Test Bank Classical Myth 9th Edition by Barry B. Powell A+

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Test Bank Classical Myth 9th Edition by Barry B. Powell A+

Test Bank Classical Myth 9th Edition by Barry B. Powell A+

$35.00
Test Bank Classical Myth 9th Edition by Barry B. Powell A+

Title: Chapter 01 - Question 01

1. What did the Greek word mythos originally mean?

a. “digression”

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*b. “authoritative speech” or “story”

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c. “family tree”

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d. “interpretation”

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Type: multiple choice question

Title: Chapter 01 - Question 02

2. The word “character” comes from a Greek word meaning _______.

*a.“a certain mental imprint”

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b. “genealogy”

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c. “interpretation”

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d. “system of belief”

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 03

3. Like all other stories, myths have which three elements?

*a.plot

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b. a fixed theme

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*c. characters

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*d. setting

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 04

4. The Greeks eventually came to contrast mythos with ______, or “account.”

a. ethos

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b. syntaxis

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c. synthesis

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*d. logos

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 05

5. _______ are stories of the great deeds of human heroes or heroines.

a. Divine myths

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*b. Legends

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c. Folktales

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d. Fairy tales

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 06

6. What are some of the features of supernatural beings in divine myths?

*a.They can take on human or animal shapes at will

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*b. They control awesome forces of nature

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*c. Conflicts among them take place on an immense scale

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d. They are all little more than personified abstractions

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 07

7. Zeus, the Greek sky-god, is depicted in which of the following ways in Greek myths?

a. The creator of all human moral commandments

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*b. The upholder of justice in human communities

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*c. A powerful father

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*d. An often unfaithful husband

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 08

8. Divine myth is easily confused with _______.

a. fairy tales

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b. modern forms of storytelling such as novels and films

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*c. religion

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d. folktales

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 09

9. Both _______ and _______ offer explanations of why the world is the way it is, though in different ways.

a.divine myth

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b. archaeology

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c. legend

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*d. science

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 10

10. Which of the following are among the qualities of the heroes and heroines in legends?

*a.Members of important families regarded themselves as descended from them

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b. They are drawn from all levels of society

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*c. They have extraordinary physical and personal qualities

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*d. They are understood to belong to the very distant past

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 11

11. Greek myth tells us more about the _______ than it does about life in the distant past.

a. Minoans

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b. preconceptions of modern scholars

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*c. the circumstances and concerns of its transmitters

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d. Greeks’ relationship with other cultures

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 12

12. Stories like “The Tortoise and the Hare” and “Sinbad the Sailor” could be considered _______.

a. etiological tales

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b. divine myths

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c. sagas

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*d. folktales

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 13

13. Which of the following qualities are often found in the main characters of folktales?

a. They are always animals

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*b. They are of low social status, at least in the beginning

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*c. They are persecuted or victimized in some way

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d. They are understood to have lived in the not-too-distant past

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 14

14. Scholars recognize more than ______ folktale types, even in stories from cultures far apart in space and time.

a. seven

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b. seventy

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c. one hundred and seventy

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*d. seven hundred

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 15

15. What defines a folktale type?

a. There is no agreed-upon definition of a folktale type

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b. The presence of a single, defined folktale motif

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c. The presence of a quest

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*d. A recurring constellation of folktale motifs

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 16

16. Which of the following is not an example of a folktale motif?

a. “a magic carpet”

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*b. “a brother”

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c. “a magic object that protects against attack”

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d. “a dragon that guards a spring”

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 17

17. Which of the following are characteristics of a folktale quest?

*a.The hero must overcome a powerful antagonist

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b. The hero is punished by the gods for his hubris

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*c. The hero needs special assistance along the way

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*d. The antagonist initially gets the better of the hero, but he escapes

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 18

18. The word “mythology” should mean what?

a. “oral narratives”

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*b. “the study of myth”

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c. “[only] Greek and Roman traditional narratives”

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d. “the collective evidence for all myths, in all versions”

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 19

19. Which of the following is not one of the four categories into which modern scholars group the study of myth?

a. The recording and compilation of a given culture’s myths

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b. The analysis of the role that specific myths play or played within a culture

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*c. The cataloguing of myths that are confirmed by archaeology

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d. The assessment of the lasting human significance of specific myths or groups of myths

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 20

20. The principal source for the study of ancient myths is _______.

*a. works of literature

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b. archaeology

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c. ancient art

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d. inscriptions from the Late Bronze Age

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Title: Chapter 01 - Question 21

21.

The figure on the left represents Nikê (“victory”) and, in Greek myth, she is best described as _______.

*a. little more than an abstract conception

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b. the spiritual representative of any given Greek community

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c. the preeminent and most characteristic Greek goddess

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d. a goddess with a distinct personality, like Zeus or Hera

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