Iliad Quiz

Iliad Quiz

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1: Who composed the poem?
Homer
Homer Simpson
Shakespeare
Anonymous
2: When is the poem believed to be composed?
6th-8th Century BC
2nd-4th Century BC
4th-6th Century BC
8th-10th Century BC
3: The poem is about the:
Story of Adam and Eve
1st World War
Trojan War
Greek Goddess Aphrodite
4: What does the word Iliad mean?
Pertaining to Ilium
About a Goddess
War
Ruler
5: In how many books is the poem divided?
Thirty Two
Twenty Four
Eighteen
Twenty
6: Who is the antagonist of the poem?
Achilles
Paris
Hector
Agamemnon
7: The poem documents _________ days of the 10th year of the war.
50
56
43
87
8: The first book of the poem deals with the quarrel between Achilles and:
Briseis
Hector
Agamemnon
Helen
9: The story of the poem centers around the:
Rage of Achilles
Love between Paris and Helen
Feeling of Brotherhood
Pride of the Trojans
10: The poem begins with the words:
"And which of the gods was it that sent them to quarrel?"
"Sing O goddess, the anger of Achilles son of Peleus . . ."
"The old man feared him and obeyed."
"Thus did he pray, and Apollo heard his prayer."
11: Which god ordained the other gods to withdraw from the battle?
Aphrodite
Jove
Minerva
Poseidon
12: Hector of Troy died at the hands of:
Paris
Achilles
Agamemnon
Zeus
13: Which of the following is not a character in the poem?
Helen
Agamemnon
Achilles
Julius Caesar
14: The poem is one of the oldest literary documents in the Greek language.`
True
False
15: The poem ends with the:
Abduction of Helen
Funeral of Achilles
Funeral of Hector
Wedding of Achilles
16: Does Achilles die at the end of the Iliad?
Yes
No
17: Who offered Paris that she would make Paris the wisest man in the world?
Helen
Aphrodite
Hera
Thetis
18: What dream did Queen Hecuba had about Her new son?
He would bring ruin upon Troy.
He would kill his parents
He would die at the age of 12.
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greg on 3/19/2012 8:36:38 PM

good quiz