The Odyssey part 1- multiple choice

Part 1 of the Odyssey is mainly about Odysseus’… heroic deeds
The epithet “Laertes’ son”, frequently applied to Odysseus emphasizes… Odysseus’ loyalty to his family
Which statement most accurately describes Zeus’ role in Odysseus’ adventures? Zeus controls the weather from which Odysseus sails
Which aspect of Odysseus’ character keep him from giving his heart to Calypso or Circe? He is eager to get back to Itaca
While Odysseus’ men want to steal the cave mans cheeses and animals and depart immediately, Odysseus wishes to see what the cave man has to offer. What does he mean by this? An exciting challenge
Which trait does Odysseus demonstrate by lying about his name to the Cyclops? Creativity
What is the meaning of Polyphemus’ words in the following lines, “Let him lose all companions, and return under strange sail to bitter days at home.” Let Odysseus return home, alone and troubled
Odysseus demonstrates the realistic, human side of his character when he… weeps upon meeting Elpenor’s ghost in Hades
Which character trait does Odysseus display when he listens to the Siren’s song? self-sacrifice
What is demonstrated by Odysseus’ failure to wake up and prevent his men from slaughtering the sun god’s cattle? the power of the gods
Two terms that best describe the Cyclops and his actions are… mammoth, titanic
Despite Calypso’s _______ for him, Odysseus insists on returning to Ithaca bereft
What forces Odysseus and his men to go to the land of the sun cattle? A squall forces his men to the land where Helios keeps his cattle

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