Homer Quizzes

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Test your knowledge of Homer by taking an eNotes quiz! Created and approved by high school teachers, each eNotes quiz is multiple choice and includes questions on plot points, themes, and character traits. eNotes quizzes can be taken online or printed for classroom use.

  • Iliad Overview
    Iliad Overview by enotes

    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.

  • The Odyssey Overview
  • The Odyssey Book 1
    The Odyssey Book 1 by enotes

    The Muse has been called upon to tell the story of the great Odysseus who, at the beginning of the tale, is imprisoned far away from his kingdom in Ithaca. In his absence, a great many suitors are trying to woo his wife and usurp his position as king. Be sure you recall how the epic begins by taking this quiz over Book 1 of The Odyssey by Homer from eNotes. 

  • The Odyssey Book 2
    The Odyssey Book 2 by enotes

    Book 2 centers on Odysseus's son, Telemachus and his plans to outwit the smarmy suitors. Be sure you understand Telemachus's strategies and more by taking this quiz over Book 2 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 3
    The Odyssey Book 3 by enotes

    Telemachus's ship has come to port in Pylus, where he and the still-disguised Athene are greeted by the wise Nestor, an aged Greek counselor. Be sure you recall what transpires between Telemachus and Nestor as well as other action by taking this quiz over Book 3 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 4
    The Odyssey Book 4 by enotes

    Telemachus arrives in Sparta, where he is greeted by Menelaus, who is about to host a special party. What does Menelaus have to say to Odysseus's son? Be sure you recall the exchange between the two men and more by taking this quiz over Book 4 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 5
    The Odyssey Book 5 by enotes

    Odysseus is finally freed from Calypso's island and one of the gods is not happy at all about this development. Be sure you recall the details of Odysseus's escape and more by taking this quiz over Book 5 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 6
    The Odyssey Book 6 by enotes

    Odysseus is in Scheria, where he is being hosted by the Phaeacean King Alcinoös. While Odysseus slumbers, Alcinoös's daughter, Princess Nausikaa, is visited by Athene in a dream. What does Athene tell her? Be sure you recall Athene's instructions and more by taking this quiz over Book 6 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 7
    The Odyssey Book 7 by enotes

    Odysseus, with the magical help of Athene, arrives in disguise at Alcinoös's palace, and is treated as an honored guest. What happens during the feast? Be sure you recall what Alcinoös offers the stranger, Odysseus's response, and more by taking this quiz over Book 7 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 8
    The Odyssey Book 8 by enotes

    Alcinoös commands that a grand feast be held to honor Odysseus. After the wining and dining, Alcinoös calls for an athletic competition. What happens when Odysseus is cajoled into participating? Be sure you recall the feast, the competition, and more by taking this quiz over Book 8 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 9
    The Odyssey Book 9 by enotes

    In this section, Odysseus is regaling the Phaeaceans with tales of his travails around the world and especially his battle with the horrible Cyclops. Be sure you recall the details of the battles and more by taking this quiz over Book 9 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 10
    The Odyssey Book 10 by enotes

    King Aeolus has given Odysseus a gift. What has Odysseus received, where does the gift take him, and what dangers await? Be sure you recall these details and more by taking this quiz over Book 10 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 11
    The Odyssey Book 11 by enotes

    Odysseus and his crew have arrived at the edge of Hades where, according to Circe's instructions, they call forth the spirits of the dead. Be sure you recall who speaks to Odysseus and more by taking this quiz over Book 11 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 12
    The Odyssey Book 12 by enotes

    Terrible monsters and challenges await Odysseus and his crew in Book 12, including resisting the Sirens and escaping Scylla and Charybdis. Be sure you recall the details of these challenges and more by taking this quiz over Book 12 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 13
    The Odyssey Book 13 by enotes

    Athene has a plan for Odysseus as he returns to Ithaca. What happens and why when the hero returns to his hometown? Be sure you recall these details and more by taking the quiz over Book 13 of The Odyssey from eNotes. 

  • The Odyssey Book 14
    The Odyssey Book 14 by enotes

    Odysseus has returned to Ithaca, where he meets the loyal swineherd, Eumaeus. Be sure you recall how Eumaeus reacts to the disguised Odysseus, what information Eumaues imparts and more by taking this quiz over Book 14 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 15
    The Odyssey Book 15 by enotes

    Signs and portents abound in this section of our hero's epic journey. Be sure you understand the predictions and outcomes by taking this quiz over Book 15 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 16
    The Odyssey Book 16 by enotes

    Did you follow Odysseus on his epic journey home from Troy? Take book-by-book Odyssey quizzes from eNotes to see how much you know about the Ithacan King's wanderings. Continue with The Odyssey Book 16 Quiz.

  • The Odyssey Book 17
    The Odyssey Book 17 by enotes

    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.

  • The Odyssey Book 18
    The Odyssey Book 18 by enotes

    A stranger has arrived at Odysseus's home and challenges the disguised king. Meanwhile, Athene has bewitched Penelope, which enchants the greedy suitors. Be sure you recall what happens in this fast-paced section by taking this quiz over Book 18 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 19
    The Odyssey Book 19 by enotes

    Odysseus and Telemachus return to Ithaca, where several people are tested for their loyalty. Be sure you recall who passes and who fails the tests and more by taking this quiz over Book 19 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 20
    The Odyssey Book 20 by enotes

    Loyalties are tested and the unwelcome house guests are afflicted by an odd malady in this fast-moving section. Be sure you understand what has befallen the fickle servants as well as the avaricious suitors by taking this quiz over Book 20 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 21
    The Odyssey Book 21 by enotes

    Telemachus challenges the smarmy suitors to a task in Book 21. What happens with his father's bow and what is the outcome of the challenge? Be sure you recall these details and more by taking this quiz over Book 21 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 22
    The Odyssey Book 22 by enotes

    Finally, the time has come for Odysseus to reveal his true identity. A battle with the suitors soon ensues. Be sure you recall the details of the battle to vanquish the usurpers and more by taking this quiz over Book 22 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 23
    The Odyssey Book 23 by enotes

    Eurycleia has exciting news for Penelope. What does she tell her mistress and how does Penelope respond? Be sure you recall these details and more by taking this quiz over Book 23 of The Odyssey from eNotes.

  • The Odyssey Book 24
    The Odyssey Book 24 by enotes

    Now deceased, the suitors are escorted to the gates of Hades. Meanwhile, Odysseus and Telemachus go to visit Odysseus's father, Laertes. Be sure you recall what happens in both the underworld, Ithaca and more by taking this quiz over Book 24 of The Odyssey from eNotes.