The Iliad: Book 12 Quiz

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Read Book 12 carefully to complete this quiz
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Question 1

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What will happen to the Achaen walls when Troy falls?
Answer
  • they will be destroyed by the gods
  • they will be set in gold
  • they will hold until the end of time
  • they will keep the barbarians at bay

Question 2

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What keeps the Trojan chariots from breaching the Achaean fortifications?
Answer
  • a trench dug in front of them
  • the goddess Athena
  • fear of Hector
  • their horses were stolen

Question 3

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Who encourages Hector to have his men storm the ramparts?
Answer
  • Polydamas
  • Menestheus
  • Great Ajax
  • Teucer

Question 4

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What animals are part of the sign to the Trojans just before they storm the ramparts?
Answer
  • eagle and serpent
  • frog and serpent
  • eagle and stag
  • dove and serpent

Question 5

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How does Polydamas interpret the sign of the eagle and serpent?
Answer
  • that the charge against the ramparts will fail
  • that they will be successful in battle this day
  • that the men should have stayed with their chariots
  • that the walls of Troy will fall

Question 6

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Which Trojans lead the charge at the ramparts?
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  • Glaucus
  • Sarpedon
  • Hector
  • Polydamas

Question 7

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Which Achaeans hold back the Trojans at the ramparts?
Answer
  • Menestheus
  • Great Ajax
  • Teucer
  • Odysseus

Question 8

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Hector shatters one of the gates with a:
Answer
  • boulder
  • spear
  • oxen
  • log
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