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School: University of South Carolina
Department: Classical Studies
Course: Introduction to Classical Mythology
Professor: Osborne
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: Greek Myth, Greek Mythology, Classics, The Odyssey, Oedipus, antigone, Euripides' Medea, and hippolytus
Name: Clas 220 Exam 2 Study Guide
Description: This study guide covers the Odyssey, King Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone, Medea and Hippolytus.
Uploaded: 03/30/2018
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background image Clas 220 Exam 2 Study Guide The Odyssey  1. Odysseus is the hero of a. Strength b. Strategy
c. Cunning
d. Kleos 2. The Odyssey begins with Odysseus being stuck on __’s Island, where he has been stuck  for 7 years a. Calypso b. Penelope
c. Agamemnon
d. Achilles 3. Which god/goddess saves Odysseus from the storm at sea after he leaves Calypso’s  Island? a. Zeus b. Poseidon
c. Nausicaa
d. Ino 4. How does Odysseus escape the Cyclops’ cave? a. He distracts him with food
b. He gets him drunk
c. He blinds him while he is drunk
d. He prays to the gods to help him
5. Odysseus gets stuck on ___’s Island for a year where his men are turned into pigs. a. Calypso b. Circe
c. Nausicaa
d. Penelope 6. In the Underworld, Odysseus speaks to the souls of __, __, and __. a. Agamemnon, Achilles, and Ajax
b. Nestor, Menelaus, and Helen
c. Agamemnon, Achilles, and Menelaus
d. Nestor, Elpenor, and Ajax
7. Odysseus and his crew are warned not to _____ or it would mean their death. (They do it  anyway and all of his crew die.) a. Sail back to Ithaca
b. Leave the Underworld
c. Drink wine
d. Eat Helios’ cattle
8. Before returning to his palace on Ithaca, he stops to ask __ for help, disguised as a  beggar.
background image a. Telemachus
b. Meanthius
c. Eumaios
d. Antinoos
9. In the palace, still disguised as a beggar, the old nurse recognizes him because of what? a. A scar on his leg b. A birthmark on his foot
c. His voice
d. The disguise is not very good 10. What contest does Odysseus win before him and Telemachus slaughter all of the suitors? a. A play writing contest
b. A sword fighting contest
c. A foot race
d. An archery contest
11. How does Penelope test Odysseus so that she really knows it’s him? a. Asks him the year they got married b. Asks him the name of his dog
c. Asks him to move their bed
d. Asks him the name of the old nurse 12. To complete his nostos, Odysseus must finally reunite with ___. a. His son, Telemachus
b. His father, Laertes
c. His son, Telegonos
d. His nurse, Eurykleia
King Oedipus 1. Unbeknownst to Oedipus until it is too late, his real parents are… a. Laius and Jocasta
b. Polybus and Merope
c. Creon and Eurydice
d. Haemon and Antigone
2. His real parents abandoned him when he was a baby because their child was prophesized  to kill his father and marry his mother. a. True
b. False
3. How does Oedipus come to kill Laius? a. He murders him in cold blood b. He kills him on accident on the road back to Thebes
c. He gets in a fight with him and wins
d. He kills him in order to take his throne 4. How does Oedipus come to marry Jocasta? a. She is promised to him by her father
b. They are young lovers
c. He gets her as a prize for solving the riddle of the Sphynx

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School: University of South Carolina
Department: Classical Studies
Course: Introduction to Classical Mythology
Professor: Osborne
Term: Fall 2016
Tags: Greek Myth, Greek Mythology, Classics, The Odyssey, Oedipus, antigone, Euripides' Medea, and hippolytus
Name: Clas 220 Exam 2 Study Guide
Description: This study guide covers the Odyssey, King Oedipus, Oedipus at Colonus, Antigone, Medea and Hippolytus.
Uploaded: 03/30/2018
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