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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:*** (2.25)
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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