - through Cyclops
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  • Question 1
    30 seconds
    Q. Homer relies on the ____________ to aid in telling Odysseus' story.
    answer choices
    Muse
    Cyclopes
    Cicones
    Gods
  • Question 2
    30 seconds
    Q. Where is Odysseus coming from?
    answer choices
    The Trojan War
    The Great Civil War
  • Question 3
    30 seconds
    Q. Odysseus is from:
    answer choices
    Scheria
    Ithaca
    Thebes
    Athens
  • Question 4
    30 seconds
    Q. ___________ appeals to Zeus to help Odysseus get home.
    answer choices
    Muse
    Penelope
    Athena
    Ares
  • Question 5
    30 seconds
    Q. While he has been gone, suitors have been:
    answer choices
    Attacking his cattle and home
    Trying to steal his wife
    Plotting to kill his son
    All of these are correct.
  • Question 6
    30 seconds
    Q. Over and over again, Odysseus reveals himself to be an excellent:
    answer choices
    god
    strategist
    husband
    father
  • Question 7
    30 seconds
    Q. For seven years, Odysseus is held captive by:
    answer choices
    Hermes
    Circe
    Calypso
    Polyphemus
  • Question 8
    30 seconds
    Q. Calypso is instructed to build a raft by _______.
    answer choices
    Zeus, through Hermes
    Zeus, through Athena
    Poseidon, through Hermes
    Hermes, through Athena
  • Question 9
    30 seconds
    Q. Odysseus, alone, lands on Scheria, where he meets _______ and tells him his tale.
    answer choices
    Polyphemus
    King Alcinous
    Telemachus
    Elpenor
  • Question 10
    30 seconds
    Q. Who is Laertes' son?
    answer choices
    Polyphemus
    Odysseus
    Poseidon
    Circe
  • Question 11
    30 seconds
    Q. The lotus flower:
    answer choices
    Makes the men forget home
    Causes the men to fall asleep for months
    Kills the three men who consume it
    Causes the men to fall in love with Calypso
  • Question 12
    30 seconds
    Q. Which of these is NOT a trait of an epic hero?
    answer choices
    Popularity
    Guile
    Strength
    Victory
  • Question 13
    30 seconds
    Q. "...the Dawn with fingertips of rose..." is:
    answer choices
    an epic simile
    personification
    an epithet
    an allusion
  • Question 14
    30 seconds
    Q. Before entering the cave of Polyphemus, Odysseus strategizes by:
    answer choices
    Taking Maron's liquor along
    Having some men keep watch over the ships
    Taking his 12 best warriors
    All of these
  • Question 15
    30 seconds
    Q. If Odysseus and his men had killed Cyclops in the cave:
    answer choices
    A curse would have befallen them.
    They would have been stuck there, and starved to death.
    Zeus would have intervened and gotten them home.
    He could have fallen on them, crushing them all.
  • Question 16
    30 seconds
    Q. How is the Cyclops defeated?
    answer choices
    A hot stake into his eye after drinking the liquor
    A sword punctures his liver
    The men sneak out at night while he sleeps
    None of these
  • Question 17
    30 seconds
    Q. Why don't the other Cyclopes come to his rescue?
    answer choices
    Odysseus is too great.
    They don't like Polyphemus.
    The Cyclopes can only see well, not hear.
    "Nohbdy's tricked me!"
  • Question 18
    30 seconds
    Q. How do the men escape?
    answer choices
    They sneak out at night, while he sleeps.
    They hide under his flock as they go out in the morning.
    They work together to move the slab.
    None of these.
  • Question 19
    30 seconds
    Q. What foolish thing does Odysseus do as they escape?
    answer choices
    Tells Cyclops his real name
    Tells Cyclops where he lives
    Tells Cyclops his father's name
    All of these are correct.
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