Myth
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  • Question 1
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    Which of the following best defines a myth?

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    a story that is made up and not to be believed at all.

    a traditional story, especially one concerning the early history of a people or explaining some natural phenomenon, and typically involving supernatural beings or events.

    a movie that involves the retelling of true events.

    a story that has some supernatural elements, but does not explain a natural phenomenon.

  • Question 2
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    What is one of the purposes of a myth?

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    to make people laugh

    to make people cry

    to explain a natural occurrence or phenomenon

    to sell lots of copies and make money.

  • Question 3
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    What is another purpose for a myth?

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    to explain the creation of the world or universe

    to tell a funny story about animals and people

    to scare readers

    to convince people of one specific belief

  • Question 4
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    True or false, a myth is nothing more than a made up story that is not to be believed.

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    true

    false

  • Question 5
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    True or false, two of the characteristics of myths generally include are aspects of nature, and gods/goddesses with supernatural abilites.

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    true

    false

  • Question 6
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    true or false, myths in some form exist in many different cultures around the world.

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    true

    false

  • Question 7
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    true or false, only one type of myth exists for one genre. Example...there is only one creation myth shared by all cultures.

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    true

    false

  • Question 8
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    Is the following an example of a myth?

    A goddess loses her magical powers and cries tears of sadness down onto the Earth. This is where rain comes from.

    answer choices

    myth

    not myth

  • Question 9
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    Is the following an example of a myth?

    A god wakes up early and is very angry. He stomps on the ground, but his supernatural strength causes the earth to shake. This is where earthquakes come from.

    answer choices

    myth

    not myth

  • Question 10
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    Is the following an example of a myth?

    A princess falls asleep in the woods. She wakes up and realizes she has missed her family ball.

    answer choices

    myth

    not myth

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