Iliad Overview Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

Iliad Overview Quiz

Condensing the epic Iliad to ten essential questions, eNotes' Iliad Overview Quiz covers questions on plot, characters (mortal and immortal), and important battles to help you in your review of this classic text.

  • Question 1

    Why do the Trojans attempt to break through the wall on foot?

  • Question 2

    Why does Achilles not have his armor?

  • Question 3

    Which immortal is wounded in battle?

  • Question 4

    What does the seer, Kalchas, say must be done to stop the attacks on the Achaians?

  • Question 5

    What were Achilleus’s and Agamemnon’s rewards for sacking the city of Thebe?

  • Question 6

    Thetis knows of her son, Achilles, fate. What is it?

  • Question 7

    Why does Poulydamas advise Hecktor to call off the attack and turn back?

  • Question 8

    Why does Achilles feel it is pointless to fight the Trojans?

  • Question 9

    What will the winner of the fight between Menealous and Paris win?

  • Question 10

    Which immortal agrees to help the Trojans?

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