1. What are Achilles' instructions to Patroclus for when he goes into battle?
- To return as soon as the ships are saved.
- To pursue the Trojans until Ilium falls.
- To kill Hector and retrieve Helen.
- To wound Agamemnon but not to kill him.
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2. How does Apollo help in Patroclus' death?
- He makes him drop his shield, making it easier for Trygaeus to kill him.
- He stuns him, making it easier for Sarpedon 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.
3. How does Patroclus disobey Achilles' orders?
- He kills too many Trojans without cause.
- He doesn't wound Agamemnon and returns without Helen.
- He pursues the Trojans right up to the city gates.
- He kills Sarpedon but doesn't bring him back.
4. How does Zeus interfere with Hector in this book?
- He fills him with cowardice.
- He fills him with jealousy.
- He fills him with confidence.
- He fills him with delusion.
5. What does Homer reveal about the destiny of Patroclus in this book?
- He will only return if Ilium falls.
- It will be either him or the ships that will return.
- Both he and the ships will return.
- Neither he or the ships will return.
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