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A STEP BEYOND
TESTS AND ANSWERS
_____ 1. The first appearance of Odysseus in The Odyssey finds him
A. in the court of the Phoenicians
_____ 2. The god who is least inclined to assist Odysseus on the latter's homeward journey is
_____ 3. Telemakhos sets out to
A. seek Athena's help
_____ 4. The saying that best illustrates Odysseus' adventure with Skylla and Kharybdis is
A. "All's well that ends well"
_____ 5. Odysseus weeps when he hears a minstrel sing of
A. Poseidon's wrath
_____ 6. Teiresias is
A. a minor god
_____ 7. Eurykleia recognizes Odysseus by
A. a scar
_____ 8. What Kirke and the Seirenes have in common is that they
A. can change the form of men
_____ 9. Nausikaa is
A. Odysseus' dog
_____ 10. Of the following, the one whose life is spared by Odysseus is
11. Describe Homer's narrative technique or storytelling style, giving five examples from The Odyssey.
12. Discuss Telemakhos as a developing character.
13. Analyze the personality of Odysseus as portrayed by Homer, giving three examples from The Odyssey.
14. Discuss the triumph of good over evil in The Odyssey.