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How much do you know about Homer's epic, "Odyssey"? Test yourself and find out!
#1 Odysseus has a son. What is his name?
#2 What war did Odysseus leave his homeland to fight? (Give the answer with no articles.)
2 words, 9 letters. There is also an alternate answer.
#3 Odysseus's wife is Helen.
#4 How long is Odysseus gone from Ithaca? (Answer includes the length of the war and how long it took him to return home afterwards.)
#5 Who proves to be an unfaithful servant of Odysseus?
#6 How many suitors are alive at the end of "Odyssey"? (Give answer with numbers, not words.)
1 word, 1 letters.
#7 In what adventure does Odysseus not lose any men?
#8 Which god/goddess constantly vies for Odysseus's return home and even helps him kill the suitors?
#9 Who is Tiresias?
A soothsayer's ghost
Odysseus's long-lost twin brother
#10 Which of the following ghosts does Odysseus not encounter in his visit to the underworld?
#11 What creatures sing to Odysseus a song of knowledge as his ship passes by their island?
#12 Who gives Odysseus an escort home to Ithaca?
Odysseus gets home in his own ship.
#13 How do Odysseus's old nurse, his father, and his herdsmen know that it truly is Odysseus who has returned to Ithaca and not some impostor?
He shows them his golden brooch.
He tells them how he built his bedroom.
His driver's license
He has a tattoo on his leg.
He has a scar on his leg.
#14 In what disguise does Odysseus return to Ithaca?
He doesn't have a disguise.
#15 Which suitor is the first to be killed?
#16 Name one of the kings Telemachus goes to visit in search for news of his father.
1 word, 8 letters. There is also an alternate answer.
#17 In Phaeacia, Laodamas challenges Odysseus to prove his true strength. Odysseus does so in a sporting event. What event?
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