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Grade 10 Odyssey
Who recognizes Odysseus immediately despite his many years of absence?
  1. Theoclymenus
  2. Antinoos
  3. Argos, his dog
  4. Laertes
Grade 10 Odyssey
What does Eurymakhos get Penelope?
  1. Necklace
  2. His heart
  3. Horse
  4. Camera
Grade 10 Odyssey
Grade 10 Odyssey
Who acknowledges Penelope's beauty?
  1. Melanthius
  2. Argos
  3. Antinoos
  4. Eurymakhos
Grade 9 Odyssey
Who throws stool at the Odysseus, disguised as a beggar?
  1. Eumaeus
  2. Antinoos
  3. Penelope
  4. Melanthius
Grade 10 Odyssey
What immortal is Odysseus' greatest enemy?
  1. Hermes
  2. Zeus
  3. Poseidon
  4. Athena
Grade 12 Odyssey
What happens on Odysseus's first attempt?
  1. He drops the arrow.
  2. The arrow breaks.
  3. He succeeds in firing the arrow through all axes.
  4. The arrow only goes through 5 axes.
Grade 12 Odyssey
Why is Penelope's challenge impossible?
  1. The bow is unstringable because a string is broken.
  2. The arrows are missing.
  3. Penelope believes that only Odysseus can string the bow.
  4. The bow is too old.
Grade 12 Odyssey
What happens when Telemachus attempts the challenge?
  1. He succeeds and marries his mom.
  2. The bow is stolen out of his hands.
  3. He cannot string the bow.
  4. He gives up because Penelope starts to cry.
Grade 9 Odyssey
Grade 12 Odyssey
Where is the scar on Odysseus's body?
  1. On his arm
  2. On his forehead
  3. On his foot
  4. On his knee
Grade 12 Odyssey
What does Penelope take out of the closet?
  1. Her mother's vase
  2. Odysseus's bow
  3. Her robe
  4. Odysseus's shoes
Grade 12 Odyssey
What is Penelope's reaction when she reaches for the bow?
  1. She starts laughing.
  2. She cries tears of happiness.
  3. She cries tears of sorrow.
  4. She realizes it needs cleaned.
Grade 9 Odyssey
When the Odyssey begins, where is Odysseus stuck on?
  1. On the top of Mount Olympus
  2. Out at sea with his men
  3. Trapped on Calypso's Island
  4. In the Trojan Horse waiting to attack
Grade 12 Odyssey
How do the suitors treat the beggars?
  1. They give him food.
  2. They shun him and beat him.
  3. They ignore him.
  4. They take him some fresh clothing.
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