Pandora's Box
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  • Question 1
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    Q.

    Zeus gave Pandora a little box with a big heavy lock on it. He made her promise never to open the box. He gave the key to Pandora's husband and told him to never open the box. Zeus was sure that Epimetheus' curiosity would get the better of him, and that either Epimetheus or his brother would open the box.


    What is the meaning of the word curiosity in the paragraph above?

    answer choices

    A need to know something

    having knowledge of something

    having too much pride

    sad because you are alone

  • Question 2
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    Out flew every kind of disease and sickness, hate and envy, and all the bad things that people had never experienced before. Pandora slammed the lid closed, but it was too late. All the bad things were already out of the box. They flew away, out into the world.


    Read the above excerpt from the text and answer the question. What is a possible inference that can be made about man's life before the box was opened?

    answer choices

    Human's had a difficult life.

    Humans had to work hard for everything

    There was a lot of suffering in the world

    There was no suffering for manind,

  • Question 3
    60 seconds
    Q.

    Out flew every kind of disease and sickness, hate and envy, and all the bad things that people had never experienced before. Pandora slammed the lid closed, but it was too late. All the bad things were already out of the box. They flew away, out into the world.


    What can you infer about man's life AFTER the box was opened?

    answer choices

    Life was the same

    People got sick for the first time ever

    Zeus taught people how to use the fire

    Life was better than it was.

  • Question 4
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    According to the text how is Prometheus punished by Zeus?

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    Sent to the underworld

    Forced to marry Pandora

    Chained to mountain and attacked by birds

    Given a box of evils that Pandora opens

  • Question 5
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    As the Story goes..

    Zeus ordered Hephaestus (Aphrodite's husband) to make him a daughter. It was the first woman made out of clay. Hephaestus made a beautiful woman and named her Pandora.

    Zeus sent his new daughter, Pandora, down to earth so that she could marry Epimetheus, who was a gentle but lonely man. Zeus was not being kind. He was getting even. Epimetheus and Prometheus were brothers. Zeus was mad at one of the brothers, Prometheus, for giving people fire without asking Zeus first.


    Who is telling the above excerpt of "Pandora's Box?"

    answer choices

    Pandora

    Zeus

    Narrator

    Prometheus

  • Question 6
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    Who is Pandora?

    answer choices

    A god

    A woman

    An evil spirit

    A bird

  • Question 7
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    Why was Pandora upset?

    answer choices

    She married Epimethius who she didn't love

    Zeus was mad at the humans

    She unleashed all the evils into the world

    She allowed hope into the world

  • Question 8
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    Q.

    What distinguishes(makes it different) a play from a narrative(story)?

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    only a play has characters.

    Only a narrative has characters.

    A narrative has a plot and a play does not.

    A play is meant to be performed and has instructions for the actors.

  • Question 9
    60 seconds
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    If Zeus tells the story what additional information would we learn?

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    What Pandora thought about the gift.

    What Zeus felt when Prometheus stole the fire.

    Why Prometheus stole the fire.

    How Pandora felt about releasing the horrors.

  • Question 10
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    Zeus was furious. Zeus had not planned to reward people with fire for a very long time yet. Zeus did not even get the credit for the invention of fire.


    Read the above line and make an inference about what Zeus may do. Select all that are POSSIBLE.

    answer choices

    Zeus planned on punishing humans for having fire.

    Prometheus would be punished for giving a way fire.

    Zeus is a jealous god who needs all of the attention.

    The story will end happily ever after

    Humans will be given a gift.

  • Question 11
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    What did Zeus give Pandora that guaranteed she would open the box?

    answer choices

    a key

    curiosity

    jealousy

    pride

  • Question 12
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    What is a possible theme of the story?

    answer choices

    Curiosity can cause problems for you and your friends.

    Pandora caused problems for mankind

    A box is a great way to release evil on the world.

    Curiosity is an amazing gift.

  • Question 13
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    Which sentence would accurately summarize Pandora's Box

    answer choices

    Pandora was curiou.

    Pandora allowed herself to be overly curious and unleashed Zeus' trap on the world.

    Zeus was mad at the humans and Prometheus.

    Prometheus was punished for giving the humans fire.

  • Question 14
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    What is a major turning point

    answer choices

    When Zeus gives the Box to Pandora and tells her not open it.

    When Zeus creates Pandora out of clay.

    When Pandora opens the box.

    When Epimetheus and Pandora are married

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