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 does Achilles feel it is pointless to fight the Trojans?

  • Question 2

    Which immortal agrees to help the Trojans?

  • Question 3

    Which immortal is wounded in battle?

  • Question 4

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

  • Question 5

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

  • Question 6

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

  • Question 7

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

  • Question 8

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

  • Question 9

    Why does Achilles not have his armor?

  • Question 10

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

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