Arachne
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  • Question 1
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    Q. Arachne was the best weaver in the loom. 
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    True.
    False.
  • Question 2
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    Q. Who was the goddess of weaving? 
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    Aphrodite. 
    Athena.
    Hera. 
  • Question 3
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    Q. Which goddess did Arachne challenge to a weaving contest?
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    Aphrodite. 
    Hera. 
    Athena. 
  • Question 4
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    Q. Arachne's weaving was better. 
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    True.
    False. 
  • Question 5
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    Q. Why does Athena disguise herself as an old woman? 
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    To take Arachne by surprise. 
    To get respect from Arachne. 
    To show Arachne she was better.
    To make Arachne feel sorry for her. 
  • Question 6
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    Q. Why does Athena become angry at Arachne at the beginning of the story?
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    Arachne does not like Athena's weaving. 
    Athena does not like the way Arachne brags. 
    Athena does not like humans who weave well. 
    Athena does not like the challenge Arachne has given her. 
  • Question 7
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    Q. Of the following sentences, which sentence from the story could you use an exclamation point at the end?
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    She wove in glowing yellow sunbeams and snowy white clouds. 
    A large crowd of humans and gods gathered to watch. 
    Even Athena can not spin as wonderfully as I can. 
    Arachne laughed and tossed her head. 
  • Question 8
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    Q. "Her colors were so bright and amazing that they seemed like living things. Even Zeus himself said, "This girls weaving may be the most splendid thing I've ever seen."
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    Excellent.
    Interesting. 
    Pretty. 
    Unusual 
  • Question 9
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    Q. Which illustration would BEST match the end of the Arachne story? 
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    A picture of Athena. 
    A picture of a woman weaving. 
    A picture of a spider in a web. 
    A picture of a beautiful weaving. 
  • Question 10
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    Q. One of the reasons that "Arachne" is considered a Greek myth is that it includes...
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    Gods and what they do. 
    A contest between rivals. 
    The sudden appearance of a marvel of a marvel. 
    A conflict between characters. 
  • Question 11
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    Q. Many people who came to watch Arachne wondered if the goddess Athena had taught her to weave. Arachne's reaction to this wonderment suggests that she feels...
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    Angry. 
    Confident. 
    Surprised. 
    Worried. 
  • Question 12
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    Q. When Athena and Arachne compete in a weaving contest, it is a part of the story's ...
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    Climax. 
    Rising Action. 
    Falling Action. 
    Exposition. 
  • Question 13
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    Q. Why was Athena angry at the progress she saw on Arachne's loom?
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    The images were an insult to the god. 
    It was evident that Arachne was beating Athena in the competition. 
    She did not realize Arachne was so skilled. 
    The colors used were Athena's least favorite colors. 
  • Question 14
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    Q. Which sentence from the story is the climax? 
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    "They remembered the contest with Athena and thought it was not right for even the best of the men to claim equality with the gods."
    "At these words, the old woman threw down her staff and stood erect."
    "Never before had Arachne been matched against anyone whose skill was equal, or even nearly equal to her own."
    "Live on, wicked girl...Live on and spin, both of you and your descendants."
  • Question 15
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    Q. This story suggests that Arachne is best remembered for 
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    her great weaving abilities. 
    starting from humble beginnings. 
    being punished for claiming equality to the gods. 
    being a spider. 
  • Question 16
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    Q. Identify a character trait of Arachne.  
    answer choices
    foolish. 
    determined. 
    prideful. 
    confident. 
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