D To ask for his assistane in fighting the suitors
How does Telemachus react when the suitors challenge his capacity to reign?
A He keeps his cool because he knows his father is coming home soon.
B He challenges the suitors to a duel.
C He runs to Eurycleia who was his nurse as an infant.
D He keeps his cool and says he would be happy to simply rule his household.
What can Hermes do with his wand?
A Fly over water
B Make men fall asleep and wake up
D Cause earhquakess
What does Calypso promise if Odysseus were to stay on her island?
A His wife will join him there.
B She will turn him into a swine.
C She will give him great riches
D She will make him immortal.
Odysseus leave Calypso's island after she helps him____
A build a raft
B find supplies
C draw a map
D collect firewood
What does Ino give Odysseus to help him survive the stormy seas?
A A boat
B A veil
C A turtle
D a sash
Why are the Lotus Eaters dangerous?
A They enchant men by turning them into swine which they cook and eat.
B They have a powerful flower that makes them think about home.
C They eat humans.
D They have a drug and offer it to Odysseus' men.
What was the effect of the Lotus plant?
A the men fall asleep
B the men forget all about home and their mission
C the men could only think about eating it again
D both b and c
Why doesn't Odysseus kill the Cyclops right away?
A They need his rams and nectar to survive.
B He doesn't want to anger the gods, namely Poseidon.
C They would die there because the stone door is so heavy.
D Both b and c
What does Odyssues tell the Cyclops that his honorable name is?
B No one
Whose son is the blinded Polyphemus?
Which trait of an epic hero does Odyssues show when he ties his men to the rams?
What does Circe turn Odysseus' men into?
D Lotus Eaters
Who saves Odysseus from Circe's power?
Who is Tiresias?
A A blind seer who knows Odysseus' mother
B Odysseus' son and heir to his kingdom
C One of Odysseus' men who was killed on Circe's island when he fell from a roof
D A blind seer who gives Odysseus advice in the land of the dead
What does Tiresias predict for Odysseus?
D 7 more years at sea
Who is the father of Odysseus?
Circe warns that the men who listen to the song of the Sirens will
A turn into pigs
B crash on the rocks
C think of their wives and homeland
D obey Odysseus
How does Odysseus prevent himself from being lured by the Sirens' song?
A He has his men tie him to the mast.
He puts beeswax in his ears.
C He shouts to block their song.
D He asks Circe for a potion.
Circe's vivid images of Scylla and Charybdis are so scary that Odysseus____
A changes the course of his trip.
B hopes and prays for help from Poseidon.
C keeps the truth from his men.
D hides below the shipdeck
Odysseus chooses not to tell his men the truth about Scylla and Carybdis because he___
A worries that his men will think he is lying.
B hopes that Zeus or Athena will appear and save his men.
C knows that his men will panic and stop rowing.
D fears that his men will change course
As an epic hero, Odysseus cometimes shows extreme self-confidence. How does this trait cause trouble for him when he reaches the Cyclops' island? Describe at least one example, using specific details from the epic.
How does Circe both hinder and help Odysseus? Include and example of each and give details from the epic to support your response.
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