Homer Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

Homer Quiz

Sing, muses, of the greatest epic poet who ever lived! Take the Homer quiz from eNotes to find out what you know about this famed Greek poet. Contains ten questions about the ancient author of The Iliad and The Odyssey.

  • Question 1

    Homer was a subject of the ____________ cult during the Hellenistic era.

  • Question 2

    What sort of verse did Homer most often write?

  • Question 3

    True or False: Homer as an author may not have existed

  • Question 4

    True or False: About 50% of the works attributed to Homer are speeches

  • Question 5

    True or False: Homer invented the limerick

  • Question 6

    The debate over the historical authenticity of the single person known as "Homer" is called the __________ Question.

  • Question 7

    What physical disability is Homer thought to have suffered?

  • Question 8

    Why did Aristotle say Homer's epics made him unique among the poets in his time?

  • Question 9

    According to the poet Matthew Arnold, which of the following is NOT an "eminently" Homeric quality?

  • Question 10

    While the exact date of his birth is unknown, the poet Herodotus estimates that it was likely around:

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