The Iliad - Events of Book 6 Quiz

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1. What does Nestor tell the Greeks to do when he sees the Trojan army weakening?

  • To demand the return of Helen.
  • To strip them of their weapons.
  • To kill as many as possible.
  • To retreat to Argos while they have the upper hand.
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2. When Paris returns to battle, what does he think Hector is doing at the city walls?

  • Watching the battle.
  • Waiting for the soothsayer.
  • Waiting for him.
  • Fleeing war.

3. Who does Hector ask to pray in the temple of Athene?

  • Priam and the elders.
  • Hecabe and the noblewomen
  • Helen and the noblewomen
  • Priam and the noblemen

4. What does Andromache do as soon as Hector leaves?

  • She visits Priam to seek reassurance.
  • She mourns for him because she believes he will die.
  • She visits Helen to seek reassurance.
  • She calls for the hand maidens to take the child.

5. Who does Hector visit last on his trip to Ilium?

  • Paris and Helen.
  • Priam and the elders.
  • His wife and son.
  • His mother.


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