The Odyssey: Characters and Background Information
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Who is the Greek god of the sea?
    answer choices
    Polyphemus
    Poseidon
    Perseophone
    Helios
  • Question 2
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    Q. What is the model epic of war?
    answer choices
    Iliad
    Odyssey
    Troy
    Greece
  • Question 3
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    Q. What is the model epic of the journey?
    answer choices
    Iliad
    Odyssey
    Troy
    Greece
  • Question 4
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    Q. Who is Odysseus's faithful wife?
    answer choices
    Persephone
    Telemachus
    Penelope
    Circe
  • Question 5
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    Q. Who is Odysseus's son?
    answer choices
    Achilles
    Telemachus
    Hercules
    Penelope
  • Question 6
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    Q. Who is the Greek god of the winds?
    answer choices
    Helios
    Poseidon
    Aeolus
    Zeus
  • Question 7
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    Q. Who is the Greek god of the sky and ruler of the Olympian Gods?
    answer choices
    Helios
    Poseidon
    Aelous
    Zeus
  • Question 8
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    Q. What are stories rooted in culture that explain a belief, ritual, or phenomenon?
    answer choices
    Myth
    Epic
  • Question 9
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    Q. What is a long poem, typically one derived from ancient oral tradition, narrating the deeds and adventures of heroic or legendary figures or the history of a nation?
    answer choices
    myth
    epic
  • Question 10
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    Q. Who is the author of The Iliad and The Odyssey?
    answer choices
    Telemachus
    Teiresias
    Menelaus
    Homer
  • Question 11
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    Q. What is Odysseus's Trojan War-winning strategy?
    answer choices
    Olympian Trick
    Wooden Horse Trick
    guerrilla warfare
    tactical defense
  • Question 12
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    Q. Who is the water monster that sucks in water 3 times per day?
    answer choices
    Sirens
    Calypso
    Scylla
    Charbydis
  • Question 13
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    Q. Who is the dog-like monster that has 6 heads, each with three rows of teeth?
    answer choices
    Sirens
    Calypso
    Scylla
    Charbydis
  • Question 14
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    Q. Who is the daughter of Atlas?  She keeps Odysseus prisoner as her lover.
    answer choices
    Circe
    Calypso
    Penelope
    Persephone
  • Question 15
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    Q. Who is the goddess of magic and lover of Odysseus? She turns men into swine.
    answer choices
    Circe
    Calypso
    Penelope
    Persephone
  • Question 16
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    Q. Who is the messenger God?
    answer choices
    Aeolus
    Helios
    Zeus
    Hermes
  • Question 17
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    Q. Who is the goddess of wisdom and war?  She serves as Odysseus's helper.
    answer choices
    Atlas
    Ares
    Athena
    Artemis
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