1. In Penelope’s
archery contest, through how many axes must Odysseus fire his arrow?
2. Which plant makes
the sailors forget their desire to return home?
3. How does Athena
disguise herself to make preparations for Telemachus’s journey?
5. Who first finds
Odysseus on the island of Scheria?
6. Who has an affair
7. Menelaus is king
of which city?
8. Eurycleia recognizes
Odysseus based on what distinguishing feature?
9. How is Odysseus
able to listen safely to the Sirens’ song?
10. Who begs Odysseus
to bury him?
11. Of what did Odysseus’s
12. How old is Telemachus
at the start of the epic?
13. What happens
to the disloyal maids after they clean the blood from the great
14. What does Tiresias
warn Odysseus not to harm on his voyage?
15. Who kills Antinous’s
16. In about what
year was the Odyssey composed?
17. Who transforms
Odysseus’s sailors into pigs?
18. Odysseus left
Penelope bound for what city?
19. Which goddess
often assists Odysseus and Telemachus, and speaks up for them in
the councils of the gods on Mount Olympus?
20. Why does Poseidon
21. Which two characters
provide a point of comparison for Odysseus and Telemachus?
22. Who does Zeus
send to rescue Odysseus from Calypso?
23. What did Ajax
do to bring disaster upon the homecoming Greek fleet?
24. What gift does
Telemachus accept from Menelaus?
25. How long does
Odysseus spend on Calypso’s island?