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. On whose island is Odysseus imprisoned?

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

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  3. Which goddess urges Telemachus to seek his father?

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  4. What does Menelaus give to Telemachus?

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

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

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

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  8. Whose council does Telemachus seek for his journey?

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  9. Who rescues Odysseus from Calypso?

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  10. This plant makes the sailors forget about home:

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