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9. What personality trait does Odysseus reveal when he devises a plan to listen to the Sirens' song and yet escape
destruction? (1 point)
irritability
loyalty
curiosity
generosity10. Read the following passage from the Odyssey:
Tell me, where was it, now, you left your ship—
around the point, or down the shore, I wonder?
He thought he’d find out, but I saw through this,
and answered with ready lie:
Poseidon Lord, who sets the earth a-tremble,
broke it up on the rocks at your land’s end.
A wind from seaward served him, drove us there.
We are survivors, these good men and I.
From this passage, the reader is most likely to determine that (1 point)
Odysseus is not easily fooled.
the men will escape from the Cyclops’ cave.
the Cyclops is not very intelligent.
the Cyclops plans to keep the men as his prisoners.
11. Read the following passage about Odysseus from Part 2 of the Odyssey:
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.
What does the epic simile in lines 118–131 illustrate? (1 point)
the importance of home
the bond between crew mates
the loyalty between captain and crew
the love that Odysseus has for his men
12. The fact that Penelope waits 20 years for her husband to return to her illustrates the Odyssey’s theme of
(1 point)happiness.
justice.
loyalty.
royalty.
13. Read the following passage from the Odyssey, in which the Cyclops has captured Odysseus and his men:
"You are a ninny,
or else you come from the other end of nowhere,
telling me, mind the gods! We Cyclopes
care not a whistle for your thundering Zeus
or all the gods in bliss; we have more force by far.
I would not let you go for fear of Zeus—
you or your friends—unless I had a whim to.”
From this passage, the reader is most likely to determine that the Cyclops (1 point)
has no intention of letting Odysseus and all of his men go.
plans to eat Odysseus and all of his men.
is very intelligent and is also a trickster.
is more powerful than Zeus or any other god.
14. Odysseus' comment to Telemachus, "This is not princely, to be swept / away by wonder at your father's
presence," implies which of the following about ancient Greek cultural values? (1 point)
People expected that princes would be easily amazed.
People looked up to princes as men of imagination.
Princes commonly believed in miracles.
Princes were not expected to display emotion.
15. In which of the following plot events does Odysseus not use his cleverness to advance the plot in the Odyssey?
(1 point)
Odysseus lies about his name to the Cyclops.
Odysseus enters the archery contest.
Odysseus asks Circe's advice.
Odysseus escapes the Sirens.
16. Read the following hyperbole from Orpheus and Eurydice:“Rivers stopped flowing along the banks so that they could hear Orpheus, whose music was more harmonious than
theirs.”
What is the most likely reason that the author included this hyperbole? (1 point)

to emphasize the power of Orpheus’ music
to compare Orpheus’ music to music found in nature
to explain that Orpheus’ music can literally stop rivers from flowing
to foreshadow future plot events so that readers can make predictions
17. Read the following quote from Orpheus and Eurydice:
"No other mortal had broached it once, and certainly he was not going to get a second chance."
What does this quote show? (1 point)

the limitations of the power of Orpheus's music
the love that Orpheus has for Eurydice
the grief that Orpheus experiences
the desire that Orpheus has for Eurydice



check my anwsers
9.a
10.b
11.c
12.a
13.d
14.b
15.c
16.c
17.a

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    Were your answers correct?

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    @love are these correct??

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    I'm doing the test now if you still need answers.

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    9 - C.
    10 - C. Not sure about this one.
    11 - C.
    12 - C.
    13 - A. Not sure about this one either.
    14 - D.
    15 - C.
    16 - A.
    17 - A.
    I'm pretty sure most of these are right.

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    Are those answer correct because i am doing the test let me know if those are correct i have two other questions number 6 and 8 please help me

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    were those right

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    I find it hilarious how literally all of y'all just took the honor code and went "Screw it". But same. Were they right? XD I know i'm a terrible person.

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    I'm solving this problem right now. Here's the correct answers. I just took the test. Enjoy. Ugh.

    1. C
    2. B
    3. B
    these next ones (4-8) are just mine but they are probs correct because It's what these words mean so. YW.
    4. D
    5. A
    6. F
    7. G
    8. H
    9. C
    10. C
    11. A
    12. A
    13. C
    14. D
    15. C
    16. A
    17. A
    Your welcome you filthy animals. But same.

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    CONNECTIONS ACADEMY CHEATER NO
    c
    b
    a
    d
    a
    f
    c
    h
    c
    d
    a
    a
    a
    d
    b
    c
    b
    b

    Are the correct answers guys!!!! I TOOK THE TEST AND IT GAVE ME ALL THE RIGHT ANSWERS AFTERWARDS CONNECTIONS ACADEMY CHEATER DIDN'T GIVE THE RIGHT ANSWERS FOR MOST OF THESE

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    Can anyone confirm who is right?

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    HAlie answers wrong, connection's cheater's are right

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    c
    c
    b
    d
    a
    f
    g
    h
    c
    a
    a
    a
    a
    d
    c
    a
    b

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    All of you are actually wrong and I was confident in all my answers and I don't know why I changed it because you losers claim your right.
    Here are all of the exact answers.
    1. moving swiftly
    2.evil
    3.raised
    4. not graded yet
    5. not graded yet
    6. not graded yet
    7. not graded yet
    8. h.
    9. his skills as a marksman
    10. is grateful that her husband has returned
    11. the bond between captain and crew
    12. loyalty
    13. warning Odysseus about the sirens
    14. Princes were not expected to display emotion
    15. She does not marry one of the suitors.
    16. Cerberus dropped his three heads low..........
    17. It shows the powerful nature or Orpheus music.
    18. Essay "sorry can't give that one."

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    You guys are fighting over something small. Tsk tsk
    You cannot be sure which one is right if you put the same questions because over time they change the test. So one might be correct for the old one and one might be right for the new one. TAKE NOTE IT CHANGES TO MAKE SURE THAT NO ONE CHEATS
    -Been in Connections Academy since 3rd grade and I'm 9th grade so believe me.-

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    There are 19 questions on the test now, they're's no way any of these are right now. I hate this Odysseus book

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    Lola, guys all of your answers could be correct. It depends what test questions you got. When you go to high school, the school I go to is OCA, each test has mixed questions in it so people don't try to do this stuff. You all might have different questions and therefore different answers. Just wanted to get that out there. Hope you all passed.

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    F$UCK THIS F$UCKING TEST

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    What yall dont understand is that everyone's test is different XD meaning The right answer can be C for someone but D for someone else

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    Frerard is real had everything right except 10,14,15,16

    10.A
    14.C
    15.A
    16.C

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    boi the english tests in connexus aren't all the same don't trust someone else's answers they probably didn't have the same questions as you

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    Can someone do the essay please

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