Book 1 of the Iliad

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1. Why is Zeus reluctant to help the Trojans?

  • He knows his wife Hera supports the Greeks.
  • He knows his daughter Aphrodite supports the Greeks.
  • He knows Agamemnon was right in taking Briseis.
  • He doesn't agree with the war between Troy and Greece.
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2. Which God sends a plague to punish the Greeks?

  • Hera
  • Aphrodite
  • Apollo
  • Zeus

3. Which theme is introduced in the opening lines of the Iliad?

  • Romance
  • Anger
  • Sympathy
  • Jealousy

4. Who is angry because Zeus agreed to help the Trojans?

  • Agamemnon
  • Hera
  • Thetis
  • Hephaestus

5. Who convinces Hera not to start an argument between the gods over the mortals?

  • Aphrodite
  • Hephaestus
  • Athena
  • Thetis


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