Mythology: Quiz


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Question 1: Historically, the important approaches to the study of mythology have been those of Vico, Schelling, Schiller, Jung, ________, Lévy-Bruhl, Lévi-Strauss, Frye, the Soviet school, and the Myth and Ritual School.
Sigmund FreudImmanuel KantWilliam JamesExistentialism

Question 2: For interpretations of specific similarities and parallels between the myths of different cultures, see ________.
Comparative mythologyProto-Indo-European religionChristian mythologyCreation myth

Question 3: [24] ________ ( 5th century BC ) and Prodicus made claims of this kind.
Alexander the GreatGreco-Persian WarsAncient GreeceHerodotus

Question 4: [54] One exception to this modern trend is ________'s book The Hero With a Thousand Faces, which claims that all hero myths follow the same underlying pattern.
MonomythJoseph CampbellMythos (film)A Skeleton Key to Finnegans Wake

Question 5: [43] ________ was one of the most important pre-modern mythologists.
EuhemerusAlexander the GreatGreek mythologyAtheism

Question 6: In his appendix to Myths, Dreams and Mysteries, and in The Myth of the Eternal Return, ________ attributed modern man’s anxieties to his rejection of myths and the sense of the sacred.
AtheismGeorg Wilhelm Friedrich HegelGnosticismMircea Eliade

Question 7: [25] According to another theory, myths began as allegories for philosophical or spiritual concepts: Athena represents wise judgment, ________ represents desire, etc.
AresApolloAphroditeGreek mythology

Question 8: Other categories include anecdotes and some kinds of ________.
ComedyJokeComedic genresHumour

Question 9: [1] For example, comparative mythology is the study of connections between myths from different cultures,[2] whereas ________ is the body of myths from ancient Greece.
MuseHeraApolloGreek mythology

Question 10: Interest in polytheistic mythology revived in the ________, with early works on mythography appearing in the 16th century, such as the Theologia mythologica (1532).
Western art historyBaroqueRenaissanceItalian Renaissance

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