Book 1 of the Iliad

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1. Why does Achilles want Zeus to help the Trojans?

  • To prevent Menelaus from winning back Helen.
  • To prompt Hector to kill Agamemnon and to take over Greece.
  • To show Agamemnon that Achilles is important in winning the war.
  • To show Hector that Agamemnon is easily defeated.
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2. Whose argument results in Achilles withdrawing from the war?

  • Achilles and Thetis
  • Nestor and Patroclus
  • Agamemnon and Achilles
  • Hector and Paris

3. Who does Achilles ask to convince Zeus to help the Trojans?

  • Thetis
  • Athena
  • Hera
  • Briseis

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

  • Agamemnon
  • Hephaestus
  • Hera
  • Thetis

5. Where is the plague sent?

  • Greece
  • Crete
  • Troy
  • Athens


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