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10th Grade Final Exam: Aeneid, Metamorphoses, The New Testament, and Beowulf
1st Semester Review for Final Exam
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Based on these lines, to whom does the word "I" refer?
"Wars and a man I sing- an exile driven by Fate,
he was the first to flee the coast of Troy...
Who is the beauty scorned?
Upon landing on the shores of Libya, how does Aeneas best demonstrate his skill as a leader?
He pretends to be hopeful and gives a rousing speech
To whom is Venus speaking when she asks,
"Oh you who rule the
lives of men and gods with your everlasting laws
and your lightening bolt of terror, what crime did my Aeneas
commit against you, what dire harm could the Trojans do
that after bearing so many losses, this wide world
is shut to them now? And all because of Italy."
Whom is visited by a ghost based on the following quote?
"The ghost of her unburied husband came,
Lifting a visage marvelously pale..."
What tale does Dido want Aeneas to tell?
How Troy fell and how the Trojans travelled to Carthage
How do the Greeks get inside the walls of Troy?
The Trojans pull the horse inside the city walls and Sinon lets the soldier inside it out
Who appears in a dream to warn Aeneas to flee Troy
Who or what does Venus say is the cause of the fall of Troy?
The harsh will of the gods.
For whom does Aeneas return to Troy to search?
His wife, Creusa
Why are Aeneas and his people supposed to settle in Hesperia?
It is their true home, the land from which the forefathers of their people came.
Who blinded Polyphemus?
Ulysses and his crewmen
Which of the following is NOT a reason why Anna thinks Dido should make a match with Aeneas?
It is Jupiter's will.
Where do Dido and Aeneas become "married"?
In a cave.
What does Jupiter want from Aeneas?
For Aeneas to stop being distracted by Dido and her city and go build his own kingdom.
What does Dido tell Aeneas she will do after he leaves?
Haunt him as a spirit after she dies.
How does Dido kill herself?
With a sword.
When Aeneas and the Trojans land in Sicily at the beginning of Book V, a year has passed since which important event?
The death of Anchises.
What does Aeneas ask the gods through the Sibyl?
He wants to settle peacefully in Latium
Where do malefactors live in the underworld?
Who does Anchises predict will bring and Age of Gold to Latium?
At the beginning of Book XII, how was the conflict between Aeneas and Turnus originally going to be settled?
Turnus wants to meet Aeneas in single combat.
What reason does Latinus give to Turnus for why the Latins got involved in bloody wars with the Trojans?
Latinus went against fate and allowed Lavinia to be promised to Turnus.
What does Aeneas promise to the Italians if he wins his fight with Turnus?
He will not subjugate the Italians, but rather both kingdoms will unite and live as equals.
What does Jupiter promise Juno about the Latin people?
They will be allowed to keep their language and way of life.
Why does Aeneas lose his temper and kill Turnus instead of showing mercy?
He sees Turnus wearing Pallas' swordbelt.
What is the name of the water nymph who falls in love with Narcissus?
What does Pyramus do after seeing the tracks of the lioness and Thisbe's bloody shawl?
He kills himself.
What does Jason want from King Aetes?
The Golden Fleece
What is Arachne turned into at the end of the myth?
What did Perseus use to transform Atlas?
In the Gospel of John, Jesus spoke with _________ being born again.
The first half of the Gospel of John ends with Jesus raising __________________ from the dead.
The book of Acts is presented as a companion volume to the Gospel of
In Acts 4, __________ says that regarding Jesus of Nazareth, "There is salvation in no one else, for there is no other name under heaven given among mortals by which we must be saved."
The apostles directed the community to choose seven men to serve the physical needs of the group. The men were called ___________, from the Greek word for "service."
Who was considered "the apostle to the Gentiles"?
Simony refers to the practice of
selling scared or spiritual things.
The Roman centurion was a devout man who heard from an angel to send men to Peter:
What is significant about Antioch?
The disciples were first called Christians there.
In Acts, we read that Paul visited such towns as Antioch, Lystra, and Derbe in Asia Minor. Today Asia Minor is better known as
In Lystra, Paul healed a man who had been crippled from birth. How did the citizens of Lystra respond to this?
They began worshipping Paul and his assistant as gods.
Stephen is known as the
first martyr of the Christian community.
When someone has a sudden but significant change of heart about an issue, he or she is said to have had a(n) ______________ experience.
"road to Damascus"
Paul's argument for justification in Romans 3:21-4:25 was that a sinner's situation was parallel to
A criminal before a judge.
In Western Christian thought, the idea of Adam's sin as leading to the condemnation for all human beings is called
In rhetoric, refuting the opposing views by stating the contrary questions and answering them is known as
In first Corinthians, Paul includes the images of the church as the
Body of Christ
The ritual of commemorating Jesus' Last Supper is called Eucharist, from the Greek word for
Chapter 13 of First Corinthians states, "If I speak in tongues of mortals and angels, but do not have __________, I am a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal."
_______________ is a literary form of defense. In the context of Paul's writing, it's a "formal justification."
In First Corinthians, Paul states that he is the "least of the apostles, unfit to be called an apostle," because
He persecuted God's church
Good character, according to Paul, was a sign of ___________________________________.
The Holy Spirit's presence
After fleeing Heorot, what does Grendel do?
He returns to his fen where he dies.
How is the king's body typically dealt with in the Middles Ages?
It is burned on a funeral pyre.
Where do Beowulf and his men go when they depart from Denmark?
What wound does Beowulf inflict on Grendel?
He rips off Grendel's arm.
If you wanted to prove that Beowulf shows traits of being an epic hero, which form(s) of evidence would you use?
"In his far-off home Beowulf...heard how Grendel filled nights with horror/ and quickly commanded a boat....Proclaiming he would go to that famous king." AND c. "Hell's captive caught in [his] arms/ Of him all the men on earth/ Was strongest"
After Beowulf's victory over Grendel,
A minstrel entertains Hrothgar, Beowulf, and their thanes.
What role did Freawaru play at the Danish court?
She was promised in marriage in hopes of ending a feud between the Danes and the Heathobards.
Why does Beowulf give the treasures he received from Hrothgar to Hygelac?
As Hygelac's thane, Beowulf owes him his choice of treasures from the battle.
What gifts does Hygelac give Beowulf?
Hygelac gives Beowulf a gem-studded sword and a large tract of land.
Beowulf passes his power and position to Wiglaf by
Giving Wiglaf his armor.
Wiglaf predicts that
other countries will attack the Geats now that Beowulf is dead.
Which statement best describes how Beowulf's body is honored in death?
Beowulf's body is placed on a pyre surrounded by treasure.
When does the dragon awake?
When a slave steals an item from his barrow.
Who delivers the death-blow to the dragon?
When instructed by Beowulf, Wiglaf
Enters the dragon's barrow to get some of the treasure.
When speaking to his comrades, Wiglaf
Reminds them that Beowulf gave them armor and other gifts in exchange for their services in
Explains the contentious history between the Swedes and the Geats.
How did Beowulf partially maintain peace between Geatland and other countries?
Because of Beowulf's reputation as a warrior and the tales of successes, other countries did not
want to invade Geatland and face his wrath.
Why did Beowulf most likely want the treasure from the barrow?
To act as a source of wealth for the Geats.
What rite of passage marks the beginning and end of the epic?
The epic opens with Shield Sheafson's funeral pyre and ends with Beowulf's.
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