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College Odyssey
Who does Antinoos threaten to send Iros if he looses?
  1. The underworld
  2. Pylos
  3. Ekhetos
  4. Ithaca
College Odyssey
What does Eurymakhos get Penelope?
  1. Necklace
  2. His heart
  3. Horse
  4. Camera
College Odyssey
College Odyssey
Who acknowledges Penelope's beauty?
  1. Melanthius
  2. Argos
  3. Antinoos
  4. Eurymakhos
College Odyssey
What happens to Odysseus's dog not too long after his return?
  1. Runs away
  2. Bites one of the suitors
  3. Jumps into his arms
  4. Dies
College Odyssey
Who throws stool at the Odysseus, disguised as a beggar?
  1. Eumaeus
  2. Antinoos
  3. Penelope
  4. Melanthius
College Odyssey
Who recognizes Odysseus immediately despite his many years of absence?
  1. Theoclymenus
  2. Antinoos
  3. Argos, his dog
  4. Laertes
College The Metamorphosis
How does the family feel after Gregor dies?
  1. Relieved and happy
  2. Bitter and resentful
  3. Confused and angry
  4. Sad and depressed
College The Canterbury Tales
What aspects of the pilgrims are described in the General Prologue of The Canterbury Tales?
  1. Physical Appearance
  2. Social Rank
  3. Clothing
  4. Sexual Preferences
  5. All of the answers are correct except D
College The Metamorphosis
Gregor is alienated from which of the following?
  1. his job
  2. his body
  3. his family
  4. all of the above
College The Metamorphosis
How does Gregor react when he hears Grete's violin?
  1. He sings along with her playing.
  2. He hides under the sofa.
  3. He crawls toward her in the parlor.
  4. He decides to send her to music school
College The Metamorphosis
How is Gregor transformed into an insect?
  1. due to something he had for dinner
  2. no one seems to know or really care
  3. as the result of an old family curse
  4. in Kafka's world, all humans routinely turn into insects
College The Metamorphosis
Gregor's absence from work looks suspicious because...
  1. he slacks off all day anyway
  2. he has never been out sick from work
  3. he's been sick a lot lately
  4. everybody knows he's seeing the boss's wife
College The Metamorphosis
What kind of creature has Gregor become?
  1. An unspecified bug
  2. A cockroach
  3. A gypsy moth
  4. A gigantic maggot
College The Metamorphosis
What does Gregor Samsa do for a living?
  1. Office clerk
  2. Factory worker
  3. Traveling salesman
  4. Exterminator
College The Metamorphosis
As Gregor deteriorates, what becomes of his family?
  1. They all become insane.
  2. The family's state of affairs improves.
  3. They lose their jobs.
  4. They all turn into insects.
College The Metamorphosis
What serious injury does Gregor sustain?
  1. His wings get bent.
  2. His antennae are torn off.
  3. An apple becomes lodged in his back.
  4. A fall breaks his legs.
College The Metamorphosis
How does Gregor die?
  1. He jumps out the window.
  2. He lies down in exhaustion and dies.
  3. One of the boarders steps on him.
  4. Grete poisons his food.
College The Metamorphosis
Where does the action of the story take place?
  1. Prague
  2. The family's apartment
  3. Gregor's workplace
  4. An insane asylum
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