Books 9-10: Quick Quiz

Anita Thomer
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A very quick quiz on Books 9 & 10 of The Iliad.

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Question 1

Question
Who proposes returning to Greece because the war was a failure?
Answer
  • Achilles
  • Nestor
  • Agamemnon
  • Athena

Question 2

Question
How does Diomedes respond to Agamemnon's weeping?
Answer
  • He says he will fight even if no one else will.
  • He threatens to kill Agamemnon on the spot.
  • He decides to beg Achilles to return to the army.
  • He speaks passionately about a return to Greece.

Question 3

Question
How does Achilles react to Agamemnon's offer to fight the Trojans?
Answer
  • He quickly agrees to return to battle.
  • He threatens to kill Agamemnon unless he leaves for good.
  • He says that he plans to return home.
  • He suggests that he will instead help the Trojans.

Question 4

Question
What does Nestor suggest doing next in battle?
Answer
  • Retreat back to Greece
  • Send spies to the Trojans
  • Pray to Athena for help
  • Turn to Agamemnon for ideas

Question 5

Question
What does Dolon, the Trojan spy, do when he meets Odysseus and Diomedes?
Answer
  • He refuses to give up information.
  • He tries to run away from them.
  • He reveals the positions of the Trojan army and allies.
  • He tries to kill both men.
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