The Odyssey Overview Quiz

Follow one of literature's first bad boys as he battles monsters, becomes imprisoned, finally makes it home and kicks some butt by taking the eNotes quiz about The Odyssey by Homer.

  1. Which god is angry at Odysseus at the beginning of the tale?

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  2. This plant makes the sailors forget about home:

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  3. Which goddess urges Telemachus to seek his father?

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  4. How is Odysseus able to resist the Siren’s song?

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  5. Who rescues Odysseus from Calypso?

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  6. Whose council does Telemachus seek for his journey?

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  7. Which immortal turns Odysseus’s men into pigs?

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  8. On whose island is Odysseus imprisoned?

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  9. What does Menelaus give to Telemachus?

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  10. What magical quality do the ships Alcinoös offers Odysseus posses?

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