1. What are Achilles' instructions to Patroclus for when he goes into battle?
- To wound Agamemnon but not to kill him.
- To return as soon as the ships are saved.
- To kill Hector and retrieve Helen.
- To pursue the Trojans until Ilium falls.
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2. What does Homer reveal about the destiny of Patroclus in this book?
- It will be either him or the ships that will return.
- Neither he or the ships will return.
- Both he and the ships will return.
- He will only return if Ilium falls.
3. Why doesn't Zeus save his son, Sarpedon, from being killed by Patroclus?
- Hera convinces him that other Gods will look down on him if he interferes with the mortals.
- Hephaestus convinces him that Sarpedon's destiny dictates that he must die in this battle.
- Aphrodite refuses to obey Zeus in the future if he decides to interfere with the life of a mortal.
- Athene convinces him that it is time for the Achaeans to take the upper hand in battle.
4. Why does Zeus decide that Patroclus must die?
- Patroclus wounded Hector.
- Patroclus killed Zeus' son, Sarpedon.
- Patroclus wounded Zeus' daughter, Aphrodite.
- Patroclus disobeyed Achilles.
5. How does Apollo help in Patroclus' death?
- He makes him drop his shield, making it easier for Trygaeus to kill him.
- He wounds him, making it easier for Hector to kill him.
- He fills him with cowardice, making it easier for Paris to kill him.
- He stuns him, making it easier for Sarpedon to kill him.
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