The Odyssey Book 1 Quiz

The Odyssey Book 1 Quiz

Created by Jamie Wheeler

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. 

  • Question 1

    Whose help is invoked to tell the story of Odysseus and his adventures as the epic opens?

  • Question 2

    What two disguises does Athene assume when she goes to see Telemachus?

  • Question 3

    On whose island is Odysseus imprisoned at the beginning of the epic?

  • Question 4

    Who is dispatched by Zeus to free Odysseus?

  • Question 5

    True or False: The suitors are bothersome but generally act respectfully

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