Review Quiz #1 for Chapter 10

Review Quiz #1 for Chapter 10

1. Among the characteristics common to Heroes is NOT... a. extraordinary ambition
b. extraordinary self-control
c. extraordinary violence
d. extraordinary courage
e. extraordinary birth.

2. Among the quests common to the Heroic mythology is NOT... a. fame
b. wealth
c. immortality
d. cosmic powers
e. universal peace.

3. The mythic Hero is usually... a. half god
b. half beast
c. a spiritual leader
d. half Greek
e. all of the above.

4. Other creatures that are half/human, half/beast are representative of... a. the fragmented nature of experience
b. the instinctual aspect of experience
c. the tension between intellect and appetite
d. the conscious and the subconscious
e. all of the above.

5. Basic to the tension inherent in the character of the Hero is... a. expression of savagery
b. expression of compassion
c. expression of femininity
d. expression of psychic powers
e. all of the above.

6. Basic to the tension inherent in the character of the Hero is... a. drive to excel
b. drive to immortality
c. achieve the impossible
d. all of the above
e. none of the above.

7. Inherent in the tension expressed in the Heroic character is the conflict between... a. gods and demons
b. divine and mortal
c. beasts and dragons
d. all of the above
e. none of the above.

8. The concept of Hero as threat does NOT include... a. instinct for aggression
b. excessive ambition
c. need for social acceptance
d. need for dominance
e. fulfillment of godlike capacity.

9. Which of these is NOT usually part of the Hero's background... a. part divine ancestry
b. born in unusual circumstances
c. unusual powers or skills
d. psychic abilities
e. journey of discovery.

10. If the Hero's journey is considered symbolically, he... a. achieves fame
b. reclaims his throne
c. achieves spiritual rebirth
d. goes to heaven
e. sexual contentment.

11. What would be an aspect of the symbolic nature of the Hero's journey... a. integrating the anima/animus
b. integrating the fragmented psyche
c. connecting to the female side of the universe
d. confrontation of divinity
e. all of the above.

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