Homer Quiz

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  • Question 1

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

  • Question 2

    What sort of verse did Homer most often write?

  • Question 3

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

  • Question 4

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

  • Question 5

    What physical disability is Homer thought to have suffered?

  • Question 6

    True or False: Homer invented the limerick

  • Question 7

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

  • Question 8

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

  • Question 9

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

  • Question 10

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

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