The Odyssey Book 17 Quiz

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The Odyssey Book 17 Quiz

After his long absence, Odysseus has finally returned home. But he is greeted by only one friend. Do you recall who this friend is and why he alone recognizes the hero? Be sure you recall this incident and more by taking this quiz over Book 17 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • Question 1

    How does Melanthius the goatherd react when he meets Odysseus?

  • Question 2

    Who throws a stool at the disguised Odysseus?

  • Question 3

    Who recognizes Odysseus immediately despite his many years of absence?

  • Question 4

    What does Odysseus's dog do not long after his return?

  • Question 5

    True or False: Penelope is aware that the "beggar" is actually Odysseus

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