1. What do the Trojans do when Hector's body returns to Ilium?
- They spend nine days preparing the funeral pyre.
- They spend two days participating in the funeral games.
- They spend twelve days in silent mourning.
- They spend seven days sacrificing cattle to Apollo.
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2. How does Priam reduce Achilles to tears and persuade him to release Hector's body?
- He tells him of Andromache and Hector's orphaned son.
- He reminds him of his old age and of Achilles' own father.
- He tells him the story of Glaucas and Diomedes.
- He reminds him of Briseis and her longing for Achilles during her capture.
3. What does Priam bring to Achilles with the hope of exchanging it for Hector's body?
- A wagon and four Trojan women.
- A chariot full of treasure.
- Patroclus' shield.
- Helen's maid and some wine.
4. What happens to reassure Hecabe when she is worried that Achilles will kill Priam?
- Ares fills her with a sense of confidence.
- Apollo sends a cobra as a sign of fortune.
- Zeus sends an eagle as a good omen.
- Apollo sends Iris to tell her of Priam's safety.
5. How does Achilles treat Hector's body at the beginning of book 24?
- He drags it around Patroclus' tomb every day.
- He leaves it to rest on top of Patroclus' funeral pyre.
- He lets the vultures feed on it every day.
- He allows the Myrmidons to stab it every night.
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