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Lesson 9: Echoes from the Past: Unit Test English 9 B- Q3 Unit 1: Echoes from the Past

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    Choose the word or phrase that best matches the word in italics for questions 1–3. 1. The programmers realized there was a breach in the system. (1 point) spy code error break 2. The small boat was scudding into the open sea with a full sail. (1 point) getting stuck sinking deeply moving swiftly rocking harshly 3. Only the wiliest of you will be able to overcome this dangerous quest. (1 point) bravest meanest worthiest cleverest Matching Match the definitions to the words in questions 4–8 by filling in the correct letter. A. wise B. enormous C. passion D. competing E. sinister; threatening 4. ardor (1 point) 5. sage (1 point) 6. contending (1 point) 7. prodigious (1 point) 8. foreboding (1 point) Multiple Choice Choose the best answer for questions 9–19. Odyssey, Part 1 9. Which of the following flaws belongs to the character of Odysseus? (1 point) arrogance, because he feels superior to his men ungratefulness, because he disregards his men’s sacrifice cowardice, because he lies to the Cyclops about his identity recklessness, because he can’t help venturing into the Cyclops’ cave 10. The Cyclops shows that he has no fear of Zeus by _________. (1 point) calling Odysseus a ninny asking where Odysseus's ship is invoking the name of Poseidon eating six of Odysseus's men Odyssey, Part 2 11. What is the effect of the epic simile in lines 118–131 of the Odyssey, Part 2? "Now, being a man, I could not help consenting. So I went down to the sea beach and the ship, where I found all my other men on board, 120 weeping, in despair along the benches. Sometimes in farmyards when the cows return well-fed from pasture to the barn, one sees the pens give way before the calves in tumult, breaking through to cluster about their mothers, 125 bumping together, bawling. Just that way my crew poured round me when they saw me come— their faces wet with tears as if they saw their homeland, and the crags of Ithaca, even the very town where they were born." (1 point) to compare Odysseus's men to beasts to criticize Odysseus's men's lack of loyalty to reveal Odysseus's hurry to go back and free his men to show how Odysseus's men depended on him 12. To protect them from the Sirens’ song, Circe advises Odysseus to _________. (1 point) plug his men's ears and have them tie him to the mast journey to Ithaca by way of the Underworld go back to Aeolus and avoid the Sirens altogether cover himself with magic ointment Odyssey, Part 3 13. Penelope proposes the archery contest as a way to ________. (1 point) discover the true identity of the beggar put off the suitors who want to marry her provide amusement for her son, Telemachus keep the unruly suitors occupied 14. In what way can Penelope be considered a "classic wife"? (1 point) She is devoted and faithful. She is cunning and secretive. She is refined and aristocratic. She is courageous and reckless. 15. Which of the following best describes the language used in the extended simile comparing Odysseus to a musician as he strings the bow (lines 142–151)? "But the man skilled in all ways of contending, satisfied by the great bow’s look and heft, like a musician, like a harper, when with quiet hand upon his instrument he draws between his thumb and forefinger a sweet new string upon a peg: so effortlessly Odysseus in one motion strung the bow. Then slid his right hand down the cord and plucked it, so the taut gut vibrating hummed and sang a swallow’s note." (1 point) harsh and strident rhythmic and fast flowing and harmonious resounding and celebratory Orpheus and Eurydice 16. Which of these sentences from Orpheus and Eurydice is an example of hyberbole? (1 point) Orpheus invited Hymen, the god of marriage, to bless the wedding with his presence. Soon he saw the River Styx, which separates the Underworld from the world of the living. He was the king of Thrace, the most musical of all the Greek people. Trees gathered around to hear his beautiful notes. 17. To gain entry to the Underworld, Orpheus has to charm _________. (1 point) the boatman Charon and Cerberus, the three-headed dog Sisyphus and Tantalus the Danaides and the Furies Hades, the king of the Underworld, and Persephone, his queen Essay Note: Your teacher will grade your response to question 18 to ensure that you receive proper credit for your answer. 18. What roles are played by the female characters you encountered in this unit? Describe some of these female characters, their traits, and the roles they played within the selections you read, especially considering that all of those selections had male characters as protagonists. (25 points)

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