Review Quiz #2 For Chapter One Part 4

Review Quiz #2 For Chapter One Part 4

1. Early influences on Greek myth do NOT include such humanistic concerns as... a. conflicts with divine adversaries.
b. confrontations with Death.
c. the limits death imposes on human achievement.
d. humans displacement of the Gods.
e. the tension created when men aspire for immortality.

2. When Pythagoras says, "Man is the measure of all things", he is NOT referring to... a. humans guided by moral principles.
b. humans assigning human values to non-human forms/beings.
c. human perceptions of reality.
d. humans being guided by logic.
e. humans being guided by inspiration from the Gods.

3. Anthropomorphism does NOT give Greek gods... a. human psychology.
b. human emotions.
c. human mortality.
d. human competitiveness.
e. human lusts.

4. The hero is best defined in terms of confrontations with equally superior adversaries. True

5. The best claim an ancient Greek warrior would have on immortality was through... a. deeds of glory.
b. lasting fame.
c. lasting reputation of honor.
d. jealous ambition.
e. all of the above.

6. A hero is NOT known for... a. obsessive quest for preeminence.
b. standing alone.
c. irresistible sexual attractiveness.
d. second prize.
e. willingness to risk everything.

7. The Gods possessed everything the Greek male desires EXCEPT... a. nurturing family.
b. jealous regard for personal prerogative.
c. eternal youth.
d. good looks.
e. uninhibited assertion of individual selfhood.

8. Greek Gods and Goddesses were arguable as fascinated by humans as humans were by the Greek Gods and Goddesses. True

9. Greek Gods were mythically driven by these human-like motivations EXCEPT... a. jealous regard for their individual innate superiority.
b. competitiveness.
c. sexual lust.
d. concern for human dignity.
e. lust for power.

10. For a Greek hero there was no such thing a "second prize". True

11. Ancient Greek myth attempts to define the nature of reality by application of moral and psychological principles. True

12. Greek Heroes attempted to distinguish themselves... a. sexually insatiable.
b. more divine than the Gods.
c. as moral role models.
d. psychologically complex human beings.
e. as above lesser mortals.

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