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Unformatted text preview: stories that contain the moral principles of a society G. all of the above Answer Key: G Multiple Choice Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM The story of Odysseus' encounter with Aeolus, the god or king of the winds, represents the A. aetiological insights of myth A. aetiological insights of myth B. cosmological insights of myth C. metaphysical insights of myth D. anthropological insights of myth Answer Key: B Multiple Choice Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM Mythical f igures who were NOT historical characters include A. Gilgamesh B. Cyrus C. Odysseus D. Daniel Boone Answer Key: C Multiple Choice Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM The Greek goddess of wisdom is A. Athena B. Hera C. Aphrodite D. Helen E. dead Answer Key: A Multiple Choice Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM What does Aphrodite of f er Paris if he will declare her the winner of the beauty contest? A. all the riches of Troy B. political power over Europe and Asia C. status as the bravest and wisest warrior in the world D. the most beautif ul woman in the world E. the most beautif ul man in the world Answer Key: D Multiple Choice Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM Who persuades Achilles to join the expedition to get Helen back? A. Thetis B. Hephaistos C. Menelaus D. Odysseus E. Mickey Mouse Answer Key: D Multiple Choice Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM What is paradoxical about our study of classical myth? A. Pre-literate cultures have no technology. B. There are no survivors and no evidence. C. We access oral culture through written literature. D. The stories are all f alse. Answer Key: C Fill I n The Blank Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM What are the traditional story types? Answer Key: Myth, Legend, Folktale (any order) Multiple Choice Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM What type of traditional story is legend? A. A story about immortal gods. B. A story rooted in historical f act whose characters may be people who actually lived. C. A story about clever humans and animals. D. A story about reading. Answer Key: B Multiple Choice Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM In what sense is ancient myth analogous to modern science? A. They both of f er explanations and try to ask and answer questions. questions. B. There are no similarities between myth and science. C. They both deny f alsity. D. They both use numbers to express proportion. E. They have the same shoe size. Answer Key: A Multiple Choice Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM If myth somehow equals science, how can that be? A. Because traditional stories are handed down unchanged f rom generation to generation. B. Because f alse or outmoded science contained in myth is not intrinsic to the points made. C. Because both myth and science seek some kind of truth. D. All of the above. Answer Key: D Multiple Choice Created: Sep 29, 2013 12:37 PM What is a trickster? A. A trickster is a creature that displays cleverness, generosity, and f lexibility. B. A trickster is a creature whose cleverness may create the world. C. A trickster is a creature whose generosity is crucial to human survival. D. All of the above....
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