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Homer's "Odyssey"

How much do you know about Homer's epic, "Odyssey"? Test yourself and find out!


Quiz ID:#13180
Fun:*** (2.28)
Difficulty:** (1.7)
Category:Literature > Mythology
Created By:themadhatterAus**




#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.)

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#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.)

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#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?

#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?

#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?

#14   In what disguise does Odysseus return to Ithaca?

#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.

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#17   In Phaeacia, Laodamas challenges Odysseus to prove his true strength. Odysseus does so in a sporting event. What event?





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