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 Which characteristic of legendary heroes does Arthur possess?Question 1 options:a) He is "larger than life."b) 

He is powerful and cruel.


c) 

He is not concerned with duty.


d) 

He is an ordinary man.



Select ALL of the stories below that can be classified as an epic.

Question 2 options:


a) 

"Damon and Pythias" by: William F. Russel


b) 

"Arthur Becomes King of Britain" from The Once and Future King by T.H. White


c) 

Excerpts from Sundiata by D.T. Niane


d) 

From Morte d'Arthur by Thomas Malory


 

 

Which of the stories below can be classified as a folk tale?

Question 3 options:


a) 

"Cupid and Psyche" by: Thomas Bulfinch


b) 

"The Orphan Boy and the Elk Dog" A Blackfoot Legend


c) 

"Prometheus and the First People" by: Olivia Collidge


d) 

"Damon and Pythias" by: William F. Russel





In literature, what do you call the main character of a story?

Question 4 options:


a) 

Antagonist


b) 

Dynamic Character


c) 

Protagonist


d) 

Static Character





How long does it take Long Arrow to find the Elk Dogs?

Question 5 options:


a) 

a week


b) 

a day


c) 

several weeks


d) 

several years




 

In "Morte d'Arthur," what is causing Arthur to die?

Question 6 options:


a) 

the lady in the lake, who wants Excalibur back


b) 

his disappointment at the betrayal of his knights


c) 

old age, illness, and other natural causes


d) 

a terrible head wound he suffered in battle





Where did John Phillip Santos find the answers to his questions about the past?

Question 7 options:


a) 

in the landscapes of Texas and Mexico


b) 

in New York City


c) 

in books about old Mexico


d) 

in his travels to Europe







According to the narrator of Sundiata, what lesson does the story of Mari Djata's childhood teach?

Question 8 options:


a) 

Everyone's destiny is determined at birth.


b) 

There is no such thing as destiny.


c) 

Only heroes have a destiny.


d) 

Anyone can change his or her destiny.


 

Which of the stories below can be classified as a parody?

Question 9 options:


a) 

"The Orphan Boy and the Elk Dog" A Blackfoot Legend


b) 

"Cinderella" by: Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm


c) 

From Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra


d) 

Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 Excerpt from Things Fall Apart by: Chinua Achebe






 

 

In Guy de Maupassant's "Two Friends," which answer below best describes Sauvage and Morissot's friendship?

Question 10 options:


a) 

The two men have been friends all their lives. They are honored to die together for the good of their country. The reader knows this based on the following lines:

"'That's life for you,' opined M. Sauvage."

"You'd better say 'That's death for you,' laughed Morissot" (Maupassant).


b) 

Sauvage and Morissot are the kind of friends who are soulmates. They do not have to hold long conversations, discussions, and arguments to truly bond. Maupissant writes,

"Some days they did not speak. Sometimes they did; but they understood one another admirably without saying anything because they had similar tastes and responded to their surroundings in exactly the same way" (Maupassant). 


c) 

Sauvage and Morissot set out to be heroes, and they made their country proud. They were highly politicized soldiers as is evident by their statements,

"'Folks sure are stupid to kill one another like that.'

M. Sauvage answered, 'They're worse than animals'" (Maupassant).


d) 

Sauvage and Morissot's friendship transcends death, and their deep relationship is evident in the manner in which they die. This is illustrated in the lines below: 

"Morissot "stammered, 'Farewell, Monsieur Sauvage.'

M. Sauvage answered, 'Farewell, Monsieur Morissot.'

They shook hands, trembling from head to foot with a shudder which they could not control" (Maupassant).


 

 

In "Cinderella," what is archetypal about the king's celebration?

Question 11 options:


a) 

It is a just reward for the king.


b) 

Everyone is invited to it.


c) 

It takes place in a mysterious palace.


d) 

It lasts three days.


 

 

In addition to the Elk Dogs, what does the old spirit chief give to Long Arrow?

Question 12 options:


a) 

A pair of suspenders and a hat


b) 

A canteen and a walking stick


c) 

A rainbow-colored belt and a black medicine robe


d) 

A leather belt and a pair of sandals


 

 

Which term names a character, situation, or symbol that appears in many cultures?

Question 13 options:


a) 

archetype


b) 

universal theme


c) 

epic


d) 

protagonist


 

 

Why do Deucalion and Pyrrha survive the flood in "Prometheus and the First People?"

Question 14 options:


a) 

They beg Zeus to spare their lives.


b) 

Prometheus helps them because he hates Zeus.


c) 

Zeus forgets that Deucalion is an expert sailor.


d) 

They had lived honest and just lives.



 


Which adjective best describes the community's attitude toward Mari Djata's inability to walk in Sundiata?

Question 15 options:


a) 

fearful


b) 

sympathetic


c) 

indifferent


d) 

mocking



 


How does Sir Kay's attitude toward Wart change after Wart pulls the sword from the stone in "Arthur Becomes King of Britain?"

Question 16 options:


a) 

Kay pretends that he always liked Wart.


b) 

Kay becomes jealous and hateful.


c) 

Kay becomes fearful of Wart's new power.


d) 

Kay kneels to Wart with proper respect.




 

 

Which of the following requires visual perception?

Question 17 options:


a) 

hearing the drip of water


b) 

smelling the aroma of fresh bread


c) 

seeing a rainbow


d) 

touching a cold snowball






 

Which word best describes Damon and Pythias, as well as Morissot and Sauvage?

Question 18 options:


a) 

cruel


b) 

loyal


c) 

selfish


d) 

forgetful





 

 

What insight about human nature does the story of Pandora convey?

Question 19 options:


a) 

Beauty is both a blessing and a curse.


b) 

Anger is both a blessing and a curse.


c) 

Pride is both a blessing and a curse.


d) 

Curiosity is both a blessing and a curse.






 

 

According to the myth, why did Pandora open the box that the gods told her never to open?

Question 20 options:


a) 

She thought that there was jewelry in the box


b) 

She wanted to destroy the world


c) 

She thought the gods were lying when they said they'd punish her


d) 

Her curiosity got the best of her

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