The Odyssey Book 21 Quiz

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.

  1. True or False: Telemachus is the first to attempt the bow challenge

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  2. How many tries does it take Odysseus to succeed in the bow challenge?

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  3. What does Penelope retrieve from the upper chambers?

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  4. Why isn't Penelope present for the bow challenge?

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  5. What challenge does Penelope give the suitors in order to claim her as their bride?

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