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How much do you know about Homer's great epic? Take this quiz to find out.
#1 What name is given to the first 4 books of The Odyssey?
1 word, 9 letters.
#2 Odysseus is the ruler of...
1 word, 6 letters. There is also an alternate answer.
#3 By whom is Odysseus being held captive at the start of the story?
1 word, 7 letters. There is also an alternate answer.
#4 What problem do Telemachus and Penelope face at the start of the story?
#5 After he leaves Ogygia, Odysseus arrives in the land of a certain people who help him return home by providing him with a ship. Who are these people?
#6 Which deity is determined to prolong Odysseus' suffering by trying to prevent him from returning home?
#7 What does the fruit of the lotus do to those who eat it?
It causes them to forget all about their homes and makes them want to eat it all the time.
It slowly weakens them and eventually causes death.
It causes them to become extremely paranoid.
It causes them to become so sad that they can do nothing but think about their sadness.
#8 Who is the witch-goddess who turns a group of Odysseus' men into pigs?
1 word, 5 letters. There is also an alternate answer.
#9 When they pass the island of the Sirens, Odysseus tells his men to stuff their ears with what?
1 word, 7 letters. There are 2 alternate answers.
#10 Which deity resolves the conflict at the end of the story?
1 word, 6 letters. There are 2 alternate answers.
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